WBIIDC

Building the Base for Industrial Growth
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Coochbehar Industrial Growth Centre, Phase-I

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Coochbehar Industrial Growth Centre, Phase-I was established in the year 1990 in Coochbehar district of West Bengal. The site is located 4 kms from Coochbehar town at Chakchara by the side of national Highway No. 31 as well as Cooch Behar - Natabari Road. Coochbehar is the district headquarter and the largest town in the district. The Torsa River flows by the western side of the town. It is a famous tourist Centre and has been declared a heritage town. Prominent industries in the district are agro-based and jute industries.

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Growth Centre snapshot (Coochbehar I.G.C. Phase-I)

Parameter
District Coochbehar
Gram Panchayat Chakchaka
Total Area of Land 98 acres
Allottable area 65 acres
Area Available for allotment 1.0 acres
No. of industrial units 75
Lease Premium Rs. 29.38 lakh per acre

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Connectivity

Road connectivity:

The site is well connected with National Highway No. 31 lying adjacent to the Growth Centre. It connects the site to major cities like Kolkata as well as locations like Bagdogra and Siliguri. Majority of the goods being produced in the growth Centre as well as the raw material for these industries comes via this route.

Railway connectivity:

The nearest major railway stations is New Coochbehar which is a part of the North Eastern Frontier Railways and is just 2 kms away. Coochbehar is well connected by rail to major cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Guwahati. The rail route from Coochbehar is one of the important routes connecting North-East India with remaining parts of the country.

Port connectivity:

The site does not have any sea port in the vicinity and the closest ports are Kolkata and Haldia, which are about 800 kms away.

Airport connectivity:

The nearest operating airport is Bagdogra, which is about 160 kms from the site location.

Physical features

Physical features
The Growth Centre is providing lease holding to various industrial units for setting up their plants with Building Plan approved by the WBIIDC. New Moynaguri to Jogighopa railway track runs on side of the Growth Centre.

Infrastructure Availability

At a glance:
Heads Characteristics
Internal Roads
  • Length 4.9 km
Street lights
  • 56 no.
Water supply system
  • CI pipeline of 4.4 km length
  • Pump houses - 3 no.
  • 272 Cum (75,000 gallons and 38,000) capacity Intze type reservoirs - 2nos
  • Submersible Pumps - 3 no. of 12.5 - 17.5, 7.5 & 5.0 H.P. capacity
Surface drainage system
  • Length 6.0 km
Power
  • 33/11 K.V.A. power Sub Station of WBSEDCL
Administrative Office of WBIIDC
  • Existing within the Growth Centre.

Coochbehar Industrial Growth Centre

Roads and internal transportation

Internal roads made of Concrete are providing facilities of entry and exit access to all Industrial units within the Growth Centre.

Power

West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) is providing stable and quality power supply to Coochbehar Industrial Growth Centre. Adequate power is available in the region.
Power
Water

Water

WBIIDC has made requisite arrangements to ensure continuous water supply to the Growth Centre by pumping out ground water .Currently water is supplied from 3 underground borewell through two nos. overhead water tanks (60,000 gallons and 75,000 gallons capacity each). This supply is fully managed by WBIIDC

Street Lights

Street light system is in existence at internal roads of the Growth Centre. WBIIDC has taken initiatives for solar powered LED street light installation towards utilization of renewable energy and reduction of carbon footprint.

Drainage and Sewerage

Drainage of treated industrial and storm sewer is facilitated through network of surface drains.

Industrial Units

There exist 75 industrial units in Coochbehar Growth Centre, Ph-I. Some of the prominent industrial units are:

Industrial units


Modern Agrotech Industries - Rice Mill

Industrial units


Kamakshi Jute Industries - Production of Jute Yarn

Industrial units


Sri Balaji Udyog, - PV.C. Products

Industrial units


Hossain Electricals
- Electrical Transformer Maintenance

Industry Snapshot


Parameter Value
No. of industrial units 72 No.
Total employment ~2400 persons
Investment INR 87 crore
Units employing more than 100 people 1
Units with investment more than INR 10 crore 1
Types of units Jute, Food processing, and agro based industries

Raw Material procurement and consumption Centre

There is a mix in the pattern with units procuring material from nearby areas as well as far off locations. Majority of the units use road transportation for procuring raw materials or dispatching their finished goods. Most of the units procure their raw material from nearby regions or districts in West Bengal and Assam. Some units like Kamakshi Jute Industry also procure the raw material from Bangladesh. Most of the finished goods from this Growth Centre are consumed in Bengal, while a few industries supply their product throughout the country as well.



