Khandaghosh

Khandaghosh is a village in Khandaghosh CD block in Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Khandaghosh
Village
Khandaghosh is located in West Bengal
Khandaghosh
Khandaghosh
Location in West Bengal, India
Khandaghosh is located in India
Khandaghosh
Khandaghosh
Khandaghosh (India)
Coordinates: 23°12′56.4″N 87°41′23.0″E / 23.215667°N 87.689722°E / 23.215667; 87.689722Coordinates: 23°12′56.4″N 87°41′23.0″E / 23.215667°N 87.689722°E / 23.215667; 87.689722
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Bardhaman
Population
 (2011)
 • Total7,717
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
713142 (Khandaghosh)
Telephone/STD code03451
Lok Sabha constituencyBishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKhandaghosh
Websitepurbabardhaman.gov.in

GeographyEdit

Cities and towns in the Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, H: historical/ political centre.
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

UrbanisationEdit

95.54% of the population of Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision live in the rural areas. Only 4.46% of the population live in the urban areas, and that is the lowest proportion of urban population amongst the four subdivisions in Purba Bardhaman district.[1] 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.

Police stationEdit

Khandaghosh police station has jurisdiction over Khandaghosh CD Block. The area covered is 256.13 km2.[2][3]

DemographicsEdit

As per the 2011 Census of India Khandaghosh had a total population of 7,717, of which 3,198 (52%) were males and 3,799 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 794. The total number of literates in Khandaghosh was 4,736 (68.41% of the population over 6 years).[4]

TransportEdit

The State Highway 8 running from Santaldih (in Purulia district) to Majhdia (in Nadia district) passes through Khandaghosh.[5] The road is locally known as Bardhaman-Bankura Road.

EducationEdit

Khandaghosh High School is a coeducational high school affiliated with the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.[6]

HealthcareEdit

Khandaghosh block primary health centre at Khandaghosh (with 15 beds) is the main medical facility in Khandaghosh CD block. There are primary health centres at Khudkuri, PO Sankari (with 4 beds), Kuley (Gayeshpur), PO Chagram (with 10 beds) and Torkona (with 4 beds).[7]In 2012, the average monthly patients attending Khandaghosh BPHC were 8,094 and average monthly admissions were 51. It handled 454 annual emergency admissions.[8]

See also - Healthcare in West Bengal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bardhaman". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bardhaman". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Purba Bardhaman District Police". Police Station. West Bengal Police. Archived from the original on 27 September 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  5. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  6. ^ "West Bengal Board of Secondary Education". Burdwan. WBBSE. Retrieved 29 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Performancee of Block Primary Health Centres (BPHC) in West Bengal during 2012 (January to December)" (PDF). Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 9 March 2019.