South 24 Parganas
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Maheshtala College, Budge Budge College
Barajala, Laskar Para, Block 62, Dutta Bagan
Maheshtala (Bengali:মহেশতলা) is a city and a municipality under Maheshtala, Rabindra Nagar, and (some part of) Metiaburz police stations of Alipore Sadar subdivision in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.
As per 2011 Census of India Maheshtala had a total population of 448,317, of which 229,693 (51%) were males and 218,624 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 46,247. The total number of literates in Maheshtala was 329,813 (82.03% of the population over 6 years).
The following Municipalities and Census Towns in South 24 Parganas district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census: Maheshtala (M), Joka (CT), Balarampur (CT), Chata Kalikapur (CT), Budge Budge (M), Nischintapur (CT), Uttar Raypur (CT), Pujali (M), and Rajpur Sonarpur (M).
As of 2001 India census, Maheshtala had a population of 389,214. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Maheshtala has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 63%. In Maheshtala, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
A London-based company has joined hands with a Bengali NRI to develop a mini township known as the Mahestala project as a joint venture with the Maheshtala Municipality, for which 21.22 acres (85,900 m2) have been acquired near Nungi station. There will be 2,240 middle income group flats in 44 buildings. The company will improve the road infrastructure in the area.1B Ramnagar – Nayabad(Garia)
12/1 Rajabazar – Ramnagar
12AD Howrah Station – Akrafatak
13A B.B.D. Bagh – Shampa Mirza Nagar
13C Old Dakghar – Baghajatin
18B/1 Dakghar – China Mandir
42B Bichalighat – Beliaghata Sales Tax
77 Esplanade – Budge Budge
77A Esplanade – Batanagar
77A Esplanade – Birlapur
241 Esplanade – Santoshpur
241A Sealdah – Akrafatak
259 Howrah – Akra
126 Howrah Station - Batanagar
132 B.B.D. Bagh – Budge Budge
SD27 Akrafatak – Usthi
SD30 Taratala – Sahararhat
S46 Akra Santoshpur – Salt Lake Karunamoyee
S47 Howrah Station – Maheshtala Eden City
S51 Eden City Maheshtala – Garia Bus Stand
AC49 Eden City Maheshtala - Airport (AC Bus)
The Sealdah South lines are connecting Budge Budge with Sealdah, along with other stations like Santoshpur, Akra, Nungi. It is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway Budge Budge section and is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway zone.Sealdah - Budge Budge via Park circus, Ballygunge Jn., Lake gardens, Tollygunge, New Alipore, Majherhat, Brace Bridge, Santoshpur, Akra, Nungi
Special RouteBudge Budge - Barrackpore via Ballygunge Jn., Dum Dum railway station.