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Baranagar (Bengali: Baranagar) is a place in Kolkata. It is a municipality in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. A railway station of the same name is on the Dankuni line off the Sealdah north section. It is home to the Indian Statistical Institute, a prestigious institution devoted to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. Baranagar is a major industrial center for the manufacture of agricultural and industrial machinery, chemicals, castor oil, and matches; there are also numerous cotton-processing companies.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Baranagar in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Baranagar like a local. Baranagar is located at a short trip away from Digha a major city in India. Digha is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Marine Aquarium And Research Centre, Amarabati Park, Chandaneswar Shiv Temple. Also, to reach Baranagar, you'll have to take a flight to Digha; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Baranagar.

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Facts and Stats for Baranagar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Baranagar

    Know the pollution level of Baranagar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 73 (High)
    • Water Pollution 67.86 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 61.13 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.33 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 54.34 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.6 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 65.87 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.63 (Moderate)
  • Baranagar: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Baranagar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Baranagar.

    • Burglary and Theft 50.23 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 48.82 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50.46 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 82.14 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 47.45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.84 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.06 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 38.79 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.48 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.29 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.84 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.7 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.84 (Moderate)
  • Living in Baranagar - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Baranagar is 92.87 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 48.49 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 60.9 (High)
    • Pollution Index 78.4 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 61.9 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 23.48 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 56.46 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.29 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 56.49 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Baranagar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Baranagar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.38 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 44.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.74 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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