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Pingla is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Pingla is located in India
Pingla (India)
Coordinates: 22°16′18.9″N 87°35′08.4″E / 22.271917°N 87.585667°E / 22.271917; 87.585667
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Medinipur
 • Total5,253
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
721140 (Pingla)
Telephone/STD code03228
Lok Sabha constituencyGhatal
Vidhan Sabha constituencyDebra

Pingla is a village, with a police station, in Pingla CD Block in Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.


As per 2011 Census of India Pingla had a total population of 5,253 of which 2,639 (50%) were males and 2,614 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 665. The total number of literates in Pingla was 3,538 (67.35% of the population over 6 years).[1]

CD Block HQ

The headquarters of Pingla CD Block are located at Pingla.[2]

Police station

Pingla police station has jurisdiction over Pingla CD Block.[3][4]


Pingla Thana Mahavidyalaya, located at Maligram, Pingla, was set up in 1965. It is affiliated to Vidyasagar University and as of 2016 offers undergraduate courses in Humanities, Commerce and Science. Post-graduate programme in Bengali was added in 2014-15 and efforts are on to add PG programme in commerce.[5] BARAGERIA R.A.M. SIKSHANIKETAN (H.S) [SCIENCE, VOCATIONAL &ARTS] at Barageria


  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook: Paschim Medinipur" (PDF). Map of Paschim Medinipur with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Paschim Medinipur". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  4. ^ "District at a Glance". Paschim Medinipur District Police. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Pingla Thana Mahavidyalaya". Pingla Thana Mahavidyalaya. Retrieved 27 October 2016.