Shantiniketan Industrial visit can be very beneficial for art and literature students, the main industrial attraction of Shanthiniketan is Shantiniketan itself, but if you are looking for some variance you can visit Bakreswar Thermal Power Project, or some other small to medium scale industries like Chatterjee Cement Ltd, Eastern Explosive & Chemicals Ltd., A.K. Industries(pvt) Ltd., Arambagh Hatcheries Ltd. Etc
Shantiniketan (the abode of peace) is famous for the world renowned ViswaBharati University founded by the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1921. In this universityyou will find a unique setting for imparting education, with classes held in the open. Situated in the lush surroundings, this university is a veritable abode of peace and tranquillity where with prior appointment you can spend time with students and teachers to learn more.
Located in the Birbhum district of West Bengal,Santiniketan is also a repository of exotic sculptures, frescoes, murals and paintings of Rabindranath,Nandlal Bose, Ramkinkar, BindobehariMukhopadhyaya and many other artists of international fame.
Sights to See
This quiet place was chosen by Rabindranath as a suitable location for study. Since then the ViswaBharatiUniversity has gained a steady reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. The Uttarayana complex, where the poet lived, consists of several buildings such as Udayana. Konark, Shyamali, Punascha, &Udichi are the other buildings on the campus. In addition to these, there are Kala Bhavan (College of Fine Arts & Crafts), SangitBhavan (College of Music & Dance), VidyaBhavan (College of Humanities), Siksha-Bhavan (College of Science) and VinayaBhavan (Teacher’s Training College), CheenaBhavan and Hindi Bhavan.
- Bakreswar Thermal Power Project
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
One of the important travel attartcion in Shantiniketan Chhatimtala Is the place where MaharshiDevendranath, father of Rabindranath Tagore, used to meditate. Prayers are held usually at Convocation time. Successful graduates of the VishwaBharati University are presented a branch of five leaves each from the Saptaparni trees which abound in the area.
How would you like to travel?
- 213 km from Kolkata
- 66 km from Burdwan
- 56 km from Durgapur
- 120 Km from Asansol
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