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About Uttarpara Kotrung

Known for its historical events the small town of Uttarpara Kotrung lies in the Hoogly district. It is situated along the banks of River Ganga. Uttarpara Kotrung is also known for some big industrial setups such as Shalimar Wire products, United spirits distilliery, Hindustan Motors and much more. The municipality of Uttarpara Kotrung was established in the year 1853 much before the municipality of Kolkata was established . The town is located at a distance of 10 Km from the metro city of Kokata and is easily accessible via roads and railways.

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Geography of Uttarpara Kotrung

Uttarpara Kotrung is located at south-eastern tip of the district of Hooghly. Geographically its location is 22.67°N 88.35°E and the average elevation is 52 feet (15 meters). The canal which is popularly known as Balli Khal is the boundary between the town of Uttarpara Kotrung and Howrah District. Situated very near to the famous Kali temple, Dakshineshwar Kali temple, Uttarpara Kotrung is situated on the banks of Ganga River.

Demography of Uttarpara Kotrung

As per the census conducted on 2001, the population of Uttarpara Kotrung was estimated to be 150204. Amongst this the male population was 52% and the female was 48%. The average literacy rate has been estimated to be 79%. Female literacy rate being 76% and male literacy rate is 82%. The population under the age of 6 is 8%.

Administration of Uttarpara Kotrung

Uttarpara Kotrung is known as the heritage town and came into existence in the year 1704 soon after Kolkata which came to surface in the year 1609. The administration of the town is looked after by several important departments such as police department, the municipal corporation and so on. The main aim is to ensure good service to the people so that the people feel safe to travel, enjoy better and comfortable living and can lead a better life.Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality came into existence in the year 1852. Along with other programs such as JNNURM, Mid Day Meal, RAY and various others urban development program was also launched so as to cater to the various requirements of the people of Uttarpara Kotrung. Rural areas were also being urbanized and the process still continues till date. Later on areas under Bhadrakali Panchayat, Makhla and also Kotrung Municipality was merged with Uttarpara municipality. The various departments that come under Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality are General Admin, establishment, accounts, public works, assessment, collection, license, birth and death, public health, water supply, IT and planning, UPE cell and budget. All of these departments work efficiently to make Uttarpara Kotrung a great town to live in. The police department is also playing a big role in maintenance of law and order.The administration department ensures easy functioning and maximum utilization of resources to increase efficiency and produce good results.

Uttarpara-Kotrung Municipality
New G.T Road, Uttarpara
District - Hooghly
Pin Code - 712258
West Bengal, India
Phone No. +91 33 2663 4095 / 3863 / 7298
Fax No. +91 33 2663 3863 / 7298
E-Mail : chairperson@uttarparamunicipality.org
Website : www.uttarparamunicipality.org

Climate of Uttarpara Kotrung

Climate in Uttarpara Kotrung experiences extreme climate. During the summer months which are usually between March to June, the town faces very hot and humid climate. However, since it lies near the bank of river Ganga, the residents of Uttarpara Kotrung often faces some relief due to the cool breexe form River Ganga. From end of June to the month of August, Uttarpara Kotrung receives moderate to heavy rainfall. From end of October to the month of February winter season sets in and the town experiences cold climate during these months. The mornings and evenings are usually foggy and people can be seen wrapping themselves in heavy shawls and wearing heavy woolens to escape from the cold winds.

Culture of Uttarpara Kotrung

Uttarpara Kotrung is rich in culture. Most of the populations in the town are Bengalis who are known to be culturally very rich. Some eminent personalities of Indian history had spent some time of their lives in this town at some point. Sri Joy Krishna Mookherjee who was the zamindar of Bengal had contributed a lot towards the development of the town. He had built a public hospital, library and also a school for the residents. Michael Madhusudan Dutt who was a famous poet spent his last few days in Uttarpara Kotrung. Aurobindo Ghosh who is the founder of the famous Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, had given a famous speech in the year 1909 before going to Pondicherry. This speech is famously known as the "Uttarpara Kotrung Speech" and is considered very important as it helps in understanding Sanatan dharma and Hinduism.

