WBIIDC, Building the Base for Industrial Growth

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Kharagpur Industrial Growth Centre

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Kharagpur Industrial Growth Centre was developed in 1976 in Paschim Midnapur district of West Bengal. The site is located in Nimpura, which is about 7 Km from Kharagpur town. Kharagpur is an important industrial and most populated town in Paschim Midnapur.

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Growth Centre snapshot (Kharagpur I.G.C)

District Paschim Medinapur
Gram panchayat Kolaikunda Panchayat
Total Area of Land 257 acres
Allottable area 210.10 acres
Area Available for allotment 6.50 acre
No. of industrial units 28
Major Industrial Sectors Iron and steel, telecom, engineering and food processing
Lease Premium Rs. 40.80 lakh per acree


Road connectivity:

Kharagpur is well connected with major cities in West Bengal by road. NH-6 is passing through this town connecting to Kolkata and Howrah.

Railway connectivity:

Kharagpur Growth Centre is 8 Km away from Kharagpur railway station, the busiest station of south eastern railway zone. Kharagpur is an important station on Howrah-Mumbai and Howrah-Chennai route. It is 106 Km away from Howrah Junction Station.

Port connectivity:

The Haldia Port is the closest port from the Growth Centre at a distance of about 127 Km while the Kolkata port is located approximately 138 Km from the site.

Airport connectivity:

The nearest airport is the Kolkata Airport, located at a distance of 148 KM from Kharagpur.

Physical features

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The Growth Centre is providing lease holding to various industrial units and institutions for setting up their plants with Building Plan approved by the WBIIDC itself.It is divided into two sectors viz. Sector A and Sector B.

Infrastructure Availability

At a glance:
Heads Characteristics
Internal Roads
  • Length 2.5 km
Street lights
  • 87 No.
Water supply system
  • HDPE/CI pipeline of 3.0 km length
  • Pump houses 8 in no.
  • Deep well tubes - 8 nos. ; 5 of 5 H.P. 3 of 3 H.P. capacity
Surface drainage system
  • Length 1.2km
  • 33/11 K.V.A. power Sub Station of WBSEDCL
Administrative Office of WBIIDC
  • Existing within the Growth Centre

Roads and internal transportation

Physical features

Paved Bituminous internal roads are providing facilities of entry and exit to all Industrial units within the Growth Centre

Kharagpur Industrial Growth Centre

Physical features

There are two approach roads as access routes for industrial units in the Growth Centre.
Approach 1 - This four lane National Highway with paved shoulder is being maintained by the National Highway Authority of India and connects Kharagpur to Kolkata
Approach 2 - All the internal routes of the Growth Centre and is being maintained by WBIIDC.


Physical features

West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (WBSEDCL) is providing stable and quality power supply to the units of Kharagpur Industrial Growth Centre. Adequate power is available in the area.


WBIIDC has made requisite arrangements to ensure continuous water supply to the Growth Centre by pumping out ground water from eight number bore wells.

Street Light

Street light system is in existence at internal roads of the Growth Centre. WBIIDC has also 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 are 28 industrial units in Kharagpur Growth Centre. Some of the prominent industrial units are:

Industrial units

The Tata Iron & Steel Company Limited - Bearing Manufacturing Division

Industrial units

Siemens Ltd. producing Industrial Gears

Industrial units

Century Extrusions Ltd. producing Structural Aluminum Sections

Industrial units

Japfa Comfed India Ltd., producing Poltry & cattled feed.

Key Industrial Performance Parameter :

No. of industrial units 28
Total employment 2118 persons
Investment (In INR crores) 632
Units employing more than 100 people 7
Units with investment more than INR 10 crores 9
Types of units Manufacturing, Bearing, Metal and related industries, Agro processing units, Chemicals and gases

Raw Material procurement and consumption Centre

Since there are mixed industries in this Growth Centre, the raw material procurement as well as consumption Centres are of varied locations. However, based on responses from available industrial units, their raw material procurement as well as consumption regions are generally at less than 300kms. Rail, Road and Sea routes are used by units in the Growth Centre for transporting their cargo.


Land Use Category-Industrial
Allotees need not apply for Change of Land Usage Character
Details of Infrastructure may also be seen in GIS System GIS System

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

1 WB Directorate of Micro Small & Medium Industry Link
2 Goods and Services Tax Link
3 Professional Tax Registration Link
4 Income Tax Department Link
5 Directorate of Factories Government of West Bengal Link
6 Registration of Partnership Firms Link
7 West Bengal Cooperative Societies Link
8 Fire and Emergency Services Link
9 West Bengal Pollution Control Board Link
10 Petroleum & Explosive Safety Organisation Link
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