Panskura

Panskura is a city and a municipality in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Panskura
City
Panskura is located in West Bengal
Panskura
Panskura
Location in West Bengal, India
Panskura is located in India
Panskura
Panskura
Panskura (India)
Coordinates: 22°25′01″N 87°42′00″E / 22.417°N 87.700°ECoordinates: 22°25′01″N 87°42′00″E / 22.417°N 87.700°E
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Medinipur
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyPanskura Municipality
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total57,932
Languages
 • OfficialEnglish, Bengali
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code03228
Lok Sabha constituencyGhatal
Vidhan Sabha constituencyPanskura Paschim
Avg. summer temperature38 °C (100 °F)
Avg. winter temperature9 °C (48 °F)
Websitepanskuramunicipality.org purbamedinipur.gov.in

Geography

Panskura is located at 22°25′N 87°42′E / 22.42°N 87.7°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 7 metres (26 feet). ,It is situated on the NH6 on the way from Kolkata to Kharagpur.

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Panskura had a total population of 57,932 of which 29,740 (51%) were males and 28,192 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 6,943. The total number of literates in Panskura was 43,326 (84.97% of the population over 6 years).[2]

Police station

Panskura police station has jurisdiction over Panskura (municipality) and Panskura CD Block. Panskura police station covers an area of 285 km2 with a population of 350,000.[3][4]

Economy

The livelihood of the common people is dependent on Business/Job/Agriculture. Many varieties of flowers and green vegetable are grown and are supplied to Kolkata from here. Local vegetable wholesale market is the main trade of this town. This vegetable market is the 2nd largest market in West Bengal. The first governmental cold storage & market for flower is situated at Panskura.

Panskura Bazaar

A large portion of the local population are farmers. Vegetables produced by farmers come to the bazaara, a busy and large wholesale market. It is the supply line for the vegetables markets of Kolkata and its outskirts. The bazaar is also well connected by train and road (NH6) to Kolkata which is the nearest big city. Local trains of South Eastern Line are frequent. Kharagpur, Haldia and Digha train connection is also available here.

The cultural side of Panskura

You can check more details on- Panskura culture unit In the interiors of West Bengal is yet another treasure- Midnapore town or Medinipur, as it is locally known. Midnapore combines the beauty of India's multi-religion culture with the exuberance of ancient history. Panskura is one of the famous town of Medinipur district and well known for its social activities . You will get end number of cultural schools which inspire children to extra curriculum activities.Panskura culture unit is one of them. Panskura culture unit provides various services for art & culture lovers. There is a spoken English learning institute near Panskura Railway station called - [1] where most of the teachers are from USA, UK, and other English speaking countries.

Education

  • Panskura Banamali College Autonomous (both undergraduate and postgraduate degree in arts and science) is the sole institution of higher education.
  • Siddhinath Mahavidyalaya
  • Panskura Bradley Birt High School is the oldest (1864) and the reputed school of the area.
  • Gopalpur is the second oldest (1910) school in this area.
  • British English Institute Panskura (Spoken English learning center where teachers are foreigners)
  • Panskura Gandhi Vidyapith
  • Raghunathbari Ramtarak High School which is also the third oldest (1915)
  • Panskura Girls' High School (1938)
  • Vivekananda Mission High School (CBSE)
  • Bakulda High School (1945)
  • Vidyasagar Nursery School (1990)
  • Mechogram Purnachandra Balika Vidyayatan (1972)
  • Dhuliapur Pallishree Bani Mandir (1939)
  • Shyam Sundarpur Patna High School (1952)
  • Pratappore High School (1962)
  • Bhogpur K. M. High School
  • Dhuliara Mahendra Institution
  • Jamia Islamia Mazahirul Uloom Madrasha (1975)
  • Gopalnagar B. L. Vidhyapith
  • IDAN Teachers Training College
  • Rashbehari College Of Education
  • Panskura Primary Teachers' Training Institute
  • Vivekjyoti College
  • Sahid Khudiram College Of Education
  • Champadali High School H.S (1971)
  • Ramchandrapur Raisuddin high school
  • Maguri Jagannath Chak High School

Harinarayan chak vidamandri.

  • Kumarpur Hateswar High School [Gov. Sponsored], Estd- 5 Feb 1947

Health

There is a Government Super Speciality Hospital and a Private Super Speciality Hospital and some Private Nursing Homes in Panskura. People of this area mainly depend on that hospitals and nursing homes.

  • Panskura Super Speciality Hospital ( Governmental )
  • Baroma Sirona Hospital ( Super Speciality )
  • Jivandeep Nursing Home
  • IDAN Nursing Home
  • Subhalaxmi Nursing Home
  • Mother Teresa Nursing Home
  • New Mother Teresa Nursing Home
  • Life Care Nursing Home
  • Vivekananda Nursing Home
  • Astha Nursing Home
  • Ashalata Nursing Home

Transportation

Panskura is well connected by train and road (NH6) to Kolkata which is the nearest big city. Local trains of South Eastern Line are frequently available at Panskura railway station. Kharagpur, Haldia and Digha train connection are also available.

