Uchalan

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Uchalan
Village
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Uchalan
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Uchalan
Uchalan (India)
Coordinates: 23°02′00″N87°47′00″E / 23.0333°N 87.7833°E / 23.0333; 87.7833 Coordinates: 23°02′00″N87°47′00″E / 23.0333°N 87.7833°E / 23.0333; 87.7833
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
Population
 (2011)
  Total7,439
Languages
  Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
713427
Telephone code03451
Sex ratio 937 /
Website purbabardhaman.gov.in

Uchalan is a village in Raina II CD block in Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in West Bengal, India.

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History

Uchalan is a historical village, here remains of Mughal Battle Fort found. A large man-made lake measuring 62 acre situated towards North-South at the heart of this village. This lake at Uchalan which was dug by King Sher Shah Suri during his rule (1540 A.D.-1545 A.D.) in India. There were Mughal Inn (Sarai khana) at the bank of lake which was converted to daak-bungalow later in British rule.

Geography

The entire village surrounded by Agriculture land. There are many ponds within the village which is balancing eco-system.

Demographics

As per the 2011 Census of India Uchalan had a total population of 7,439, of which 3,778 (51%) were males and 3,661 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 773. The total number of literates in Uchalan was 5,123 (76.85% of the population over 6 years). [1]

Economy

Main occupation of the villagers is Agriculture. Approximately 80% people living in this village directly and indirectly depend on Agriculture. About 10% people are in multiple services and about 10% people are involved in small shop-keeper businesses.

Uchalan is a vast and developing village where there is a one sub-post office, two nationalised banks, one petrol pump, seventeen rice mill, one animal health center, one State government circle office, and one state government affiliated library is located. This library is one of the largest libraries in the district.

Transport

It is located on Arambagh-Burdwan highway.

The proposed Arambagh-Bowaichandi railway line will run through inside this village.

Education

It has one higher secondary school, two government recognized primary schools, and two private schools for primary education. The high school, named as Uchalan High School, was set up in 1930.

Aklakhi High School is a coeducational higher secondary school at Uchalan. Established in 1955, it has arrangements for teaching from class VI to XII. [2]

Uchalan High School, a coeducational institution, established in 1930. is affiliated with the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. [3]

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References

  1. "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  2. "Aklakhi High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  3. "West Bengal Board of Secondary Education". Burdwan. WBBSE. Retrieved 6 February 2019.