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(bûr`əmpôr), city (1991 pop. 126,400), West Bengal state, E central India. It is a road and rail hub; jute and rice are traded. Its industries include silk weaving, ivory carving, rice and oil-seed milling, and precious-metal working. It was the scene of the first major confrontation of the Indian MutinyIndian Mutiny,
1857–58, revolt that began with Indian soldiers in the Bengal army of the British East India Company but developed into a widespread uprising against British rule in India. It is also known as the Sepoy Rebellion, sepoys being the native soldiers.
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The power grid of western Bangladesh at Bheramara and the power grid of eastern India at Baharampur were first successfully interconnected in 2013 through the first Bangladesh India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project, which was financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
On the India side, 400 kV switching station has been set up at Baharampur in West Bengal by loop-in-loop out of the existing 400 kV Farakka-Jeerat S/C line.
And the Minister of State for Railways (Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury) is busy in Baharampur breaking the DM's bungalow.
The Indian part of the infrastructure will also include a 400 KV switching station at Baharampur, loop-in and loop-out of Farakka-Jeerat 400 KV single circuit line at the same place, and a 400 KV double circuit line from Baharampur of India running up to Bheramara in Bangladesh.
Mitra's stay in Midnapore Jail is tolerable after a fashion but after four months, she is transferred to Baharampur Jail where she is locked up in a dark and cold cell in the part of the jail housing 'insane' prisoners.
The company envisions great potential for the multi-brand car servicing business in West Bengal and invites applications from existing OEM dealers, independent car workshops, and other automobile related businesses as well as from those currently engaged in non-auto businesses in Arambagh, Asansol, Ashoknagar, Baharampur, Bally, Balurghat,Bangaon, Bankura, Barrackpore, Barasat, Baruipur, Bardhaman, Basirhat, Budge-budge, Chakdaha, Chandannagar, Chandrakona, Contai,Dankuni, Dhulian, Diamond Harbour, Durgapur, Farakka, Habra, Haldia, Jangipur, Jhargram, Kalyani, Kharagpur, Krishnanagar, Malda Town, Medinipur, Nabadwip ,North Kolkata, Purulia, Ranaghat, South Kolkata, Suri, Uluberia,Uttarpara and nearby towns for franchisee partnerships.
The power grid of Bangladesh at Bheramara and the eastern power grid of India at Baharampur were first successfully interconnected in 2013, financed by an ADB loan.
Tenders are invited for repair, renovation of cluster development building and existing office building with new annex building construction at 2d, barrack sqr, baharampur under wbkvib
at Rejinagar new 33/11 KV Sub-station within WBSIDCL Complex under Baharampur (D) Zone.
at Gar-Baharampur 33/11 KV Sub-station under Baharampur (D) Zone
Tenders are invited for Development of Switchyard and allied works at Kandi 33/11 KV Sub-station under Baharampur (D) Zone
at Kuli 33/11 KV Sub-station under Baharampur (D) Zone