Maheshtala is a city and a municipality of the South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is situated on the eastern banks of the Hooghly River. It is a part of the area covered by the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).




• Official: Bengali
• Additional: English

Population of Maheshtala: 448,317 (2011)


Maheshtala College, established in 1971, is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. It offers honours courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, history, geography, political science, education, philosophy, computer science, mathematics and accountancy and general courses in arts, science and commerce.

Techno International Batanagar, established in 2012, offers diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in Engineering and Technology and other allied fields.

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