UPLOADED ON 09.09.2013

HOME

Back To DISTRICTS MENU

District Map General Information of the District District Court Details

HOOGHLY DISTRICT

District Map

 

District Information

  1. District Name:                                                                 HOOGHLY
  2. Sub-divisions including Sadar:        

  1. Area in Sq. KM of the district as a whole and its different sub-divisions:

            The Area of District as a whole             – 3137.55 Sq. KM.

  1. Population (total as well as Sub-Divisions)

            Total Population of the District (as per Census 2001) - 5041976

  1. Literacy rate of males & females (total as well as sub-division-wise):

    Male

    Female

    Total

    Literacy Rate of the District as a whole

    82.60%

    67.20%

    75.10%

    Chinsurah

    79.60%

    63.80%

    71.80%

    Chandernagore

    83.90%

    69.30%

    76.50%

    Serampore

    86.00%

    74.80%

    80.60%

    Arambagh

    81.20%0

    60.70%

    71.00%

  2. Police Stations (total as well as sub-division-wise ):

Total Police Stations in the District -        23

            Police stations under Chinsurah     -         Chinsurah

                                                                                       Mogra

                                                                                       Balagarh

                                                                                       Pandua

                                                                                       Polba   

                                                                                       Dadpur

                                                                                       Dhaniakhali

                                                                                       Gurap

Police stations under Chandernagore -     Chandernagore

                                                                            Bhadreswar

                                                                            Singur

                                                                            Haripal

                                                                            Tarakeswar

Police stations under Serampore       -        Serampore

                                                                            Uttarpara

                                                                            Chanditala

                                                                            Dankuni

                                                                            Jangipara

                                                                            Rishra

Police Stations under Arambagh    -           Arambagh

                                                                            Pursurah

                                                                            Khanakul

                                                                            Goghat

    8. The Distance of any of its sub-divisions from Kolkata and mode of transport / communication from Kolkata:

Distance

Mode of communication

Chinsurah

42 KM

Rail

Chandernagore

38 KM

Rail

Serampore

24 KM

Rail

Arambagh

110 KM

Road

        Goto Top

District Court Details

    9. Number of Courts (total as well as Sub-divisions-wise):

Hooghly district as a whole     - 4

 

    10. Names of the Judicial Officers and their respective dates of posting in that particular station

 

Sl.
No.

Name Of Judicial Officer

Designation of Judicial Officer

Date of Posting

Vacant Since

Contact Numbers

Chinsurah Sadar Sub – Division

1

SRI SUBRATA MITRA

DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGE

 

 

Office :     2680-2191

Resi. :       2680-2328

 Fax No. : 2680-2191

2

SRI ARUP BASU

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE, 1ST COURT

14/12/2012

 

 

3

SRI SHYAMAL KUMAR BISWAS

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE, 2ND COURT

05/12/2012

 

4

SRI SANKAR KUMAR GHOSH

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE, 3RD COURT

21/01/2011

 

5

SRI ASISH DEB

 JUDGE, SPECIAL COURT (E. C. A.)

CUM ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE

26/08/2011

 

 

6

SRI SUBERTHI SARKAR

ADDL. DIST & SESSIONS JUDGE,

 1ST FAST TRACK COURT

01/04/2013

   

7

SMT MALATI KARMAKAR

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE,

 2ND FAST TRACK COURT

02/11/2011

   

8

SRI HIRANMOY SANYAL

CIVIL JUDGE (SR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT

09/03/2012

 

 

9

SRI BINAY KUMAR PRASAD

CIVIL JUDGE (SR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT

15/07/2013

 

 

10

SRI SADHAN MANDAL

CIVIL JUDGE (SR. DIVN.), ADDL. COURT

23/12/2011

 

 

11

SMT. ANIL KUMAR KUSHWAHA

CIVIL JUDGE(JR.DIVN.), 1ST COURT

02/05/2012

 

 

