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|• Type||Subdivisional headquarter|
|• Total||422.45 km2 (163.11 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,500/km2 (9,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||ISO 3166-2:IN|
Srirampore subdivision is the most urbanised, and the one with the highest density of population, of all the subdivisions of Hooghly district. Urbanisation started with industrialisation of the Hooghly Flats, the narrow strip of land along the Hooghly and spread inland covering a large portion of Hooghly-Damodar Plain, the agriculturally rich alluvial plains lying between the Hooghly and the Damodar. The entire area is a part of the Gangetic Delta. The Hooghly is a tidal river and has a high west bank. The spread of urbanisation obviously affected the livelihood of the people, with a high proportion of workers being engaged in non-agricultural pursuits.
The Hooghly district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions:
Srirampore subdivision has 7 police stations, 4 community development blocks, 4 panchayat samitis, 34 gram panchayats, 240 mouzas, 208 inhabited villages, 6 municipalities and 34 census towns. The municipalities are Uttarpara-Kotrung, Konnagar, Serampore, Baidyabati, Rishra and Dankuni. The census towns are: Belumilki, Dakshin Rajyadharpur, Rishra, Bamunari, Nawapara, Nabagram Colony, Basai, Kanaipur, Raghunathpur, Masat, Jangalpara, Gangadharpur, Manirampur, Dudhkalmi, Nababpur, Kumirmora, Ramanathpur, Bhagabatipur, Kharsarai, Tisa, Kapashanria, Jaykrishnapur, Purba Tajpur, Begampur, Baksa, Panchghara, Chikrand, Janai, Pairagachha, Naity (Naiti), Barijhati, Garalgachha, Krishnapur and Rajbalhat. The subdivision has its headquarters at Serampore.
The following Municipalities and Census Towns in Srirampur subdivision were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Serampore (M), Baidyabati (M), Rishra (M), Konnagar (M), Uttarpara Kotrung (M), Rishra (CT), Bamunari (CT), Dakshin Rajyadharpur (CT), Nabagram Colony (CT), Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni) (CT) and Kanaipur (CT).
|Police station||Area covered
|Municipal town||CD Block|
|Chanditala||n/a||-||Chanditala I, Chanditala II (partly)|
|Dankuni||n/a||Dankuni||Chanditala II (partly), Sreerampur Uttarpara (partly)|
|Uttarpara||n/a||Uttarpara-Kotrung, Konnagar||Sreerampur Uttarpara (partly)|
|Serampore||n/a||Serampore, Baidyabati||Sreerampur Uttarpara (partly)|
|SC %||ST %||Hindus %||Muslims %||Literacy
The first jute mill in India was set up at Rishra in 1855. Hastings Jute Mill, established in 1875, in what was the country retreat of Warren Hastings, on the banks of the Hooghly at Rishra is owned by Sanjay Kajaria, MD of Murlidhar Ratanlal Exports. Another jute mill at Rishra, the Wellington Jute Mill, stopped operations in 2016. India Jute Mill at Serampore, established in 1866, also stopped working from 2015.
There are several large and varied industrial units in Srirampore subdivision:
The entire area has a large number of medium and small industries.
Hindustan Motors started operations at Hindmotor, a neighbourhood in Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality in 1948. The Ambassador was the best known amongst its models. It declared suspension of work at its Uttarpara plant on 24 May 2014.
The jute industry, once the pioneer in industrialising this state, has been in a bad shape, but it is not the jute industry alone that is in a bad shape. In the Srirampore subdivision, there are other units such as J.K.Steel and Bangaluxmi Cotton Mills, which have not been doing well or have closed down, although many other industries are doing well.
Srirampore subdivision has a large migrant presence in the workforce. They have come from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh. They have settled in the slums around or near their work place and many of the locality names reflect their origins – Chhapra basti, Gayapar basti, Odiya basti and Telengipara.
Hooghly is an agriculturally prosperous district of West Bengal. Alhough the economy has been shifting away from agriculture, it is still the pre-dominant economic activity and the main source of livelihood for the rural people of the district. One third of the district income comes from agriculture.Given below is an overview of the agricultural production (all data in tonnes) for Srirampore subdivision, other subdivisions and the Hooghly district, with data for the year 2013-14.
|CD Block/ Subdivision||Rice||Wheat||Jute||Pulses||Oil seeds||Potatoes||Sugarcane|
The information given above leads us on to a comment in the District Human Development Report for Hooghly district: In the sub-division wise comparison of the levels of poverty in Hooghly district, Srirampur and Chandannagore share the lowest incidence of poverty.
