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About Panskura

Locatred in the Burdwan division, Panskura is a municipality town in Purba Medinipur or East Medinipur district of the Indian state of West Bengal. Panskura town also serves as the headquarters for Panskura block which is based at a distance of 26km away from Tamluk which serves as the headquarters of Purba Medinipur district. On the eastern side of the town at a distance of 78km lies the capital of the state Kolkata.

About Panskura
Panskura Junction

Administration of Panskura

Formed a Municipality in 2002, Panskura Municipality is divided into 17 wards where elections happens in every 5 years. The municipality office is in charge of the 11,743 houses based here. It is the duty of the office to ensure basic amenities in the area. Among basic amenities there is water, electricity services, road construction, maintaining hygiene and cleanliness, public health and vaccination and many others. Keeping of records and tax imposition is also important part of the works of the municipality office here. The Lok Sabha Constituency of the area is Ghatal whereas the Vidhan sabha Constituency is Panskura Paschim.

Chairman Panskura Municipality
Jakiur Rahaman Khan
http://www.panskuramunicipality.org/

Geography of Panskura

Lying at an elevation of 7meters or 26feet, Panskura coordinates at 22.42°North Latitudes and 87.7°East Longitudes. The town lies on the border of East Medinipur district and West Medinipur district. The boundaries of Panskura block includes Kolaghat block bordering the eastern side, Debra block on the western side, Sahid Matingini on the North and Moyna block covering the southern side.
The town is situated on NH26 and can be viewed while traveling from Kolkata to Kharagpur.

Climate of Panskura

The climate of Panskura is tropical as a result summers are extremely hot in this region. Hot winds blow during the months of March to June which is ideally the summer season here. The average temperature during this time stays around 38C with humidity as high as 76%. The monsoon stretches from June to September when rainfall remains moderate. The winter season stretches from November to February where January is the coldest month. The average temperature during this season stays around 9C. The winter season is the best season in this location as the climate remains quite pleasant during this time and it is also ideal for roaming around.

Demography of Panskura

As per census 2011, the total population of Panskura Municipality is 57,932 among which 29,740 individuals are male and 28,192 are female persons. The child population of the area which consists of kids from 0-6 years of age is 6943 which forms around 11.98% of the total population of Panskura. The sex ratio of the area is around 948 females against every 1000 male inhabitants of the area. There are both schedule caste and schedule tribe in Panskura city. While schedule tribe forms 1.51% of the total population, schedule caste forms 7.01% of the tital population as per census 2011.Literacy rate of Panskura municipality is 84.97% which is much higher to the state average literacy rate which stands at 76.26%. The male literacy of the area is 89.91% whereas the female literacy is based at 79.77%
The local language of the area is Bengali. However Hindi and English are also spoken by natives here.

Economy of Panskura

Panskura is one of the economically active zones of Purba Medinipore district. Often named as the “Place of Flowers”, this perticular location is famous for the versatile and wide collection of several beautiful flower farming which is then exported to various parts of the state, country and even abroad to various foreign locations like Dubai, USA, Europe, several other Asian countries like Malaysia, Singapore etc. Apart from being a flower den, the economical growth of the Panskura city is depended on agricultural activities. The main source of income here is farming and people here cultivate many crops and sells them in the market. Because of the presence of clayey loamy and clayey soil in the region it helps a lot in cultivation. Irrigation facility is also one of the best in this region. The major crops produced here include rice, pulses, oilseeds, dry chilli and potato.

Profile of Panskura
Agriculture

Horticulture crops are also cultivated here which includes both fruits and vegetables. The major vegetables grown here includes Brinjal, cucumber, ladies finger, cauliflower, cabbage and tomato where fruits include mango, citrus, papaya, banana and many others. Infact the city is quite popular for its extensive availability of green vegetables, which are sold in a whole sale market near the railway station everyday after 10pm.

