KHARAGPUR - Industrial Development Post Independence

By Vivek → Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Kharagpur is an important industrial city in Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal, India. It is multi-cultural and cosmopolitan city. It is the most populated city of Paschim Medinipur district.

kharagpur industrial development
Kharagpur has one of the largest industrial setup in the West Bengal. Many large industrial setups are located in and around Kharagpur due to its proximity to Kolkata, good rail and road connectivity via NH-6, availability of labour, and raw materials. Important establishments like Tata Metaliks, Tata Bearings, Siemens, Kharagpur Metal, ISD Cement, Godrej, Telcon, Century Extrusions, Humboldt, Rashmi Metaliks, BRG Group,Bengal Energy,Ramco Cement have set up their plants in and around Kharagpur. Many small iron rolling mills and rice mills dot the town. There is also an flourishing real estate market.
Kharagpur, an industrial town and divisional head quarter for South Eastern Railways, is all set to become one of the premier industrial hubs in the country. Kharagpur, about 120 km from Kolkata, promises to be an ideal destination for investment due to the presence of the IIT campus, its proximity to Kolkata and also because it is well-connected with the rest of the nation by rail.
kharagpur industries

Kharagpur has one of the biggest railway workshops in India with the longest railway platform in the world. Kharagpur was chosen as the location of the first campus of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The town has Diesel and EMU workshops which have created opportunities for a large number of medium and large scale units, which have, in turn, given rise to a considerable number of ancillary units. The strategic location of the town has also helped in the establishment of consumer goods, plastic, chemical and engineering industries like Tata Metaliks, Flender McNeil and others.

Transport

Railways


railway kharagpur

Kharagpur Railway Junction is the busiest junction station in South Eastern Railway Zone after Howrah. Hence, it is often termed as Gateway to South Eastern Railway. Kharagpur has the third longest platform of the world, Everyday approximately 275 trains pass through kharagpur which includes freight. It has also been identified as one of Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC) - on the East-West (Howrah-Mumbai), on the East-Coast (Kharagpur-Vijayawada).

Roads


kharagpur roads
Kharagpur also well connected with various places by road.
NH-6(Bombay-Kolkata Road) passes through this city.

As kharagpur has a well road connectivity across the city with other cities and  now a days many freight carriage company are also which provides online truck booking for goods and other logistics transportation service and many  freight carriage services providing company ( both offline and online booking available ) ,which helps in the delivery of goods across various destinations and good Logistics Services . With growing digital world , now you can book these services online using various websites like GoodsOnMove which provide you a simple and easy booking service and saves your time and money.

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