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About Taherpur

Taherpur is a small city of Nadia district in the state of West Bengal, India. Nadia district is mostly on alluvial plains and is located in the eastern side of Hooghly River, locally called as Bhagirathi. The alluvial plains here are cut across by tributaries like Ichhamati, Churni and Jalangi. The presence of the river puts this place under the threat of occasional flood. Taherpur is a notified area under Taherpur Police Station.

About Taherpur
Taherpur Railway Station

Demography of Taherpur

According the the census of 2001, Taherpur had a population of 20,060 with 51% males and 49% femails. The average literacy rate of the city is 80%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. 84% of men and 76% of women in Taherpur are literate. Population under 6 years of age is 9% here

Administration in Taherpur

The Taherpur city comes under Taherpur municipality that is responsible for providing a better and sustainable living environment in the urban centers through adequate provision of urban infrastructure and services. Besides creating physical infrastructure, it also provides health facilities and employment opportunities to the people.

Taherpur Municipality
Address: P.O. Taherpur, Dist. Nadia-741159
Telephone No: 03473-357250
District: Nadia

Taherpur Police Station

The Nadia District Police is responsible for providing an environment of peaceful co-existence for the local people in the district. Taherpur police station is one among the 21 police stations in the district and it controls crime and maintains order through the enforcement of law. Taherpur police station comes under Ranghat Sub-Division of West Bengal. The officer in charge (OC) in this station is Mukul Mia.

Address: Taherpur, Krishnanagar, Nadia district, West Bengal
Phone number: 03473 261373
Mobile number: 8373050064
Email ID: pstaherpurnaida@gmail.com

Economy of Taherpur

Most of the land in Nadia district is under cultivation and only some areas are used for industrial accommodation. The farmers here are progressive in mind to accept new technology for agricultural development. The major crops cultivated here are rice, wheat, oil seeds, potato, sugarcane and vegetables. Generally, industries are not spread uniformly throughout Nadia district and they are agglomerate at certain places due to various reasons like availability of economic facilities, population size, adequate transport and communication, proximity to the existing commercial centers and markets etc. Ranaghat, Chaka, Tehatta, Gayespur and Nabadwip etc are some of such growth centers in the district. Taherpur comes under Ranaghat division. Some small manufacturing sectors of brass & bell metal, gold & silver jewellery etc. can be seen in these places. If these areas are properly explored, many large and medium scale units get ample scope for development of ancillary industries.

Healthcare Services in Taherpur

Health care services in Taherpur are not appreciable. Besides some primary health centers, you cannot see any multispecialty hospitals or specialized hospitals or nursing homes here. People here mainly depend on the hospitals or clinics in the nearby cities like Krishnanagr, Krishnaganj, Kaliganj, Pratapnagar and Bagula etc.

Utilities Services in Taherpur

The people of Taherpur are mainly farmers and their interaction with the people outside of the village is limited. The place is not much familiar with a modern life equipped with all latest facilities. Only a few banks have branches in Taherpur that seems that the people here are not so familiar with the banking services. But, we can expect some developments in this field, as now Government takes many steps to make the people aware about the importance of savings.

United Bank of India (UBI)
Branch name: Taherpur
Branch Code: TAH287
Address: Taherpur, Nadia, West Bengal, 741159
Phone number: (03473) 260226

Central Bank of India
Branch name: Taherpur
IFSC Code: CBIN0284925
MICR Code: 284925
Address: Plot No 2156, Block C, Road No 17, Taherpur, Nadia, West Bengal, 741159
Phone number: 022-22612008

Transportation in Taherpur

There are no direct flights from major Indian cities to Taherpur. Netaji Subhash Chandra Airport, Kolkata is the nearest airport to the city. It is 76 km away from Taherpur. People from far away places mainly depend on this airport to visit Taherpur. The city is well connected to all major cities of the country through railway. Taherpur railway station is the nearest railway station to the city. You can see regular trains that run through this station coming from different parts of the country. The nearby stations are Birnagar and Badkulla. But the major railway station to Taherpur railway station is Howrah Jn. Sealdah-Krishnanagar city JN local, Krishnanagar city Jn-Sealdah Ladies Special Local, Lalgola-Ranaghat Passenger, Lalgola Sealdah Fast Passenger and Kolkata Chitpur-Lalgola Passenger etc are some of the important trains that pass through West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation ply buses through the state. Besides you also get private bus services from different major cities to Kolkata.

Shopping in Taherpur

Taherpur is a small town in West Bengal. As it is not much developed, there is no big super mall or shopping complex here. That is why itself, the scope for a shopping is very limited here. Bara Bazar is the important market in Taherpur. You can also see a few shops in the main road and the station road.

Book Shops in Taherpur

Basu Book Stall
Address: Taherpur road, Taherpur, Nadia, West Bengal, 741159
Phone number: 9153859487

Das Book Stall
Address: Main road, Taherpur, Nadia, West Bengal, 741159
Phone number: 9734821185

Sri Gopal Pustakalaya
Address: Main road, Taherpur, Nadia, West Bengal, 741159
Phone number: 9732413784

Optical Shops in Taherpur

Rima Optical
Address: Main Road, Taherpur, Nadia, West Bengal, 741159
Phone number: 9832156818

Bapi Optical
Address: Station road, Taherpur, Nadia, West Bengal, 741159
Phone number: 9732971788

Vishan Optical
Address: Main road, Taherpur, Nadia, West Bengal, 741159
Phone number: 9635740012

Taherpur is a developing town in West Bengal and the above described information give you an idea about the city and will be helpful for you during your visit here.

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    Suman roy from Taherpur 398 Days ago

    Taher our is my home town. .. it is a peaceful place and very clean and well planes small town...

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