12

SRI DEBOJYOTI MUKHERJEE

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT

24/06/2011

 

 

13

SMT. SUMITAVA GHOSH

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), ADDL. COURT

30/04/2012

 

 

14

SMT MANJUSHREE MONDAL

CHIEF JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE

15/06/2011

 

 

15

SMT  DIBYASREE DAS

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 2ND COURT

06/01/2012

 

 

16

SMT NAMRATA SINGH

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 3RD COURT

06/01/2012

 

 

17

SRI PROSENJIT BOSE

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 4TH COURT

16/06/2011

 

 

18

SRI SURAJIT MONDAL

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 5TH COURT

02/06/2011

 

 

19

SRI JYOTIRMOY BHATTACHERJEE

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, ADDL. COURT

02/05/2012

 

 

Chandernagore Sub – Division

20

SMT. ARTI SHARMA ROY

(FTC OFFICER ON ADHOC BASIS)

ADJ

03/04/2013

 

21

MASUK HOSSAIN KHAN

ADJ, FTC

 

 

 

22

SMT. SUSHMITA MUKHERJI

ACJM

15/09/2012

 

 

23

SRI ABHISHEK MANNA

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT

 

 

 

24

SMT. SANGHAMITRA PAUL

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT

 

 

 

25

SRI SOMOK DAS

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), ADDL. COURT

02/05/2012

 

 

26

SMT PURBA KUNDU

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 2ND COURT

16/06/2011

 

 

27

SMT TASHI CHETAN SHERPA

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 3RD COURT

02/01/2012

 

 

Serampore Sub – Division

28

AMIT CHATTOPADHYAY

(FTC OFFICER ON ADHOC BASIS)

A.D.J., 1ST COURT

01.04.2013

 

29

SRI ASHIS KUMAR HAZRA

(FTC OFFICER ON ADHOC BASIS)

A.D.J., 2ND COURT

01/04/2013

   
30 SUMITRA ROY ADJ, FTC 01/04/2013    
31 SRI RATAN KUMAR DAS ACJM, SERAMPORE 02/02/2011    
32 SRI RANA DAM CIVIL JUDGE  (SR. DIVN.) 17/06/2013    

33

SRI SUKUMAR MONDAL

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT

25/04/2012

 

 

34

SRI RAJA MUKHERJEE

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT

13/06/2011

 

 

35

SRI SHIVAM MISHRA

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 3RD COURT

03/12/2012

 

 

36

SMT. DALIA BHATTACHARYA

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 4TH COURT

 

   

37

VACANT

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), ADDL. COURT

 

 

 

38

VACANT

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 2ND COURT

 

 

 

39

SRI GOURAB SEN

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 3RD COURT

21/03/2012

 

 

40

SRI PRAJJWAL GHOSH

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 4TH COURT

 

 

 
41 SRI PALLAB CHAKRABORTY JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 5TH COURT 27/11/2012    

Arambagh Sub-Division

42

SRI AMARENDRA NATH ROY

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE, 1ST COURT

 07/02/2011

 

43

SRI SHYAM PRAKASH RAJAK

(FTC OFFICER ON ADHOC BASIS)

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE, 2ND COURT

01/04/2013

   

44

DURI VENKAT SRINIBAS

CIVIL JUDGE (SENIOR DIVISION)

02/01/2012

 

 

45

SMT ARFA YASMIN

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT

07/01/2012

 

 

46

SMT. APARNA CHATTERJEE

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT

 

 

 

47

SMT. MADHUMITA BASU

ADDL. CHIEF JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE

 

 

 

48

SRI SOUMITRA KUMAR GANGULY

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 2ND COURT

11/07/2012

 

49

VACANT

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 3RD COURT

 

 

 

 

    11. Particulars about the court building (sub-division wise):

 