Culture of Uttarpara Kotrung
Joykrishna Library in Uttarpara Kotrung

Till now one can see beautiful buildings with amazing architecture at different parts of the town. However, with the ever increasing population the heritage buildings are giving way to modern apartments and flats. The town celebrates all the major festivals such as Durga Puja, Diwali, Chaat Puja, Saraswati Puja and many more with great pomp and show.

Healthcare Services in Uttarpara Kotrung

The health care system in Uttarpara Kotrung is self sufficient to take care of the medical requirement of the people residing in the city and outskirts. The town has a governmental as well as several private clinics that have come up to take care of ailing patients. These hospitals in Uttarpara Kotrung have qualified doctors who attend to the patients. There are separate male and female wards for patients who needs to be admitted for prolong treatments. The doctors are on visit to the hospitals at regular intervals to keep a watch on the improvement of the patient’s conditions. Here are few hospitals both private and public which can be approached for treatment.

Uttarpara Kotrung State General Hospital
Address: Uttarpara Kotrung, Howrah, West Bengal
Phone No: 033 2663 4212

Kamala Roy Hospital
Address: Grand Trunk Rd, Hindmotor, Uttarpara Kotrung
West Bengal

Hindmotor Hospital
Address: Hindmotor, Konnagar, Uttarpara Kotrung, West Bengal

Physiotherapy Research Institute and Hospital
Address: 37, K.C.M.Sarani, P.O.-Bhadrakali, Uttarpara Kotrung, and West Bengal 712232

These hospitals have blood bank and ambulance facility also. In case needing any specialized treatments, the patents are referred to hospitals in Kolkata Which is barely 10 km away.

Utility Services in Uttarpara Kotrung

In the town of Uttarpara Kotrung , one will find all the basic services that is required for a comfortable stay. Right from police administration to postal and telecommunication services, banking service, transportation service, insurance agents, petrol pumps, health care service, tailors service, you name it and Uttarpara Kotrung has almost all of such services. Below is the list of services that can be availed if required when in Uttarpara Kotrung.

Services in Uttarpara Kotrung

Police in Uttarpara Kotrung

Police administration is required in all the towns and cities as this helps in preventing any crime from taking place. Police station in Uttarpara Kotrung plays an important role in doing its duty effectively so that the people feel safe and secured. Here is the contact number of the police station that can be dialed to seek any help from the police department of Uttarpara Kotrung.

Police Station
Address: G T Road, Uttarpara, Hooghly - 712258
Phone Number: 033-2662-0300, +(91)-33-26636278, 26630689

Postal Services in Uttarpara Kotrung

The post offices in Uttarpara Kotrung are involved with receiving parcels and mails from not only within the country but also abroad and delivering it to the recipient located in Uttarpara Kotrung. It also receives mails and parcels from people of Uttarpara Kotrung to be delivered at the address that is mentioned. Post office apart from doing the regular job of sending and receiving mails, is also a place where people can keep their deposits to get monthly interest.

Post Office Uttarpara Kotrung
Address: The Postmaster, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly, West Bengal, India (IN), Pin Code:- 712258

Post Office Uttarpara Kotrung Bazaar
Address: The Postmaster, Uttarpara Kotrung Bazaar, Hooghly, West Bengal, India (IN), Pin Code:- 712258

Telecom Services in Uttarpara Kotrung

There are various telecommunication companies offering their services to the people of Uttarpara Kotrung. These companies such as BSNL, Airtel, Vodafone, Aircel, MTS and the likes provide special offer on talk time and SMSes. You need to choose the one that suits your preference. There is the option of going for pre paid or post paid connection depending upon your usage. Such companies not only provide calling services but have also come up with various data plans which enable the user to get connected to internet. Here is the address of the Telephone Exchange in case you need to visit it.

