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Census Town
Parasia is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Parasia is located in India
Parasia (India)
Coordinates: 23°39′N 87°10′E / 23.65°N 87.16°E / 23.65; 87.16
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Bardhaman
 • Total8,894
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB

Parasia is a census town in Jamuria CD Block in Asansol Sadar subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Cities and towns in the eastern portion of Asansol Sadar subdivision in Paschim Bardhaman district
MC: Municipal Corporation, CT: census town, N: neighbourhood, R: rural centre
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


Parasia is at 23°39′N 87°10′E / 23.65°N 87.16°E / 23.65; 87.16.


As per the 2011 census, 83.33% of the population of Asansol Sadar subdivision was urban and 16.67% was rural.[1] In 2015, the municipal areas of Kulti, Raniganj and Jamuria were included within the jurisdiction of Asansol Municipal Corporation.[2]Asansol Sadar subdivision has 26 (+1 partly) Census Towns.(partly presented in the map alongside; all places marked on the map are linked in the full-screen map).


As per 2011 Census of India Parasia had a total population of 8,894 of which 4,794 (54%) were males and 4,100 (46%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,194. The total number of literates in Parasia was 5,146 (66.83% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Parasia had a population of 8684. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Parasia has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 42%. In Parasia, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per ECL website telephone numbers, operational collieries in the Kunustoria Area of Eastern Coalfields in 2018 are: Amritnagar Colliery, Amrasota Colliery, Bansra Colliery, Belbaid Colliery, Kunustoria Colliery, Mahabir OCP, North Searsole Colliery, Parasea Colliery, Parasea 6 & 7 Incline and Parasea OCP.[5]


  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Burdwan". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. ^ "The Kolkata Gazette" (PDF). Notification No. 335/MA/O/C-4/1M-36/2014 dated 3 June 2015. Department of Municipal Affairs, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  3. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  5. ^ "Area wise Closed User Group (CUG) Telephone Numbers" (PDF). Kunustoria Area. Eastern Coalfields Limited. Retrieved 18 August 2018.