Details of Kolkata District

Area :   1480 sq. km
Population :   4,496,694 (
No. of  Municipal Corporation. :   Kolkata Municipal Corporation. – 1
No. of Boroughs :   16
No. of Wards  :   144
No. of Banks :   1027 ( 2005 data)
Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, Kolkata,

11A & B, Esplanade East, Kolkata – 700 069.

Phone : (STD-033) 2248-6343 / 3546 / 3541 / 2237-8303
Resources :   Various types of raw materials are available in the district as there are many whole sale markets in the city.
Infrastructure :   Infrastructurally, Kolkata is the most developed district of West Bengal. The district has good road & railway facilities. There is extensive bus services apart from the Circular Rail & Under Ground Rail facilities. The city is well linked with the International Airport. Besides, the city has a port at Khidderpore. Power is adequately available in the district. There are Industrial Estates at Khidderpore , Behela, Kasba, Old Tangra, New Tangra, Pagladanga, Taratala, Ultadanga in the district.
Type of Existing Industries :   Engineering and allied items, Automobile engineering, Steel metal, Steel fabrication, hospital equipments, Plant & Machinery mfg. Precision Engg., Agriculture & Horticultural instruments & tools mfg., Pumps & Motors, Lather & leather products, Pharmaceuticals including homoeopathic and Ayurvedic medicines, Chemicals & allied products, Rubber & Plastic products, Ceramic products, Electrical machines & equipment Mfg., Electronic, Computer assembling, Computer Software etc.
Scope :   Electronic items, Computer hardware as well as software, toys , handicraft products, modern Printing Press, Hosiery products, Readymade garments.
Speciality :   Vast market, availability of almost all types of raw materials, skilled labour & technically competent persons of managerial cadre. Availability of entrepreneurial guidance/ appropriate technology and Industrial Consultancy services.
Potential Places :   Tollygunge, Cossipore, Tangra, Ultadanga, Beliaghata, Park Circus, Khidirpore, Belgachia, Maniktala, Sovabazar, etc.
Technology Providers
  • RO Membrane technology for water purification
CSIR-Central Salt And Marine Chemicals Research Institute(CSMCRI)
Shree Gijubhai Badheka Rd, Vidhyanagar, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364002
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  • Low cost sanitary ware
CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
196 Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata-700032 (INDIA)
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  • Grain moisture meter
CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organization(CSIO)
Sector 30C, Chandigarh, 160030
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  • Wood substitute building material
CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI)
Saket Nagar, Habib Ganj, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462026
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  • Instant house for disaster victims
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute(CBRI)
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  • Energy efficient multi-fuel and biomass cook stoves
CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology(IMMT)
Hydro & Electrometallurgy Department, Acharya Vihar, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha 751013
Website :

1 Kolkata, Kolkata
4, Camac Street
Kolkata- 16
Phone No.: 033-40613062