Livestock business also forms to be a decent mode of earning in this region. Cattles and Buffaloes are the major livestock kept in this region except few others which includes goats, sheep, horse, pig, rabbit etc. Poultry is also a popular business among the natives here. There are availability of cross breeds of cattles and buffaloes. Dairy farming business is one of the popular businesses in this region providing considerable incomes. Some major dairy firms based here includes:-

Thaker Dairy Pvt Ltd
Address: Panskura,Purba-Medinipur,
Mechogram Karnar Nh-6, Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 8697910757

Mother Dayere

Address: Panskura R.S., New Bus Stop
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 7872675467

Sonali Enterprise
Address: Panskura East Medinipur, Near Panskura Tamluk Road
Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9475256246

Fishery business is also quite popular and fetches considerable income in this area. However there is still a lack of knowledge for the inhabitants engaged in this business. There are ways of multiplying the income from this business for which the Fisheries department of Purba Medinipur along with Fisheries Extension Officer Panskura are taking active participation in imparting best knowledge and government aid in promoting the business in the area.

Being a part of Handicraft industry is also a major mode of earning for the people of Panskura. The city has skilled craftsmen and artist who have been doing this job for generations and are extremely confident about the art and the artifacts. Leather handicrafts, wooden handicrafts, handcrafted jewellery and exclusive hand loom works are prominent in this area. They work on various home decor items as well as on the various garments and clothing which can be collected from the markets here.

Culture of Panskura

Panskura is a place with mixed population which results into an amalgamation of various cultures in the area. The people of the town is warm hearted and considers the guests with huge honor. The majority of the population here are Hindus but there are also Muslims, Sikhs, Christians and tribes people like Santhals, Bhumijs etc. Almost all major festivals of the Hindus are celebrated in this region. People here have a strong religious mind so mostly the festivals are centered around spiritual celebration. Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Saraswati Puja, Ram Nabami, Durga Puja, Kali Puja, Bhaiphota, Eid, Ramzan, etc are celebrated here grandly. The staple food of the people based here are fish and rice. There are various types of sea fishes available in this area which can be explored by visitors. Mustard seeds and Mustard oil is hugely used in cooking in this region.

Health Infrastructure in Panskura

Hospitals in PanskuraHealth infrastructure is one of the important facilities in any habitable society. In Panskura, there is sufficient aid in this regard in terms of hospitals and nursing homes running in this area. Though the District Hospital is based in Tamluk Road which is around 26km from the city, it can be well connected by Panskura Tamluk road in about 35mins. There are efficient ambulance services to reach the same in any medical emergency. One of the reputed ambulance service providers in this region is Sobuj Sangha which has much faster services. For immediate medical assistance one can also refer to the number of Primary health sub centers in Panskura which have enough medical arrangement for urgent medical aid. These are multiple bedded centres with experienced doctors and medical staff, labour rooms and sufficient medical equipments. At present there are 8 PHC sub centres based in Panskura. Apart from Government medical facility there are private nursing homes too which can be contacted for each and every medical aid. The Nursing homes have modern medical equipments to support latest styles of treatment and there are experienced and reputed medical staffs in these hospitals which help in providing the best medical aid.

Iran Narsing Home
Address: Pankura Bajar ,
Panskura Rs To Panskura Bajar Road, MAA Bhvateranie Monder
Panskura Ho, Purba Medinipur, West Bengal 721139
Phone: 3228-254088

Madertarija Nursing Home
Address: Panskura,Purba-Medinipur, Mechogram Karnar
Nh-6, Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 3228-253517

New MAA Sarada Nursing Home
Address: Mechhogram, Panskura, Purba Medinipur
Mechhogram Road, Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9434180271, 3228-239863

Gibondip Nursing Home
Address: Panskura R.S., Sh-4, Panskura Rs, New Bus Stop
Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 3228-252637

Life Nursing Home
Address: Panskura R.S., Sh-4, Panskura Rs, New Bus Stop
Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9434170242

MAA Durga Seba Sadan
Address: Panskura Rs, Panskura, Station Road
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 8145747994

Asalata Nursing Home
Address: Panskura,Hatisal(Kesapath), Sh-4 Ghatal-Panskura Road
Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 9732748283

Asta Nursing Home
Address: Panskura,Hatisal(Kesapath), Sh-4 Ghatal-Panskura Road
Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 9832808182

Bimala Nursing Home
Address: Panskura Rs, Panskura, Station Road
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9434170362

Bibekananda Nursing Home
Address: Mechhogram, Panskura, Purba Medinipur
Mechhogram Road, Panskura HO, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 9434192557

Subha Laxmi Nursing Homes
Address: School Bazar, Panshkura, Purba Medinipur, Station Road
Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 3228-252196

