Uluberia

Uluberia is a city and a municipality of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Uluberia subdivision. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).[1] This city is famous for its industrial belts.

Uluberia
Neighbourhood in Howrah
ESI Hospital, Uluberia
ESI Hospital, Uluberia
Uluberia is located in West Bengal
Uluberia
Uluberia
Location in West Bengal, India
Uluberia is located in India
Uluberia
Uluberia
Uluberia (India)
Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°07′E / 22.47°N 88.11°ECoordinates: 22°28′N 88°07′E / 22.47°N 88.11°E
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHowrah
RegionGreater Kolkata
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyUluberia Municipality
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total202,095
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyUluberia
Vidhan Sabha constituencyUluberia Purba

Geography

Uluberia is located at 22°28′N 88°07′E / 22.47°N 88.11°E.[2] It has an average elevation of 1 m (3.3 ft). It is situated on the bank of River Hooghly. The main road passing through the heart of the city is Orissa Trunk Road & is also well connected by National Highway No-6; Bombay Road. This is an unplanned city and sometimes during heavy rains, may suffer from the drainage problems. The other problem is erosion of Hooghly River and encroachment in the main land.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[3] Uluberia had a population of 202,095. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Uluberia has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 58%. In Uluberia, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

With the partition of India there was a massive influx of refugees from East Pakistan into Kolkata and its peripheral areas. Of over a million refugees who entered West Bengal in 1950 alone settled mostly in squatter colonies between Naihati and Sonarpur on the east bank of the Hooghly and between Mogra and Uluberia on the west bank.[4]

Economy

Uluberia is an industrial town. In 2006 the Salim Group of Indonesia planned to invest $250 million in a motorcycle factory.

Transport

This city has National Highway 6, South Eastern Railway zone and Cuttack Road pass through it. The Hooghly River surrounds south part of this town. The town is served by Uluberia railway station.

External links

References

  1. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 3 September 2007.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Uluberia
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ Chatterjee, Nilanjana, The East Bengal Refugees – A Lesson in Survival, in Calcutta, the Living City, Vol II, edited by Sukanta Chaudhuri, pp 74-75, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-563697-X
Amta I

Amta I is a city and community development block that forms an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bagnan I

Bagnan I is a community development block (CD Block) that forms an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bagnan II

Bagnan II is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bally Jagachha

Bally Jagachha is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Howrah Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Howrah district

Howrah district () is a district of the West Bengal state in eastern India. Howrah district is one of the highly urbanized area of West Bengal. The urbanized sectors gradually increase the slum populations. The Howrah city called “Glasgow” of India and "Sheffield of India". Howrah is the second largest city and second smallest district after Kolkata. It has thousands of years of rich heritage in the form of the great Bengali kingdom of Bhurshut. The district is named after its headquarters, the city of Howrah.

Kalyanpur, Howrah (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Kalyanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Panchla (community development block)

Panchla is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Howrah Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Sankrail (community development block)

Sankrail is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Howrah Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Shyampur I

Shyampur I is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Shyampur II

Shyampur II is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Udaynarayanpur

Udaynarayanpur is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency)

Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency centres on Uluberia in West Bengal. All the seven assembly segments of No. 26 Uluberia (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Howrah district.

Uluberia Dakshin

Uluberia Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Uluberia South) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Uluberia I

Uluberia I is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Uluberia II

Uluberia II is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Uluberia Purba

Uluberia Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, while Uluberia Purba (Vidhan Sabha constituency) came into existence in 2011, Kalyanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist from the same year.

Uluberia Uttar

Uluberia Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier known as Uluberia North) is an assembly constituency in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes.

Uluberia railway station

Uluberia is a railway station on the Howrah-Kharagpur line and is located in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Uluberia.

Uluberia subdivision

Uluberia subdivision is a subdivision of the Howrah district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Uluberia municipality and nine community development (CD) blocks, including 90 gram panchayats and six census towns. The six census towns are: Khalor, Bagnan, Naupala, Santoshpur, Balaram Pota and Uttar Pirpur. The subdivision has its headquarters at Uluberia. The whole division forms the Lok Sabha constituency of Uluberia.

Cities, towns and locations in Howrah District
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