Uttarpara Kotrung Telephone Exchange
Address: 7 A, Rammohan Road, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly - 712258
Phone No: +(91)-33-26641010, 26632020, +(91)-33-26642211

Banking Services in Uttarpara Kotrung

For development of trade and commerce of any particular town or city the importance of bank can’t be denied. For it is the banks, that provides the entrepreneurs with the necessary fund that is required for starting and running the business. The banks located in Uttarpara Kotrung, not only provides finance to the individuals requiring one but also does the job of mobilizing the savings into investment too. Here are some of the banks that have set up their branches in Uttarpara Kotrung.

Bank of India
Address: Uttarpara Kotrung Branch, 66, Upper B. P. M. B. Sarani, Bhadrakali, Uttarpara Kotrung, Uttarpara Kotrung
IFSC Code: BKID0004366
MICR Code: 700013094
Branch Code: 004366

UCO Bank
Address: 21, New GT Road, Dist Hooghly, West Bengal, Pin- 712258
Phone No: 033-26636356
IFSC Code: UCBA0000106
Branch Code: 000106
MICR Code: 700028117

State Bank of India
Address: 182, GT Road, Dist- Hooghly, West Bengal- 712258
Phone No: 033- 26648006/ 26637867/ 26649025
IFSC Code: SBIN0001403
Branch Code: 001403
MICR Code: 700002177

Address: 20 A New G.t.road, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly. 712 258
Phone No: 03364507211/ 13, +91 9874379020
IFSC Code : ICIC0000982
MICR Code : 700229030
Branch Code : 000982

Oriental Bank of Commerce
Address: 2, Nilmoni Shome St, Bhadrakali, Uttarpara Kotrung, West Bengal 712232
Phone No: 033 2663 2324
IFSC Code: ORBC0101131
Branch Code: 101131
MICR Code: 700022032

United Bank of India
Address: Address: 35/1, Joy Kissan St, Kotrung, Uttarpara Kotrung, Chinsurah, West Bengal 712258
Phone No: 033 2663 8254
Branch Code : UTT221
MICR Code : 700027199

Axis Bank
Address: Ground and 1st Floor, 47 New GT Road, P.O Uttarpara Kotrung, Dist Hooghly
Uttarpara Kotrung, West Bengal, Pin- 712258
IFSC Code: UTIB0001140
MICR Code: 700211051
Branch Code: 001140

Petrol Pumps in Uttarpara Kotrung

Petrol Pumps in Uttarpara Kotrung has the facility of providing petrol, diesel, gas and other lubricants required for running a vehicle. With the increase in the number of vehicles, the demand for such lubricants required for running the vehicles are also on the rise. The petrol pumps in Uttarpara Kotrung have the capacity to meet the increased demand. Here is the address and contact details of the petrol pump in Uttarpara Kotrung that can be approached for any requirement of petrol, diesel or other lubricants.

Shibtola Service Station
Address: 29 B, GT Road, Uttarpara Kotrung, Kolkata- 712232
Phone No: 033 26644127

Caterers in Uttarpara Kotrung

Caterers are big help when it comes to making arrangements for important events where large number of people would be there to attend the ceremony. Caterers take care of the decoration of the venue along with food arrangements also. Now a days people go for theme wedding and theme function. Caterers provide all that is required to make the event successful. Here is a list of caterers that can be called in case you want them to take care of the venue and the food arrangements on the special occasion of your life.

Party Caterers
Address: Shop No. 260/1, Maitry Apartment, JK Street, Uttarpara Kotrung, Kolkata - 712258
Phone No: 033 - 26632653

Joy Caterer
Address: Haranathpur Road, Uttarpara Kotrung, Kolkata - 712258
Phone No: 9831648350

Tailors in Uttarpara Kotrung

Tailors in Uttarpara are well trained to design the dress that is latest in fashion and can also customize as per your requirement. Here is a list of tailors that can be approached when planning to get a dress material stitched to some thing beautiful and as per your size.

