Narendrapur

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Narendrapur
নরেন্দ্রপুর
Locality
Local road, opposite of the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur.
Local road, opposite of the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur.
Narendrapur is located in Kolkata
Narendrapur
Narendrapur
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°26′21″N 88°23′45″E / 22.43917°N 88.39583°E / 22.43917; 88.39583Coordinates: 22°26′21″N 88°23′45″E / 22.43917°N 88.39583°E / 22.43917; 88.39583
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website s24pgs.gov.in
This page is about the neighbourhood. See Ramakrishna Mission Narendrapur for the educational institute.

Narendrapur is an area under Sonarpur police station of Baruipur subdivision in South 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Now it is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. It is the home of a famous school and college founded by Ramakrishna Mission. Narendrapur is situated right beside Aadi Ganga (Old Ganges).

Geography[edit]

Narendrapur is located at 22°26'21" N, 88°23'45" E.

Transport[edit]

Narendrapur in 15 km from Sealdah on the Sealdah – Sonarpur section and is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system. It is connected by road to Garia and the EM Bypass. Narendrapur's road system connecting the region is mediocre, and largely present in the region are auto rickshaws that travel from garia to baruipur. There is also the bus services of Barasat-Baruipur,218,Harinavi-Howrah and Narendrapur-Dhulagarh.The nearest railway station is Sonarpur junction.

It is 20 km from howrah railway station.

Education[edit]

Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur is a branch of Ramakrishna Mission. The institute has its services open to all irrespective of caste, creed and nationality. Its special field is education. Started in Pathuriaghata, a North Calcutta neighbourhood immediately after the Bengal famine of 1943, it first served as a home for the poor and orphaned boys. Since its relocation in 1957 to its present site in the southern suburbs of Calcutta, near Garia, it has grown into a huge complex with varied activities. It has more than 2,000 resident students and occupies about 150 acres (0.61 km2) of land dotted with flower gardens, green fields, mango groves and lakes.

Housing[edit]

Maa Sarada Sadan is a residential complex located near Ramakrishna Mission main gate and opposite Axis bank and State Bank of India.

Sugam Park is a modern residential complex located opposite the Ramakrishna Mission campus housing more than 500 families.

Sherwood Estate is a spacious, modern apartment complex with nice facilities that has come up recently opposite the Ramakrishna Mission campus. " Mayfair Greens "- A complex of self-proclaimed "leisure & luxury" located opposite Aadi Ganga.

Healthcare[edit]

Certain areas of the South 24 Parganas district have been identified as having poor ground water and contamination. Specifically, ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 

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