About Egra

Egra a subdivision and municipality under Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal is a fast developing city. Egra lies at 170 kms to from Kolkata. Some of the cities that are very close to to this city are Jaleswar, Contai, Tamluk, Kharagpur etc.

About Egra
Egra

Egra Municipality Office
Address: Egra College Rd, Purushottampur, Egra, West Bengal 721429
Phone:03220 244 371
Call Us: 03220 244371
http://www.egramunicipality.org/#

Geography of Egra

Egra is located at the latitude of 21.9° towards North, and longitude of 87.53° to the East-side. This city lies with an altitude of 36 feet just above the sea level. The town lies at the border of the Medinipur (East and West District). While the place known as ‘Mohanpur’ lies towards the west of this place. Some other places like Digha and Sagardwip, the Mandarmani and Midnapore (Medinipur), as well as the city of Medinipur (Midnapore) lies near to this place of Egra.

Climate in Egra

Summers are always too hot in Egra, and highest temperature in the block of Egra-i is approximately 30°C to 36°C. While the average temperatures that appears from January till May is about 22°C to 30°C. That means, during the month of January, the temperature is about 22° C; while in February, it will be about 24°C; similarly, in the month of March, temperature is about 28°C; and during the April month, it will be about 30°C; and lastly, May month will have temperature of about 30 °C.

Demography of Egra

As per 2001 India census, Egra's population was about 25,180; out of which, the Male population was about 51 percent, the female population was counted as 49 percent; and population of children below 6 years was 13 percent as per the records. The total literacy rate during those days, was about 69 percent; in which, the Male literacy rate was discovered as 77 percent; and female literacy rate was 61 percent. While, the language spoken here is Bengali.

Shopping in Egra

Profile of Egra
Shopping

Shopping in Egra can create a great joy, when you visit this city for the first time. You can shop either in the local market, or in the shopping malls or shops or stalls located at the place of Egra. In shops like Jayshree Cloth Store, Punjab Cloth Store, you can purchase fancy clothing that are available in different sizes. To buy jeweleries, you can visit Laxmipriya or visit any other jewelers like Shree Basanta Jewelers, where you will find exclusive jeweleries. Likewise, there are furniture shops, electronic shops, home decor shops, and so on, where you can enjoy shopping.

Garment Shops in Egra

New Jagadamba Cloth Store
Address : No-44, Contai Egra Road,
Near Egra Milani,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 024 4044

Jayshree Cloth Store

Address : No-65, Contai,
Near State Bank Of India,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 025 5990

Punjab Cloth Store

Address : No-33, Contai Egra Road,
Near Jain Hardware Store,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 025 5092

Punjab Textiles

Address : No-22, Ramnagar,
Near Allahabad Bank,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 026 4239

Shoe Dealers in Egra

Bindu Shoe Store
Address : Digha More, Hospital Road,
East Madinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 993 212 7050

Jewellery Shops in Egra

Shree Basanta Jewellers
Address : Digha More, Contai Road,
Purba Medinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 993 212 7050

Laxmipriya Jewellery Works

Address : Digha More, Contai Road,
Purba Medinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 900 284 1162

Furniture Stores in Egra

Egra Steel Furniture
Address : Buran Egra,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)

Radha Rani Furniture

Address : Contai Road,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 973 445 9788

Stationery Shops in Egra

Parbati Stores
Address : Digha More, Hospital Road,
East Medinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 973 251 9542

Jayguru Bhander

Address : Digha More, Contai Road,
Purba Medinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 993 269 8062

Indu Binders

Address : Egra Road,
East Medinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 853 799 2363

Bishnupriya Bhandar

Address : Egra Road,
East Medinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 980 099 8060

Manjusa Fashion Point

Address : Collage Road,
Purba Medinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 973 295 0225

Asha General Store

Address : Nehru Market, Contai,
Opposite Lakshmi Hardware Store,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 026 6422

Geetha General Store

Address : No-36, Contai,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 026 6023

Shopping Mall in Egra

The Mobile Store
Address: SH 5,
Buran,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 973 255 4225

Tourist Destinations in Egra

When you visit Egra, you can visit the beautiful attractions such as temples and ponds, also visit the nearby destinations like Shankarpur, Sheoraphuli and Raichak. Hatnagar Mahadeb (Mahadev) Temple, Lord Shiva of Kudi village Temple, and Thakur Bari Temple of Alanggiri are the most popular temples situated in the city of Egra. Hatnagar Mahadeb (Mahadev) Temple is the very wonderful and most popular temple of Odia Style architecture and was been built by Gajapati Mukundadeb. In Lord Shiva of Kudi village Temple, and Thakur Bari Temple of Alanggiri, you can watch the very ancient temple of ‘Gopal Jiu’ as well as the notorious Lord Shiva Temple, where you can witness the fairs and festivals held during the ‘Chaitra’ masa (Bengali Month). Apart from these temples, one can also relax nearby the Krishna Sagar pond (a biggest pond in Egra). Also, you can visit to Nagua Kachari that lies to the north-west side of this pond, where Bankim Chandra Chattaopadhay wrote his famous novel called ‘Anandamath’.

