Durgapur the Steel City Of West Bengal

Durgapur is one of the best and big industrial area among West Bengal. It projects an image of an industrialized India. Read the full article to know more about the place Durgapur.

About Durgapur

area of durgapur
Durgapur is one of the best and big industrial area among West Bengal. It reflects an real image of an industrialized India which is utilized its all strength and power to develop our country India. The steel city Durgapur is located in Burdwan district of West Bengal. The industrial city is situated on the Damodar river banks. The population of Durgapur is quite large i.e 2,50,000. It is located on a suitable place for its steel plant. The Ranigunj coal bearing field is just nearer the city Durgapur. So it is easy to access the raw materials for working in the Steel Plant. Although Durgapur is a big industrial area but it is founded in the late fifties. The chief minister of West Bengal at that time was Dr.Bidhan Chandra Roy has given the permission to put a largest unit steel plant. So a large steel plant was placed named Durgapur Steel Plant which is a unit of Steel Authority of India (SAIL). Now a days Durgapur is much developed and there are many plants and industries are placed. The industries are power plants, engineering industries, chemical units, metallurgical units etc. There is a large barrage is constructed on the river Damodar which provides the water for industrial uses as well as for drinking porpoises.

Physical Features of Durgapur

Metropolition Area of Durgapur :153 Sq. Kms.

Total Population In Durgapur :492996 as per 2001 Census

Latitude of Durgapur : 23.30N
Longitude of Durgapur : 87.20E

Altitude of Durgapur : 68.9 Meters

International Time of Durgapur : + 5.30 hrs from GMT

Temperature In Durgapur :
Summer:-Max:46.1(C) Min:-37.8(c)
Winter:-Max:32.2(C) Min:20.4

Average Rainfall In Durgapur :150 cms June to September

Sex Ratio in Durgapur:

Languages Spoken In Durgapur :Bengali,Hindi,English

Literacy Rate in Durgapur :83.57%
Clothing's of Durgapur :Tropical, Winter- Woolens

Nearest Popular Places of Durgapur

Alloy Steel Project- 10 kms
Durgapur Coke Ovens Project Limited- 6 kms
A.V.B.- 6 kms
Durgapur Barrage- 3 kms
Durgapur Steel Plant- 10 kms
Mining and Allied Machinery Corporation- 6 kms

Best Restaurants of Durgapur

1)Ananya Resturant
Address: OCS-16, City Centre, Durgapur-16
Phone No: 2545470

2)Dinner's Inn
Address: GC-6,ADDA Garage Market,
Phone No: 2545631

3)Kohinoor Snacks
Address: GC-5, ADDA Garage Market,
Phone No: 9333928977

4)Netaji Resturant
Address: Dr. B.C. Roy Avenue, Durgapur-1
Phone No: 2553874

Address: Stall No.49,Steel Market, Durgapur-13
Phone No: 2571401
power plant of durgapur
6)Hong Kong
Address: Stall No. 43,Steel Market, Durgapur-13

Address: Stall No. 77, Sarat Chandra(East), Chandidas Market, Durgapur-5
Phone No: 3091785

8)Baskopa Inn
Address: Baskopa, Durgapur-10
Phone No: 2520379

9)Khawa Dawa
Address: Bhringi More, Durgapur-13
Phone No: 2584897

Address: Ananda Nagar, Muchi Para, Durgapur-10
Phone No: 2553721

Best Lodges of Durgapur for stay

1)Ananya Guest House
Address: BidhanNagar,Dgp-12
Phone No: 2534787

2)Durgapur House
Address: Priyadarsini Indira Sarani,DGP-5
Phone No: 2569393/9494

3)Durgapur Tourist Lodge
Address: Durgapur-1
Phone No: 2555476

4)Ginger Hotel
Address: ADDA, Behind ICICI Bank, Near City Plaza, City Centre, Durgapur-16
Phone No: 09732051096

durgapur hotel
5)Hotel Bimal
Address: New Market,Station Rd.,DGP-1
Phone No: 2555379

6)Hotel Ispat
Address: Lala Lajpat Roy,DGP-4
Phone No: 2563817

7)Hotel Kashino International
Address: Nachan Rd.,Bhiringi
Phone No: 2583501/03 /04/88

8)Hotel Luxor
Address: Opposite Durgapur Cinema
Phone No: 2546047

9)Hotel Nupur
Address: Roy Danga,DGP-1
Phone No: 2555089

10)Hotel Palace
Address: Sadhudanga,DGP-1
Phone No: 2556469

11)Hotel Paradise
Address: G.T. Road,Bhiringi
Phone No: 2583896/669

How to Reach Durgapur

Reach Durgapur By Road:
The distance of Durgapur from Kalkata is 176 kms, from Patna 414 kms, from Asansol 50 kms, from Shantiniketan 62 kms and from Vishnupur it is of 72 kms. So it is easy to travel by bus or Taxi to Durgapur.

Reach Durgapur By Railway:
Durgapur is a big Railway Station and connected with all major cities. So train is the easiest travelling media for Durgapur.

Reach Durgapur By Air:
The nearesr Airport is Kalkata which is 176 kms from Durgapur. So one can easily come Durgapur From Kalkata by Bus or Taxi.

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