Kharagpur Tourism, India

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Kharagpur (Bengali: খড়্গপুর) is an important industrial city in Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal, India. It is multi-cultural and cosmopolitan city. It is the most populated city of Paschim Medinipur district. The first Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), a group of Institutes of National Importance, was founded in Kharagpur as early as in May 1950. It is 116 km from Kolkata and forms an important station on Howrah-Mumbai, Howrah-Chennai road and railway route. This city also has one of the largest railway workshops in India, and the third longest railway platform in the world (1072.5 m). Kharagpur has an Air Force base in Kalaikunda, and another in Salua. There have been plans by the IAF to allow civil flights in Kalaikunda. It is one of the four cities where national sports are held.Other being Kolkata, Siliguri and Durgapur.

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A place in India, Kharagpur is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Kharagpur, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Digha. Take a short trip from Kharagpur and set some time aside to explore the Digha. Dotted with places like Marine Aquarium And Research Centre, Amarabati Park, Chandaneswar Shiv Temple; it will definitely be a good idea. A vacation to Kharagpur can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Kharagpur*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kharagpur

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

    • Air Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Kharagpur: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Kharagpur - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 64.84 (High)
    • Pollution Index 49.57 (Moderate)
    • 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 Kharagpur

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.35 USD

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

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