Coochbehar Industrial Growth Centre
Growth Centre snapshot
|Total Area of Land||98 acres|
|Allottable area||66 acres|
|Area Available for allotment||1.87 acres|
|No. of industrial units||72|
|Lease Premium||Rs. 29.38 lakh per acre|
The site is well connected with National Highway No. 31 lying adjacent to the Growth Centre. It connects the site to major cities like Kolkata as well as locations like Bagdogra and Siliguri. Majority of the goods being produced in the growth Centre as well as the raw material for these industries comes via this route.
The nearest major railway stations is New Coochbehar which is a part of the North Eastern Frontier Railways and is just 2 kms away. Coochbehar is well connected by rail to major cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Guwahati. The rail route from Coochbehar is one of the important routes connecting North-East India with remaining parts of the country.
The site does not have any sea port in the vicinity and the closest ports are Kolkata and Haldia, which are about 800 kms away.
The nearest operating airport is Bagdogra, which is about 160 kms from the site location.
|At a glance:|
|Water supply system||
|Surface drainage system||
|Administrative Office of WBIIDC||
Roads and internal transportation
Internal roads made of Concrete are providing facilities of entry and exit access to all Industrial units within the Growth Centre.
PowerWest Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) is providing stable and quality power supply to Coochbehar Industrial Growth Centre. Adequate power is available in the region.
WBIIDC has made requisite arrangements to ensure continuous water supply to the Growth Centre by pumping out ground water .Currently water is supplied from 3 underground borewell through two nos. overhead water tanks (60,000 gallons and 75,000 gallons capacity each). This supply is fully managed by WBIIDC
Street light system is in existence at internal roads of the Growth Centre. WBIIDC has 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.
There exist 72 industrial units in Coochbehar Growth Centre. Some of the prominent industrial units are:
Modern Agrotech Industries - Rice Mill
Kamakshi Jute Industries - Production of Jute Yarn
Sri Balaji Udyog, - PV.C. Products
Hossain Electricals - Electrical Transformer Maintenance
|No. of industrial units||72 No.|
|Total employment||~2400 persons|
|Investment||INR 87 crore|
|Units employing more than 100 people||1|
|Units with investment more than INR 10 crore||1|
|Types of units||Jute, Food processing, and agro based industries|
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. Majority of the units use road transportation for procuring raw materials or dispatching their finished goods. Most of the units procure their raw material from nearby regions or districts in West Bengal and Assam. Some units like Kamakshi Jute Industry also procure the raw material from Bangladesh. Most of the finished goods from this Growth Centre are consumed in Bengal, while a few industries supply their product throughout the country as well.