NORTH 24 PGS

 

Artisan Map

 

 

 

Background

Major roads connect you to places like Bangaon, Gaighata, Habra, Baduria, Rajarhat, Harua and the Salt lake. Smaller towns are also well connected to various cities in the district and other parts of the state like the Ganrapoa, Chandpara, Gobardanga, Chaubaria, Banglani, Taki, Majhergram and Pirgachha. Places of importance in the district are Barasat, Barackpore, Bidhan Nagar, Basirhat etc. the salt Lake need special mention here for it is an all-inclusive township. Barrackpur is a place famous for military barracks during the British rule. The head quarters is situated in Barasat.

The district lies in the southernmost tip of West Bengal to the east of India. The district is bordered by Bangladesh to the north and east and Nadia district to the North. The South 24 Parganas is situated to the south along with Kolkata. To the west is Howrah, Hugli and Kolkata.

 

Basic Information

1.

Area

4,094 sq km (As per Census 2011)

2

Longitude

Between 88°20'  E to 89° 5'E

Latitude

Between 22° 11' 6" (right above the tropic of cancer) N to 23° 15'2" N

3.

Population

10,082,852

(Male 51,72,138; Female 49,10,714)

4.

Literacy Rate

84.06%

(Male 87.61%, Female 80.34%)

5.

No of Sub Division

 

6.

No of Blocks

 

7.

Address Of District Office

Rishi Bankim Sarani,
Zilla Parishad Bhavan,
P.O. - Barasat,
District - North 24 Parganas

Contact No:. 033 2552 2246/ 8335060752

8.

District Setup of KVIB

Started In 1986

 

Performance

1.Pre-C.B.C. Programme (87-88 to 95-96)

a.No.  of unit 5562
b.Project Cost Rs. 752.85 lakhs
c. M.M. Involved Rs. 191.56 Lakhs
d.No.  of Employment 760

2.C.B.C. Programme (96-97 to 98-99)

a. No. of unit. 361
b. Project Cost Rs. 174.39 lakhs.
c. M.M. Involved Rs. 58.32 Lakhs
d. No. Employment- 290

3.R.E.G.P.(2000 -01 to 2007-08)

a. No. of Unit.  1601
b. Project Cost Rs. 2250.35 Lakhs.
c. M.M. Involved Rs. 908.52 Lakhs
d. No. of Employment 9830

4.P.M.E.G.P.(2008-09 tO 2012-13)

a. No. of unit.  420 No.
b. Project Cost Rs. 3315.25 Lakhs.
c. M.M. Involved Rs. 1196.96 Lakhs
d. No. of Employment 7590

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