MAA Durga Seba Sadan
Address: Panskura RS, Near Railway Station Panskura - 721152
Phone: 9474304583, 9232544737

Debendra Health Clinic
Address: Dakshin Mechogram, Mechogram
Panskura HO, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 9434417893, 3228-253457

Sobuj Sangha
Address: Panskura,Purba-Medinipur, 4 No Panskura-Ghatal
Mechogram Mord Panskura Ho, Panskura - 721139
Phone: 9635735728

Pathology Labs in Panskura

Pathology Labs are an important part of medical treatment. Today almost no medical treatment is possible without testing reports and none of doctors encourage the same. That is why it wont be wrong to consider that the pathology labs are the backbone of medical treatment today. Several type of blood, urine tests, x-rays, sonographies can be done in the multiple pathology centers based in Panskura.

Samadhan Diagnostic Center
Address: Mechhogram, Panskura, Purba Medinipur
Mechhogram Road, Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9332118410

Niramay
Address: Panskura R.S., New Bus Stop Panskura Rs
Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 3228-252366

Micro Pathological Laboratory
Address: Bahargram, Panskura Rs, Panskura, Station Road
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9932281524

Medinipur Scan Centre
Address: New Bus Stand, Panskura Rs, Panskura
Station Road, Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9933931907

Ripal Diagnostic Centre
Address: Mechogram More, Panskura, Paschim Medinipur
Ghatal Road, Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 9732535284

Hatai Diagnostics
Address: Panskura RS, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9434193219

Samanta Seba Sadan & Clinic
Address: Keshapat, Panskura, Purba Medinipur
Panskura Road, Panskura Ho, West Bengal - 721139
Phone: 9932920289

Manik Pathologycal Laboratory
Address: Mohanpur Brashaor, Maishora , Panskura
Purba Medinipur, Panskura Road, Panskura HO, West Bengal 721139
Phone: 9434801051

Veterinary Clinics in Panskura

Veterinary Clinics are also quite an important part of the health infrastructure especially in Panskura. The economical growth of Panskura is depended on livestock business maintained in the city and to support the same, the Veterinary clinics serve an important role. There are efficient doctors and enough stock of medicines to cater the animals.

Jana Animal Clinic
Address: Jana Animal Clinc Building
Ghatal Road, Panskura East Medinipur, Kaliswar
Panskura HO, West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9434391705

DAS Veterinary
Address: Jasora, Panskura, Purba Medinipur, Panskura Road
Shyamsundarpatna, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 9002729215

Apart from this the city also has a huge number of chemists and druggist shops which gives immense support to the medical needs of the city. They are reputed firms with enough stock of all kinds of medicines which helps the natives a lot.

Utility Services in Panskura

Utility Services in Panskura
Utility Services

Panskura is a location that remains hugely facilitated with a number of services that helps the inhabitants of the area in multiple ways. It helps to build in a habitable society fit for hassle free living. There are multiple kinds of services In Panskura which include health benefits, banking benefits, post office services, security services, household necessities like gas connection, petrol pumps and many others. However since Panskura is a small town, the option for each category is limited.

Tourist Destinations in Panskura

Panskura is a beautiful city famous for its scenic attractions and the mesmerizing ambiance that fills heart with solitude and harmony. Though the number of sightseeing spots in the city is quite limited. There are only a few religious spots like Shiv Mandir, Durga Mandir which are based in the heart of the town. But the place is ideal for relaxation and spending time away from the hustle bustle of the metro cities. One of the prominent locations to visit near Panskura is the Raghunath Jiew temple based in village Raghunathbari. It is located at a distance of 6km from Panskura Railway Station and stretched for a distance 1189 bigha 5 katha. The main temple is mango gardens and a dighi. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Laxman and Hanuman. The principal idol is around 76kgs in weight. Also it is very close to several prominent tourist locations like Shankarpur at 37km and enjoy the lovely sea beach or Raichak which is based at a distance of 50km with immense number of attractions like resorts, river side, market places and many other. One can also tour the Purba Medinipore district which has quite a few prominent tourist locations like Tamlik at 25kms, Panchla and Ulberia at around 45 kms from Panskura.

