About Puruliya district:

Puruliya is a district in West Bengal state, India. The total area of the district is 6259 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 2927965 living in houses, among them male population is 1497656 and female population is 1430309. Sex ratio of the district is 957 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 64.48%.

Puruliya district vehicle registration code is WB 55, WB 66. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Purulia, Malda.


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 Puruliya district.

Puruliya 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 Puruliya.

Top tourist places in Puruliya:

Places of interest in Puruliya:

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 Puruliya district:

  • Adra East Cabin
  • Adra Junction
  • Anara
  • Bagalia
  • Barabhum
  • Barakar
  • Biramdih
  • Indrabil
  • Jhalida
  • Gourinathdham
  • Kantadih
  • Kotshila
  • Kushtaur
  • Illoo
  • Madhukunda
  • Metyalsahar Hal
  • Muradi
  • Purulia Junction
  • Radhanagar
  • Ramkanali Junction
  • Rukni
  • Chas Road
  • Sanka
  • Santaldih
  • Sirjam
  • Suisa
  • Torang
  • Tulin
  • Urma

Insurance Companies in Puruliya:

  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance - Ranchi Road -Purulia,Ground floor, Binay Batika By-Lane,, Ranchi Road. Post & Dist. Purulia, Purulia, West Bengal 723101
  • Best Life Insurance in Krishnagar, West Bengal,Village-Salua, Po-Churni Raghunathpur,, Krishnagar, purulia West Bengal, Purulia, West Bengal 741501
  • National Insurance, PuruliaBranchOffice, Deshbandhu Road Raghawpur More, Purulia-, Kolkata, West Bengal 723101
  • HDFC Life, Ranchi Road, Gopal Complex, 1st Floor, Near Purulia Main Bus Stand, Purulia, Jharkhand 723101

Lawyers (Advocates) in Puruliya:

Blood banks in Puruliya:

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

Trading companies in Puruliya:

  • Angel Broking ,BB DAS ROADPURULIYA WEST BENGALDistrict:Puruliya,WBPostcode:723101
  • EUREKA STOCK and SHARE BROKING SERVICES LTD ,MITRA COMPLEXUPPER NADIHA CHAIBASA ROADDistrict:Puruliya,WBPostcode:723101
  • ASIT C MEHTA INVESTMENT INTERRMEDIATES LTD ,NEAR RAILWAY BOOKINGOFFICE (NORTH)ADRADistrict:Puruliya,WBPostcode:723121

Hotels in Puruliya:

  • Hotel Akash,B.T. Sarkar Rd, Near Purulia Bus Stand, Opposite Lilha Petrol Pump, Purulia, West Bengal 723101
  • Hotel Akash Sarovar, Near Surya Mandir, East Lake Road, Purulia, West Bengal 723101
  • Puspak Hotel,Old Manbazar Road, Bhagabandh Para, Near Santamayee Girls High School, Purulia, West Bengal 723103
  • PearlTree Hotels & Resorts,KB City Centre Mall, Deshbandhu Rd, Purulia, West Bengal 723101
  • Hotel Pinaki Sadan,ISHAN CHATTERJEE LANE, BEHIND DURGA MANDIR, Purulia, West Bengal 723103
  • Hotel ChhayaNeer,Munsifdanga, Purulia, West Bengal 723101
  • Hotel Purulia Inn,Dulmi Nadiha (Near Sunil Petrol Pump ), NH32 Purulia Tata Chaibasa Road, Purulia, West Bengal 723101
  • Hotel Mayur,Purulia, West Bengal 723101
  • Hotel Hill View,S.G.Jalan Rd, Jhalida, West Bengal 723202
  • Hotel Diya Raj,Purulia, West Bengal 723101
  • Hotel Tirupati Plaza,Bhagabandh Para, Near Kali Mandir, Purulia, West Bengal 723101

Theatres in Puruliya district:

  • Ruposree - Balarampore, Balarampore
  • V Cinema Screen 1 - 2nd Floor City Centre Mall,Desh Bandhu Road, Purulia

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 8
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 3
4 Canara Bank 5
5 Central Bank Of India 8
6 Dena Bank 1
7 HDFC Bank 1
8 ICICI Bank Limited 1
9 IDBI Bank 1
10 Indian Overseas Bank 2
11 State Bank Of India 26
12 United Bank Of India 25