Shankarpur is one of the best fishing harbour as well as the excellent virgin beach destination that is situated along the Digha-Contai Road, with a distance of 14 kms towards the east of Digha (West Bengal), and about 185 kms from the Kolkata city.When you visit the sea at this place, you will find fishermen ready to catch the fishes. Tourists will be glad watching the sun reflection over the sea and the panoramic views will not hold anyone to click photographs. This is all about Shankarpur town that is very near to Egra. And when you visit Sheoraphuli, you can do lots of shopping at the local bazar. When you visit Raichak, you can move to River Ganges, and enjoy the scenic beauty.

Utilities Services in Egra

About Egra

Utilities and Services in Egra, does not just end up with electrical or hardware services, banking and ATM services or postal or courier delivery services. Instead, there are several utilities and services in Egra, such as lodging services, train or bus booking services, flight booking services, car rental services and lot more.

Electrical and Hardware Services

Sarojini Electricals
Address : Ns Road Athilagori,
Near Central Bank Of India,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 322 025 6342

Maha Kali Hardware Store

Address : No-45 Contai,
Near Contai Bus Stand Road,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 025 6068

Contai Electrical Emporium

Address : Ns Road Athilagori,
Near Axis Bank,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 025 8107

New Sri Ram Hardware Store

Address : No-32 Contai,
Near Contai Bus Stand,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 026 4597

Maity Hardware

Address : Digha More, Hospital Road,
East Madinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 963 511 6888

Saha Hardware

Address : Digha More, Hospital Road,
East Madinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 943 441 5528

Shree Krishna Hardware

Address : Digha More, Hospital Road,
East Madinipur,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 973 264 3005

Charee Hardware Store

Address : Daitala Bazar Contai,
Near Jain General Store,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 224 2222

Charee Hardware Store

Address : Daitala Bazar, Contai,
Near Jain General Store,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 024 2222

Police Stations in Egra

Egra Police Station
03220-244211
http://policewb.gov.in/wbp/district/purbamdp/emdpphone.php

SDPO, Egra
03220-245248

CI Egra
03220-244258

Lodging Services in Egra

Nilakshi Lodge
Address : Ward-7, Kasba,
Near College More,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 943 441 5566

Postal Services in Egra

State Speed Post Centre
Address : East Midnapore District,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 024 4226

Egra S.O

Address : Contai H.O,
East Midnapore District,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 024 4226

Egra Post Office

Address : SH-4, Buran,
East Midnapore District,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)

Other Services in Egra

Santra Medical Store (Medical Stores)
Address : No-87 Kamarda, Egra Kasba,
Near Mugberia Central Co Operative Bank,
City : Egra,
Pin Code : 721429, (Medinipur, West Bengal)
Phone : 0322 228 0313

Transportation in Egra

Transport in Egra
Egra

Egra has no transportation facility like trains or flights. However, one can visit this place via regular buses to this place from the surrounding places like the Contai, as well as the Kharagpur, Kudi, etc. Also, if you wish to travel by trains, you can select the nearest railway stations from the nearest stations such as Contai stations. Egra-i block can be reached within 10 kms, but railway junction like Kharagpur Junction is a important railway station that is about 59 kms to the Egra-i block. Also, there are some other nearest railway junction to this place such as 'Chapa' (DGHA) which lies with a distance of 16.6 kilometres. While, some other railway stations include Sitalpur Bengal that is 21 kms from Egra, Sujalpur that is about 21 kms away from the city of Egra, also, Dantan is about 29 kms and Nikursini is for about 30 kms. And Kolkata is the very nearest airport that lies with a distance of 126 kilometers from Egra city, and another airport known as 'Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport' is approximately 139 kms away.

Egra at a glance

Country : India
State : West Bengal
District : Purba Medinipur
Elevation : 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001)
• Total : 25,180
Languages
• Official : Bengali, English
Time zone : IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN : 721429
Telephone code : 91 (0)3220
Lok Sabha constituency : Medinipur, Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency : Egra, Kanthi Uttar


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