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About Domjur

Domjur, a community development block, is a census town. It is located in the district of Howrah in the state of West Bengal in the eastern part of India. This small town is located on the banks of the river Hooghly which is a part of the holy river Ganges.  It is the largest block in the district and is situated in the northern part of Howrah. The municipal corporation is the Howrah Municipal Corporation which is the municipal body governing the civic services.  Domjur block has eighteen gram panchayats which are spread across the three constituencies of Sankrail, Jagatballavpur and Domjur. It has a population of around three hundred seventy-seven thousand six hundred forty-seven people. The official language of the town is Bengali and people there also speak Hindi and English.


Geography of Domjur

Domjur block has a total area of around ninety-three square kilometers. The pin code is 711104. The post office is in Domjur itself and there are many branch offices with the headquarters at Howrah which is a boon and one of the biggest advantages.

It is not difficult to reach Domjur either by road, rail or bus. It is only around twenty-six kilometers from Howrah Station which is the main railway station of the urban city of Kolkata. There are also Domjur and Makardah railway stations where you can reach by local trains.  Regular buses run to and from Domjur and these are all local buses so one can find many buses at steady intervals. When travelling by air, Kolkata is the nearest airport.

Shopping in Howrah

Domjur may not have shopping malls within itself but since Howrah and Kolkata are so close by, one can visit a number of malls where you can find the latest brands, fashions and trends. There are local shops and grocery stores which are almost sufficient unless they need something specific which can only be found in big cities for which they can travel to Kolkata which is not far.

Hospitals in Howrah

Domjur has access to a number of hospitals and nursing homes, medical service is possible and good. People do not need to travel far to get medical attention especially in case of emergencies. Some of the hospitals and clinics with address and phone numbers are listed below: -

  • B.S. Diagnostics- Domjur, Howrah, West Bengal, 711405
  • Bindubashini Medicare (Doctor’s Chamber)- Howrah Amta Road, Howrah, West Bengal, 711405. Contact number is 0091-9433574067
  • Domjur Gramin Hospital-  Howrah Amta Road, Howrah, West Bengal, 711405

Utility Services in Domjur

Domjur has the essential utilities such as banks and ATM services such as: -

  • ICICI Bank - Kalam Market, Domjur, Haora, West Bengal, 711405
  • Axis Bank - Bus stand, Raj Apartment, Domjur, Howrah, West Bengal, 711405
  • State Bank of India - Fokor Dokan, Domjur, Howrah, West Bengal, 711405

Courier Services in Domjur

  • Blue Dart Office- Howrah, West Bengal, 711101

  • The Professional Couriers- Dankuno, West Bengal, 712702
    Contact Number: 9332054183

  • Speed and Safe Courier Service - Bally, West Bengal
    Contact Number: 9831463323

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