|District||South 24 Parganas|
|• Body||Pujali Municipality|
|• Total||8.32 km2 (3.21 sq mi)|
|Elevation||9 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)|
|• Additional official||English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||+91 33|
|Vehicle registration||WB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Diamond Harbour|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Budge Budge|
Pujali is a city and a municipality in the Alipore Sadar subdivision of the South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).
|Cities and towns in the western part of Alipore Sadar subdivision (including Budge Budge I & II, Thakurpukur Maheshtala CD blocks) in South 24 Parganas district|
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre,
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly
Bakrahat is in Bishnupur II CD block, but Lakshmibala Rural Hospital at Bakrahat serves Budge Budge II CD block and so it is included here.
Alipore Sadar subdivision is the most urbanized part of the South 24 Parganas district. 59.85% of the population lives in the urban areas and 40.15% lives in the rural areas. In the northern portion of the subdivision (shown in the map alongside) there are 21 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
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.
Pujali city is located at  It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft)..
According to the 2011 Census of India, Pujali city had a total population of 37,047, of which 18,940 (51%) were males and 18,107 (49%) were females. There were 4,316 people in the age range of 0 to 6 years. The total number of literate people was 25,791 (78.80% of the population 7 years and above).
According to the 2001 Census of India, Pujali city had a total population of 33,863. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. It has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 55%. 13% of the population is in the age group of 0 to 6 years.
The following municipalities and census towns in the South 24 Parganas district were part of the Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Maheshtala (M), Joka (CT), Balarampur (CT), Chata Kalikapur (CT), Budge Budge (M), Nischintapur (CT), Uttar Raypur (CT), Pujali (M) and Rajpur Sonarpur (M).
There is a Pujali Municipality. It is divided into 15 wards. As per 2015 municipal election, it is being controlled by the All India Trinamool Congress.
The headquarters of Budge Budge I CD block are located at Purba Nischintapur. The map of CD block Budge Budge I on page 167 in District Census Handbook for South 24 Parganas shows the headquarters of the block as being in Pujali.
Pujali is well connected by railway. Budge Budge railway station connects the city with Sealdah railway station by Sealdah–Budge Budge line which connects the metropolis of Kolkata with the rest of India. There are buses connecting Pujali to other parts of Kolkata. Apart from that both app based and non app based cab agencies provide transport services to Pujali. For transport inside the city three wheeled autorickshaws and manual rickshaws are good options.
Rajibpur High School is a Bengali-medium coeducational institution, established in 1953, It has facilities for teaching from class V to class XII.
Pujali Raghunathpur Vidyalaya is a Bengali-medium coeducational institution, established in 1964. It has facilities for teaching from class V to class VIII.
Pujali Siksha Niketan is a Bengali-medium coeducational institution, established in 1979. It has facilities for teaching from class VI to class X.