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Astara Village Details

Astara is a Village in Tarakeswar Block , Hooghly district and West Bengal State. Astara village Pin code is 712401. Astara Village Total population is 6590 and number of houses are 1516. Female Population is 48.0%. Village literacy rate is 75.8% and the Female Literacy rate is 33.6%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 6590
Total No of Houses 1516
Female Population % 48.0 % ( 3162)
Total Literacy rate % 75.8 % ( 4998)
Female Literacy rate 33.6 % ( 2212)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 1.2 % ( 80)
Scheduled Caste Population % 9.5 % ( 624)
Working Population % 41.3 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 613
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 49.4 % ( 303)

Location and Administration

Astara Total area is 273.61 hectares, Non-Agricultural area is 137.58 hectares andTotal irrigated area is 181.7 hectares


Governement Pre Primary, Govt Primary and Govt Middle Schools are available in this Village. Nearest Private Polytechnic College is in Hooghly. Nearest Govt Arts and Science Degree College and Govt ITA College are in Chapadanga. Nearest Private Disabled School, Private Engineering College, Govt Medical College and Govt MBA college are in Kolkata. Nearest Govt Secondary School and Govt Senior Secondary School are in Majpur.


1 Primary Health Sub-Centre , 2 MBBS Doctor Practices , NA RMP doctor , NA Faith Healer , NA Medical Shop are available in this village.


Paddy is agriculture commodities grow in this village. 10 hours agricultural power supply in summer and 14 hours agricultural power supply in winter is available in this village. Total irrigated area in this village is 181.7 hectares from canals 60.7 hectares, from Boreholes/Tube wells 40 hectares and from Lakes or tanks 81 hectares are the Sources of irrigation.

Drinking-Water and Sanitation

Treated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer also available. Untreated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer available. Hand Pump is other Drinking Water sources.
Open Drainage System Available in this Village. This Village Covered Under Total Sanitation. Community Toilet Complex Available in this village. There is no system to Collect garbage on street. Drain water is discharged into sewer plant.


Sub Post Office is available in this Village. Mobile Coverage is available. Nearest Internet Centre is in less than 5 km. Nearest Private Courier Facility is in less than 5 km.


Nearest Bus service available in less than 5 km. Nearest Railway Station is in 5 - 10 km. Man pulled Cycle Rickshaws Available in this Village.

No Nearest National Highway in less than 10 km. Nearest State Highway is in 5 - 10 km. Nearest District Road is in less than 5 km.
Kuccha Road and Foot Path are other Roads and Transportation within the village.


Nearest ATM is in 5 - 10 km. Nearest Commercial Bank is in less than 5 km. Nearest Cooperative Bank is in 5 - 10 km. Agricultural Credit Society is available in this village.

Other Amenities

This Village has a Power supply with 14 hour power supply in summer and 20 hour power supply in winter,

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