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Petua

Petua
Census Town
Petua is located in West Bengal
Petua
Petua
Location in West Bengal
Petua is located in India
Petua
Petua
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°24′51″N 88°26′56″E / 22.4143°N 88.4489°E / 22.4143; 88.4489
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBaruipur
Area
 • Total1.26 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,596
 • Density7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
700147
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyJadavpur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBaruipur Paschim
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Petua is a census town under Baruipur police station of Baruipur CD block in Baruipur subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.

Geography

Petua is located at 22°24′51″N 88°26′56″E / 22.4143°N 88.4489°E / 22.4143; 88.4489. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Petua, Panchghara, Mallikpur and Hariharpur form a cluster of census towns in Baruipur CD block, as per map of Baruipur CD block in the District Census Handbook for South 24 Parganas.[1]This cluster has Rajpur Sonarpur on the east and Bidyadharpur on the north, both in Sonarpur CD block, as per map of Sonarpur CD block in the District Census Handbook for South 24 Parganas.[2]

Demographics

As per the 2011 Census of India, Petua had a total population of 9,596, of which 4,896 (51%) were males and 4,700 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 936. The total number of literates in Petua was 6,785 (78.35% of the population over 6 years).[3]

Infrastructure

As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Petua covered an area of 1.2617 km2. Among the civic amenities, it had 12 km roads with open drains, the protected water supply involved tap water from treated source and covered wells. It had 3,750 domestic electric connections and 125 road light points. Among the educational facilities It had were 6 primary schools, the nearest middle school was at Faridpur 4 km away and the nearest secondary school at Mallikpur, 5 km away. It had the branch of 1 nationalised bank.[4]

Transport

Subhashgram railway station, on the Sealdah-Namkhana line, is located nearby.[5]

Education

Subhasgram Nabatara Vidyalaya is a Bengali-medium coeducational institution, established in 1962. It has facilities for teaching from class V to class XII.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal, District Census Handbook, South Twentyfour Parganas, Series – 20, Part XII-A, Village and Town Directory" (PDF). Page 383 - Map of Baruipur CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 7 November 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 259 - Map of Sonarpur CD block. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  3. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "34792 Sealdah-Namkhana Local". Time Table. India Rail Info. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Subasgram Nabatara Vidyalaya (HS)". Schools. Retrieved 8 November 2019.