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.
Location in West Bengal, India
|Elevation||4 m (13 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
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.
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.
The Kulgachia area is estimated to have a population of 10,987,778.
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