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Census Town
PODRAH is located in West Bengal
PODRAH is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°33′34″N 88°16′17″E / 22.55958°N 88.27143°E / 22.55958; 88.27143Coordinates: 22°33′34″N 88°16′17″E / 22.55958°N 88.27143°E / 22.55958; 88.27143
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,589
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 711109
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Howrah
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sankrail
Website howrah.gov.in

Podara is a census town in Sankrail CD Block under Sankrail police station in Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]


As per 2011 Census of India Podara had a total population of 21,589 of which 11,220 (52%) were males and 10,369 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 2,143. The total number of literates in Podara was 17,800 (91.54 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

Podara was part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census.[3]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Podara had a population of 16,806. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Podara has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 73%. In Podara, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "District-wise list of stautory towns". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  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 11 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "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.