Noors Tailors
Address: Groun Floor, 152 BK Street, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly - 712258
Phone No: +(91)-9432292133, +(91)-33-26633719

New Roxi Tailors
Address: Krishna Apartment, 115, B. K. Street, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly - 712258
Phone No: +(91)-33-28783019

Genuine Tailors
Address: 1/25, Amarnath Road, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly - 712258, Doctor Clinic
Phone No: +(91)-8013609669, +(91)-33-28733025

Ghosh Tailors
Address: 14, Rajendra Avenue, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly - 712258, Kali Mandir
Phone No: +(91)-8981475797, +(91)-33-28782537

Amar Fashion
Address: 43 B, New G.t Road Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly - 712258
Phone No: +(91)-9831096829

Insurance Agents in Uttarpara Kotrung

Insecurity in the life and property of a person increasing with every passing day, has increased the importance of insurance in our lives. Government has recently launched some easy plans so that even the economically backward section of the society can insure themselves against various risks.Insurance payments can be paid monthly, quarterly, semi annually or even annually depending upon the plan that you have selected. Following is the list of Insurance agents in Uttarpara who can guide you about the plan that is best for you.

Sikha Chakraborthy
Address: H.no. 60/A, Ramachandra Ghoshal Lane, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly - 712258, Hooghly
Phone No: +(91)-9432239003

Govt Agent - Post Office Deposit
Address: 42/1, G.t. Road, Uttarpara Kotrung, Hooghly - 712258, Ramghat
Phone No: +(91)-9903231415

Dipanwita Roy
Address: 77, Raja Peary Mohan Road, Hooghly - 712258, P.o.Uttarpara Kotrung

Uday Sankar Dey
Address: 14,R.k.street, Hooghly - 712258, Uttarpara Kotrung

Abir Bikram Roy
Address: 55, Rajendra Avenue, Hooghly - 712258, P.o.: Uttarpara Kotrung

Protima Bhattacharya
Address: 148, Amarendra Sarani, Hooghly - 712258, P.o .-Uttarpara Kotrung

Tara Sankar Chatterjee
Address: 84,Shibnarayan Road, Hooghly - 712258, P.o.Uttarpara Kotrung

Chandra Nath Mukherjee
Address: 46 Shibtala Street, Hooghly - 712258, Po Uttarpara Kotrung

Sudipta Dutta
Address: 14-F,Banerjeepara, Hooghly - 712258, Uttarpara Kotrung

Ratna Mukherjee
Address: 13, Rajendra Avenue 3rd Lane, Hooghly - 712258, Uttarpara Kotrung

Dhritijit Mukherjee
Address: 130,G.t.rd .,Flat No.1 ,ausmita Apartment, V, Hooghly - 712258, Po: Uttarpara Kotrung

Pranabesh Mukhopadhyay
Address: 13 Rajendra Avenue 3rd Ln, Hooghly - 712258, Po Uttarpara Kotrung

Nupur Ballav
Address: 89 Amarendra Sarani, Hooghly - 712258, Uttarpara Kotrung

Transportation in Uttarpara Kotrung

Uttarpara Railway Station

Uttarpara Kotrung is well connected to other parts of West Bengal as well other states too. It has a railway station of its own. Various long and short distance trains ply frequently taking passengers to Howrah station from where they can easily take connecting trains to other parts of Bengal and the country. Moreover the Grand Trunk Road which is the historically framed road and the most important one connecting different parts of the country passes through the town of Uttarpara Kotrung. Hence one can easily avail the road to go to different state. Buses ply from Esplaned to Uttarpara Kotrung . Major buses to different part of West Bengal can be availed from Esplaned. The town does not have an airport of its own. However, Kolkata Airport is situated at a distance of 12 Km from Uttarpara Kotrung. One needs to travel to Kolkata by bus, train or private cabs to catch any national or international flight.

Uttarpara Railway Station
Station Code: UPA
Address: Olabibitala, Kotrung, Uttarpara, Uttarpara Kotrung, West Bengal 712258

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