Paharhati

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Paharhati
Parhati
Village
Paharhati is located in West Bengal
Paharhati
Paharhati
Paharhati is located in India
Paharhati
Paharhati
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°14′35.0″N 88°5′57.0″E / 23.243056°N 88.099167°E / 23.243056; 88.099167Coordinates: 23°14′35.0″N 88°5′57.0″E / 23.243056°N 88.099167°E / 23.243056; 88.099167
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,950
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 713168 (Paharhati)
Telephone/STD code 0342
Website bardhaman.gov.in

Paharhati is a village in Memari II CD Block in Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Paharhati is approximately 25 km from Bardhaman and is 2 hours journey from Howrah/Kolkata. It is also near such towns as Hatgobindopur, Satgachia and Memari, which are 15 minutes distance by private bus or jeep, locally known as trekkers.

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Memari II CD Block are located at Pahahati.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India Parhati had a total population of 1,950, of which 987 (51%) were males and 963 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 171. The total number of literates in Parhati was 1,302 (73.19% of the population over 6 years).[2]

Education[edit]

Paharhati Golapmani High School serves the area. For Graduation and Post Graduation student go to Bardhaman city. The school is started in 1934. The contact number of the school - (0342) 2700364 . The name of the school Head Master is Dr. Janardhan Chatterjee.(M.Sc,B.T.,P.Hd).

Healthcare[edit]

There is a block primary health centre at Paharhati.[3] The Government Health Centre here in town consists of about 5 specialist doctors along with 10-15 staff of nurses and compounders. One can approach Memari (10 km), Bardhaman (25 km) and Kolkata (82 km) for better health services.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook: Barddhaman" (PDF). Map of Barddhaman with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fourth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Bardhaman district". Medical Institutions. Bardhaman district administration. Retrieved 6 March 2017.