Details of Bankura District

Area :   6,882 sq. km
       
Population :   3,191,822
       
Location/Route :   Situated in west of town near "MACHANTALA"  " SILPA BHABAN " 3rd & 4th floor, Bankura
       
No. of Panchayet Samities/Blocks :   22
       
No. of  Municipalities :   3
       
No. of Bank Branches :   (a) Commercial – 97

(b) Rural Bank  - 69

(c) Co-Op & Others- 16
       
Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, Bankura,

Machantala, Shilpa Bhawan,

P.O. & Dist. Bankura, Pin-722 101

Phone : STD-03242 2254-965 / 2251-357 / 312.
       
Resources :   Agricultural : - Paddy, Potato, Vegetables.

Animal Resources : Cow, Buffalo, Sheep, Goat, Pig.

Minerals : Coal, China Clay, Wolfarm, Quartz, Stone.

Others : Lac.
       
Infrastructure :   Mejhia Thermal Power Station is a new dimension in respect of infrastructure of Bankura, Bishnpur Growth Centre of WBIIDC and Barjora Industrial Estate under WBSIDC are already held in existence. Mines- China clay.
       
Type of Existing Industries :   Rice Mill, Oil Seed Crushing, Stone Crushing, Bakery, Wheat Grinding, Engineering Workshop, Cold Storage, Bellmetal Units, Laundry soap, Handloom etc
       
Scope :   Food Processing, Jute Diversified Products, Plastic based modern items Ceramic products
       
Speciality :   This district has a good treasure of handicrafts of the State viz. Dokra, Baluchari Saree, Stone Carving, Wood Carving, Terracotta, Conchshell Crafts, Bamboo products, Dasabatar Tas, Lac products etc.
       
Potential Places for Industrial :   Beliatore, Barjora, Bishnupur, Sonamukhi, Kotulpur, Chhatna, Saltora,   Bankura, Taldangra.
Technologies
Technology Providers
  • Pollution free lime kiln
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute
Central Building Research Institute
Roorkee - 247 667
Uttrakhand
http://www.cbri.res.in/
  • Technologies for food and agriculture
Indian Institute of Technology , Kharagpur
Kharagpur-721302
Telephone- +91-3222-255221
http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/
  • Energy efficient kilns for pottery
CSIR-Central Glass Ceramic Research Institute
Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
196 Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata-700032
www.cgcri.res.in/
  • Solid waste to tiles
CSIR-Central Glass Ceramic Research Institute
Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
196 Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata-700032
www.cgcri.res.in/
  • Technologies for devices, equipments &machineries
Jadavpur University
188, Raja S.C. Mallick Road
Kolkata-700032
http://www.jaduniv.edu.in/
  • Kiln for Dokra
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory
Near Tata Steel gate No-1, Burma Mines,
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831007
Telephone: 0657 234 5028
www.nmlindia.org
  • Furnace for Terracotta
CSIR- Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
196 Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata-700032
www.cgcri.res.in/
CONTACT


Contact Person:  GM DIC


Contact Address:  Machantola, Shilpa Bhavan, Pin-722101


Telephone no:  STD-03242 2254-965 / 2251-357 / 312.


Email Id:  dicbankura@yahoo.co.in