Kulgachia

Kulgachia is a small town Panchayet of Howrah district in the state West Bengal, India. The rail station located at the center of the town is only 40 km from howrah station and NH6 is only about 500 meter from the station area. Over the last five years it has been changed, developed and grown drastically to a town from village life though it is under panchayet raj administrative system yet. Populations are dramatically increased here nowadays due to the good communication with Kolkata, Kharagpur and other economically important parts of the state West Begal.

Kulgachia
town
Kulgachia is located in West Bengal
Kulgachia
Kulgachia
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°00′E / 22.46°N 88.00°ECoordinates: 22°28′N 88°00′E / 22.46°N 88.00°E
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHowrah
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total149,249
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
NH-6
Tulsiberia More, 2012

Infrastructure

Notable transportation networks include the Southeastern Railway, NH6, and Damodar. The Orissa Trunk Road is the main road and passes through the heart of the town. It connects to National Highway No-6, the Bombay Road.

Kulgachia has a railroad station.

Beside the station area there are two markets popularly known as Kulgachia super market and Ramkrisha market.Both of the markets rich with different types of shop including a number of pharmacies. Chandipur Block Primary Health Centre popularly known as Chandipur hospital is only 1.5 km from station. Currently there are a number of new apartment complexes are raising among them Shiuli Apartment was the first constructed in 2007 behind the Rathghar auto stand.

Geography

Kulgachia is located in the eastern part of india[1] With an average elevation of 4 m (13 ft). It is situated close to the Damodar River.

As it is an unplanned Panchayet town right now and has been known to suffer from drainage problems during periods of heavy rain. Other persistent issues are erosion caused by the Damodar river and encroachment.

Demographics

The Kulgachia area is estimated to have a population of 10,987,778.

Bus Routes

Kulgachia-Serampore

Esplanade-Bagnan Calcutta Tramways Company

Esplanade-Shyampur

Bagnan-Burdwan

Bagnan-Science City

Bagnan-Park Circus

Bagnan-Sinthee More

Bagnan-Barasat

Bagnan-Bidhannagar

Bagnan-Sealdah

Bagnan-Ruby crossing

Bagnan-Shyambazar

Howrah-Bakshi

Howrah-Digha

Howrah-Ghatal

Howrah-Chandrakona Road

Colleges

OmDayal Group of Institutions

Vivekananda Ramakrishna Mission B.Ed. College

Schools

Ideal Public School

Srikrishnapur Chittaranjan High School

Pirpur JUC Institute

Joargori High School

Netaji Balika vidyalaya

Kamina High School

KG Schools

Shishu Siksha Niketan

Children's Academy

Ankur

Vivekananda KG School

References

  1. ^ "Kulgachi". Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. 1996-2010. Retrieved 18 December 2012.

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