Details of Infrastructure may also be seen in GIS system GIS System

PRE-APPROVED CLEARANCES

Sl Clearances/ NOCs/ Approvals
1. Change of Land Use
(Category of Land is ‘Industrial’, so application for conversion of land use to Industrial category is not needed to be applied for by the unit holders)
2. Water Connection
(available in the Industrial Park)
3. Sewerage Connection
(available in the Industrial Park)

Approvals Required for Starting a Manufacturing Enterprise in the Industrial Growth Centre

Pre - Establishment Approvals
Sl Clearances/ NOCs/Approvals From Web-site (Link) Procedure (Link) List of documents required (Link) Timeline (Days) Apply Online (Link)
1 Registration of Property (post execution Deed) Dte. of Registration & Stamp Revenue, Finance Dept. Link Link Link   Link
2 Mutation of Land L&LR Dept./ ULBs Link Link Link   Link
3 Online Sanction of Building Plan WBIIDC Link Link Link   Link
4 Issuance of Issuance of Plinth Level Completion WBIIDC Link Link Link   Link
5 Fire Safety Recommendation Fire & Emergency Services Dept. Link Link Link   Link
6 Allocation/Permission for Surface Water (where Surface Water is the Source) Irrigation & Waterways Dept. Link Link Link   Link
7 Tree Feeling & Tree Transit Permission Forest Dept. Link Link Link   Link
8 Approval of Factory Plan under the Factories Act, 1948 Directorate Of Factories,
- Department Of Labour
Link Link Link   Link
9 Temporary Electricity Connection WBSEDC Ltd/ CESC, as applicable Link Link Link   Link
10 Permission for extraction of ground water (where ground water is the Source) State Water Investigation Directorate, WRI&D Dept Link Link Link   Link
11 Drug License** Note – ‘as per use’ Health & Family Welfare Dept Link Link Link   Link
12 SSI registration (as applicable) – optional MSME & Textiles Dept. Link Link Link   Link
Pre - Operation Approvals
1 Building Occupancy Certificate WBIIDC Link Link Link   Link
2 NOC (Fire Safety Certificate) Fire & Emergency Services Dept. Link Link Link   Link
3 Fire License Fire & Emergency Services Dept. Link Link Link   Link
4 Consent to Operate under Water and Air Act WBPCB, Environment Dept. Link Link Link   Link
5 Electricity Connection WBSEDC Ltd/ CESC, as applicable Link Link Link   Link
6 Factory License under Factories Act 1948 Directorate Of Factories,
- Department Of Labour
Link Link Link   Link
7 Profession Tax Registration Directorate of Commercial Taxes, Finance Dept. Link Link Link   Link
8 GST Registration Directorate of Commercial Taxes, Finance Dept. Link Link Link   Link
9 Registration under The Shops and Establishment Act (within 30 days of commencement of commercial production) Labour Commissionerate, Labour Dept. Link Link Link   Link
10 Registration under Boiler Act, 1923* Note – ‘as per use’ Labour Commissionerate, Labour Dept. Link Link Link   Link
11 Registration for license for contractors under provision of The Contracts Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970* * Note – ‘as per use’ Labour Commissionerate, Labour Dept. Link Link Link   Link
12 Registration of principal employer's establishment under provision of The Contracts Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970* * Note – ‘as per use’ Labour Commissionerate, Labour Dept. Link Link Link   Link
13 Registration under The Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996* * Note – ‘as per use’ Labour Commissionerate, Labour Dept. Link Link Link   Link
14 Registration of establishment under the Inter State Migrant Workmen (RE&CS) Act, 1979* * Note – ‘as per use’ Labour Commissionerate, Labour Dept. Link Link Link   Link
15 Approval for DG set installation* * Note – ‘as per use’ Directorate of Commercial Taxes, Electricity Duty, Finance Dept. Link Link Link   Link
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