About District

The district  Purba Bardhaman, one of the important districts of the Burdwan Division, is situated between 23o53′ N to 22o56′ N Latitude and 88o25′ E to 87o56′ E Longitude. It contains an area of 5432.69 Sq.K.M. as ascertained by the latest survey, and a population according to the Census of 2011 is 4835532 persons. Burdwan the Principal town and administrative headquarters is situated on the north bank of Damodar river, in 23o14′ N Latitude and 87o51′ E Longitude. The name Bardhamana in the vernacular is a corruption of the Sanskrit Vardhamana (the present participle passive of the verb Vardh) and implies “The increasing or prosperous”.

District Magistrate and Collector SMT. PRIYANKA SINGLA, IAS

Helpline Numbers

  • Citizen's Call center - 155300
  • Child Helpline - 1098
  • Women Helpline - 1091
  • Crime Stopper - 1090
  • Rescue & Relief - 1070
  • Covid Call Centre 24X7 Control Room 1- 9883661199
  • Covid Call Centre 24X7 Control Room 2- 9883537397
  • District HQ Civil Defence (E.O.C) Control Room and Land Line Phone No 0342-2665092
  • District HQ Civil Defence Section Land Line Phone No. 0342-2665643