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Patharpratima, South 24 Parganas

Patharpratima
Settlement
Patharpratima is located in West Bengal
Patharpratima
Patharpratima
Location in West Bengal, India
Patharpratima is located in India
Patharpratima
Patharpratima
Patharpratima (India)
Coordinates: 21°47′39″N 88°21′20″E / 21.7941°N 88.3555°E / 21.7941; 88.3555
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
743371
Telephone/STD code+91 3210
Lok Sabha constituencyMathurapur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyPatharpratima
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Patharpratima is a settlement in Patharpratima CD block in Kakdwip subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography

Places in Kakdwip subdivision (Kakdwip, Sagar, Namkhana, Patharpratima CD blocks) in South 24 Parganas district
R: rural/ urban centre
Places linked with coastal activity are marked in blue
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Area overview

Kakdwip subdivision has full rural population. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta. The southern part of the delta has numerous channels and islands such as Henry’s Island, Sagar Island, Frederick Island and Fraserganj Island. A comparatively recent country-wide development is the guarding of the coastal areas by special coastal forces. The area attracts large number of tourists – Gangasagar and Fraserganj-Bakkhali are worth mentioning. Gobardhanpur holds a promise for the future.[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

Patharpratima is located at 21°47′39″N 88°21′20″E / 21.7941°N 88.3555°E / 21.7941; 88.3555.

Patharpratima is not identified as a separate place in 2011 census but it is marked in Google maps. The entire island is called Patharpratima. The map of CD block Patharpratima on page 889 in District Census Handbook for South 24 Parganas shows Pathapratima police station in Dakshin Shibganj mouza (village no. 375).[4]

Administration

Police station

Patharpratima police station covers an area of 293.96 km2. It has jurisdiction over parts of Patharpratima CD block.[5][6]

Transport

Patharpratima is on Kakdwip-Gangadharpur Road.[7]

Education

Patharpratima Mahavidyalaya, established in 2001, is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. It offers honours courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, history, political science, philosophy, geography, education and economics, and general courses in arts, science and commerce.[8]

Healthcare

Madhabnagar Rural Hospital at Madababnagar, PO Patharpratima, with 30 beds, is the major government medical facility in Patharpratima CD block.[9]

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, Physigraphy. 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. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal, District Census Handbook, South Twentyfour Parganas, Series – 20, Part XII-A, Village and Town Directory" (PDF). Page 889 - Map of Patharpratima CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Patharpratima". Sundarban police district. West Bengal police. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  6. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South 24 Parganas". Table No. 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  7. ^ Google maps
  8. ^ "Patharpratima Mahavidyalaya". PM. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Rural Hospitals. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 1 November 2019.