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Indas is located in West Bengal
Indas is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°09′10.8″N 87°37′55.2″E / 23.153000°N 87.632000°E / 23.153000; 87.632000Coordinates: 23°09′10.8″N 87°37′55.2″E / 23.153000°N 87.632000°E / 23.153000; 87.632000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,479
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 722205 (Indas)
Telephone/STD code 03244
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Indas

Indas (also spelled Indus) is a village, with a police station, in Indas CD Block in Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India.


As per 2011 Census of India Indas had a total population of 2,479 of which 1,284 (52%) were males and 1,195 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 256. The total number of literates in Indas was 1,440 (64.78% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Police station[edit]

Indas police station has jurisdiction over Indas CD Block. The area covered is 255.10 km2 with a population of 152,829.[2][3]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Indas CD Block are located at Indas.[4]


Indas, 68.5 km from Bankura, is a station on the Bankura-Masagram line (formerly Bankura Damodar Railway) of South Eastern Railway. As of September 2016, DEMU services were available between Bankura and Mathnasibpur.[5]


Indas Mahavidyalaya is a coeducational institution affiliated to the University of Burdwan. It was established in 2006 and offers courses in arts and science.[6]

Indas High School is a Bengali medium boys school established in 1893. It is a higher secondary school (classes 6 to 12). It is a government school.[7]

Indas Girls High School is a Bengali medium higher secondary school (classes 6 - 12) for girls, established in 1956. It is a government school. It has 9 class rooms, 19 teachers and 10 computers.[8]


Indas Block Public Health Centre functions as the central facility In Indas CD Block, with three Public Health Centres at Akui, Kenity and Dighal Gram and 25 subcentres.[9]


  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Indas PS". Bankura District Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook: Bankura" (PDF). Map of Bankura with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "Bankura-Mathnasibpur DEMU". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Indas Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Indas High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Indas Girls High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 11 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Status of Health and FW Services in Bankura District". Chief Medical Officer of Health, Bankura. Retrieved 11 December 2016.