Kharagpur Tourism

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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 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.67 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 58.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kharagpur - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 45.98 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 21.65 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.94 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 34.89 (Very 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 Kharagpur

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.59 USD

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

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