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About Goaljan

The census town of Goaljan is situated in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal in India. This small town is a part of Barhampore subdivision and Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha Constituency. This town is located on the left bank of River Hooghly and coordinates at 24.10479°N and 88.22923°E. The nearby towns to Goaljan are Kasim Bazar and Gora Bazar which are also a part of Barhampore subdivision. Goaljan, as a small town provides its population with some handful of services needed in day to day life and below is the detailed information about the demographics and the services that are available for the general public here.

About Goaljan

Demography in Goaljan

Having a total population of 4,850, Goaljan has 2,446 males and females are 2,404. This data is stated as per the statement of census 2011. Coming to the female sex ratio, Goaljan has the female sex ratio of 983 higher than the state average of 950. Goaljan’s literacy rate is found to be 86.03 % as compared to the state literacy rate of 76.26%. Out of the average literacy rate, there are 89.19% literate males and 82.84% literate females. Further, the child sex ratio of the town is 942 lower than the state average of 956 and 9.05% of the whole population was found to be children below the age of 6.

Healthcare Services in Goaljan

Goaljan does not have any government or private hospitals situated within the town, thus the locals have to go to the nearby towns for getting the cure of their diseases and in case of other medical emergencies. There are many government hospitals in Berhampore which are always available for the inhabitants of Goaljan in the time when any medical help is needed here. The Berhampore district management has decided to establish some government hospitals in the town in the future so that the town folks have not to flock to Berhampore for their medicinal and health requirements. Here are the details of some of the hospitals of Berhampore that serve Goaljan.

Berhampore Sadar Hospital
Address: Khagra, Berhampore, West Bengal 742101

Matri Sadan
Address: Khagra, Berhampore, West Bengal 742101

Lila Sebayan Nursing Home
Address: Khagra, Berhampore, West Bengal 742101
Phone: 03482 253 385

Banking Services in Goaljan

Goaljan, being a census town has only one bank located in the city which fulfills money and savings related requirements of the city folks. Moreover, there are many other numerous banks located in Barhampore that also serves the inhabitants. This insufficient banking infrastructure of the town has been causing various problems to the locals who need money for starting some new ventures and thus they have to borrow money from the local lenders that charge a very high interest rate or otherwise they have flock to the nearby cities to get loans for their businesses. The administration has been working to increase the number of banks and to build some small development banks who can give loans to those in need of money for their businesses. Here are the details of the banks in and around Goaljan.

United Bank of India (UBI)
Address: VILL & P.O. Goaljan PS. Berhampore, Dist. Murshidabad, West Bengal - 742188
Contact: 03482-226028

Allahabad Bank
IFSC Code: ALLA0210401
MICR Code: 742010001
Address: 135 Netaji Road, P.O Khaagre, Dist. Murshidabad, West Bengal-742103
Contact: 03482-252562/254222, email: zo.berhampore@allahabadbank.in

Axis Bank
IFSC Code: UTIB0000163
MICR Code: 742211002
Address: 3 / 20 K.K Banerjee Road, Baharampur, West Bengal- 742101
Contact: 03482-260 454/ 455 / 872 / 398 Fax: 03482-260 365, email: ibrm@axisbank.com

Safety and Security in Goaljan

There are two main police station of the Berhampore subdivision that serves the town of Goaljan. These Police stations are Berhampore Police Station and Daulatabad Police Station. Both the police stations do their best in ensuring the safe and secure environment for the citizens of Goaljan. Goaljan also has been facing a low crime rate for many years because of the strict discipline maintained by the police officials. And, thus the inhabitants always feel safe and secure in the under the protection of these police stations.

Berhampur Police Station
Address: Gora Bazar, Baharampur, West Bengal
Daulatabad Police Station
Address: Murshidabad District, Daulatabad
Kandi - 742 302
Contact: 03482-232027, 03482-232387

Important Facts about Goaljan

Country: India
State: West Bengal
District: Murshidabad
Subdivision: Berhampore
Time Zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Official Languages: Bengali and English

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