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Nahazari

Nahazari
Census Town
Nahazari is located in West Bengal
Nahazari
Nahazari
Location in West Bengal
Nahazari is located in India
Nahazari
Nahazari
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°26′05″N 88°14′55″E / 22.4347°N 88.2487°E / 22.4347; 88.2487
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBishnupur II
Area
 • Total6.58 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total17,422
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
700104
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituencySatgachhia
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Nahazari is a census town and gram panchayat under Bishnupur police station of Bishnupur II CD block in Alipore Sadar subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.

Geography

Cities and towns in the eastern part of Alipore Sadar subdivision (including Bishnupur I & II CD blocks) in South 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, N: neighbourhood
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Area overview

Alipore Sadar subdivision is the most urbanized part of South 24 Parganas district. 59.85% of the population live in urban areas and 40.15% live in the rural areas. In the southern portion of the subdivision (shown in the map alongside) there are 15 census towns. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta and the subdivision, on the east bank of the Hooghly River, is an alluvial stretch, with industrial development.[1][2][3]

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.

Location

Nahazari is located at 22°26′05″N 88°14′55″E / 22.4347°N 88.2487°E / 22.4347; 88.2487. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Demographics

As per the 2011 Census of India, Nahazari had a total population of 17,422, of which 8809 (51%) were males and 8,613 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 2423. The total number of literates in Nahazari was 10,693 (71.29% of the population over 6 years).[4]

Infrastructure

As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Nahazari covered an area of 6.5772 km2. Among the civic amenities, it had 16 km roads with open drains, the protected water supply involved over-head tank and service reservoir. It had 1,507 domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities it had 1 hospital, 2 dispensary/ health centres. Among the educational facilities It had were 6 primary schools, 1 middle school, 1 secondary school, the nearest senior secondary school at Raspunja, 5 km away. Three important commodities it produced were paddy, sunflower, vegetables.[5]

Education

Nahazari Muslimpara Junior High School is a Bengali-medium coeducational institution established in 2010. It has facilities for teaching from class VI to class VII.[6]

Healthcare

Samali Block Primary Health Cenre at Samali, PO Nahazari functions with 10 beds.[7]

References

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South Twety-four Parganas". Table 2.1 , 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal, District Census Handbook, South Twentyfour Parganas, Series – 20, Part XII-A, Village and Town Directory" (PDF). Page 13, Physiography. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  3. ^ "District Human Development Report: South 24 Parganas". Chapter 9: Sundarbans and the Remote Islanders, p 290-311. Development & Planning Department, Government of West Bengal, 2009. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  4. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  5. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 999-1006 Statement I: Status and Growth History, Pages 1006-1010; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 1010-1015; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 1015-1019; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 1019-1027 Statement V: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities, Pages 1027- 1029: Statement VI:Industry and Banking:. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 9 November 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  6. ^ "Nahazari Muslimpara Jr High School". EduGorilla. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Block Primary Health Centres. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 1 November 2019.