Asansol is the second largest urban agglomeration in West Bengal which comes only after Kolkata. Located in the district of Bardhaman, Asansol is the 39th largest urban agglomeration in India. The article specifically focuses on the growing number of architectural firms which offers state of art technology to meet ever increasing construction demand of the city.
Asansol is ranked as the 11th fastest growing cities in India and on the global panorama it is ranked 42nd in the list of 100 fastest developing cities. Famous industries located in Asansol are Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, IISCO Steel Plant, Hindustan Cables, Eastern Coalfields, and Indian Railways. These industries have created thousands of job opportunities in the past decade and have induced more and more people to settle down here. Along with big industries, one may also find the presence of small and medium enterprises winning their niche here in tandem with the rising purchasing power of the people. Over five million people residing in Asansol, majority is, in one or the other way, involved in different mining and industrial occupations.
Industrialists, workers, artists, clerks, teachers, businessmen, etc. belonging to different ethnic backgrounds converge here. Being one of the busiest commercial and industrial hubs in India, Asansol, the coal mining metropolis, is growing in the genre of real estate. Both in terms of residential and corporate investments, the value of realties in Asansol is growing speedily. Not only by the local neighbouring people, Asansol is considered worth investing by people and big corporate from all across India.
If we concentrate specifically on commercial and residential housings in Asansol, there is no dearth of architectural and engineering firms providing bests building and designing infrastructures to facilitate all types of construction needs. To name a few architects in Asansol we must include Associated Consultant located in Asansol Main Road, Aloke Ghosh in West Apcar Garden, Er Arvind R Malpani at Paota B Road, Eternal Architects at Radium Road, Annai Architects at Colony Main Bhawar Kuan, Shiv Interiors and Exteriors at Chanapatti along Sevoke, Debranjan Chanda at Asansol HO, Subir Ghosh at Asansol HO, and last but not least Madhumita Sarkar at House Apcar Garden.
The government of West Bengal, in the recent past, has taken special initiatives to upgrade the mining and other industrial expansions in the town of Asansol. At the same time, the trajectory also shows the people and different private undertakings in the state contributing extensively to the growth of the economy. Along with Asansol, the neighbouring towns including the steel city of Durgapur and mining hub of Raniganj have converted the district of Bardhaman into one of the most sought after districts for real-estate investments in India. Even companies from abroad are also considering Bardhaman as a suitable place for long term investments.