23 Sep 2019

Industries In Kharagpur, West Bengal

Industries In Kharagpur, West Bengal

Industries-In-Kharagpur
Industries-In-Kharagpur

Kharagpur has one of the largest industrial setups in West Bengal. Several large industrial plants are located in and around Kharagpur due to its proximity to Kolkata, good rail and road connectivity via NH 6 and NH 60, availability of labour, and raw materials. Important establishments like Tata Metaliks, Tata Bearings, Siemens, Kharagpur Metal, ISD Cement, Godrej, Tata Hitachi, Tata Bearings, Century Extrusions, Humboldt Wedag, Rashmi Metaliks, BRG Group, Bengal Energy, Ramco Cements have set up their plants in and around Kharagpur. Many small iron rolling mills and rice mills dot the town. The Vidyasagar Industrial Park is located here. Establishment of an IT park is also in progress. Kharagpur will be part of two new economic corridors EC-1 Mumbai-Kolkata and EC-14 Kharagpur-Siliguri under Bharatmala project. There is also an flourishing real estate market. Recently, the government has revealed plans to establish a civilian airport.


List of industries in Kharagpur:-

1. Tata Bearings Ltd.
2. Tata Metaliks Ltd. (Pig Iron Plant)
3. Telecom Factory (taken over by BSNL since 2000)
4. Century Extrusions Ltd.
5. ASO cement Ltd
6. Bansal cement
7. Siemens Pvt. Ltd. (Industrial Gear)
8. Essen Fabricators Pvt. Ltd. (Heavy Engineering Division)
9. Humboldt Wedag(I) Ltd. (Slurry Pumps)
10. South Eastern Railway Workshop (Carriage, Wagon, Steen and Diesel Locomotive maintenance)
11. Tata Constructions & Projects Ltd. Formerly Tata Davy Ltd. (Heavy Engineering), closed since 2003.
12. Bengal Energy Ltd. (Pig & Sponge Iron)
13. Wellman Wacoma Ltd. (Coke Oven)
14. Rashmi Metaliks Ltd. (Pig Iron)
15. Kharagpur Metal Reforming Industries Pvt. Ltd.
16. KE Technical Textiles Pvt. Ltd.
17. Ramco Industries Ltd. (Asbestos and Sheet)

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