Dogachhia, West Bengal

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Dogachhia
Census Town
Dogachhia is located in West Bengal
Dogachhia
Dogachhia
Location in West Bengal, India
Dogachhia is located in India
Dogachhia
Dogachhia
Dogachhia (India)
Coordinates: 22°52′31″N 88°26′11″E / 22.8752°N 88.4363°E / 22.8752; 88.4363Coordinates: 22°52′31″N 88°26′11″E / 22.8752°N 88.4363°E / 22.8752; 88.4363
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 2.2037 km2 (0.8509 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,705
 • Density 2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 743130 (Dogachia)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Lok Sabha constituency Barrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituency Naihati
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Dogachhia is a census town in Barrackpore I CD Block in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

Geography

Cities and towns in the northern portion of Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town,
N: neighbourhood, OG: outgrowth
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location

Naihati, Bhatpara and Panpur are located nearby.[1]

96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision (partly presented in the map alongside; all places marked on the map are linked in the full-screen map) lives in urban areas. In 2011, it had a density of population of 10,967 per km2 The subdivision has 16 municipalities and 24 census towns.[2]

For most of the cities/ towns information regarding density of population is available in the Infobox. Population data is not available for neighbourhoods. It is available for the entire municipal area and thereafter ward-wise.

Police station

Naihati police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Naihati municipal area and Barrackpore I CD Block, including Barrackpur Cantonment Board.[3][4]

Post Office

Dogachhia has a delivery sub post office, with PIN 743130 in the North Presidency Division of North 24 Parganas district in Calcutta region. There is no other post office with the same PIN.[5]

Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Dogachhia had a population of 5,705; of this, 2,957 are male, 2,748 female.[6] It has an average literacy rate of 81.68%, higher than the national average of 74.04%.

Infrastructure

As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Dogachhia covered an area of 2.2037 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it had were 8 medicine shops. Amongst the educational facilities It had were 4 primary schools, 1 middle school and 1 secondary school. The nearest senior secondary school was available 5 km away at Naihati.[7]

Transport

Dogachhia is on Kalyani Expressway.[8]

Naihati Junction railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line is located nearby.[9][8]

Healthcare

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[10]

References

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Barrackpore I CD Block on Page 365. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Tables 2.1, 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Tables 2.1, 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Dogachia PIN Code". pincodezip.in. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Primary census abstract data". Census of India. Retrieved 23 February 2014. (For census towns, select "urban" radio button, then select state, district and sub-district. A drop down list of towns well appear. Select the town.)
  7. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 781-783 Statement I: Growth History, Pages 799-803; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 791-794; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 795-796; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 803-805 Section: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  8. ^ a b Google maps
  9. ^ "31311 Sealdah-Kalyani Simanta Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.
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