Panskura is a town and a Police Station in Purba Medinipur District in the Indian state of West Bengal. Panskura is located at 22.42* N 87.7* E. The district is surrounded by Bay of Bengal in its south and Balesore District of Orissa, Paschim Medinipur in West and North, Howrah and 24 Parganas districts in East.
The important river i.c. kanasabati flows the water in the period from June to October. It has an average elevation of 7 meters 923 feet. It’s situated on the NH6 on the way from Kolkata to kharagpur. The livelihood of the common people is dependent on agriculture. Many varieties of flowers / green vegetable are grown and are supplied to kolkata from here. Panskura B.B. High School is the oldest and the reputed school of the area. Panskura Banamali College is the sole institution of higher education. Other notable school is Panskura Girls High School. The town is connected by train & road (NH6) to Kolkata which is the nearest big city. Local trains (South Eastern Line) are frequent. Kharagpur is also well connected to Panskura by road NH6. Local buses and private taxis ply to more interior villages from there. Panskura has now recently become a municipality (Upgraded from Panchayat). Local vegetables wholesale market is the main trade of this town.