NAME OF THE SUB DIVISIONAL OFFICER – SUBASHINI E, IAS
OFFICE CONTACT NO : (03211)255041
Overview of the Sub-Division: – Arambag subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Arambag subdivision has six blocks and one municipality. All the blocks in the subdivision have cent percent population living in the rural areas. Arambagh municipality is the only urban area in the entire subdivision. The development blocks under Arambagh sub division are as follows.
A major portion of the subdivision is part of the Dwarakeswar-Damodar inter-riverine plain with alluvial soil. Only a small portion in the western fringe of the subdivision is upland. The entire area is a part of the Gangetic Delta.
Arambagh subdivision was formed in 1819. It was earlier known as Jahanabad. On 19 April 1900 the name of Jahanabad was changed to Arambagh, which means “the garden of ease and comfort”.
Social Economic Profile :
Total Population : 12,80,054
(i) Male : 6,59,297
(ii) Female : 6,20,757
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