About Hugli district:

Hugli is a district in West Bengal state, India. The total area of the district is 3149 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 5520389 living in houses, among them male population is 2819100 and female population is 2701289. Sex ratio of the district is 961 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 81.8%.

Hugli district vehicle registration code is WB 15, WB 16. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Hugli-Chuchura.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 102 units = Rs.5.30 per unit
  • 103 to 180 units = Rs.5.97 per unit
  • 181 to 300 units = Rs.6.97 per unit
  • 301 to 600 units = RS.7.31 per unit
  • 601 to 900 units = Rs.7.58 per unit
  • 901 and above units = Rs.8.99 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Bera Utsav, Diwali, Durga Puja, Gangasagar mela, Jagadhatri Puja, Jamai Sashti, Kenduli Mela, Makara Sankranthi, Naba Barsho, Poush Mela, Ramkrishna Paramhansha Jayanti, Rash Mela, Rathayatra, Ravindra Jayanti, Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja, Teesta Tea & Tourism Festival, Basanta Utsav, Vishnupur Festival are the major festivals celebrated in Hugli district.

Hugli Cuisine:

Aloo Kurma, Bhetki Macher Paturi, Shorshe Ilish Bhapa, Pineapple Raisin Chutney, Bengali Jhal Muri, Ras Malai, Chingri Malaikari, Sandesh, Kosha Mangsho, Ghugni, Aamer Dal, Cholar Dal, Bhapa Chingri, Green Papaya Chutney, Dhokar Dalna, Tomato and Date Chutney, Doi Begun, Cham Cham, Aloo Potol, Aloo Posto, Mishti Doi (Sweet Curd), Shukto, Torkari, Jhurjhure Aloo bhaja, Dorma, Torkari, diye bhaja, Karai Shuti, Chitol Maacher Muitha, Deemer Dalna, Rasgulla are few of the many varieties of Hugli.

Top tourist places in Hugli:

Places of interest in Hugli:

are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, jute, tea, potatoes, oilseeds, betel,vine, tobacco, wheat, barley and maize. are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Hugli district:

  • Bahir Khanda
  • Baidyabati
  • Bainchi
  • Bainchigram
  • Balagarh
  • Bandel Junction
  • Loknath
  • Behula
  • Belmuri
  • Bhadreshwar
  • Chandanpur
  • Cheragram Bh
  • Hajigarh
  • Janai Road
  • Dankuni
  • Hind Motor
  • Dumurdaha
  • Guptipara
  • Gurap
  • Haripal
  • Haur
  • Hijilli
  • Hooghly
  • Hooghly Ghat
  • Begumpur
  • Jaugram
  • Jhapandanga
  • Kaikala
  • Kamarkundu
  • Khamargachhi
  • Khanyan
  • Konnagar
  • Kumrul
  • Kuntighat
  • Madhu Sudanpur
  • Magra
  • Maliya
  • Maliya
  • Mankundu
  • Masagram
  • Mirzapur Bnkipr
  • Nabagram
  • Nalikul
  • Nasibpur
  • Porabazar
  • Pundooah
  • Dansi
  • Rishra
  • Seoraphuli
  • Serampore
  • Shyamsunder
  • Sibaichandi
  • Simlagarh
  • Singur
  • Somra Bazar
  • Swadinpur
  • Talandu
  • Uttarpara

Insurance Companies in Hugli:

