About Birbhum district:

Birbhum is a district in West Bengal state, India. The total area of the district is 4545 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3502387 living in houses, among them male population is 1791017 and female population is 1711370. Sex ratio of the district is 956 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 70.68%.

Birbhum district vehicle registration code is WB 53, WB 54. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Birbhum.


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 Birbhum district.

Birbhum 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 Birbhum.

Top tourist places in Birbhum:

Places of interest in Birbhum:

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 Birbhum district:

  • Ahmadpur Junction
  • Ahmadpur Junction
  • Bahadurpur
  • Bolpur S Niktn
  • Dubrajpur
  • Gadadharpur
  • Kachujor
  • Keshabpur
  • Kopai
  • Kirnahar
  • Kunuri
  • Labpur
  • Mahishadahari
  • Mallarpur
  • Mallikpur
  • Mukuria
  • Murarai
  • Nalhati Junction
  • Panchra
  • Prantik
  • Rampur Hat
  • Sainthia
  • Siuri
  • Tarapith Road
  • Uttar Radhanaga

Insurance Companies in Birbhum:

  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance - Hero Honda Building -Siuri, Hero Honda Building, II Floor, Near Post Office, Birbhaum Dist., Suri, West Bengal 731101
  • National Insurance,near Suri BUS Stand,suri,dist-phone NO-03462-254890, New Dangal Para, Kolkata, West Bengal 731101
  • ICICI Prudential,Rampurhat, West Bengal 731224
  • LIC, Bolpur-Sriniketan Road, Bolpur, Birbhum, West Bengal 731204
  • LIC Suri Brach Office, Birbhum Police Line, Suri, West Bengal 731101
  • Anil Kumar Mukherjee.., Kirnahar, West Bengal 731302
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance,City Residency, 3rd Floor, City Center, Shahid Khudiram Sarani, Durgapur, West Bengal 713216
  • TVS Showroom,NH 2B, Bolpur, West Bengal 731204

Lawyers (Advocates) in Birbhum:

Blood banks in Birbhum:

  • S.D Hospital , Bolpur
  • S.D. Hospital, Rampurahat ,P.O.- Rampurahat, Birbhum

Trading companies in Birbhum:

  • Religare ,MAHAJAN PATTYNEAR MONA MARKET P.O RAMPURHATDistrict:Birbhum,WBPostcode:731224
  • India Infoline (IIFL) ,OLD KANDI ROADSAINTHIA SAINTHIA BIRBHUMDistrict:Birbhum,WBPostcode:731234
  • India Infoline (IIFL) ,BOLPUR SUPER MARKETSTAL-6 BLOCK BDistrict:Birbhum,WBPostcode:731204
  • India Infoline (IIFL) ,C/O DEB PRASAD CHATTERJEENEW DANGALPARA PO SURI DIST-BIRBHUMDistrict:Birbhum,WBPostcode:731101
  • DAYCO SECURITIES PVT LTD ,NEW DANGALPARA PO-SURIDistrict:Birbhum,WBPostcode:731101
  • DAYCO SECURITIES PVT LTD ,AT SAINATHIA ( MARAWARI PATTY )P.O. SAINTHIADistrict:Birbhum,WBPostcode:731234

Hotels in Birbhum:

  • Hotel Sonar Bangla,Kabi Chandrapur, Tarapith Temple Road, District Birbhum, Tarapith, West Bengal 731233
  • Larica Holiday Inn Tarapith,Tarapith Temple Road, Kabichandrapur, Dist. Birbhum, Tarapith, West Bengal 731233
  • HOTEL SWAGATAM INTERNATIONAL (TARAPITH),Kabi Chandrapur, Tarapith Temple Road
  • Sarada Hotel 'n' Restaurant,Near Suri Bus Stand, Suri Station Rd, New Dangal Para, Suri, West Bengal 731101
  • Hotel Royal Bengal,Bhubandanga, Dak Bunglow West, Bolpur, Birbhum, Bolpur, West Bengal 731204
  • Hotel Yashoda International,Kavi Chandrapur Road, Tarapith, West Bengal 731233
  • Bequest Inn ,Dubrajpur Road, SH 6, Siuri, Birbhum, West Bengal 731101
  • Nilkuthi Guest House,Santiniketan, Bolpur, Birbhum District, Panchsowa, West Bengal 731244
  • Lodge Lipika,Near Bolpur Railway StationPlatfrom No.2, BolpurBirbhum, West Bengal 731204

Theatres in Birbhum district:

  • Rupkotha Cinema - Poka Bandh/Machine Sch, Bishnupur
  • Sreedhar - Moynapur, Moynapur
  • Uttara - Station Bazaar, Katwa
  • Balaka Cinema - P.O.Kholapota P.S.Basirhat, Basirhat
  • Burdwan Cinema - Birbhum, Birbhum
  • Chetali - Income Tax office (suri), Seori
  • Mampi Talkies - Rampurhat, Rampurhat

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 15
2 Axis Bank 4
3 Bank Of Baroda 1
4 Bank Of India 2
5 Canara Bank 8
6 Central Bank Of India 10
7 Corporation Bank 4
8 Dena Bank 1
9 HDFC Bank 3
10 ICICI Bank Limited 3
11 IDBI Bank 4
12 Indian Bank 1
13 Indian Overseas Bank 2
14 State Bank Of India 41
15 Syndicate Bank 4
16 UCO Bank 1
17 Union Bank Of India 9
18 United Bank Of India 14