INDUSTRY & MINING
Industry & Mining
 

Index of Industrial Production : (Base: 2004-05=100)
Sector 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12*
Mining 98.2 92.2 91.4
Manufacturing 140.6 160.0 169.0
Electricity 128.0 136.2 135.7
General 131.5 144.9 150.5
*Average April-December Number 4601261 6350113
Source: Bureau of Applied Economics and Statistics, Government of West Bengal
Iron and Steel
Production Unit 2009-10 2010-11(P)*
Finished Steel 000'Tonnes 2918 2981
Semi Finished Steel 000'Tonnes 3592 3676
Pig Iron 000'Tonnes 783 760
Source: Joint Plant Committee, Governemnt of India
Tea
Item Unit 2010 2011(P)
No. of Tea Gardens Number 307 307
Tea Sales(Avg. Price) Unit 2010 2011(P)
Kolkata Rs. per kg 132.97 129.44
Siliguri Rs. per kg 104.44 103.40
Darjeeling Tea Sold at Kolkata Rs. per kg 309.31 316.45
Source: Tea Board, Government Of India
Annual Survey
Annual Survey of Industries Unit 2008-09 2009-10
No. of Factories(working) Number 6095 6740
Total Output Crore 141796.48 157047.06
Net Value Added Crore 16599.80 19319.61
Employment Number 549852 571994
Source: Annual Survey of Industries, Government Of India
Registered Factories and Other Establishments
Item Unit 2010 2011
Registered Factories(Cumulative) Number 15248 15587(P)
No. of Shops,Commercial Establishments,Cinema Halls etc.(As on 31st March) Crore 702625 712344
Registered Companies
Paramenters Unit 2009-10 2010-11
In Operation Number 98653 103995
Registration Number 10201 16498
Authorised Capital Lakh 308290 591594
Source: 1. Chief Inspector of Factories, Government of West Bengal
                    2. Chief Inspector,Shops & Establishments Directorate, Government of West Bengal
                    3. Registrar of Companies, Government of West Bengal
Information Technology Sector
Parameters Unit 2009-10 2010-11
Employment Number 110000 130000
Export Crore 6500 6938
Software Technology Park Unit 2009-10 2010-11
Employment Number 50000 58040
Export Crore 5430 5665
Source: Department of Information Technology, Government Of West Bengal
Mineral Production
Minerals Unit 2010 2011*
Coal 000'tonnes 22381 14258
China Clay tonnes 90513 65669
Fire Clay tonnes 33307 38360
Value of Mineral Production 000' Rs 32036622 16154437
* Up to September, 2011
Source: Monthly Bulletin of Mineral Statistics and Information, Government Of India
Estimated Reserves iof Coal in West Bengal
Unit 31.03.2010 31.03.2011*
Proved Billion tonnes 11.75 11.75
Indicated Billion tonnes 13.03 13.13
Inferred Billion tonnes 5.07 5.07
Contribution to total Reserve in the country Per cent 10.78 10.48
Source: Energy Statistics,CSO, Government Of India
Micro and Small Scale Sector
Parameters Unit 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
No. of EM(II)* Units Number 11668 10099 13459
Employment Number 131669 121944 120446
Inferred Billion tonnes 5.07 5.07 13.13
Investment in Plant & Machineries Lakh 89965 77788 125548
*Established units as per Micro,Small and Medium Enterprise Act,Introduced in October,2006
Source: Directorate of Micro and Small Scale Enterprises and Textiles, Government Of West Bengal
Sericulture
Production Unit 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Mullberry Silk In lakh kg 17.90 18.85 19.24
Tasar Silk In lakh kg 0.36 0.41 0.44
Eri Silk In lakh kg 0.08 0.06 0.12
Handloom
Parameters Unit 2009-10 2010-11*
Production in Cloth Million Metre 893.80 862.10
Khadi and Village Industries
Production Unit 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Value of Production Lakh 78042.66 83406.22 90670.00
Employment Number 726602 732656 747369
Sources: 1. Directorate of Sericulture, Government of West Bengal
                    2. Directorate of Handloom and Textiles, Government of West Bengal
                    3. Khadi andVillage Industries Board, Government of West Bengal
Abbreviation
P Provisional R Revised
E Estimated A Advance
Q Quick BE Budget Estimate
MW Mega Watt MU Million Unit
MKWH Million Killo Watt-Hour MT Metric Tonne
EM Entreprenuer Memorandum DLHS District Level Household and Facility Survey
RCH Reproductive and Child Health GSDP Gross State Domestic Product
NSDP Net State Domestic Product .. Not Available


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