WBIIDC, Building the Base for Industrial Growth

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Malda Industrial Growth Center - Phase I

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Malda Industrial Growth Center was established in 1982-83 in the Malda district of West Bengal. The site is located 10 km away from the Malda town along the National Highway - 34 towards Raigunj.It is classified into two phases which are located on either side of National highway - 34. Malda is the district headquarter of Malda district and lies to the Southern fringe of North Bengal. Food processing, Cold storage, agro farming, and fishery are the major industrial activities in this region.

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

District Malda
Gram phanchayat Bhabuk gram phanchayat
Total Area of Land 164 acres
Allottable area 148 acres
Area Available for allotment 6.0 acres
No. of industrial units 73
Lease Premium Rs. 22.86 Lakh per acre


Road connectivity:

The site is connected by National Highway 34 which connects Malda to Kolkata city as well as districts like North 24 Parganas, Nadia, Murshidabad, Uttar Dinajpur etc.

Railway connectivity:

The nearest railway station is Malda station which is about 8 kms from the Growth Center.

Port connectivity:

The closest sea port is Kolkata which is at a distance of about 368 km to the Growth Center.

Airport connectivity:

Nearest airport is at Bagdogra, located at a distance of 224 kms from Malda. The closest major airport is Kolkata, which is about 360 kms away from Malda town.

Physical features

The Growth Centre is providing lease holding to various industrial units for setting up their plants based on plan approved by WBIIDC.

Infrastructure Availability

At a glance:
Heads Characteristics
Internal Roads
  • Length 2.6 km
Street light
  • 70 no.
Water supply system
  • CI pipeline of 3.2 km length
  • Pump houses - 2 in no.
  • No. of Reservoirs 1
  • Submersible Pumps - 1 no. of 12.0 H.P. and 1 of 15.0 H.P. capacity
Surface drainage system
  • Length 3.8 km
  • 33/11 K.V.A. power Sub Station of WBSEDCL
Administrative office of WBIIDC
  • 3Within 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.

Malda Industrial Growth Centre Phase - I

Physical features

There are two approach roads as access routes for industrial units in the Growth Center.
Approach 1 - Two lane National Highway with paved shoulder which is being upgraded to 4 lane highway is maintained by National Highway Authority of India
Approach 2 - This consists of all the internal routes of the Growth Center and is being maintained by WBIIDC.


West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) is supplying stable and quality power to the Malda Industrial Growth Center. WBSEDCL has set up a power substation in the Growth Center.

Physical features


WBIIDC has made requisite arrangements to ensure continuous water supply to the Growth Centre by pumping out ground water through overhead water reservoir.

Street Lights

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 73 industrial units in Malda Phase I growth center.They are :

Industrial units

Sukjit Starch Industries producing Starch Glucose

Industrial units

Indian Oil Corporation - L.P.G. Bottling plant

Industrial units

Matri Water Product Pvt. Ltd producing Packaged Drinking Water

Industrial units

Milap Rim Industry producing Cycle Rim

Key Industrial Performance Parameter :

No. of industrial units 73
Total employment 1041 persons
Investment (In INR crores) 102
Units employing more than 100 people 1
Units with investment more than INR 10 crores 2
Types of units Agro processing, Starch and Chemicals, warehousing, petroleum products and plastic products, engineering units

Raw Material procurement and consumption Centre

Since the industries in the Growth Center are majorly small to medium scale industries, they source their raw material from nearby locations and have their distribution centers in neighboring districts like Murshidabad, Birbhum, Bardhaman and Dinajpur. The raw materials are procured from and finished goods are dispatched generally to around less than 300kms.


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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