Name of Sub-Division Particulars about the Court Building
Chinsurah Sadar

19 Courts including that of the District Judge, Hooghly are running in the Court building owned by P.W.D., Govt. of West Bengal. The existing Court building is neither sufficient nor suitable (being very old building) for smooth functioning of the 19 Courts. The date of inauguration can not be readily furnished because Courts are running since the time of British regime.But it appears from the Book "West Bengal District Gazetters" Hooghly by Amiya Kumar Banerjee that in the year 1816 AD Hooghly Court was established at the premises of present B.T.College, chawkbazar, Hooghly, Mr. D.C.Smith (Smide) was Judge and Magistrate at that time. In 1986 the court and collectory was transferred from B.T. College to Army Barrack, Chinsurah.Since then the Hooghly District Court and collectory have been running on it’s office works in the building named Judge’s Court, Hooghly till this day.

Chandernagore  Sub-Division

7 Courts are running in a building which is more than 100 years old and another Court is running in the Office Complex of S.D.O., Chandernagore but no rent is payable. The date of inauguration can not be readily furnished because Courts are running since the time of French regime.

Serampore Sub-Division

11 Courts are running in 3 buildings, out of which 2 buildings are very old as it is of British regime. 1 two storied building has been constructed and started its function since 2008 besides the old Court building.

Arambagh Sub-Division

9 Courts are running in 2 newly constructed Court building in the Court Complex of the Sub-Division. The date of inauguration of old one can not be readily furnished because Courts are running since the time of British regime. The new Court building has been inaugurated on 24.07.2005.It appears from the Book referred that from 25th April,1900AD Jahanabad Sub-Division under the Jurisdiction of Hooghly District Judges Court subsequently known as Arambagh Sub-Division.

 

 

 

    12. Names of different Offices of the Court housed in that court building (sub-division wise)

 

Name of Sub-Division Name of the Offices of the court housed in court building
Chinsurah Sadar

Accounts Department, Nezarath Department, Copying Department (Civil & Criminal both), English Department & Record Room are functioning in the same Court building.

Chandernagore  Sub-Division

Accounts Department, Nezarath Department, Copying Department (Civil & Criminal both) are functioning in the same Court building.

Serampore Sub-Division

Accounts Department, Nezarath Department, Copying Department (Civil & Criminal both) are functioning in the same Court building.

Arambagh Sub-Division

Accounts Department, Nezarath Department, Copying Department (Civil & Criminal both) are functioning in the same Court building.

 

 

 

    13. Particulars about accommodation for the Judicial Officers in a particular station (sub-division wise)

 

Name of Sub-Division Particulars of accommodation
Chinsurah Sadar

No specified family accommodation for Judicial Officers except the Bungalow for District Judge is available in the station. A few Judicial Officers are residing at Joraghat Housing Estate of Govt. of West Bengal. The rest of the Judicial Officers are residing in rented house/flats arranged by them for want of necessary accommodation.

Chandernagore  Sub-Division

No specified family accommodation for Judicial Officers is available in the station. A few Judicial Officers are residing at Dinemardanga Housing Estate of Govt. of West Bengal. The rest of the Judicial Officers are residing in rented house/flats arranged by them for want of necessary accommodation.

Serampore Sub-Division

Out of 11 Judicial Officers, 6 quarters for Judicial Officers are available and being used by the 7 Judicial Officers in the Court Complex. 4 other quarters for Judicial Officers are ready for handing over but not yet possessed by the Judicial Officers of the station.

Arambagh Sub-Division

Quarters for Judicial Officers except Fast Track Courts are available in the Court Complex.

 

    14. Sanctioned strength and number of vacant posts of different categories of staff as on 30.04.2012

 

Sl. No.

