Domkal

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Domkal
Town
Domkal is located in West Bengal
Domkal
Domkal
Location in West Bengal, India
Domkal is located in India
Domkal
Domkal
Domkal (India)
Coordinates: 24°08′28″N 88°31′43″E / 24.1411927°N 88.5286903°E / 24.1411927; 88.5286903Coordinates: 24°08′28″N 88°31′43″E / 24.1411927°N 88.5286903°E / 24.1411927; 88.5286903
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,914
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Murshidabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Domkal
Website murshidabad.gov.in

Domkal is a town and headquarters of Domkol subdivision in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Domkal is located at 24°08′28″N 88°31′43″E / 24.1411927°N 88.5286903°E / 24.1411927; 88.5286903

Police station[edit]

Domkal police station has jurisdiction over Domkal CD Block.[1]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Domkal CD Block are located at Domkal.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Domkal had a total population of 3,914, of which 2,008 (51%) were males and 1,906 (49%) females. Population below 6 years numbered 420. Scheduled Castes numbered 96 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 22.[3]

Transportation[edit]

The state highway no 11 passes through the Domkal town. Bus services are available for Kolkata, district headquarters Baharampur and others town of Murshidabad. The nearest railway station is Berhampore Court railway station.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Domkal was 2,460 (70.40% of the population above 6 years), out of which 1,321 were males and 1,139 were females.[3]

Education[edit]

Dumkal College was established in 1999 at Domkal. Affiliated with the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, English, history, political science, philosophy, geography, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and BCom.[5][6]

Domkal Girls’ College was established in 2011 at Domkal. Affiliated with the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, English, history, education and political science.[7]

Healthcare[edit]

Domkal Subdivisional Hospital at Domkal functions with 68 beds.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook: Murshidabad, Series 20 Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Murshidabad with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fourth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "about Domkal". onefivenine.com. Retrieved April 18, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Dumkal College". DC. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  6. ^ "Dumkal College". College Admission. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  7. ^ "Domkal Girls' College". DGC. Retrieved 12 September 2017. 
  8. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 19 September 2017.