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Raghunathpur Steel & Allied Industrial Park, Raghunathpur, Purulia
WBIDC which plays a pioneering role in provision of industrial infrastructure in West Bengal has set up several sector specific industrial parks to encourage the growth and expansion in these sectors. WBIDC is setting up a steel and allied industrial park in Raghunathpur which is an emerging new hub for industrial investments in the Purulia district of West Bengal. Site is located close to major national highway, railway, airport networks and connected to large labour markets and power-packed with infrastructure facilities. Raghunathpur Industrial Park is home to Jai Balaji Industries Ltd, as an anchor industry.
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About Raghunathpur
Raghunathpur is a subdivision and town in Purulia district of West Bengal.
The district of Purulia which forms a part of the western plateau consists of a number of hills, some of which are fairly high and exhibit undulating topography.
Joychandi Pahar, 3 km from Raghunathpur, is a popular tourist centre and major attraction for rock climbing. Joychandi Pahar rail station is on the Asansol - Adra section of South Eastern Railway.
Banks like SBI, UBI, Central Bank of India, Bank of India etc. have their branches at Raghunathpur providing good banking facilities in this region.
Locational Advantage
The Raghunathpur Industrial Park is located 255 Km west from Kolkata and 119 Km east from Ranchi. The Park is well connected by roads with Kolkata and other nearby towns like Durgapur, Asansol etc.
Strategically located the Park has easy connectivity to the National Highways - NH 32 and NH 60A.
The Park is also well connected by railways. Adra is the nearest railway station. High accessibility with a railway line in the near vicinity and proximity to the upcoming Damodar Valley Corporation power plant are the advantages of this Industrial Park.
The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata which is at a distance of 255 kilometres. Durgapur Aerotropolis, India’s first aerotropolis project which is being developed in association with Singapore's Changi Airports International is located close to the park.
  Haldia Port, one of the major ports of India is at a distance of 260 km.
Details of the Industrial Park
Possession of 1897.44 acres of land in the park has already been taken.
The Park is expected to generate about 10175 direct employments and 22120 indirect employment.
The Industrial Park is expecting an investment of approx. Rs. 17093.00 crore.
Infrastructural Support
Water supply in most projects will be supplied by DVRRC.
Power supply for the industrial units will be provided by WBSEDCL/DVC and power tariff will be as per the existing tariff plans. However all major projects have proposed their own captive power plants.
Master Plan of Raghunathpur Industrial Park
Sl. No Plot No. Plot Area Apprx (Acres)
1 A1 82.076
2 A2 20.000
3 A3 10.330
4 A4 95.645
5 A5 38.910
6 A6 -
7 A7 -
8 A8 -
9 A8/1 25.858
10 A9 55.985
11 A10 92.405
12 A11 55.627
Key Players
Jai Balaji Industries Limited
Proposed investment of about Rs. 16,000 crore
It will set up 5 MTPY Steel, 3 MTPY cement and 1215 MW power plant.
Possession of 1094.25 acre land so far.
Expert Committee on Steel & Allied Industries has recommended the project.
Expected to generate a direct employment of about 3,000 and an indirect employment of about 30,000 man power.
Application for Land Allotment
Interested entrepreneur can apply to WBIDC for allotment of land in the Declaration of Intent format.
Declaration of Intent
For further information, please contact

1. Shri S. P. Yadav
Executive Director
West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation,
Ph: 033-22553797 / 3802
Email: sp.yadav@wbidc.com

2. Shri Baidyanath Mandal
Advisor (Land )
West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation,
Ph: 033-22553827/28
Email: baidyanath.mandal@wbidc.com

West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Limited,
23, Abanindranath Tagore Sarani, (Camac Street)
Kolkata - 700017,
West Bengal, India
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