Details of North 24 Parganas District

Area :   4,095 sq. km.
Population :   8,930,295
Location/Route :   Nearest Railway Station : Barasat, Bus stand : Barasat Nabapally more
No. of Panchayet Samities/Blocks :   22
No. of  Municipality :   27
No. of Bank Branches :   (a) Commercial355

(b) A.R.D.B. – 3

(c) WBFC - 1

(d) Co-operative Bank - 8
Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, North 24 Parganas

2, Barrackpore Road, P.O. Nabapally,

Barasat, Dist. 24 Parganas (North.)

Phone : (STD-033) 2542-7861 / 7862 / 7863
Resources :   Agricultural : - Paddy, Jute, Wheat, Oil seeds and pulses.

Animal Resources :.Fisheries.
Infrastructure :   The district is significantly well connected by rail, road and water modes of communication  besides well developed highways. The availability of  electricity is good. There is an Industrial Estate at Ashokenagar and also a Special Economic Zone for Gem & Jewellery at Salt Lake City named “MANIKANCHAN”
Type of Existing Industries :   There are many existing engineering industry, plastic based industry and jute industries . Electronics Complex has been set up at Bidhan Nagar. Besides above Industries, Food Products, Beverages, Tobacco, Cotton textiles, Wool, Silk & Synthetic Fibre Textiles, Hosiery & Garments, Wood Products, Leather Products, Rubber & Plastic products, Chemical products, Basic Metal Industries, Electrical Machinery, Jute Diversified items, Transport Equipments etc. are also there.
Scope :   Metal products, Rubber & Plastic products, Food Product, Mineral Products, Hosiery garments, Paper product and printing, Machinery parts,
Speciality :   This district is industrially advanced as well as highly urbanized. Salt Lake City complex and Electronic Complex are located within this district. Higher growth rate in the coming days is expected due to the locational advantage as well as infrastructural facilities of the district.
Potential Places :   Habra, Barasat, Ashoknagar, Salt Lake City, Bongaon, Naihati,Madhyamgram, Duttapukur, Dum Dum, Birati, Halisahar, Panihati,Baranagore, Bhatpara, Sodepur, Ichapur, Kaikhali , Kamarhati etc.
Technology Providers
  • 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
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Contact Person:  GM DIC

Contact Address:  Nabapally, Barasat, Barrackpore Road

Telephone no:  STD-033 2542-7861 / 62 / 63

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