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Indian Statistical Institute, Baranagar

The Indian Statistical Institute (I.S.I.) was founded by Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in 1932. The institute is now considered one of the foremost centers in the world for training and research in Statistics and promotes the interaction of Statistics with natural and social sciences through collaborative research work. The first electronic computer in India,  

as HEC-2M, was installed in the institute in 1956, and one of the foremost formal courses for computer science in the country started in the institute in 1962. The institute grants degrees and diplomas in Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science and such other subjects related to Statistics. The International Statistical Education Centre was established in the institute in 1950 in collaboration with International Statistical Institute under the auspices of the UNESCO and the Government of India for providing training in Statistics to sponsored students mainly from Asia and the Far East.

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(Under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India)
B.T. Road, Bon-Hoogly, Calcutta - 700 090, India.

National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped, Bonhooghly

National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped (N.I.O.H.) was established in 1978 in its Bonhoogly campus, situating North of Calcutta City. Itís is an autonomous organization operating under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. Being one of the leading organizations in the country, the objective of the institute is to provide medical, physical, economical, psychological and social rehabilitation

to the orthopaedically handicapped persons. In a larger perspective regarding the rehabilitative efforts for the disables, the institute also offers residential three years bachelor courses and six months internship in collaboration with University of. Calcutta. Various short-term training courses also open to spread recent developments in this field, among the professionals engaged in the rehabilitation work for the disables. The institute also provides the rehabilitative aids and appliances to the patients free of cost, under the scheme of Assistance to Disabled Persons Government of India.

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National Sample Survey Organisation, Baranagar


The National Sample Survey (NSS), was initiated on the basis of a proposal from P.C. Mahalanobis in 1950 to conduct a nation-wide, large-scale, continuous survey operation conducted in the form of successive rounds to fill up data gaps for socio-economic planning and policy making through sample surveys. In 1970, the NSS was reorganized and all aspects of its work were brought under a single Government organization, namely the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO). The major activities of the NSSO pertain to Survey Design, Field Operations, Processing of collected data and releasing of the results based on surveys. The Survey Design and Research Division and Data Processing Division have its headquarters at Kolkata. The major activities of NSSO are to carry out socio-economic surveys, to undertake field work' for the Annual Survey of Industries and follow-up surveys of Economic Census, sample checks on area enumeration and crop estimation surveys and to prepare the urban frames useful in drawing of urban samples, besides collection of price data from rural and urban sectors.

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Barrackpore-700120, West Bengal India.

Tel : 033-25920177 (O)

Fax : 033-25920388

E-Mail : director@cifri.wb.nic.in / cifri@vsnl.com / cifri_2000@yahoo.com

Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore


The Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) is the oldest premier research institution in the field of inland fisheries research and training in India. Established initially at Calcutta in 1947, it assumed the status of an Institute and shifted to Barrackpore in 1959 as Headquarter. The main objectives of the institute are to conduct investigation for proper appraisal of inland

fisheries resources in the country, and to evolve suitable methods for their conservation and optimum utilization. CIFRI has valuable database for developing management norms for fishery in open water systems. The Institute is identified as one of the nodal agencies to conducts ad-hoc training courses regularly on various aspects of inland fisheries for benefit of worker within the country and abroad especially in Asia, Latin America and Africa. CIFRI is an internationally recognized research facility in inland fisheries and has expertise on a wide range of specialized subjects related to fisheries. It also has an impressive record of consultancy services rendered to various organizations in India and abroad.

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Central Research Institute for Jute & Allied Fibres, Barrackpore

Barrackpore 743 101
Dist: 24, Parganas (N)
West Bengl

The Central Research Institute for Jute & Allied Fibres (CRIJAF) started functioning almost immediately after the partition of India in 1947. From the initial years, CRIJAF scientists developed a number of high yielding strains and vastly improve their production technologies. By 1960-61 ultimately enables India to produce enough

jute and mesta not only to cater all the mills but also to export raw jute in the world market. This remarkable achievement was possible only due to the phenomenal efforts made by the scientists of CRIJAF in various disciplines like Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Physiology, Soils, Agronomy, Pathology, Entomology, Extension and other ancillary departments. The latest trend of research in CRIJAF are to improve jute and allied fibre crops (like mesta, sunhemp, ramje, sisal and flax) for yield and quality under biotic and abiotic stresses; to develop economically viable and sustainable production technology, cropping systems, proper post-harvest technology for improving the quality of jute _d allied fibre crops; and to transfer technology and human resource development in relation to jute and allied fibre crops. Apart from research activities short-term courses, on-hand trainings and projects also have been undertaken for development of skills / expertise under human resource development and resource generation -scheme.



Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Barrackpore

Started in the year 1940 as Tata Aviation Limited, the present factory of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Barrackpore was engaged with overhaul and repairing of small aircrafts. During the years 1944-47 it became a part of the Allied Forces and was used as Army & Air Force Base for World War II. In the year 1952, Ministry of Defence handed over the facility to the then Hindustan Aircraft Limited. In the year 1982,

helicopter servicing was undertaken from Helicopter Division, HAL, Bangalore. Since 1997 the factory is also a maintenance agency for civil customer Helicopters. The factory is well equipped ground support / handling equipment, test rig, hangers, in-house repair capability for airframe and  accessories with facilities of clean rooms, NDT facilities, calibration facilities and different types of test equipment, which establish the stringent quality, and performance to the aviation standard. The Propeller shop of the factory includes facilities of cold rolling, blade rework, optical profile check and suspension balance. Skilled manpower with qualified technical professionals are the assets of HAL, Barrackpore.

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Jessop and Company Limited, Dum Dum

  (Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises)
63, Netaji Subhas Road, Calcutta-700001
Phones : 2243-2041 (8 lines), 2243-3420 (5 lines), Telex : 021-5298, 021-5054
Fax : 2243-1610, 2551-2868 Gram : JESSOPS

An erstwhile Government of India enterprise Jessop and Company Limited, a heavy engineering company based in Eastern India was privatized in 2003. Jessop is engaged in design, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of a wide range of capital goods and turn key projects required by the core sector industries like railways, ports, coal mines, power, petroleum, shipping together with construction of highways and flyovers.

With large manufacturing facility spread over 5 workshops, employing about 1400 skilled people and with an intellectual knowledge base of more than 100 years, this company -has been involved in most of the projects of National importance. Jessop's product range includes cranes, bridges, technical structures, gates, wagons and coaches, mining machinery, hydraulic cylinders, road rollers, ship repair and a host of other project execution capabilities. The company has also exported its goods and services to various countries across the world and. earned a very important position for itself.

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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Dum Dum

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, although a small airport by international standards, is considered to be gateway to North Eastern States and the Eastern India. The lush greenery of the surroundings, especially the coconut trees give it a unique look. Within forty years from 1924, when the first aircraft landed in this airport at Dum Dum, it reached 0.5 lacs passenger traffic, the highest among all other international airports in India.

In 1972, Airport Authority of India took over the management of this airport and renamed it in Jan 1995. The international air cargo teFtl1inal of this airport was the first air cargo terminal in the country, which was commissioned on 5th October 1975. The total area of air cargo terminal is 9993 square meter and its annual holding capacity including transshipment is 37,120 MT. There are two parking bays exclusively for freighter fleet, which can accommodate up to B-737 type of aircraft. The airport is internationally connected by air directly to London, New York, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Dubai, Bangkok, Singapore and many more. This airport has the potential to become a hub for India's South-East Asia connections.

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