'সু স্বাগতম' পুরুলিয়া পৌরসভা আপনাকে স্বাগত জানায় ,পানীয় জলের অপচয় বন্ধ করুন , সঠিক সময়ে কর প্রদান করুন , রাস্তাঘাট পরিষ্কার পরিচ্ছন্ন রাখুন , উন্নয়নমূলক কাজে পৌরসভার সহিত সহযোগিতা করুন , এলাকায় গাছ লাগান , কোন অভিযোগ থাকলে পৌরসভার সাথে যোগাযোগ করুন । 'নমস্কার' 

 

Dr. Mriganka Mahato

Chairperson


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Welcome to Purulia Municipality

 

Welcome to Purulia Municipality

 

Welcome to Purulia Municipality

 

Welcome to Purulia Municipality

 

Welcome to Purulia Municipality

 


     

BASIC INFORMATION

 

Purulia is the westernmost district of West Bengal with all-India significance because of its tropical location, its shape as well as function like a funnel. It funnels not only the tropical monsoon current from the Bay to the subtropical parts of north-west India, but also acts as a gateway between the developed industrial belts of West Bengal and the hinterlands in Orissa, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Purulia town is the headquarters of the district Purulia.
Purulia is one of the most important towns in the western arid zone of West Bengal.The municipality was established in the year 1876. It is a medium town surrounded by villages and agricultural land.The social and economic structure shows a rural-urban mixed trend.It is located at a distance of 230 km from State capital-Kolkata.The total area of municipality is 8.0 sq.km having * mouzas (*) and 23* wards with 3606* household,hosuse and has an official population of 1,13,799(2001).
The municipal area covers 8.0 Sq.Km. gently sloping towards the Kasi River flowing southwards.The average elevation of the town is 228 m.a.s.l
There is no major industry in the town.There is one municipal market with about 294 shops.Total number od shops in the town is 2,200.
As house hold survey conducted in, July,2009,it was seen that about 57% of the total population are under working class.Significant percentage(about 41%) are involved in agricultural work.

a).Geographical Location

The district Purulia lies between 22.60º and 23.50º north latitudes and 85.75º and 86.65º east longitudes. The geographical area of the district is 6259 km². The district is bordered on the east by Bankura, Paschim Medinipur districts, on the north by Bardhaman district of West Bengal state and Dhanbad district of Jharkhand state, on the west by Bokaro and Ranchi districts of Jharkhand state and on the south by West Singhbhum and East Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand state.

The town Purulia is located at about 23.28º north latitude and 86.24º longitude

The town is well connected with the rest of West Bengal and adjoining Jharkhand State.NH-32 passes through the central part of the town and is linked with Ranchi,the capital of Jharkhand.A major state highway passes through the town connecting N.H. and Coal mines belt at Asansol area of adjoing District Burswan.It is well connected with Railways also.The town Puruia is the first municipal town situated in the *North-Eastern part of the district Purulia. Purulia is situated 60 k.m from sub-divisional head-quarter,Asansol and well linked with the state highway Barakar-Purulia Road and with National Highway through Barakar-Asansol road.This town is well connected with another Sub-divisional town Jhalda and the Raghunathpur.The industrial town Asansol and Durgapur is very close to the town.The town Puruia is situated at about 263 k.m from state capital,Kolkata.

b).Year of Establishment : The Year of Establishment is ,1876 supported by no of villages and agricultural land.

 

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