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Nadia is situated between 22º53″ and 24º11″ North latitude and 88º09″ and 88º48″ East longitude and about 390027 Sq Kms. in Area, this Ditrict is linear in shape with orientation of North-South. The District is Approximately 46 ft. above the mean sea level. The Tropic of cancer divides the district in two parts.

The geographical boundary of Nadia district comprises Bangladesh in the East,Bardhaman and Hugli district on the West,Murshidabad district on the North and North West and North 24 Parganas towards South and South East. Situated on the main rail route connecting Howrah/Kolkata and New Jalpaiguri(NJP) including parts of North Eastern states, the Nadia district can easily be accessed by rail. The major railway stations are Nabadwip Dham,Ranaghat and others with regular trains to Kolkata/Howrah/NJP/Guwahati. The proposed International Rail Link connecting India and Bangladesh will pass through Nadia District with Gende as the last railway station at Indian Border. Bifurcated by National Highway-34 on the North and East, the district can also be accessed by road from other parts of the country.

The nearest airport is Kolkata which lies between 100kms to 160 kms from different parts of the district. The regional node and the district head Quarter Krishnagar is approximately 110 kms from Kolkata and easily accessible with regular bus service from Kolkata and North Bengal quite convenient for visitors. The district has good connectivity via waterways through rivers Bhagirathi(Ramnagar-Kalyani), Jalangi(Swarupganj-Gopalpur),Bhairav(Jamsherpur-Betai).Churni(Majdia-Pairadanga),Mathabhanga(Majdia-Govindapur),Ichamati
(Karamberia-Purbo Nagar)

  • General Information (2001 Census)

    General Information (1991 Census)
    Geographical Area 3927 Sq. Kms.
    Sub-Divisions 4
    Police Stations 21
    C.D. Blocks 17
    Panchayat Samities 17
    Gram Panchayats 187
    Gram Sansads 2639
    Mouzas 1406
    Municipalities 8
    Notified Areas 2
    Wards 186
    No of MPs 2 ( AITC)
    No of MLAs 17 (3 CPIM+13 AITC+1 INC)
  • Demographic Figures

    Demographic Figures
        (1991 Census) (2001 Census)
    Total population Male
    Female
    3852097
    1989840
    1862256
    46,04,827
    23,66,853
    22,37,974
    Total Rural Population Male
    Female
    2980279
    1544725
    1435554
    36,25,308
    18,67,682
    17,57,626
    Total Urban Population Male
    Female
    871818
    445116
    426702
    9,79,519
    4,99,171
    4,80,348
    Total S.C. Population Male
    Female
    1117506
    579182
    538324
    13,65,985
    7,00,622
    6,65,363
    Total S.T. Population Male
    Female
    92525
    46324
    26201
    1,13,891
    57,475
    56,416
    Density of. Population (per Sq. Km.)   981 1172
    Sex Ratio   938 Females 946
  • Education

    Education
    Primary Schools 2515
    Junior High & Madrasa 98
    High Madrasa 231
    Higher Secondary Schools 135
    Senior. Madrasa 4
    Degree Colleges 15 (1 Womens + 14 Co-Ed)
    Professional & Technical Colleges 12
    Universities 1
    Agricultural University 1
    Public Libraries 110
    Rural Libraries 113
    Child Education Centres 171
  • Agricultural Workers

    Agricultural Workers
    No. of Landless Labourers 387235
    No. of Bargadars 64311
    No. of Patta Holders 89865
    No. of Small farmer families 73373
    No. of Marginal farmer families 127605
  • Land

    Land
    Under Cultivation 272135 Hectares
    Pasture 19214 Hectares
    Orchard 5460 Hectares
  • Animal Resources

    Animal Resources
    Veterinary Hospital 09
    Veterinary Medical Centres 17
    Artificial – Insemination Centres 17
    Veterinary Medical Sub-Centres 06
    Milk Producers Co-operatives 79
  • Road & Transport

    Road & Transport
    Metalled Road 8.681 KM
    Metalled Road under Zilla Parishad 243,79 KM
    Kutcha Road 867.46 KM
    National Highway 117 KM
    International Border 265 KM (92.5 KM fenced & rest unfenced)
    193 km border road completed
    Railways 230 KM
    Ferry Ghats 28
  • Waterways

    Waterways
    Bghirathi (Plassey to Kalyani) 187 KM
    Jalangi (Gopalpur to Swarupganj) 206 KM
    Bhagirathi (Jamserpur to Brtai) 32 KM
    Mathabhanga (Majdia to Gobindapur) 19 KM
    Ichhamati (Baranberia to Purnagar) 68 KM
  • Financial Institutions

    Financial Institutions
    Commercial Bank Branches 117
    Rural Bank Branches 65
    NDCB Branches 20
    NCARDB Branches 6
  • Public Health

    Public Health
    District Hospital 33
    Sub-divisional Hospital 2
    State General Hospital 3
    Rural Hospital 7
    Block Primary Health Centre 6
    New Primary Health Centre 50
    Sanitorium 2
    Chest Hospital 1
    Health Sub-Centre 394
  • Electricity

    Electricity
    No. of Electrified Mouzas 1281
  • Places of Tourism / Pilgrimage

    Places of Tourism / Pilgrimage
    Bethuadahari Forest  
    ISKCON Camp (Mayapur)  
    Nabadwip  
    Santipur  
    Palashi  
  • District Strength

    District Strength
    SP 1
    Addtional SP 1
    SDPOs 3
    DSPs 4
    Inspectors 18
  • Sanctioned vs Actual Strength of Nadia District (UB & AB), Police

    Sanctioned vs Actual Strength of Nadia District (UB & AB), Police
    Unarmed Branch SI ASI JCO HC HPD PD Const L.C.
    Sanctioned Strength 173 187 2 47 2 79 1072 30
    Actual Strength 148 143 - 47 2 77 1011 29
    Vacancy 25 44 2 - - 2 62 591
    Armed Branch SL HC NK CONST
    Sanctioned Strength 21 52 28 433
    Actual Strength 17 47 19 380
    Vacancy 4 5 9 53
  • Supply of Drinking Water

    Supply of Drinking Water
    No of Villages provided with drinking water through Tube-wells / Wells 1255
    No of Villages provided with drinking water through pipelines 80
    No of Villages where drinking water is not supplied Nil
  • Forest

    Forest
    Total Forest Area 1249.5113 Hectares
    Reserved area for utilisation in future 510.4021 Hectares
    Reserved Forest Area 302.3929 Hectares
    Area under Social Forestry 640.00 Hectares
  • Agricultural Irrigation

    Agricultural Irrigation
    River Lift Irrigation 317 (Deptt. of Agri.Mech)
    Deep Tubewells 527 (Deptt. of Agri.Irrign.)
    Shallow Tubewells 600 (Government run),
    61024 (Privately owned)
    Others 29 (CADS)
  • Industry

    Industry
    No. of Registered Small Scale Units 11000
  • Co-operatives

    Co-operatives
    Fishermen's Co-operative Societies 66
    Fishermen's Co-operative Societies (IFP) 17
    Private Co-operative Societies 15
    Wholesale Consumers Co-operative Societies 2
    Private Agriculture Co-operative Societies 366
    Milk Producers Co-operative Societies 79
  • Relief Matters

  • NCLP Project

  • Tender Notice