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Godapiasal

Godapiasal
Village
Godapiasal is located in West Bengal
Godapiasal
Godapiasal
Location in West Bengal, India
Godapiasal is located in India
Godapiasal
Godapiasal
Godapiasal (India)
Coordinates: 22°31′48.9″N 87°19′45.2″E / 22.530250°N 87.329222°E / 22.530250; 87.329222
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Medinipur
Population (2011)
 • Total2,366
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyJhargram
Vidhan Sabha constituencySalboni
Websitepaschimmedinipur.gov.in

Godapiasal is a village in Salboni CD Block in Medinipur Sadar subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Godapiasal had a total population of 1,387 of which 705 (51%) were males and 682 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 156. The total number of literates in Godapiasal was 812 (58.54% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Economy

OCL India Ltd. (Dalmia Group) commissioned its cement grinding unit at Salboni in 2014.[2] The plant is at Kilapachuria village near Godapiasal.[3]

JSW Cement, has proposed construction of a 2.5 million tonnes slag based cement plant at Salboni. It was initially a part of the now stalled steel project. It proposes to utilise only 135 acres of land for the cement plant and is only a small portion of the land it has been holding since 2008. The land is near Godapiasal Forest.[4]

Transport

Godapiasal is a station on the Kharagpur-Adra line of South Eastern Railway.[5]

NH 14, (old numbering NH 60), running from Morgram to Kharagpur, passes through Godapiasal.[6]

References

  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  2. ^ "OCL commissions grinding unit". cement.com. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Dalmia Bharat Limited". Wikimapia. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Salboni start drill with cement". Kolkata: The Telegraph. 17 August 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  5. ^ "58601 Kharagpur-Adra Passenger". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 5 August 2016.