Location of Duttapukur
Duttapukur is located in the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta region in the district of North 24 Parganas, West Bengal.
Geography of Duttapukur
Duttapukur has no religious or historical monuments. A tributary of Bidyadhari River known as Suti flows through Duttapukur. Duttapukur is 30 kilometers from Sealdah and 35 km from Howrah, 7 km from Barasat and 32 km from Bongaon on the Sealdah-Bangaon section of Eastern Railway.
Demography of Duttapukur
Duttapukur had a population of 79,815 (at proper Duttapukur Area). The males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%.
Education of Duttapukur
Duttapukur has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 73%. In Duttapukur, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Administration of Duttapukur
Duttapukur falls under the jurisdiction of Duttapukur Police Station (Formerly under Barasat PS Judiciaries). Duttapukur is a census town under Barasat I (community development block) of Barasat sadar subdivision. Duttapukur I and Duttapukur II gram panchayats are responsible for development of Duttapukur. It falls under the Assembly constituency of Amdanga (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Barrackpore (Lok Sabha constituency).
Education of Duttapukur
There are many primary and higher secondary schools in Duttapukur. Most of the schools, in the town, are run by the state government. All of the secondary schools are affiliated to the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education and the higher secondary schools are affiliated to the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education. Students usually choose from one of three streams like Arts, Commerce, or Science, though vocational streams are also available. Institute for higher education is not available in Duttapukur. Students have to go to nearby towns like Barasat, Madhyamgram, Birati, Habra or to Kolkata to attend college.
Climate of Duttapukur
The climate of Duttapukur is tropical in nature. It is like the rest of the Gangetic West Bengal. The hallmark is the monsoon season lasts from early June to mid September. The weather remains dry during the winter and humid during summer. The temperature is about 40 degree Celsius in May (Max) and 10 degree Celsius in January.
Attraction in Duttapukur
Duttapukur Observatory is one and single attraction in this region.
Duttapukur is 30 km from Sealdah Station and 8 km from Barasat on the Sealdah-Bangaon branch line of Eastern Railway. It is part of the Sealdah Main section of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system. Duttapukur local, Habra local, Gobardanga local, Bangaon local connects Duttapukur to Sealdah. Duttapukur is connected to Kolkata and Bangladesh through land by Jessore Road (NH-35). Golabari-Duttapukur-Nilgange Road connects Duttapukur to Krishnanagar Road and Taki Road.
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(Last Updated on : 10-06-2016)
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