Bhatenda
Census Town
West Bengal
Bhatenda
Location in West Bengal, India
West Bengal
Bhatenda
Bhatenda (India)
Coordinates: 22°37′56″N 88°29′22″E / 22.632167°N 88.489344°E / 22.632167; 88.489344Coordinates: 22°37′56″N 88°29′22″E / 22.632167°N 88.489344°E / 22.632167; 88.48934422.632167,88.489344
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total1.1086 km2 (0.4280 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total6,349
 • Density5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
700135
Telephone code03174
Vehicle registrationWB-23, WB-24, WB-25, WB-26
Lok Sabha constituencyBarasat
Vidhan Sabha constituencyRajarhat New Town

Bhatenda is a census town in the Rajarhat CD block in the Bidhannagar subdivision of the North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography

Cities, towns and locations in Bidhannagar subdivision, North 24 Parganas
M: municipal town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, F: facilities
Abbreviation: UEM - University of Engineering & Management
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location

Bhatenda is located at 22°37′56″N 88°29′22″E / 22.632167°N 88.489344°E / 22.632167; 88.489344.

Area overview

Rajarhat, a rural area earlier, adjacent to Kolkata, is being transformed into an upmarket satellite township, with modern business hubs, luxury real estate and eye-catching shopping malls. With enormous construction activity taking place all around, things are changing fast, leaving behind a description at any given point of time as outdated in no time.[1] Bidhannagar subdivision consists of Bidhannagar Municipality, Mahishbathan II Gram Panchayat and Rajarhat-Gopalpur Municipality (subsequently merged to form Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation since 2015), including Nabadiganta Industrial Township (Bidhannagar Sector - V) and Rajarhat (Community development block).[2][3][4]

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.

Demographics

According to the 2011 Census of India, Bhatenda had a total population of 6,349, of which 3,231 (51%) were males and 3,116 (49%) were females. Population in the age range 0–6 years was 542. The total number of literate persons in Bhatenda was 5,419 (93.32% of the population over 6 years).[5]

Infrastructure

According to the District Census Handbook, North Twenty Four Parganas, 2011, Bhatenda covered an area of 1.1086 km2. The protected water-supply involved tap water from treated sources, tank, pond, lake. It had 639 domestic electric connections. Among the educational facilities, it had 4 primary schools, 3 middle schools, 3 secondary schools, 3 senior secondary schools. The nearest college was 5 km away at Gopalpur. It had 3 recognised shorthand, typewriting and vocational training institutions. Among the social, cultural and recreational facilities, it had 1 cinema theatre, 1 auditorium/community hall, 1 public library. It had branch offices of 1 nationalised bank and 1 cooperative bank.[6]

Healthcare

Rekjoani Rural Hospital at Rekjuani with 30 beds functions as the main medical facility in Rajarhat CD block.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Politics of a Transformative Rural: Development, Dispossession and Changing Caste-Relations in West Bengal, India". Ritanjan Das. Open edition journals, 21/2019. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  2. ^ "BMC Profile".
  3. ^ "Change of guard".
  4. ^ "Notification No. 401/MA/O/C4/1A-12/2012 dated 18 Jun 2015" (PDF). Department of Municipal Affairs, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 July 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  5. ^ "District Census Handbook, North Twnty Four Parganas, Series 20, Part XII B" (PDF). Rural PCA-C.D. blocks wise Village Primary Census Abstract, location no. 323767, pages 38-39. Directorate of Census Operations West Bengal. Retrieved 18 June 2021.
  6. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 781-783 Statement I: Growth History, Pages 799-803: Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 803-805 Section V: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  7. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 May 2018.