PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Physical Infrastructure
 

Traffic Movement In Kolkata Airport (Number)
Description 2009-10 2010-11
International Passengers 1187160 1428086
Domestic Passengers 6858564 8203586
Passengers in commercial traffic 8045724 9631672
Source: Department of Civil Aviation, Government of India.


Railway Statistics
Description Unit 2009-10 2010-11
Length of Broad Gauge tracks Km 4162.28 4185.03
Length of Metre Gauge tracks Km 106.14 106.14
Length of Narrow Gauge tracks Km 220.01 220.01
No. of Railway Stations Number 815 822
Source: General Manager, Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway, North-East Frontier Railway, Government of India.


Post & Telegraph (Number)
Description 2010 2011
Post Office 8747 8752
No of Post Offices per 100 sq. Km. 10 10
Telephone Exchanges in Kolkata (Incl. Howrah & Other sub.Exch.) 534 526
Telephones in Kolkata 1270929 1199651
Telephone Exchanges (Excluding Kolkata) 1384 1380
Telephones (Excluding Kolkata) 883961 734167


Foreign Trade Through Kolkata Port (Sea + Air) (Figures in Rs.)
Description Unit 2009-10 2010-11
Imports Crore 73562.56 81654.18
Exports Crore 19018.51 31594.35
Banking (As at the end of June)
Description Unit 2009-10 2010-11
Commercial Bank Number 5320 5342
Households availing banking services Per cent .. 48.8
Per Capita Bank Deposits Rs. 29279 36934
Per Capita Bank Advances Rs. 17533 21469
Advances to Deposits by Scheduled Commercial Banks Per cent 59.88 58.13
Source: 1.Director General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics, Government of India.
2.Quarterly Statistics on Deposits and Credit of Schedule Commercial Banks,
Reserve Bank of India, June, 2009, 2010, 2011.
3.Census of India, 2011.


Co-operative Society (Figures in Rs.)
Description Unit 2009-10 2010-11
Members In '000 5869 6172
Working Capital Lakh 1146930 1278003
Loans Issued Lakh 778271 1023459
Source: Register of Co-operative Societies, Government of West Bengal.

Storage Facility
Description Unit 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Cold Storages Number 476 484 518
Space Lakh MT 58.10 59.76 65.14
Source: Directorate of Agricultural Marketing, Government of West Bengal.


Power
Description Unit 2009-10 2010-11
Installed Capacity MW 10004.1 9974.1
Generation MU 52123.4 55527.0
Villages Electrified to total no. of Inhabited villages Per cent 99.56 99.84*
* Up to 31.10.2011
Source: Department of Power and Non-conventional Energy Sources, Government of West Bengal.


Renewable Energy
Potential of Renewable Power estimated as on 31.03.11 In (MW)
Wind Power 22
Small Hydro Power 396
Biomass Power 396
Cogeneration biogases 0
Waste of Energy 148
Total Estimated Reserves 962
Share (%) in All India Distribution 1.07
Source: Energy Statistics, 2012, Central Statistical Organisation, Government of India.

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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