Sagardwip Industrial Visit

Sagardwip going students can have industrial Visit in Haldia, it is a major seaport and industrial belt. The industrial city has several major factories, including South Asian Petrochemicals Ltd, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Exide, Shaw Wallace, Tata Chemicals, Haldia Petrochemicals and Hindustan Lever. Haldia Port is also worth a visit

Set in a spectacular landscape, Sagardwip is a site of immense significance for spiritual seekers. Popularly known as Gangasagar, Sagardwip sits at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.

In January on Makar Sankranti, the quant pilgrimage destination in West Bengal is at its exuberant best when Gangasagar Mela, one of the largest religious gatherings in the country, is held annually.

This must-see fair, a riot of faith, worship, colours, rituals and celebration, is attended by millions of pilgrims who take holy dip in the waters to pay their homage to the nearby Kapil Muni Temple. The lighthouse offers a stunning view of sunrise and sunset, those visiting Sagardwip can have close look of nature and its beauty.

Site to See

Bharat Sevashram Sangha temple 
Bigger in size than Kapil Muni Temple, the Bharat Sevashram Sangha temple has three gigantic towers. The foundation stone of the temple was laid by former Prime Minister Morarji Desai in 1979.Onkarnath temple and the Ramakrishna Mission are the other highlights of a tour to Sagardwip.

It is during the Gangasagar fair that Sagardwip truly comes alive, attracting the devout from all across the country. Considered to be the second largest religious congregation of mankind after the holy Kumbha Mela, the fair is held annually on the auspicious day of Makar Sankranti. .


Industries Nearby

  • Tata Chemicals
  • Exide Industries Ltd.

And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries

Kapil Muni Temple 
Kapil Muni Temple is a famous shrine of Sagardwip. Associated with ancient sage Kapil, the present temple was built only in 1973, as the earlier three structures fell victim to storms and the dashing waves of the sea. The first one was built by Rani Satyabhama as early as in 437 AD. Kapil Muni Temple houses the images of Kapil, Ganga, Bhagirath, Indra and Sagar.

How would you like to travel?

The nearest airport is Kolkata that is connected by flights from major cities of India.
Sagar Island can be approached only by crossing the Muriganga. From Kolkata there are suburban trains to Kakdwip and Lakshmikantapu.
From Kakdwip buses ply to Harwood Point from where motor launch services are available for Sagar Islands. Harwood Point is also connected to Kolkata by good motorable roads.

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