Location in West Bengal, India
Nilganj (India)
Coordinates: 22°45′40″N 88°25′29″E / 22.76117°N 88.42462°E / 22.76117; 88.42462Coordinates: 22°45′40″N 88°25′29″E / 22.76117°N 88.42462°E / 22.76117; 88.42462
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
 • Total2,662
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code+91 33
Lok Sabha constituencyBarrackpore
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNoapara

Nilganj is a village in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is close to Kolkata and also a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.


Cities and towns in the southern portion of Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town,
N: neighbourhood/ administrative location
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


Chak Kanthalia, Ruiya, Patulia and Bandipur form a cluster of census towns around Titagarh/ Khardaha. Karna Madhabpur, with the CD Block headquarters, is located nearby.[1]

Police station

Khardha police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Khardaha Municipal area and Barrackpore II CD Block.[2][3]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Nilganje had a total population of 2,662, of which 1,381 (52%) were males and 1,281 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 225. The total number of literates in Nilganje was 2,049 (84.08% of the population over 6 years).[4]


Nilganj is located at the crossing of the Barrackpore-Barasat Road (part of State Highway 2) and the Nilganj Road.[1]


Private Bus



The nearest railway stations are Barasat Junction railway station on the Sealdah-Bangaon line and Barrackpore railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line.[5][1][6]


St. Mary's Technical Campus Kolkata, a private engineering college, was established at Saibona, near Nilganj, in 2011.[7][8]


  1. ^ a b c Google maps
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Tables 2.1, 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 21 January 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  4. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  5. ^ "31311 Sealdah-Kalyani Simanta Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  6. ^ "33811 Sealdah-Bangaon local". Time Table. India Railinfo. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  7. ^ "St. Mary's Group of Institutions, Kolkata". St. Mary's. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  8. ^ "St. Mary's Technical Campus Kolkata". College Dunia. Retrieved 25 July 2018.