Goaltore

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Goaltore
Village
Goaltore is located in West Bengal
Goaltore
Goaltore
Goaltore is located in India
Goaltore
Goaltore
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°42′30″N 87°10′17″E / 22.70842°N 87.17136°E / 22.70842; 87.17136Coordinates: 22°42′30″N 87°10′17″E / 22.70842°N 87.17136°E / 22.70842; 87.17136
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Subdivision Medinipur Sadar
Government
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2011)
 • Total 693
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 721128
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Goaltore also Goaltor is a village, with a police station, in Garhbeta II CD Block in Medinipur Sadar subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of Garhbeta II CD Block.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Goaltore had a total population of 693 of which 356 (51%) were males and 337 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 48. The total number of literates in Goaltore was 606 (94 % of the population over 6 years).[1]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Garhbeta II Block are located at Goaltore.[2]

Police station[edit]

Goaltore police station has jurisdiction over parts of Garhbeta I, Garhbeta II, and Garhbeta III CD Blocks.[3][4]

Economy[edit]

Mamata Banerjee, the West Bengal chief minister, has offered 1,000 acres of Government land at Goaltore for industry.[5]

Transport[edit]

State Highway 4 (West Bengal) running from Jhalda (in Purulia district) to Digha (in Purba Medinipur district) passes through Goaltore.[6]

Education[edit]

The Santal Bidroha Sardha Satabarsiki Mahavidyalaya, Goaltore is a coeducational college situated in Goaltore.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "District at a Glance". Paschim Medinipur District Police. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Mamata Banerjee offers 1,000 acres of land for industry in Bengal". 14 September 2016. Web India 123. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 15 September 2016.