Hooghly district had a literacy rate of 81.80% as per the provisional figures of the census of India 2011. Chinsurah subdivision had a literacy rate of 79.17%, Chandannagore subdivision 83.01%, Srirampore subdivision 86.13% and Arambag subdivision 79.05. 
Given in the table below (data in numbers) is a comprehensive picture of the education scenario in Hooghly district for the year 2013-14:
Note: Primary schools include junior basic schools; middle schools, high schools and higher secondary schools include madrasahs; technical schools include junior technical schools, junior government polytechnics, industrial technical institutes, industrial training centres, nursing training institutes etc.; technical and professional colleges include engineering colleges, medical colleges, para-medical institutes, management colleges, teachers training and nursing training colleges, law colleges, art colleges, music colleges etc. Special and non-formal education centres include sishu siksha kendras, madhyamik siksha kendras, centres of Rabindra mukta vidyalaya, recognised Sanskrit tols, institutions for the blind and other handicapped persons, Anganwadi centres, reformatory schools etc.
The following institutions are located in Srirampore subdivision:
The table below (all data in numbers) presents an overview of the medical facilities available and patients treated in the hospitals, health centres and sub-centres in 2014 in Hooghly district.
|Subdivision||Health & Family Welfare Deptt, WB||Other
.* Excluding nursing homes
Medical facilities in Srirampore subdivision are as follows:
Hospitals: (Name, location, beds)
Srirampur Subdivisional Hospital, Serampore Municipality, 266 beds
Srirampur TB Hospital, Serampore Municipality, 55 beds.
Srirampur ESI Hospital, Serampore Municipality, 216 beds.
.Uttarpara General Hospital, Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality, 204 beds
Female Vagrants Home, Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality.
Konnagar Matri Sadan O Sishu Mangal Pratisthan, Konnagar Municipality, 43 beds.
Rishra Municipal Seva Sadan, Rishra Municipality,150 beds.
Rural Hospitals: (Name, block, location, beds) 
Jangipara Rural Hospital, Jangipara CD Block, Jangipara, 60 beds.
Akuni Ichhapasar Rural Hospital, Chanditala I CD Block, Aniya, 30 beds.
Chanditala Rural Hospital, Chanditala II CD Block, Chanditala, 30 beds.
Kanaipur Rural Hospital, Sreerampur Uttarpara CD Block, Kanaipur, 30 beds.
Primary Health Centres (CD Block-wise)(CD Block, PHC location, beds)
Jangipara CD Block: Mundalika (10 beds), Furfura (10 beds), Guti (4 beds), Rajbalhat (6 beds).
Chanditala I CD Block: Bhattapur, Akuni (4 beds), Gangadharpur (10 beds), Jangalpara (6 beds).
Chanditala II CD Block:Begampur (4 beds), Janai Baksa, Janai (10 beds).
Sreerampur Uttarpara CD Block: Rajyadharpur (10 beds).
Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality: Bhadrakali (5 beds).
Private Hospitals:* (Name, location, beds)
Paramount Health Care, Maniktala, Serampore, 30 beds,
Disha Eye Hospital, Sheoraphuli, 25 beds
Kamala Ray Hospital Pvt. Ltd., Kotrung GT Road, PO Hindmotor, 50 beds
.* Excluding nursing homes
|Lok Sabha constituency||Reservation||Vidhan Sabha constituency||Reservation||CD Block and/or Gram panchayats and/or municipal areas|
|Srerampur||None||Uttarpara||None||Uttarpara-Kotrang municipality, Konnagar municipality, Nabagram, Kanaipur and Raghunathpur gram panchayats of Sreerampur Uttarpara community development block|
|-||-||Sreerampur||None||Ward Nos. 3 to 19 and 25 of Serampore municipality, Rishra municipality, Rajyadharpur and Rishra gram panchayats of Sreerampur Uttarpara CD Block|
|-||-||Champdani||None||Champdani municipality, Baidyabati municipality, Ward Nos. 1 & 2 and 20 to 24 of Serampore municipality and Payarapur GP of Sreerampur Uttarpara CD Block|
|-||-||Chanditala||None||Bhagabatipur, Gangadharpur, Krishnarampur, Kumirmora and Nababpur GPs of Chanditala I CD Block and Baksa, Barijhati, Chanditala, Dankuni, Garalgachha, Janai, Monoharpur, Mrigala and Naiti GPs of Chanditala II CD Block|
|-||-||Jangipara||None||Jangipara CD Block and Aniya, Haripur, Masat and Sehakhala GPs of Chanditala I CD Block|
|-||-||Other two assembly segments are in Howrah district||-||-|