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Podara or Podrah village at Andul road
Podara or Podrah village at Andul road
Podara is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°33′34″N 88°16′17″E / 22.55958°N 88.27143°E / 22.55958; 88.27143Coordinates: 22°33′34″N 88°16′17″E / 22.55958°N 88.27143°E / 22.55958; 88.27143
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,806
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 711109
Lok Sabha constituency Howrah
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sankrail
Website howrah.gov.in

Podara is a census town under Sankrail police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]


As of 2001 India census,[2] Podara had a population of 16,806. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Podara has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 73%. In Podara, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ "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.