Subhashgram

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Subhashgram
Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Skyline View of Subhashgram from a Residential Project
Skyline View of Subhashgram from a Residential Project
Subhashgram is located in West Bengal
Subhashgram
Subhashgram
Location in West Bengal, India
Subhashgram is located in India
Subhashgram
Subhashgram
Subhashgram (India)
Coordinates: 22°25′00″N 88°26′05″E / 22.4168°N 88.4348°E / 22.4168; 88.4348Coordinates: 22°25′00″N 88°26′05″E / 22.4168°N 88.4348°E / 22.4168; 88.4348
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DivisionPresidency
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
RegionGreater Kolkata
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyRajpur Sonarpur Municipality
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
700147
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyJadavpur
Vidhan Sabha constituencySonarpur Dakshin
Websitewww.rajpursonarpurmunicipality.in

Subhashgram is a locality in Rajpur Sonarpur Municipality of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).[1]

Geography[edit]

Subhashgram is located at 22°25′00″N 88°26′05″E / 22.4168°N 88.4348°E / 22.4168; 88.4348. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Transport[edit]

Subhashgram is well connected by railway and roadway. Subhashgram railway station connects the city with Sealdah railway station by Sealdah–Namkhana line which connects the metropolis of Kolkata with the rest of India. Bus service is available towards Kolkata through SH 1. Apart from that both app based and non app based cab agencies provide transport services to Subhashgram. For transport inside the city three wheeled autorickshaws and manual rickshaws are good options.

Health[edit]

Certain areas of the South 24 Parganas district have been identified as having poor ground water and contamination. Specifically, ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 3 September 2007.
  2. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 24 August 2007.

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