Details of Burdwan District

Area :   7024 sq. Km.
Population :   6,919,698
No. of Panchayet Samities / Blocks :   22
No. of  Municipalities :   5
No. of Bank Branches :   (a) Commercial – 157

(b) Rural Bank  - 58

(c) Co-Op - 22

(d) L.D.B.- 2
Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, Burdwan,

Purta Bhawan, 5th floor, Sadarghat,

P.O. & Dist. Burdwan, Pin – 713 101

Phone : STD-0342, 2544-021 / 2545-400 / 122.

Resources :   Agricultural : - Paddy, Potato, Green Vegetables, Sugarcane

Animal Resources : Cow, Buffalo.
Infrastructure :   Power position is good. Burdwan is about 100 k.m. from Kolkata.

Most of the potential areas are connected with motorable roads.

Availability of water is satisfactory. There is one Industrial Estate at Saktigarh.
Type of Existing Industries :   Modern Rice Mill ,Rice Bran Oil, Cold Storage, Oil Mill, Chira Mill, Bakery, L.P.G Gas Filling Plant. Transformer manufacturing/repairing Automobile Spare Parts etc. This district is rich in handicrafts also. The degree of excellence of products like , Sola Craft of Bonkapasi Village and Dokra of Dariapur is now acceptable to European markets. There are rural wood carving artisans who are maintaining the continuity of their traditional art.
Scope :   Food Processing Units, Plastic based modern items, Diversified Jute Products etc.
Speciality :   Since Burdwan is an agro-based area many Rice Mills are located in Burdwan.
Potential Places for Industrial :   Burdwan Sadar, Kalna, Eastern part of Burdwan.
Technology Providers
  • Geo-polymer tiles from industrial waste
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory
Near Tata Steel gate No-1, Burma Mines,
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831007
Telephone: 0657 234 5028
  • Wastewater purification technology
CSIR- National Environmental Engineering Research Institute
Residency Rd, Vasant Nagar
Nagpur, Maharashtra 440020
  • Technologies for devices, equipments &machineries
Jadavpur University
188, Raja S.C. Mallick Road
Website :
  • Wooden Doll(Natungram)
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute
Roorkee - 247 667
Website :
  • Technology for extraction of rice bran oil
CSIR- Indian Institute of Chemical Technology ,
Uppal Rd Tarnaka,
Hyderabad - 500007,
Ph: Telephone no- 91-40-27191234
Website :

Contact Person:  GM DIC

Contact Address:  Purta Bhavan (5th floor), Sadar Ghat - 713101

Telephone no:  STD (0342) 2544 -021/ 2545 -122 / 400

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