The district has an excellent transport and communication network of national highways and railways. A major existing industrial base at Haldia & Kolaghat, availability of skilled man power at comparative low rates, abundance of electric power and a business environment conducive for industrial growth both from the labour and political fronts are few plus points for promotion and development of Micro & Small Medium Enterprises (MSME) in this district.
Aquaculture and shrimp farming has been taken up in a big way in the coastal belt of this district and floriculture and horticultural activities are concentrated in a major portion of Tamluk Sub-division. In Haldia a large number of heavy engineering, chemical, small-scale cluster are growing up. Similarly, in Contai, Egra, Digha, Tamluk, Mahishadal and Kolaghat a wide number of Small Scale Industries are spread over in these areas. Handloom weaving is a traditional in this district where a considerable number of people are engaged in this activity.
Food Processing Industries & Horticulture (Salient Features)
|No. of Colleges||15|
|No. of High Schools (including H.S.)||456|
|No. of Junior High School||189|
|No. of Primary School||3217|
|No. of I.C.J.C.Ks (Ishwar chandra Jana Chetna Kendra )||3089|
|S.S.K. (Shishu Shiksha Kendra)||1516|
|F. Sr, Madrasah||2|
|Junior High Madrasah||5|
|Skill Development Institutions (List)||44|