Details of Hoogly District

Area :   31.49 Sq. Km.
Population :   50,40,047
No. of Panchayet Samities/Blocks :   18
No. of  Municipal Corporation / Municipality :   Municipal Corporation – I, Municipalities - II
No. of Bank Branches :   (a) Commercial – 216

(b) Rural Bank  - 35

(c) Co-op. Bank–  16

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

Municipal Terminal Building,  1st floor,

P.O. Chinsurah, Dist. Hooghly, Pin- 712 103.

Phone : (STD-033), 2680-2667 / 2055
Resources :   Agricultural : - Paddy, Jute, potato, onion, fruits, mushroom & sericulture

Animal Resources :.Cattle , Poultry and Fisheries.
Infrastructure :   It has well developed road connection. It is extensively connected with Kolkata and other parts of the State. Power position is good.
Type of Existing Industries :   Automobiles, Rubber products, Textile Jute goods, Iron and Steel products, Glass products, Paper , Aluminum Coils, Jute Machinery, Metal working, Coir Work, Wood Work, Carpentry, Blacksmithy, Goldsmithy and Pottery, Gur, Khadi Silk textile, Handmade paper, Toy , Bamboo work, Brassmetal working, Food processing, Small tools, Optical glass, Grinding, Forging.
Scope :   Food Processing , Jute diversified products, Plastic based modern items, Chemical products, Paints and Varnish, Engineering industry.
Speciality :   There are a  number of Cold  Storages , Rice Mills, Jute Mills. The Dankuni Coal Complex, Mother Dairy and Hindusthan Motors are situated in the District.
Potential Places for Industrial investment :   Dankuni, Bandel. Tarakeswar. Arambagh, Srirampore, Haripal, Dhaniakhali, Jangipara etc.
Technology Providers
  • Low cost sanitary ware
CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
196 Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata-700032 (INDIA)
Website :
  • Grain moisture meter
CSIR- Central Scientific Instruments Organisation
Sector 30-C, Chandigarh-160030 India
Website : http://
  • Wood substitute building material
CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute
Near Habibganj Naka, Hoshangabad Road
Bhopal-462026, INDIA
Website : http://
  • Instant house for disaster victims
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute
Roorkee - 247 667
Website: http://
  • Energy efficient multi-fuel and biomass cook stoves
CSIR- Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology
Bhubaneswar - 751 013, Odisha, INDIA
Website :
  • Technologies for food and agriculture
Indian Institute of Technology , Kharagpur
Telephone- +91-3222-255221
  • Technologies for devices, equipment & machineries
Jadavpur University
188, Raja S.C. Mallick Road

Contact Person:  GM DIC

Contact Address:  Municipal Terminal Buildings (1st fl.), P.O. Chinsurah, Pin-712103

Telephone no:  STD-033, 2680-2667 / 2055

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