Details of Uttar Dinajpur Districts

Area :   3,180 sq. km.
Population :   2,441,824
No. of Panchayet Samities/Blocks :   9
No. of  Municipalities :   3
No. of Bank Branches :  

(a) Commercial – 88

(b) Rural Bank  - 35

(c) Co-Op. Bank - 07

(d) A.R.D.B. - 04

Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, Uttar Dinajpur,

Commercial Estate, Raiganj, Uttar Dinajpur.

Phone : (STD-03523) 252-141/043/362
Resources :   Agricultural : - Paddy, Jute, Wheat, Oil seeds and Pulses.
Infrastructure :   Two National Highways are passing through the district. Power is available.
Type of Existing Industries :   Food products, Beverages, Cotton Textiles, Hosiery & Garments Industries, Wood products, Paper products and printing, Chemical products, Jute Dhokra and Jute products, Non-metallic Mineral products, Metal Products, etc.
Scope :   Jute based industry, Wood products, Engineering based industry, Food Processing units, Bakery Cattle Feed, Mosaic Tiles etc.
Speciality :   One Spinning Mill and one Paper Mill are situated in this agro-based district.
Potential Places for Industries :   Kaliagunj, Raiganj, Dalkhola, Islampur.
Technology Providers
  • Packaging technologies
Indian Institute of Packaging
Address: Block C. P - 10 , Sector - V, Salt Lake City, Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700091
Phone:033 2367 0763
  • 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 Organization(CSIO)
Sector 30C, Chandigarh, 160030
Website :
  • Wood substitute building material
CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI)
Saket Nagar, Habib Ganj, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462026
Website :
  • Instant house for disaster victims
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute(CBRI)
Website :
  • 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 :
  • Energy efficient kilns for pottery making
CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI)
196, Raja S. C. Mullick Rd, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700032
Website :

Contact Person:  GM DIC

Contact Address:  Commercial Estate, Raiganj, Uttar Dinajpur

Telephone no:  STD-03523) 252-141/043/362

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