About Ramchandrapur

Ramchandrapur is a small census town located strategically in Howrah district of West Bengal state. It comes under the Sankrali Police Station in Sadar subdivision and Presidency Division of the state. The administrative boundaries of this city are linked with places like Bidhan Nagar, the state capital - Kolkata, its district - Howrah and Rajpur Sonarpur Municipal town. Furthermore, the nearby localities to Ramchandrapur town are Chakda Mauza, Purbachal, Krishnanagar, Thakuranir Chak and Purbachal. All these nearby regions are located at almost one kilometer distance from this census town. The city of Ramchandrapur can easily be reached via road and railways from Kolkata or other major places of West Bengal.

About Ramchandrapur

Geographical Features of Ramchandrapur

The town of Ramchandrapur is situated at the latitude and longitude of 22.900° North and 88.480° East, respectively, with an average elevation of eight meters above the sea level. The summer season here generally remains hot especially during the months of April, May and June. The highest day temperature in this season ranges from 30 ° C to 40° C. Summers here are followed by the monsoon which brings maximum precipitation in the month of August and September. The people of Ramchandrapur witness winter season from the start of December month that lasts up to January with an average temperature from 12° C to 17° C.

Demography of Ramchandrapur

The census town of Ramchandrapur in Howrah district has more than 2430 houses in which the total population of 10,312 is residing. The male population here is 5284 while there are 5028 females in this city. Besides that, the population of Children between the age group of 0-6 is 958, which is 9.29 % of the total population. The people belong to Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe categories constitute 10.93% and 0.06%, respectively, out of the total population. Apart from this, the average literacy rate in this region is 87.13 % that is higher than the state average of 76.26%. In the place of Ramchandrapur, the male literacy is almost 89.73% while the females have the literacy rate of 84.38%. All these demographic data of Ramchandrapur city are based on the Indian Census of 2011.

Transportation at Ramchandrapur

The city of Ramchandrapur is well connected to the state capital - Kolkata and also to the main cities of West Bengal State through various means of transportation. If you are seeking to come via railways then Tolly Ganj Railway Station will be the nearest for you to this city. This railway station is situated at a distance of 6 km from the city and several major trains are running through this railway station. Other railway stations located in the vicinity of Ramchandrapur are New Alipur Railway Station (6 km), Lake Gardens Railway Station (6 km) and Jadabpur Railway Station (6 km). Apart from the rail routes, Ramchandrapur city also has various bus stations where state transport buses and private buses are frequently available for the commuters. Thakurpukur Bus Station and Purbachal Bus Station are the nearby located bus stops to Ramchandrapur. The nearest airport to this town is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata with a distance of 26 km.

Tolly Ganj Railway Station

Address: Alipore, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Station Code: TLG
Junction Name: Sealdah
Railway Zone: Eastern Railway

Utility Services in Ramchandrapur

Ramchandrapur is a small census town in Howrah district of West Bengal and thus it has limited utility services for its inhabitants. It has located a post office where all types of postal services such as delivering mails, accepting deposits under various schemes, insurance covers and retail services with speed and reliability are provided. The city has a sub post office with its head post office at Howrah. It comes under the postal division of Howrah South Bengal Region.

Ramchandrapur Post Office

Address: Ramchandrapur, Howrah, West Bengal – 711327
Type: Sub Office
Head Office: Howrah Headquarters

Important Facts of Ramchandrapur

State: West Bengal
District: Howrah
Division: Presidency
Altitude: 8 meters
Official Language: Bengali & English
Pin Code: 711327
Telephone Code: 033

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