Categories of Staff

Number of Posts
Sanctioned strength Working Strength Vacancy Position
1 Sheristadar 1 1  
2

English Stenographer

33 29 4

3

Bengali Stenographer

9

3 6
4 Bengali Translator 4 4  
5

Upper Division Assistant

including 2 (two) Upper Division Selection Posts

98 95 3
6

Lower Division Assistant

100 44 56
7

Typist-Copyist

49 32 17
8

Bengali Typist

14 14  
9 Driver 1 1  
10 Process Server 46 26 20
11 Group D 152 94 58
12 Sweeper 5 5  

 

 

    15. Pendency of cases : As on 30.04.2012

Chinsurah Sadar

Name of Court

Pendency of Cases

Civil Cases

Criminal Cases

Total

DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGE 4352

340

4692

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE,1ST COURT 665

194

859

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE,2ND COURT 707

136

843

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE,3RD COURT 333

32

365

JUDGE, SPECIAL COURT (E.C. ACT) - cum -ADJ 464

753

1217

A.D.J. 1ST FAST TRACK COURT 145

146

291

A.D.J. 2ND FAST TRACK COURT 55

106

161

CIVIL JUDGE (SR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT 3694

21

3715

CIVIL JUDGE (SR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT 2143

31

2174

CIVIL JUDGE (SR. DIVN.),ADDL.COURT 339

7

346

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT 2918

-

2918

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.),2ND COURT 1978

-

1978

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), ADDL. COURT

663

-

663

CHIEF JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE

-

3081

3081

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 2ND COURT

-

3517

3517

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 3RD COURT

-

2697

2697

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 4TH COURT

-

3001

3001

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 5TH COURT

-

1515

1515

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, ADDL. COURT

-

2096

2096

       

Chandernagore Sub-Division

Name of Court

Pendency of Cases

Civil Cases

Criminal Cases

Total

A.D.J., 1ST FAST TRACK COURT

10

57

67

A.D.J., 2ND FAST TRACK COURT

3

54

57

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT

2277

-

2277

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT

1498

-

1498

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), ADDL.COURT

546

-

546

ADDL. CHIEF JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE

-

1799

1799

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 2ND COURT

-

2771

2771

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 3RD COURT

-

3560

3560

Serampore Sub-Division

Name of Court

Pendency of Cases

Civil Cases

Criminal Cases

Total

A.D.J., 1ST FAST TRACK COURT

99

29

128

A.D.J., 2ND FAST TRACK COURT

52

53

105

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT

2278

-

2278

CIVIL JUDGE( JR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT

3451

-

3451

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), 3RD COURT

569

-

569

CIVIL JUDGE (JR. DIVN.), ADDL. COURT

395

-

395

ADDL. CHIEF JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE

-

1516

1516

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 2ND COURT

-

3608

3608

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 3RD COURT

-

1405

1405

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 4TH COURT

-

838

838

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 5TH COURT

-

970

970

Arambagh Sub-Division

Name of Court

Pendency of Cases

Civil Cases

Criminal Cases

Total

ADDL. DIST. & SESSIONS JUDGE

525

370

895

A.D.J., 1ST FAST TRACK COURT

5

50

55

A.D.J., 2ND FAST TRACK COURT

-

33

33

CIVIL JUDGE(SENIOR DIVISION)

628

-

628

CIVIL JUDGE(JR. DIVN.), 1ST COURT

869

-

869

CIVIL JUDGE(JR. DIVN.), 2ND COURT

1084

-

1084

ADDL. CHIEF JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE

-

1624

1624

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, 2ND COURT.

-

1844

1844

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE, ADDL. COURT.

-

1858

1858

* Pending with G.R.O. 46,420

 

    16. Particulars about District Legal Services Authority and Sub-Divisional Legal Services Committees.

 

 

Sl

No.

Name of Legal  Services Authority/Committee

Location

Functioning
1 District Legal Services Authority, Hooghly Chinsurah Court Building Yes

2

Sub-Divisional Legal Services Committee

Chandernagore

Chandernagre Court Building

Yes

3

Sub-Divisional Legal Services Committee,

Serampore

Serampore Court Building Yes
4 Sub-Divisional Legal Services Committee, Arambagh Arambagh Court Building Yes