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Haldia

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Haldia is a port and industrial city in Southwest Bengal in India.

Understand[edit]

Haldia is located near the confluence of the Hooghly River, a distributary of the Ganges and Haldi River. Haldia Dock Complex, which is administratively a part of Kolkata Port Trust was commissioned in 1977. Haldia Refinery of Indian Oil Corporation was commissioned in 1975. Thereafter many industries cropped up in Haldia, including Haldia Petro-chemical complex.

Get in[edit]

By road[edit]

1. Haldia Municipality Transport Service (Daily A.C. bus Service). Journey Time: 2.5 hrs, Distance: 122 km.

Kolkata Departure: 07AM, 04PM and 05:30 pm. Contact Numbers (Kolkata): 9331815444, 9903419264, 9231553659, 9331119797.

Haldia Departure: 07AM, 08AM and 04:45 pm. Contact Numbers (Haldia): 03224-641839, 9732721199, 9774000949.

Fare: ₹110.00 (Please check and confirm fare and timings before travelling),

2. Kolkata - Amtala - Roychak - Kukrahati - Haldia. Journey Time: 3.5 hrs, Distance : 85 km

Kolkata - Roychak : Bus No - RT 210, Frequency : Every 15 min to 30 min, Journey Time: 2 hrs, Fare: ₹24.00.

Roychak - Kukrahati : By Water Vessel of Haldia Municipality, Frequency : Every 15/30 mins, Journey Time: 15 mins, Fare : ₹8.50.

Kukrahati - Haldia : Private Bus, Mini Bus or Municipality Bus, Frequency : Every 15 min to 30 min, Journey Time: 40 mins to 1 hrs, Fare: ₹18.00.

By train[edit]

1. Howrah - Mecheda - Haldia Journey Time: 1.5 hrs, Distance : 135 km Howrah - Mechada : By Mecheda, Panskura, Kharagpur or Medinipur Local train, Fare : About ₹15.00.

Mecheda - Haldia : By Private or State or Municipality Bus. Journey Time: 1.5 hrs, Frequency : Every 15 min to 30 min, Fare : About ₹30.00,

2. Howrah - Haldia.

Howrah - Haldia : By Haldia Local Train, Journey Time: 3.5 hrs, Frequency : Morning & Evening, Fare : About ₹30.00.

3. Asansol - Haldia.

Asansol Departure time : 05.40 hrs Haldia Arrivel time : 12.10 hrs, Frequency : Daily, Distance: 311 km. For more details visit : [1]

Get around[edit]

Industry/ Transportation landmarks[edit]

  • 1 Chambal Fertilisers & Chemicals Limited.
  • 2 Haldia Dock Complex.
  • 3 Haldia Petrochemicals Limited.
  • 4 Hidustan Fertiliser Corporation Limited.
  • 5 Hooghly Met Coke and Power Company Limited.
  • 6 Indian Oil Corporation Limited.
  • 7 Mitshubishi Chemicals Limited.
  • 8 Tata Chemicals Limited. HFCL

See[edit]

  • 9 Haldi River.
  • 10 Hooghly River.
  • 1 Sunset Point (On the bank of the Haldi River).

Do[edit]

Most travellers come to Haldia for business, and there is not that much to attract tourists. Watching daily activities of an industrial Indian city can be enjoyable though.

Buy[edit]

  • Maduri

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

  • Hotel Dreamland. 7PM to 11PM. Bar with music. Good place with soothing ambience.
  • Royal Harbour. Good crowd in the bar with high class officers and businessmen frequenting the place. There is a protocol and dress code for this place so no non-sense is allowed here.

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