WBIIDC, Building the Base for Industrial Growth

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Raninagar Industrial Growth Centre

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Raninagar Industrial Growth Centre was established in the year 1989 in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal. The Growth Centre is located at a distance of 8 kms from Jalpaiguri Town on State Highway 12A, also known as Siliguri-Jalpaiguri Road. Jalpaiguri is the largest city and the district headquarters as well as a divisional head quarter of the region. It is an important Trade Centre due to its proximity with North-East states.

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Growth Centre snapshot (Raninagar I.G.C.)

District Jalpaiguri
Gram Panchayat Belakoba gram panchayat
Total Area of Land 152 acres
Allottable area 129 acres
Area Available for allotment 3.0 acres
No. of industrial units 27
Major Industrial Sectors Beverages, Petroleum products, Agro/ Food processing, Plastic products, and Poultry feed
Lease Premium Rs. 24.52 lakh per acree


Road connectivity:

Primary approach road to the Growth Centre is State Highway no. 12A being widened to 4 lanes. It is well connected to other important regions like Jalpaiguri, Siliguri and Darjeeling. This route is extensively used by various industries to procure raw materials and dispatch finished products to consumption Centres in North Bengal and other parts of the Country.

Railway connectivity:

The nearest railway station is Raninagar railway station which is just adjacent to the Growth Centre. New Jalpaiguri Station is at about 40 Km. from the Growth Centre.

Port connectivity:

The closest sea port is Kolkata port located at about 600 km away from the Growth Centre.

Airport connectivity:

The nearest airport to the Growth Centre is Bagdogra, which is about 51 km away from the location. Bagdogra is well connected to various major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, and Guwahati by air.

Physical features

Physical features
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

Infrastructure Availability

At a glance:
Heads Characteristics
Internal Roads
  • Length 3.7 km
Water supply system
  • CI pipeline of 3.3 km length
  • Pump houses - 3 in no.
  • No. of Reservoirs 2 ; 1 of 75,000 gallons and 1 of 60,000 gallons capacity
  • Submersible Pumps - 1 nos. of 17.5 H.P., 1 no. 7.5 H.P. and 1 of 10 H.P. capacity
Street Lights
  • 92 no.
Surface drainage system
  • Length- 7.3km
  • 2 x 6.30 MVA Transformer at substation within the Growth Centre (WBSEDCL)
Administrative Office of WBIIDC
  • At Common Facilities Centre Building within the Growth Centre.
Guest House
  • Existing within Growth Centre
Quarters for Accomo-dation of Staff
  • Four Flats of 1000 Sq. Ft and 4 flats of 750 Sq. Ft available in the Growth Centre

Roads and internal transportation

Physical features

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

Raninagar Industrial Growth Centre

Physical features

There are three approach roads as access routes for industrial units in the Growth Centre.
Approach 1 - This two lane highway [SH 12A] with paved shoulder is maintained by National Highway Authority of India and is expected to be widened to four lanes soon.
Approach 2 - These are the internal routes and the access roads for industrial units in the Growth Centre. These routes are being maintained by WBIIDC.
Approach 3 - This route is being maintained by the Railway Authority

Physical features


West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) is supplying stable and quality power supply to the industrial units of Raninagar Industrial Growth Centre.


Water is supplied through network of pipelines from 3 bore wells and through two overhead reservoirs of 60,000 gallons and 75,000 gallons capacity.

Physical features
Physical features

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 27 industrial units in Raninagar Industrial Growth Centre Some of the prominent industrial units are:

Industrial units

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd, Aerated Water Bottling Plant

Industrial units

Indian Oil Corporation Limited LPG Bottling Plant

Industrial units

Terai Foods Pvt. Ltd., Bakery Product (MONGINIS Brand)

Industrial units

Sona Vets Pvt. Ltd Poultry Feed

Key Industrial Performance Parameter :

No. of industrial units 27
Total employment 923 persons
Investment (In INR crores) 596
Units employing more than 100 people 3
Units with investment more than INR 10 crores 3
Types of units Beverages, Agro processing, plastic products, petroleum, LPG bottling plant

Raw Material procurement and consumption Centre

Since the industries in the Growth Centre are majorly small to medium scale industries, they source their raw material from nearby locations and have their distribution Centres in neighboring districts of North Bengal and other states in North East like Assam and Sikkim. As the Growth Centre has good approach road and NH connectivity, the transport of material in and out of the Growth Centre is smooth. Some units have their products being dispatched pan India.


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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