Details of Birbhum Districts

Area :   4,545 sq. km
Population :   3,012,546
Location/Route :   The DIC office is situated at 1st Floor of Commercial Complex, Suri, Birbhum (known as Super market).

Nearest bus stand - Suri which is nearly 500 mtr towards north side from the DIC office.

Nearest railway station - Suri 1 km towards south from DIC office.
No. of Panchayet Samities/Blocks :   19
No. of  Municipalities :   5
No. of Bank Branches :   (a) Commercial – 109

(b) Rural Bank  - 65

(c) Co-Op. Bank - 18

(d) A.R.D.B. -  2
Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, Birbhum,

Commercial Estate ,1st floor,

P.O. Suri, Dist. Birbhum, Pin – 731 101

Phone : STD-03462 2255-428/ 306 / 263.
Resources :   Agricultural : - Paddy, Potato, Sugarcane

Animal Resources : Cow, Buffalo.

Minerals : Stone, China Clay.
Infrastructure :   Power position is good. There is motorable road network and rail link in the district. Availability of water is more or less trouble-free. There are two Industrial Estates in the district, one at Bolpur and the other at Bakreswar.
Type of Existing Industries :   Modern Rice Mill ,Rice Bran Oil, Mahua Oil Extraction, Mustard Oil Seed Crushing, Coconut Oil Mill, Stone Crushing unit, Bakery, Wheat Grinding, Engineering Workshop, China clay, Washery, Poultry/Cattle Feed , Cycle ream
Scope :   Biscuit, GLs Lamp, Plastic based modern items, Ceramic Insulating items.
Speciality :   Artisans oriented handicrafts items are famous at national level also. Shola-pith, Artistic Leather Goods, Macrome Ornaments, Suri Bowls are symbols of excellence of Bengal Art.
Potential Places for Industrial :   Bolpur,Sainthia, Rampurhat, Bakreswar and Dubrajpur.
Technology Providers
  • Textile Technology
Government College of Engineering & Textile Technology, Serampore
12 William Carey Sarani, Serampore,
West Bengal 712201
Telephone: 033 2662 1058
  • Technologies for Brass & Bell-Metals
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory
Jamshedpur 831 007 (Jharkhand)
  • Technologies related to Rubber and Allied Products
Rubber Technology Centre,
Indian Institute of Technology
Telephone : 03222 – 283182
  • Technologies for Plastic & petro based
CSIR –Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani,
Telephone: 01596-242111,
  • Low cost sanitary ware
CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
196 Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata-700032
Website :
  • Grain moisture meter
CSIR- Central Scientific Instruments Organisation
Sector 30-C, Chandigarh-160030
Website : http://
  • Technologies related to Filigree/Tribal Ornaments/Imitation Ornament
Jadavpur university
Mechanical Engineering Department
Telephone: 033 2414-6890

Contact Person:  GM DIC

Contact Address:  Commercial Estate (1st floor), Suri - 731101

Telephone no:  STD 03462) 255-428 / 306 / 263

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