Kolkata is also well connected to Panskura by NH 16. Local buses, Trakers, Toto and private taxis also play a major role of transportation to more interior villages from there. SH 4 passes through Panskura.

Panskura is well connected to Ghatal by bus from Panskura bus stand and bus from Kolkata to Ghatal is also have to pass from panskura near machogram. Panskura is also connected to district town Tamluk by bus & train.

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Panskura
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purba Medinipur". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Panskura PS". Purba Medinipur District Police. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
Egra

For Biblical (H)Egra, see Al-'UlaEgra is a city and a municipality in Purba Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of the Egra subdivision.

Geeta Mukherjee

Geeta Mukherjee (8 January 1924 – 4 March 2000) was a political and social worker and a four times MLA from Panskura Purba, from 1967 to 1977, and seven time Member of Parliament elected from the Panskura constituency, from 1980 to 2000, in the Indian state of West Bengal being a Communist Party of India (CPI) candidate. She also remained the president of National Federation of Indian Women, women's wing of Communist Party of India. She led the demand for the legislature of 1/3rd reservation for women in parliamentary elections in India.

Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency)

Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is based on Ghatal in West Bengal. While six assembly segments of No. 32 Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Paschim Medinipur district, one segment is in Purba Medinipur district.

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency) ceased to exist; and a new Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency) came into being. The Ghatal constituency existed earlier from 1951 to 1977

Haldia railway station

Haldia is a terminal railway station on the Panskura-Haldia branch line and is located in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Haldia industrial area.

Howrah–Kharagpur line

The Howrah–Kharagpur line is part of the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line, Howrah-Chennai main line and Kolkata Suburban Railway.

Kolaghat (community development block)

Kolaghat (earlier referred to as Panskura II block) is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Tamluk subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Mecheda

Mecheda is a town in Panskura II CD Block in West Bengal, India. The town is the entrance point of Purba Medinipur Dist. which lies upon the South Eastern Railway Zone and in proximity to Haldia, Tamluk, Digha and Contai, Egra.

Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency)

Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency) was one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centred on Ghatal in West Bengal.

Panskura (community development block)

Panskura is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Tamluk subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Panskura Banamali College

Panskura Banamali College(Autonomous) is located in Panskura, Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal, India. It offered science, commerce and arts degrees in graduation and master's degree in arts and science. This institution was established in 1960. The founder of this college was Banamali Charan Khatua, local Khan family doneted land for set up this college. The college is under Vidyasagar University.

Panskura Junction railway station

Panskura Junction is a railway junction station on the Howrah-Kharagpur line and is located in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Panskura .

Panskura Paschim

Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier called Panskura West) (Bengali: পাঁসকুড়া পশ্চিম বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Panskura Purba

Panskura Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier called Panskura East) (Bengali: পাঁসকুড়া পূ্র্ব বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Purba Medinipur district

Purba Medinipur (English: East Medinipur, alternative spelling Midnapore) district is an administrative unit in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the southernmost district of Medinipur division – one of the five administrative divisions of West Bengal. The headquarters in Tamluk. It was formed on 1 January 2002 after the Partition of Medinipur into Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur which lies at the northern and western border of it. The state of Odisha is at the southwest border; the Bay of Bengal lies in the south; the Hooghly river and South 24 Parganas district to the east; and Howrah district to the north-east.

Purba Medinipur is formed of the sub-divisions of Tamluk, Contai and Haldia of erstwhile Medinipur district. Another sub-division, Egra has been created out of the erstwhile Contai sub-division during the partition of Medinipur. In 2011, the state government has proposed to rename the district as Tamralipta district after the ancient port city of Tamralipta which used to lie near the modern district headquarters.

Purba Medinipur saw many political movements during the British Raj. A parallel government named the Tamralipta Jatiya Sarkar was formed during the Quit India Movement in Tamluk. In 2007, Purba Medinipur witnessed the Nandigram violence, an incident of police firing that killed 14 farmers.

Sahid Matangini (community development block)

Sahid Matangini is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Tamluk subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

State Highway 4 (West Bengal)

State Highway 4 (SH 4) is a state highway in West Bengal, India.

Sutahata (community development block)

Sutahata is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Haldia subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. In earlier days this block was referred to as Sutahata I block, and Haldia block was referred to as Sutahata II block.

Tamluk (community development block)

Tamluk is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Tamluk subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Tamluk subdivision

Tamluk subdivision is a subdivision of the Purba Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India. It under Burdwan division.

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