About BegampurBegampur is a town in the Hooghly district of West Bengal. This census town falls in the Chanditala police station jurisdiction of Srirampore subdivision. Begampur which is a part of Burdwan Division is at a distance of 19 KM from the state capital Kolkata. The town lies on the border of Howrah District and the Hooghly District.
Demography of BegumpurAs per the population census conducted in the year 2001, the total population of the town is 9545. The total male population of the town constitutes to 51% and that of the female population of the town is about 49%. 9% of the total population in the town is of children who are under the age of 6 years. The average literacy rate of Begampur town in West Bengal is 75% which is way higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy population totals up to 47% whereas the female literacy rate stands at 47%.
Economy of BegumpurBegampur along with Farasdanga, Shantipur and Dhaniakhali are major cotton weaving centers of West Bengal. The weavers of these towns are involved in fine-textured weaving of saris and dhotis. The sarees woven in this town are known for its deep bright colors. Begampur is also known producing beautiful jamdani saris.
Postal Services in BegampurCommunication is an important part of social life. The post services and the courier services render the services between people staying in different parts of the world. The Post office is located right in the Begampur town but for private courier services people have to travel a bit to the next town. The offices are located at the following address.
Post Office Status Sub Office (Delivery)
Address: The Post Master,
Begampur Hooghly Post Office,
Address: Shop No. G10, Ground Floor, Niljhir Apartment, Raibahadur, M.C. Lahiri Street, Serampore, Hooghly- 712201
Phone: 033 - 26626773, 9331840765, 9339280393
Working Hours: Monday - Sunday: 8 AM - 9 PM
Healthcare in BegampurMedical facilities are important for the overall development of any society. No matter how small the town is, basic medical facilities are a must. People of Begampur can access the services of doctors at the following addresses.
Netra Kiran Eye Foundation
Hospital Address: 58, Thakurdas Babulane Opp Bandhab Sangha Puja Ground
Pin Code : 712201
Phone Number :033-26525122
Disha Eye Hospitals
Address: 14, Grand Trunk Road, Sheoraphuly, West Bengal 712223
Phone: 033 2632 9933
Serampore Walsh Hospital
Address: NN Roy St, Serampore, West Bengal 712201
Phone: 033 2662 6062
Address: Nehru Nagar Colony, Mahesh Bose Para, Serampore, West Bengal 712202
Address: 82, SC Chatterjee Street, Konnagar, Hoogly, West Bengal 712235
Phone: 090077 37843
Serampore ESI Hospital
Address: Mullick Para, Serampore, West Bengal 712203
Phone: 033 2622 1703
Transport in BegampurBegampur is located at a distance of 23 KM from Howrah. The town falls on the Howrah-Bardhaman chord line. Begampur is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system. The nearest railway station is the Gobra Railway Station and the Janai Road Railway Station. Barrackpore Railway Station is the major junction near this town that is around 15 KM away.
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