DURGAPUR is located in the district of Burdwan,
in West Bengal. It is a well-planned
industrial city on the banks of the river Damodar.
It lies on the main railway line connecting
and New Delhi, thus being extremely well connected
to both of the above cities. It takes about 2.5
hours by express train to reach Kolkata and an
overnight journey to reach Delhi. A full fledged
domestic airport is coming up near Durgapur.
Educational Scenery In Durgapur
Durgapur is a classy place for school level
education. A large number of excellent
educational institutions exist in the city.
College level education was once qualitatively
inferior and limited for a city like Durgapur.
However, engineering colleges like BC Roy Engineering,
Durgapur Institute Of Advanced Technology And
Management which is better known as DIATM,
Bengal Engineering among others have been set up
in and around Durgapur which has created a
well-oiled educational industry. NIT, Durgapur,
previously RE College is a premier institution
and pride of the city.