Sankarpur, Bardhaman

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Census Town
Sankarpur is located in West Bengal
Sankarpur is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°40′04.8″N 87°13′44.4″E / 23.668000°N 87.229000°E / 23.668000; 87.229000Coordinates: 23°40′04.8″N 87°13′44.4″E / 23.668000°N 87.229000°E / 23.668000; 87.229000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Bardhaman
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,399
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Asansol
Vidhan Sabha constituency Pandaveswar

Sankarpur is a census town in Pandabeswar CD Block in Durgapur subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per the 2011 Census of India Sankarpur had a total population of 6,399, of which 3,317 (52%) were males and 3,082 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 822. The total number of literates Sankarpur was 4,271 (76.58% of the population over 6 years).[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Sankarpur had a population of 5921. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sankarpur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 51%. In Sankarpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Collieries in the Kenda Area of Eastern Coalfields are: New Kenda, Bahula, Lower Kenda, Haripur, Chora, Chora Incline, Siduli, C.I.Jambad and Chora OCP.[3]


Sankarpur has two primary and one higher secondary schools.[4]


  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "Coalmining impact on the Environment" (PDF). Chapter V: Table 5.2. shodganga.infibnet. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  4. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003