Details of Paschim Medinipur District

Area :   9,786 sq. km.
Population :   (As per Census report 2001) Total-5193411
Literacy :   Total - 70.4%
Mouza :   Total 8,735 nos.
District Head Quarter :   Medinipur
Sub-Division :   4 nos. (Medinipur Sadar, Kharagpur, Ghatal & Jhargram)
No. of Police Station :   28 Nos.
No. of Block :   29 Nos.
No. of Municipality :   8 Nos.
No. of Gram Panchayat :   29 Nos.
i) Electrification      
Sub-Station :   132 KV - 4 Nos, 33 KV - 31 Nos.
ii) Banks      
a) Commercial Bank :   19 Nos. Branches 280 Nos.
b) Regional :   1 Nos. Branches 37 Nos.
c) Co-operative Banks :   2 Nos. Branches 36 Nos.
d) Urban Co-operative :   3 Nos. Branches 4 Nos.
e) CARD :   3 Nos. Branches 9 Nos.
f) Private Sector Bank :   4 Nos. Branches 6 Nos.
iii) Connectivity :   Total Length 8832.54 k.m.
      National highway No. 6 and 60 offer high speed connectivity to various parts of the district and other cities. The different classes of roads consist of NH, State highway, District roads connecting the villages with the town and industrial centres. This district is faciliated by the network of South Eastern Railways.
iv) Human Resources :    
University :   1 No.
Degree Collage :   19 Nos.
I.I.T :   1 No.
No. of I.T.I. :   2 Nos.
No. of Polytechnic :   1 No.
Potential areas for development different indusatries are :
Food :   Modern Rice Mill, Mechanised bakery, Cake pastry, Fast food, Dry Sweet, Jam Jelly, Sauce & Pickles, Soft drinks, Potato Chips, Beaten Rice, Ice Cream, Wheat flour, Bakery, Margarine, Ice Candy & Edible Oil.
Chemical :   Industrial thinner, Phenol, Sodium Penta Chlorophenol, Acid Slurry, Detergent powder, Manure Mixture, Vermi composite, Phenol, Bathroom & Toilet cleaner and deodorant, Homeopathic Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, Paint & Vernishes.
Petro Chem Product :   PVC foot ware, Plastic moulded domestic product, HDFC container and fishing ball, Monofilament fabric, HM carry bas (above 20 Micron), HDPE Pipe, PP toys.
Engineering :   Jobing Workshop, MS gate, Grill, Almirah, Furniture etc., MS Fabrication work, Welding Electrode, Tyre re Trading, Transformer Repairing, Automobile repairing, Truck bus body building, Two wheeler repairing, RCC product, Electrical meters, Component & Electrical Home Appliances.
Electronics & IT Based :   T.V. & Tape repairing, Computer maintenance, Internet Dhaba-e-mail etc.
Textile & Others :   Mosquito Curtain, Poultry Feed, Fish food, Optical lens, Offset printing, Hosiery product, Readymade garment (fashionable), Coloured Flim Laboratory, ladies & Gents Foam Bag.
Handicrafts and Others :   Jewellary-silver, Gold, Conch Shell, Pearl etc., Folding mat, Dry flower, Bandhni Batik print, Wooden, Bamboo decorative articles, Horn products, Decorative and consumable item out of Sabai Grass, Diversified product of mat stick, Diversified jute product, Carpet, Wall hangings and decorative items from leaf stem and fibre of natural plants.
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:  Paschim Medinipur, Dak Bunglow Road, Saratpally, P.O. Midnapore, Dist. Paschim Medinipur, Pin- 721 101

Telephone no:  STD -(03222) 275-179 / 276-385

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