Amtala

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Amtala
আমতলা
Town
Amtala is located in West Bengal
Amtala
Amtala
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°13′N 88°10′E / 22.22°N 88.17°E / 22.22; 88.17Coordinates: 22°13′N 88°10′E / 22.22°N 88.17°E / 22.22; 88.17
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,236
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 743503/743398
Website s24pgs.gov.in

Amtala is a census town under Bishnupur police station of Alipore Sadar subdivision in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

Geography[edit]

Amtala is located at 22°13′N 88°10′E / 22.22°N 88.17°E / 22.22; 88.17.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Amtala had a population of 11236. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Amtala has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Educational Institutes[edit]

Amtala has many educational institutes in its vicinity,the major ones being a.K.E.Carmel School b.Amtala Udairampur pallisree sikshayatan School c.Amtala Nivedita Balika Vidyalaya. d.Bishnupur Shikha Sangha, being one of the oldest in the country. e.Gandhabaduli Aghore Kamini Institution d.Gabberia Chhatra bandhu bidyapith

Transport[edit]

Amtala is on the crossing of Diamond Harbour Road (National Highway 117) and Baruipur Road and is served by several buslines.

Private Buses

  • 83 BabughatFalta via Khidderpore, Mominpore, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Dighirpar, Sahararhat
  • 210 EsplanadeRaichak via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Raichak More
  • 235 Salt Lake – Amtala via Bikash Bhawan, Laboni, Tank No.13, Salt Lake Stadium, Subhas Sarobar, Phoolbagan, Narkeldanga Main Road, Rajabazar, Sealdah, Moulali, Esplanade, Rabindra Sadan, P.G. Hospital, P.T.S., Hastings, Khidderpore, Mominpore, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S.

SD Series of Routes

  • SD9 EsplanadeNoorpur via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Raichak More
  • SD9/1 EsplanadeNoorpur via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Dighirpar, Sahararhat, Nainan
  • SD14 MajherhatSahararhat via Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Dighirpar
  • SD16 SirakoleMukundapur via Rajarhat, Amtala, Bishnupur P.S., Khariberia, Bhasa, Pailan, Joka, Thakurpukur, Sakherbazar, Behala Chowrasta, Behala Tram Depot, Majherhat, Gopal Nagar, Hazra, Ballygunge Phari, Gariahat, Golpark, Dhakuria, Jadavpur 8B Bus Stand, Sulekha, Santoshpur, Ajoynagar, Devi Shetty Hospital
  • SD18 EsplanadeDiamond Harbour via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha
  • SD18 EsplanadeSouth Bishnupur via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Diamond Harbour, Hatugange, Mandirbazar
  • SD19 EsplanadePatharpratima via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Diamond Harbour, Hatugange, Kulpi, Kakdwip, Gobindarampur, Gangadharpur, Addhabazar, Durgagobindapur
  • SD22/1 EsplanadeNainan Sector 4 via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha
  • SD27 AkrafatakDiamond Harbour via Nature Park, Brace Bridge, Taratala, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Usthi
  • SD29 Amtala – Jibantala via Julpia, Baruipur, Phooltala, Uttarbhag, Ghutiari Shariff Station
  • SD31 TaratalaHotore Station via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Sherpore, Amratala
  • SD35 CanningFalta via Uttarbhag, Phooltala, Baruipur, Julpia, Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Dighirpar, Sahararhat
  • SD66 JokaBaroda Nagar (Kankondighi) via Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Diamond Harbour, Hatugange
  • SD70 TemathaBisalakshmitala via Champahati Station, Phooltala, Baruipur, Julpia, Amtala, Bakrahat, Nodakhali
  • SD71 ThakurpukurKalicharanpur via Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha
  • SD72 BaruipurNoorpur via Julpia, Amtala, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Raichak More
  • SD74 Amtala – Kaikhali via Sirakole, Usthi, Magrahat, Dakshin Barasat, Joynagar, Jamtala
  • SD76 Amtala – Ruby Hospital via Bishnupur P.S., Khariberia, Bhasa, Pailan, Joka, Thakurpukur, Sakherbazar, Behala Chowrasta, Behala Tram Depot, Taratala, New Alipore, Chetla, Rasbehari, Deshapriya Park, Gariahat, Ballygunge Station, Bosepukur, Kasba
  • SD76A Amtala – Budge Budge Station via Bakrahat, Birlapur, Charial, Subhas Udyan More
  • SD77 Joka - Mandirbazar via Pailan, Khariberia, Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Usthi, Chakdah, Sangrampur Station
  • SD78 Amtala – Hotore Station via Rajarhat, Sirakole, Sherpore, Amratala, Jhinki
  • SD79 Amtala – Sarberia via Rajarhat, Sirakole, Amratala, Dhamua

STA Bus Routes

  • EsplanadeNamkhana via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Diamond Harbour, Hatugange, Kulpi, Kakdwip

WBSTC Bus Routes

  • VS6 EsplanadeDiamond Harbour (AC Bus) via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha
  • EsplanadeNamkhana via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Diamond Harbour, Hatugange, Kulpi, Kakdwip
  • EsplanadeBakkhali via P.G. Hospital, Bhabani Bhawan, Majherhat, Behala Chowrasta, Sakherbazar, Thakurpukur, Joka, Pailan, Bhasa, Khariberia, Bishnupur P.S., Amtala, Rajarhat, Sirakole, Dostipur, Sarisha, Diamond Harbour, Hatugange, Kulpi, Kakdwip, Namkhana, Frasergunj

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  2. ^ "Amtala". wikimapia. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.