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(As on 2002-2003)

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Roads

Maintained by PWD

 
Classes of Roads (in Kilometers)
National High Ways 254.40
State High Ways 323
Distirct Roads 678
Village Roads 738
Total 1993.40
Maintained by Zilla Parisad  
Surfaced 4183
Un-Surfaced 3128
Total 7311
Maintained by Municipalities  
Surfaced 1359
Un-Surfaced 781
Total 2140
TOTAL 11444.40

 

Forest

Classification of Forest area

Class of forest Area (in hectare)
Reserved forest 364.57
Protected forest 20172.39
Unclassed state forest 7530.78
Khas forest -
Vested waste land -
Forest owned by Corporate bodies -
Forest owned by Private individuals 220.54
Civil authorities 1276.14
Total 29564.42

Cinema Houses
Sub-Division No. of Cinema Houses Sitting Capacity (No.)
Asansol 25 19726
Durgapur 16 12323
Burdwan (North) 13 11361
Burdwan (South) 7 4465
Kalna 8 4003
Katwa 8 4595
Total 77 56473

 

News Papers and Periodicals
Year Daily Weekly Fortnightly Monthly Others Total
2000-01 5 33 48 2 24 112
2001-02 5 32 49 2 24 112
2002-03 5 27 54 1 17 104
Language Daily Weekly Fortnightly Monthly Others Total
Bengali 5 27 53 1 16 102
English - - - - - -
Hindi - - - - - -
Urdu - - 1 - - 1
Others - - - - 1 1
Total 5 27 54 1 17 104

 

Small Industrial Establishments

Year as on 31th March Unit (No.) Employment (No.)
2000 26658 153462
2001 27283 158189
2002 28167 163348
2003 28676 166369

 

Source : District Statistical Officer, Burdwan.

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