Hooghly is a district in West Bengal state of India.


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Hooghly District

Hooghly is one of the 23 districts of West Bengal, spread in an area of 3149 square kilometers. It is divided into 18 Subdivisions and 18 blocks. As on 23rd March 2023, the current population of Hooghly district is 59.93 lakhs, which includes urban population of 23.11 lakhs and rural population of 36.82 lakhs. The sex ratio of district is 961 females per 1000 males. There are 13.98 lakhs houses in the district which means every household has around 4 members. There are around 5.33 lakhs teenagers in district. It has literacy rate of 74% which means around 44.28 lakhs persons can read and write. The district has working population of 23.38 lakhs. Total 14.59 lakhs people belonging to scheduled caste and 2.49 lakhs scheduled tribe people live in the district.

Subdivisions in Hooghly district

Hooghly district has total 18 Subdivision.

Blocks in Hooghly district

Hooghly district has total 18 blocks.

Hooghly Zilla Panchayat

Sekh Mehebub Rahaman is the President (Adhyaksha) of Zilla Panchayat Hooghly, who can be contacted at email address sdphzp@gmail.com and mobile number 81004xxx93. The office landline number is 033-268**267. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is Hemanta Ghosh, who can be reached at email address dysecy.hzp@gmail.com and mobile number 79087xxx81. The office address is Zilla Parishad Bhavan, Chinsurah, 712101, Hooghly, Pincode - 712101. You can reach there by taking a bus till Chinsurah Bus Stand which is less than a km away. Hooghly Zilla Panchayat consists of total 18 Panchayat Samiti.