Location of Chhatrish Ganda
Chhatrish Ganda is a suburb of Asansol. It is located in the area of Bardhaman District of West Bengal. It is a beautiful village near Pandaveswar surrounded by "Open Cast Coal Mines". Chhatrish Ganda is located on the south bank of Ajay River. The Asansol-Durgapur region is composed of undulating latterite region.
Geography of Chhatrish Ganda
Chhatrish Ganda lies between two mighty rivers - Damodar River and Ajay River. They flow almost parallel to each other in the region. In the ancient era, Chhatrish Ganda was heavily forested and infested with plunderers and marauders. The discovery of coal led to industrialization of the area and most of the forests have been cleared.
Population of Chhatrish Ganda
According to the Population Census in the year 2011, Chhatrish Ganda had a total population of 2951, of which 1547 are men and the female population comprises of 1404.
Education of Chhatrish Ganda
Chhatrish Ganda village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Chhatrish Ganda village was 66.97 percent compared to 76.26 percent of West Bengal. In Chhatrish Ganda, the male literacy stands at 77.51% while female literacy rate was 55.73 percent. There are two primary schools one Bengali and one Hindi. There are two high schools also, one is Pandaveswar Sree Jaipuria High School which is situated in Kendra village is about 2 km east of Chhatrish Ganda and another is Nimsha Khottadih Alinagar High School which is situated in Khottadih village is about 4 km south of Chhatrish Ganda.
Economy of Chhatrish Ganda
Ever since the country's independence from the British rule in the year 1947, the economy of this village has banked upon its agrarian society. A majority of the persons living in Chhatrish Ganda have involved themselves in agriculture and associated industries, and have thus made the country the quickest developing world economy.
Culture of Chhatrish Ganda
The life culture of Chhatrish Ganda maintained by the people of Chhatrish Ganda villages as well as their working styles are as fascinating as the balance offered by the metropolitan city lifestyles.