  • Tax Saving Life Insurance Plans In Hooghly,New Hospital Road Chinsurah,, Near Seva Medical, Hooghly, West Bengal 712101
  • Tax Saving Life Insurance Plans in Chinsurah,, 2 No Kapasdanga, Sarat Sarani Lichubagan,, Hooghly, Chinsurah, West Bengal, Hooghly, West Bengal 712103
  • Bajaj Allianz General Insurance,546, Grand Trunk Rd, Maniktala, Serampore, Hooghly, West Bengal 712201
  • Aviva Life Insurance,Balagar,4,, Bazar Colony, Hooghly, West Bengal 712103
  • S B I Life,Chinsurah R S, Hooghly, West Bengal 712101
  • Life Insurance Corporation of India,Sahaganj, Bansberia, Hooghly, West Bengal 712104
  • Star Health And Allied Insurance Co. Ltd, NS Ave, Serampore, West Bengal 712201
  • Lic Swapan,Bamunari, Rishra, Hooghly, West Bengal 712250
  • Dipanjan Guchhait, Chinsurah R S, Hooghly, West Bengal 712101
  • Fida,Post Office Rd, 15/5, RBC Rd, Gora Bazar, Rajbari, Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal 700028
  • Aviva Life Insurance, House no -1 B, Chetan Seth Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700007
  • BSP Infotech, 11, Dr UN Brahmachari St, Lalbajar, Mullick Bazar, Elgin, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017
  • Suman Jha, the Insurance Agent for Life & Health., 35A, Parmar Rd, Shantinagar, Uttarpara, Uttarpara Kotrung, West Bengal 712232
  • Reliance Life Insurance,Tarkeshwar, West Bengal 712410
  • Reliance Life Insurance,B-9/20(CA), Central Park, Kalyani, Nadia District,, Kolkata, West Bengal 741235
  • Reliance Life Insurance,B-9/20(CA), Central Park, Kalyani, Nadia District,, Kolkata, West Bengal 741235
  • Rakesh Prasad Sah - LICI AGENT," Raghunath House " 1st floor, 158, Purbachalpally, P.O. : Angus, P.S. : Bhadreswar, Dist. : Hooghly, Hooghly, West Bengal 712221
  • Peerless Bhavan,Chinsurah R S, Hooghly, West Bengal 712102
  • Best Life Insurance in alinagar West Bengal, 543/2 Rbc Road Gorurphari,P.o-Hari nagar, North 24 Parganas, Naishai, West Bengal 712602
  • Aviva Life Insurance, Sashi Bhusan Ghosh Ln, Nehru Nagar Colony, Mahesh Bose Para, Serampore, West Bengal 712202

Lawyers (Advocates) in Hugli:

Blood banks in Hugli:

  • Central Blood Bank, 205, Vivekananda Rd, Manicktala, Sahitya Parishad, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006
  • Calcutta Medical College & Hospital Blood Bank, 88, College street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
  • SSKM Hospital Blood Bank, AJC Bose Road,Near Rabindra Sadan, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020

Trading companies in Hugli:

  • SMC Global ,VILL.- BANTIKAP O - BOINCHI P S - PANDUA DIST - HOOGHLYDistrict:Hugli,WBPostcode:712134
  • SMC Global ,261 (149)N.S. ROAD SHEORAPHULIDistrict:Hugli,WBPostcode:712223##SMC Global ,354/8 N.S. ROAD SARKAR PARA P.O. SHEORAPHULLIDistrict:Hugli,WBPostcode:712223
  • Sharekhan ,SONAMGURI KSHETRAPAL TALAMUNDALIKA JANGIPARADistrict:Hugli,WBPostcode:712404

Hotels in Hugli:

  • Kamala Inn,TN Mukerjee Rd, Housing Estate Colony, Dankuni, West Bengal 712311
  • Hotel Olympus, Durgapur Expressway, Housing Estate Colony, Near Dankuni Police Station, District Hooghly, Dankuni, West Bengal 712310
  • Ubique Hotel,89, S.N Banerjee Road, Barrackpore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700120
  • Reda Right Taste,3/1, Battala Bye Lane, Hindmotor, Hooghly District, Beside Railway Ticket Counter, Uttarpara Kotrung, West Bengal 712233
  • Hindusthan Hotel,NH 2,Gurap, Durgapur Express Way, Hoogly, West Bengal 712303

Theatres in Hugli district:

  • Ashoka - Siakhala, Sripatipur
  • Goutam Cinema - Singur, Singur
  • Jayanti - G.T.Road, Rishra
  • Kakoli - Pandua Market, Pandua
  • Karuna - Natun Bazar,, Arambagh
  • Mahalaxmi - Hooghly, Chanditala
  • Mamoni - Khanakul, Khanakul
  • Millon - Hoogly, Hoogly
  • Rupbani - Dhaniakhali, Dhaniakhali
  • V Cinema (formerly Ramkrishna) - Mogra, Mogra

Demographics:

C.D.Block in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 35
2 Andhra Bank 2
3 Axis Bank 6
4 Bank Of Baroda 3
5 Bank Of India 1
6 Canara Bank 7
7 Central Bank Of India 18
8 Corporation Bank 1
9 Dena Bank 1
10 Federal Bank 2
11 HDFC Bank 8
12 ICICI Bank Limited 12
13 IDBI Bank 8
14 Indian Bank 1
15 Indian Overseas Bank 4
16 Indusind Bank 2
17 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 1
18 Punjab And Sind Bank 3
19 Punjab National Bank 2
20 State Bank Of India 8
21 United Bank Of India 6