Dantan

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Dantan
দাঁতন
Village
Dantan is located in West Bengal
Dantan
Dantan
Dantan is located in India
Dantan
Dantan
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°54′38.2″N 87°16′12.0″E / 21.910611°N 87.270000°E / 21.910611; 87.270000Coordinates: 21°54′38.2″N 87°16′12.0″E / 21.910611°N 87.270000°E / 21.910611; 87.270000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 721426 (Dantan)
Telephone/STD code 03229
Lok Sabha constituency Medinipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dantan
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in

Dantan is a village, with a police station, in Dantan I CD Block in Kharagpur subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Dantan I CD Block are located at Dantan.[1]

Police station[edit]

Dantan police station has jurisdiction over Dantan I CD Block.[2][3]

Transport[edit]

The Kolkata-Chennai South Eastern Railway passes through Dantan I CD Block and there is a station at Dantan.[4]

The Kolkata-Chennai Golden Quadrilateral National Highway 16 or Kolkata-Bengaluru Asian Highway 45 passes through Dantan.[5]Dantan is well connected with Nayagram via Manoharpur Bhasraghat Road.

Education[edit]

Bhatter College at Dantan was established in 1963 and is affiliated to Vidyasagar University. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and science and also has facilities for some post-graduate courses. The college is named after Mathuranath Bhatter, a local businessman and social worker who had contributed handsomely to set up the college.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook: Paschim Medinipur" (PDF). Map of Paschim Medinipur with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Paschim Medinipur". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "District at a Glance". Paschim Medinipur District Police. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "58002 Puri-Santragachi Passenger". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 17 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 17 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Bhatter College, Dantan" (PDF). Bhatter College. Retrieved 28 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Bhatter College". College Admission. Retrieved 28 October 2016.