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Barjora is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°26′N 87°17′E / 23.43°N 87.28°E / 23.43; 87.28Coordinates: 23°26′N 87°17′E / 23.43°N 87.28°E / 23.43; 87.28
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,509
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Barjora

Barjora is a census town in Bankura District in the state of West Bengal, India.


Barjora is located at 23°26′N 87°17′E / 23.43°N 87.28°E / 23.43; 87.28.[1] It has an average elevation of 75 metres (246 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Barjora had a population of 11,509. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Barjora has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; 57% of the literates are males and 43% are females. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.



Small Scale Industries 1. M/S Tuff & Tube Pvt. Ltd. PVC Pipe 2. M/S Durgapur Flour Mil Wheet Flower 3. M/S Spark Exports Ltd. P.P. Cap 4. M/S Bankura Agro-Products Pvt. Ltd Non-edible Oil 5. M/S Durgaur Ultra Ceramic Pvt. Ltd Fly Ash bricks

Large or Medium Scale Industries 1. M/S Xpro Ltd. Packaging 2. M/S Bhaskar Srachi Ltd. (Under cosnt.) Barjora Steel plant 3. M/S Kangsabati Spinning Mill Synthetic Yarn 4. M/S Nilkamal Plastic Product 5. M/S Hindustan Seals Pvt. Ltd. Mosquito Coil 6. Times Pac Packaging 7. Sibaji Electro Steel Iron Casting 8. EMR Polytex HDPEa Oven Sacks 9. Diesel Forge Forged Steel 10. Shiva Durga Oil Co. Rrice Bran Oil 11. Cellulose Containers Composite Container 12. Crodence Plasto Ind. Moulded TV. Cabinet 13. General Synthetics Corporation Ltd. Polyester Filament Yarn

Apart from several small/medium/large scale industries (mainly steel & plastic), there are two newspaper printing presses- 1. Anandabazaar Patrika 2. Pratidin

Barjora is also famous for coals. Presently two collieries are operating at Barjora- 1. Bengal Empta 2. Trans Damodar


State Highway 9 connects Durgapur with Bankura via Barjora. The Barjora – Maliara- Durlavpur Road originates from 36 km point of the State Highway 9 (Bankura-Durgapur) and terminates on the National Highway 60, which is adjacent to Mejia Thermal Power Station.[3]


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Barjora
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Land Use & Development Control Plan for Barjora Gangajalghati Planning Area" (PDF). Town & Country Planning Branch, Urban Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-06-10. [dead link]

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