Garshyamnagar

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Garshyamnagar
গড়শ্যামনগর
Census Town
Garshyamnagar is located in West Bengal
Garshyamnagar
Garshyamnagar
Garshyamnagar is located in India
Garshyamnagar
Garshyamnagar
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°52′N 88°25′E / 22.87°N 88.41°E / 22.87; 88.41Coordinates: 22°52′N 88°25′E / 22.87°N 88.41°E / 22.87; 88.41
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,611
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Garshyamnagar is a census town Barrackpore I CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Jagatdal police station serves this town.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Garshyamnagar had a total population of 7,611, of which 3,840 (50%) were males and 3,771 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 558. The total number of literates in Garshyamnagar was 6,417 (90.98 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Garshyamnagar had a population of 7354. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Garshyamnagar has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 75%. In Garshyamnagar, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Healthcare[edit]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  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. 
  4. ^ "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.