Jagacha

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Jagacha
জ়গাছা
Jagachha
neighborhood
Jagacha is located in West Bengal
Jagacha
Jagacha
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°35′N 88°17′E / 22.59°N 88.29°E / 22.59; 88.29Coordinates: 22°35′N 88°17′E / 22.59°N 88.29°E / 22.59; 88.29
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 711112
Nearest city Howrah

Jagacha or Jagachha is a neighborhood of Howrah city located in the Howrah district, West Bengal, India.

Geography[edit]

Jagacha is located at 22°35′N 88°17′E / 22.59°N 88.29°E / 22.59; 88.29.[1] It is adjacent to Ramrajatala, a neighbourhood in the north-western part of Howrah. Santragachhi railway station connects the town to Howrah station.

Important People[edit]

It is the place where legendary Mani Shankar Mukherjee spent much of his childhood.

Local Institutions[edit]

Jagacha Police Station is located here. Government of India Press, Santragachi as well as a massive residential complex of central government employees popularly known as Press Quarter is located here.

Railway quarters in formal Anglo Indian Colony Sahebpara is a place of interest.

Jagacha Shakti Sangha is a major local organisation with many facilities for local youth that organizes various events throughout the year.

Jagacha was a hub of iron and small engineering industry which has lost its glory.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

The medium of instruction is Bengali, English or Hindi. There are three schools in Jagacha, Jagacha High School, Kendriya Vidyalaya Santragachi and Jagacha Girls High School. There is a Computer Training School Jigacha Smile Welfare Society Vocational Training Institute for Computer and Soft Skill ( Central Gov. Recognize (NCVT) ) at Jagacha Arabindo Sangha.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Jagacha". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-07.