About Bankura district:

Bankura is a district in West Bengal state, India. The total area of the district is 6882 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3596292 living in houses, among them male population is 1840504 and female population is 1755788. Sex ratio of the district is 957 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 70.26%.

Bankura district vehicle registration code is WB 68. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Bankura.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 102 units = Rs.5.30 per unit
  • 103 to 180 units = Rs.5.97 per unit
  • 181 to 300 units = Rs.6.97 per unit
  • 301 to 600 units = RS.7.31 per unit
  • 601 to 900 units = Rs.7.58 per unit
  • 901 and above units = Rs.8.99 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Bera Utsav, Diwali, Durga Puja, Gangasagar mela, Jagadhatri Puja, Jamai Sashti, Kenduli Mela, Makara Sankranthi, Naba Barsho, Poush Mela, Ramkrishna Paramhansha Jayanti, Rash Mela, Rathayatra, Ravindra Jayanti, Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja, Teesta Tea & Tourism Festival, Basanta Utsav, Vishnupur Festival are the major festivals celebrated in Bankura district.

Bankura Cuisine:

Aloo Kurma, Bhetki Macher Paturi, Shorshe Ilish Bhapa, Pineapple Raisin Chutney, Bengali Jhal Muri, Ras Malai, Chingri Malaikari, Sandesh, Kosha Mangsho, Ghugni, Aamer Dal, Cholar Dal, Bhapa Chingri, Green Papaya Chutney, Dhokar Dalna, Tomato and Date Chutney, Doi Begun, Cham Cham, Aloo Potol, Aloo Posto, Mishti Doi (Sweet Curd), Shukto, Torkari, Jhurjhure Aloo bhaja, Dorma, Torkari, diye bhaja, Karai Shuti, Chitol Maacher Muitha, Deemer Dalna, Rasgulla are few of the many varieties of Bankura.

Top tourist places in Bankura:

Places of interest in Bankura:

are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, jute, tea, potatoes, oilseeds, betel,vine, tobacco, wheat, barley and maize. are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Bankura district:

  • Bankura
  • Barda
  • Belboni
  • Beliator
  • Bhimgara
  • Bishnupur
  • Brindabanpur
  • Chhatna
  • Anchuri
  • Jhantipahari
  • Madankata
  • Nobanda
  • Ondagram
  • Hamirhati
  • Piardoba
  • Ramsagar
  • Sonamukhi

Insurance Companies in Bankura:

  • ational Insurance,Chandmaridanga Rd, Joggeshpally, Kolkata, West Bengal 722101

Lawyers (Advocates) in Bankura:

Blood banks in Bankura:

  • Central Blood Bank,205, Vivekananda Rd, Manicktala, Sahitya Parishad, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006

Trading companies in Bankura:

  • Sharekhan ,J.L. -272 PLOT NO 997 KH NO 40 HOLDING NO 11/3/ANUTANCHATE MOHALLA WARD NO.21 UNDER BANKURA MULCIPALITY STALL NO. 03District:Bankura,WBPostcode:722101
  • India Infoline (IIFL) ,VIDYASAGAR PALLYWARD NO 12 PO +PS - SONAMUKHI BANKURADistrict:Bankura,WBPostcode:722207

Hotels in Bankura:

  • Hotel Saptarshi,LALBAZAR, Bankura, West Bengal 722101
  • Hotel Saptaparna,Chandmaridanga Road, Bankura, West Bengal 722101
  • Banalata Resort,SH 2, Bankura, Near Joypur Forest Office`, Joypur, West Bengal 722138
  • Peerless Resort Mukutmanipur,Dhagara,Khatra, P.O. Gorabari,Bankura Dist, Mukutmonipur, West Bengal 722135
  • Hotel Laxmi Park,Balia Para,Vishnupur,Dist. Bankura, Bishnupur, West Bengal 722122
  • Holiday Resort ,Dalmadal Para, Bishnupur, West Bengal 722122
  • Hotel Aparajita,Close to Peerless Resort, Mukutmanipur, Bankura, West Bengal 722101
  • Hotel Siddharth- Bankura,Rastala, Raniganj More, Bankura, Noon Gola Road, Bankura - 722101, Noongola Rd, Bankura, West Bengal 722101
  • Hotel Priyadarsini,Rampur Road, School Danga, Near Sukantho Statue, Bankura, West Bengal 722101
  • HOTEL BLUE STAR,Bankura, West Bengal 722101
  • Priyabani Lodge,Bankura, West Bengal 722101
  • Madhuban Hotel, Heavy More Bus Stop, Keshiakole, NH 60, Bankura, West Bengal 722155

Theatres in Bankura district:

Demographics:

C.D.Block in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 11
2 Andhra Bank 1
3 Axis Bank 1
4 Bank Of Baroda 1
5 Bank Of India 5
6 Canara Bank 12
7 Central Bank Of India 8
8 Dena Bank 1
9 HDFC Bank 4
10 ICICI Bank Limited 3
11 IDBI Bank 2
12 Indian Bank 1
13 Indian Overseas Bank 1
14 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 1
15 Punjab National Bank 3
16 State Bank Of India 39
17 Syndicate Bank 3
18 The West Bengal State Cooperative Bank 20
19 UCO Bank 7
20 Union Bank Of India 3
21 United Bank Of India 37