Bengai

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Bengai
Village
Bengai is located in West Bengal
Bengai
Bengai
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°56′45″N 87°41′19″E / 22.94595°N 87.6885°E / 22.94595; 87.6885Coordinates: 22°56′45″N 87°41′19″E / 22.94595°N 87.6885°E / 22.94595; 87.6885
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHooghly
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,674
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
712611
Sex ratio922 /
Lok Sabha constituencyArambag

Bengai is a village in Goghat II CD Block in Arambagh subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India, Bengai had a total population of 4,674 of which 2,374 (51%) were males and 2,300 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 468. The total number of literates in Bengai was 3,312 (78.74% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Education[edit]

Aghorekamini Prakashchandra Mahavidyalaya, a general degree college, was established at Bengai in 1959. It is affiliated with the University of Burdwan. The following subjects are taught: Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Santali, history, geography, philosophy, political science, economics, physical education, music, physics, chemistry, mathematics and commerce. The college has hostel facilities.

[2]Also there is Bengai High School , Bengai Girls' High School , Subhasnagar ITI, Sarat Vidyapith, Swami Vivekananda Institute of Education (B.Ed College), Vivekananda Institute of Education (B.Ed College).

Bengai High School is very popularly known for Agriculture education in 10+2 level since 1958 till the date.

Teachers like Dr. Nisith Baran Hazra lives there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Aghorekamini Prakashchandra Mahavidyalaya". AKPCM. Retrieved 30 June 2017.