Travel Agents in Panskura

To travel around with the best possible arrangements it is extremely beneficial to avail the services of travel agents based in the city. This way one can explore all the locations and enjoy the benefits of well planned hassle free traveling. In Panskura there are few travel agents which can provide best services in reasonable rates.

Cyber-Point
Address: Bahargram, Panskura Rs, Panskura
Station Road, Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9732692229, 9434415697

Ajoy Travels
Address: Panskura R.S., New Bus Stop Sh-4
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9732560809

Niranjana Travels
Address: Bahargram, Panskura Rs, Panskura, Station Road
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal 721152
Phone: 9733933481, 8001681802

Saraswati Tour & Travels
Address: Bahargram, Panskura, Station Road
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal - 721152
Phone: 9434805543

Tathya Mitra Kendra
Address: Panskura HO, Panskura West Bengal - 721139
Phone: 9647393071

Sahaj Tathya Mitra Kendra O Shyamsundar Travels
Address: School Bazar, Panshkura, Purba Medinipur
Station Road, Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal 721139
Phone: 9934414911, 9647201952

Transport in Panskura

Panskura has the best options in regards to travelling around. Various transportation options are available in Panskura which forms an attribute to turn the city into a more developing one. By air the nearest airport to Panskura is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport which is based at a distance of 85km and the distance can be easily covered by private taxis or buses available from Panskura as well as Tamluk. The airport has both domestic as well as international terminals connecting various places within the country as well as abroad. Based on the Howrah-Kharagpur line, Paskura Railway Junction Station is the station that connects Panskura with all other places within the country. Being a part of South Eastern Railway it falls under Kharagpur division the tracks here are double electrified. The station has 6 platforms and it has connectivity with various places like Bokaro, Puri, Malda, Howrah, Tamluk, Digha, Jhargram, Haldia, Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Asansol and many others.

Panskura Railway Station
Location: Panskura Station Road, Panskura, India
Owned by : Indian Railways
Operated by : South Eastern Railway
Line(s) : Howrah-Kharagpur line
Station code : PKU
Division(s) : Kharagpur

Panskura is well connected with excellent roadways passing through the city. The city has NH6 passing through it and connecting with the Kolkata, the state capital. Local buses and private taxis are hugely available to reach all prominent destinations around. WBSTC or the state transport buses have regular operation through the city and can be fetched from Panskura Bus stand. There are private buses too which can be fetched for the nearby cities like Tamluk, Ghatal, Uluberia, Medinipore, Panchla etc.

Car Rental Services in Panskura

Car rentals are a popular mode of travel in Panskura and its nearby areas. One can fetch a car according to their preference and requirement and book the same from the car rental offices present in the city. It is important to learn about the authenticity and reputation of the organisation before accepting their services. Bargaining is also allowed with these service providers. One can always ask for the best deal available in the market.

Car Booking
Address: Panskura R.S, Panskura-Tamluk Road
Panskura Rail Station
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal- 721152
Phone: 9933885433

MAA Tara Travels
Address: Panskura,Kesapath,Hatisal, 4 No Ghatal-Panskura
Kesapath Bus Stand
Panskura Rs, Panskura West Bengal -721152
Phone: 9732649422

Pappu Car Booking Center
Address: Panskura,Kanokpur, 4 No Ghatal-Panskura
Kanakpur Bus Stand
Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal- 721139
Phone: 9635321744

Bera Enterprise
Address: Panskura,Kesapath,Hatisal, 4 No Ghatal-Panskura
Kesapath Bus Stand
Panskura Ho, Panskura West Bengal - 721139
Phone: 9635698475

In a nutshell it can be stated that Panskura is a beautiful city of flowers in West Bengal state and it is one of the potential places of Purba Medinipur district. Though there are not many industries in the city at present but with good connectivity and moderate infrastructure available it can be turned into a more profitable location. There are potential for agro industries, livestock business as well as fishery business over which administration has taken interest to develop the same at the earliest to make it a more economically sound city.

Panskura at a glance

Country : India
State : West Bengal
District : Purba Medinipur
Languages : Bengali, English
Telephone code : 03228
Lok Sabha constituency : Ghatal
Vidhan Sabha constituency : Panskura Paschim
Avg. summer temperature : 38 °C (100 °F)
Avg. winter temperature : 9 °C (48 °F)

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