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Sarisha

Sarisha
Village
Sarisha is located in West Bengal
Sarisha
Sarisha
Location in West Bengal
Sarisha is located in India
Sarisha
Sarisha
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°15′19″N 88°11′24″E / 22.2552°N 88.1901°E / 22.2552; 88.1901
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD BlockDiamond Harbour II
Area
 • Total0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,883
 • Density6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
743368
Telephone code+91 3174
Vehicle registrationWB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Sarisha is a village under Diamond Harbour police station of Diamond Harbour II CD block in Diamond Harbour subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.[1]

Geography

Cities and towns in the western part of Diamond Harbour subdivision (including Falta, Diamond Harbour I & II, Kulpi CD blocks) in South 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, N: neighbourhood
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Area overview

Diamond Harbour subdivision is a rural subdivision with patches of urbanization. Only 14.61% of the population live in urban areas and an overwhelming 85.39% live in the rural areas. In the western portion of the subdivision (shown in the map alongside) there are 11 census towns. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta and the western part, located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, is covered by the Kulpi Diamond Harbour Plain, which is 5-6 metres above sea level. [2][3][4]

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

Sarisha is located at 22°15′19″N 88°11′24″E / 22.2552°N 88.1901°E / 22.2552; 88.1901. It has an average elevation of 8 metres (26 ft).

Demographics

As per the 2011 Census of India, Sarisha had a total population of 3,883, of which 1,955 (50%) were males and 1,928 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 302. The total number of literates in Sarisha was 3,119 (87.10% of the population over 6 years).[5]

Civic administration

CD block HQ

The headquarters of Diamond Harbour II CD block are located at Sarisha.[6]

Healthcare

Sarisha Block Primary Health Centre at Sarisha, with 15 beds, is the major government medical facility in Diamond Harbour II CD block. There are primary health centres at Gandia Raghunathpur (with 6 beds) and Paschim Bhabanipur (PO Mukundapur) (with 6 beds).[7][8][9]

References

  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 9 August 2007. Retrieved 2 September 2007.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal, District Census Handbook, South Twentyfour Parganas, Series – 20, Part XII-A, Village and Town Directory" (PDF). Page 13, Physiography. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 October 2019.
  6. ^ "BDO Offices under South 24 Parganas District". West Bengal Public Library Network, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Rural Hospitals. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Block Primary Health Centres. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  9. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Primary Health Centres. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 1 November 2019.