WBIIDC, Building the Base for Industrial Growth

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Uluberia Industrial Growth Centre

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Uluberia Growth Centre was developed in phases from 1984 to 1990 in the Howrah district of West Bengal. It is located at Birshibpur at about 10 kms from Uluberia town on the National Highway no. - 6 which runs from Kolkata to Mumbai. Uluberia is a major industrial town in the Howrah district of West Bengal. It is famous as an industrial belt close to the state capital. Prominent industrial activity in Uluberia includes Iron & Steel Products, Food processing, Plastic & PVC molding units.

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Growth Centre snapshot (Uluberia I.G.C)

District Howrah
Gram Panchayat Chandipur
Total Area of Land 160 acres
Allottable area 116 acres
Area Available for allotment Nil
No. of industrial units 70
Lease Premium Rs. 108.86 lakh per acree

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Road connectivity:

The site is well connected by National Highway no. 6 to Kolkata and to neighboring state Jharkhand, Orissa and ultimately extending to Mumbai. The road condition of NH-6 is good and hence it takes around 1 hour to reach Kolkata which is 55 km from the Growth Centre.

Railway connectivity:

The nearest railway stations are Birshibpur and Kulgachia. Birshibpur is the closest station and to the eastern end of the industrial Growth Centre, Kulgachia is around 4 km from the Growth Centre.

Port connectivity:

Kolkata is the closest sea port from the Growth Centre at a distance of about 40 kms while Haldia port is located approximately 75Km from the site.

Airport connectivity:

The nearest airport is Kolkata Airport, located at a distance of about 61 KM from the Growth Centre.

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 itself. There exist two large water bodies inside the campus are breathing spaces for the zone.

Infrastructure Availability

At a glance:
Heads Characteristics
Internal Roads
  • Length 3.7 km
Water supply system
  • HDPE pipeline of 5 km length
  • Pump houses - 3 in no.
  • 272 Cum(60,000 gallons) capacity Intze type reservoirs - 2 no.
  • Submersible Pumps - 3 no. of 12.5, 7.5 & 5.0 H.P. capacity
Street Lights
  • 90 no.
Surface drainage system
  • Length- 4.35 km.
  • 33/11 K.V.A. power Sub Station of WBSEDCL
Administrative Office of WBIIDC
  • At centrally located Common Facilities Centre Building within the Growth Centre
  • Available within CFC Complex.
Other infrastructure viz. Conference Hall, Bank Premises, Occupational health Care Unit, Food Court
  • Under development within CFC Complex Area
Standard Design Factory Building for Industrial Units
  • Two storied building with 108 flats of 100 Sqm Size each providing accommodation to various industrial production units.

Physical features

Roads and internal transportation

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


West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (WBSEDCL) is providing stable and quality power supply to the units of Uluberia Industrial Growth Centre. Adequate power is available in the area. One 33/11 KV Sub Station exists within the Growth Centre specially for providing power to units at the Growth Centre.

Physical features
Physical features


From geographical consideration, Uluberia Industrial Growth Centre has no perennial source of water nearby. WBIIDC has made requisite arrangements to ensure continuous water supply to industrial units of Growth Centre by pumping out ground water through two number overhead water tanks located at Central and western end of Growth Centre.

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 exist about 70 industrial units in Uluberia Industrial Growth Centre. Some of the prominent industrial units are:

Industrial units

CERATIZIT India Private Limited Producing Carbide Tools and
Carrier Bodies

Industrial units

Saj Industries Pvt . Ltd.Producing Buiscuits [BISKFARM Brand] and confectionaries

Industrial units

Sintex Industries Ltd., producing Thermo Plastic Powder
molded Products, [SINTEX Brand Water Tanks, Bins and containers]

Industrial units

Goel Alloy & Steel Pvt. Ltd. producing Cast Iron Export Item Products

Key Industrial Performance Parameter :

No. of industrial units 70
Total employment 2720 persons
Investment (In INR crores) 365
Units employing more than 100 people 10
Units with investment more than INR 10 crores 11
Units with turnover more than INR 10 crore 21
Types of units Iron and Steel casting, food processing, plastic and PVC molding units etc.

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. However, some units, such as CERATIZIT India producing Carbide cutting tools are fully dependent on imported raw material. The finished good of this unit also uses Kolkata Airport for transporting it to their distribution market mainly North-India. Some units are also using Kolkata port for their export - oriented goods. The outer approach road and connectivity (NH-6) of the Growth Centre is a big strength for raw material and finished good movement.


Land Use Category-Industrial
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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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