Municipality's Profile  

Chakdaha is a prominent urban local body in the district of Nadia – Nadia being one of the southern districts of West Bengal. Located on the banks of Bhagirathi River, Chakdaha derived its name from its mythological past. According to one of these stories, when river Bhagirathi was taking Ganga along this path, the wheel (Chaka) of his chariot got stuck in the sand, and from then on, that place became known as chakradaha or Chakdaha. Chakdaha is located between 22o 15’’47’ north latitude and 88 o 18’52 ’’ east longitudes on the world map. Presently the Municipality consists of 21 wards covering an area of 15.36 sqkms with a population of 95203 persons in 2011.

Municipality Profile Chart

Sl. No. Particular Statistics
1 Name of the District: NADIA
2 Year of establishment: 1886 (D.O.E-1.5.1886)
3 Area (in sq. Km): 15.36
4 No. of wards: 21
5 Population (Census 2011):  
5.1 Male 48047
5.2 Female 47156
5.3 Total 95203
6 Density of Population (Per sq. km.) 6198
7 Break up of Population (2011):  
7.1 SC 22668
7.2 ST 2602
7.3 Minorities DATA NOT AVAILABLE
8 Date when last election held: 22.9.2013
9 Year of Last Assessment of Properties: 2005
10 Literacy Rate 83.85
11 Number of BPL Household (as per SUDA Survey): 6909
12 Slum Scenario  
12.1 Total No of Slum 74
12.2 Total Slum Population (as per USHA) 34502
12.3 Percentage of Slum Population to the total population 36.24
13 Housing status for Urban Poor: ( as on 31.03.14):  
13.1 No. of  beneficiaries provided with Houses under  IHSDP 1327
14 Length of Municipal Road: (in km.) 206
15 Length of Drain: (in km.) 90
16 Water Supply:  
16.1 No. of Tubewell 21 (DEEP TUBE WELL)
16.2 No. of Stand post 303
16.3 No. of houses connected with water supply network 11323
17 Total no. of light posts. 7500
18 Health :  
18.1 No. of Hospital (ULB / Govt./ Private) Govt.-State Gen.Hospital-1
18.2 No. of Municipal Health Sub-Centre 4
19 Education :  
19.1 No. of Higher Secondary School (others) 11
19.2 No. of Secondary School (others) 1
19.3 No. of  Primary School(others) 45
19.4 No. of SishuSikshaKendras (SSK) NIL
20 Other Infrastructure  (Both Municipal & Others) :  
20.1 Bridge 3  
20.2 Flyover NIL
20.3 Stadium 1
20.4 Parks and Gardens PARKS-5+GARDEN-3
20.5 Playground 12  (PUBLIC )
20.6 Auditorium/Community Hall AUDITORIUM-1+COMMUNITY HALL-9
20.7 Borough Office NIL
20.8 Ward office NIL
20.9 Market 8
20.10 Burning Ghat NIL
20.11 Electric Crematorium 1 (WORK IN PROGRESS)
20.12 Burial Ground 1(PUBLIC)
20.13 Public Library 1 (GOVT. LIBRARY)
20.14 Bus Terminus 1
20.15 Ferry Ghat NIL
20.16 Guest House 1
20.17 Community Latrine PAY&USE-6+COMMUNITY/PUBLIC-11+ URINAL-7
20.18 Night Shelter NIL
20.19 Others (Please specify)  - SHYAMA PRASAD MANCHA-1+ADIBASI LOKO SANSRITY MANCHA-1+MARKET COMPLEX-1+MARKET PLAZA-1+PATHOLOGY-1+MUNICIPAL OFFICE BUILDING-1+CONFERENCE HALL-1+SWEEPER QUARTER-1+LODHA HOUSING-1+PUMP HOUSE-21