Patulia

Patulia is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is close to Kolkata and also a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.

Patulia
Census Town
Patulia is located in West Bengal
Patulia
Patulia
Location in West Bengal, India
Patulia is located in India
Patulia
Patulia
Patulia (India)
Coordinates: 22°44′20″N 88°23′38″E / 22.738829°N 88.394011°E / 22.738829; 88.394011Coordinates: 22°44′20″N 88°23′38″E / 22.738829°N 88.394011°E / 22.738829; 88.394011
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total16,979
 • Density12,000/km2 (31,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
700119
Telephone code+91 33
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyDum Dum
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKhardaha
Websitenorth24parganas.nic.in

GeographyEdit

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

LocationEdit

Patulia is located at 22°43′26″N 88°23′49″E / 22.7238290°N 88.3970110°E / 22.7238290; 88.3970110.

Chak Kanthalia, Ruiya, Patulia and Bandipur form a cluster of census towns around Titagarh/ Khardaha. Karna Madhabpur, with the CD Block headquarters, and Nilganj are located nearby.[2]

96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision (partly presented in the map alongside, all places marked in 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.[3]

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 stationEdit

Khardaha police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Khardaha Municipal area and Barrackpore II CD Block.[4][5]

Post OfficeEdit

Patulia has a delivery branch post office, with PIN 700119 in the North Presidency Division of North 24 Parganas district in Calcutta region. Other post offices with the same PIN are Bisalakshi Ghat, Bandipur, Bramhasthan and Titagarh.[6]

DemographicsEdit

PopulationEdit

As per 2011 Census of India Patulia had a total population of 16,979, of which 8,627 (51%) were males and 8,352 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,481. The total number of literates in Patulia was 13,739 (88.65% of the population over 6 years).[7]

As of 2001 India census,[8] Patulia had a population of 13,825. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Patulia has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84% and female literacy is 75%. In Patulia, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Kolkata Urban AgglomerationEdit

The following Municipalities, Census Towns and other locations in Barrackpore subdivision were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Kanchrapara (M), Jetia (CT), Halisahar (M), Balibhara (CT), Naihati (M), Bhatpara (M), Kaugachhi (CT), Garshyamnagar (CT), Garulia (M), Ichhapur Defence Estate (CT), North Barrackpur (M), Barrackpur Cantonment (CB), Barrackpore (M), Jafarpur (CT), Ruiya (CT), Titagarh (M), Khardaha (M), Bandipur (CT), Panihati (M), Muragachha (CT) New Barrackpore (M), Chandpur (CT), Talbandha (CT), Patulia (CT), Kamarhati (M), Baranagar (M), South Dumdum (M), North Dumdum (M), Dum Dum (M), Noapara (CT), Babanpur (CT), Teghari (CT), Nanna (OG), Chakla (OG), Srotribati (OG) and Panpur (OG).[9]

InfrastructureEdit

As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Patulia covered an area of 1.4 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it has 10 medicine shops. Amongst the educational facilities it has 6 primary schools, 2 middle schools, 2 secondary schools and 1 senior secondary school. The nearest degree college is available within 1.5 km at Khardah (Ramkrishna Mission V.C.College).[10]

TransportEdit

Patulia is a little away from Kalyani Expressway and is linked to the latter by short local roads.[11]

Titagarh railway station and Khardaha railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line are located nearby.[12][11]

EducationEdit

Patulia High School is a Bengali-medium boys only higher secondary school. It was established in 1960.[13]

Patulia Girls High School is a Bengali-medium girls only higher secondary school. It was established in 1968.[14]

HealthcareEdit

Block Primary Health Centre at Bandipur is located nearby.[15][11]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived 2007-08-09 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Barrackpore II CD Block on Page 379. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 15 June 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. Archived from the original on 21 January 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  4. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 21 January 2019. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Patulia PIN Code". pincodezip.in. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  7. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
  8. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  9. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  10. ^ "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.
  11. ^ a b c Google maps
  12. ^ "31311 Sealdah-Kalyani Simanta Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  13. ^ "Patulia High School Barrackpore II". Schools World. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  14. ^ "Patulia Girls High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  15. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  16. ^ "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. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 24 August 2007.