Details of Purulia District

Area :   6259 sq. Km.
       
Population :   2,535,233
       
No. of Panchayet Samities/Blocks :   20
       
No. of  Municipalities :   3
       
No. of Bank Branches :   (a) Commercial – 83

(b) Rural Bank  - 29

(c) Co-Op. Bank - 3

(d) L.D.B. -  4
       
Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, Purulia,

Collectorate Compound, Near Bus Stand,

P.O. & Dist. Purulia, Pin – 723 101

Phone : STD-03252, 2223-257 / 2222-352
       
Resources :   Agricultural : - Paddy

Minerals : Stone

Others : Lac.
       
Infrastructure :   Power position is good. There are good railway and motorable road network in the district. There is one Industrial Estate at Purulia.
       
Type of Existing Industries :   Cement, Oil Seed Crushing, Small Tools, Bakery, Structural Metal Products, Bellmetal utensils.
       
Scope :   Cement, Plastic Units, Concrete Tiles.
       
Speciality :   Handicrafts items (Mask) are one of the prestigious handicrafts products of the country.
       
Potential Places for Industries :   Hura , Adra, Manbazar, Jhalda, Raghunathpur, Purulia.
Technologies
Technology Providers
  • Energy efficient multi-fuel and biomass cook stove
CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology(IMMT)
Hydro & Electrometallurgy Department, Acharya Vihar, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha 751013
Website : www.immt.res.in
  • Low cost sanitary ware
CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
196 Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata-700032 (INDIA)
Website : http://www.cgcri.res.in
  • Grain moisture meter
CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organization(CSIO)
Sector 30C, Chandigarh, 160030
Website : www.csio.res.in
  • Wood substitute building material
CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI)
Saket Nagar, Habib Ganj, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462026
Website : www.ampri.res.in
  • Instant house for disaster victims
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute(CBRI)
Roorkee
Website : www.cbri.res.in
CONTACT


Contact Person:  GM DIC


Contact Address:  Collectorate Compound, P.O. & Dist. Purulia, Pin.-723101.


Telephone no:  STD-03252, 2223-257 / 2222-352


Email Id:  purulia.dic@gmail.com