What it is like to grow up in Asansol
Ranked as the 42nd fastest growing city in the world and the second largest city of West Bengal; the Asansol cosmopolitan lies in the west Bardhaman district. It’s proximity to the Chota Nagpur plateau makes it an industrial and commercial hub of the country. Consequently, people from all across come to work, live and settle down in Asansol. However, what makes Asansol an even more important in the developing landscape of West Bengal is its affinity to a range of educational institutions.
What makes Asansol, the City of Education?
Asansol is a major educational center not just for students from the coal belt but further. There are awide range of schools and higher educational institutions.
Top colleges include Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol Engineering College, Bidhan Chandra College, Asansol Girl’s College, Kulti College, Raniganj Girl’s College, Banwarilal Bhalotia College and Asansol Polytechnic College among others.
Several schools too have opened up their branches in Asansol and these include Delhi Public School, Loreto Convent, Assembly of God Church, St, Joseph High School, St. Patrick Higher Secondary and many more.
Apart from these, Asansol also hosts a range of professional coaching institutions for Banking exams, SSC exams, CLAT, CAT and more with national institutions like RICE Education, Mehendras and Career Launcher.
When you go around Asansol, it is not surprising to see colleges and educational institutes or coaching centers across every street. The strive towards a sincere and varied educational infrastructure in Asansol is facilitated by the Asansol Durgapur Development Authority. They have always been open to all kinds of vocational and professional training institutes including polytechnics, ITIs, Hotel management institutes, engineering colleges, management colleges and law colleges. The Institute of Mines and Metallurgy Science is also planned to be completed within a few years and will facilitate students who don’t make it to IIT Kharagpur or BESU – the only other institutes in India that offer the subject.
If you are planning to settle in Asansol, be sure that you will never be far from good education. This makes the city a perfect place to raise your family and offer the best education to your kids.
Apart from traditional education, Asansol also hosts sports coaching infrastructures with the Burnpur Football Stadium, Kazi Nazrul Islam Krirangan, the Burnpur Cricket Club, and the infamous Polo Ground. After all, ‘all work and no play’ will only make your kid a dull boy!
Asansol is the neighborhood that has seen the growing years of personalities like Kazi Nazrul Islam, Agnimitra Paul, Sharmila Tagore and Arjun Atwar. So, you are never too far from inspirations!