Kakdwip Research Center (KRC) of ICAR-CIBA has an accommodation facility ‘Hilsa Trainee’s Hostel’ in the campus. The Kakdwip Research Center is situated on the eastern banks of the Hooghly River amidst lush green Sundarbans which is 100 km away from Kolkata city. The hostel facility is primarily meant for official guests of the ICAR, farmers and other stakeholders. The Hilsa trainee’s hostel offers well-furnished one double bed room (A/C) and a dormitory with 6 single beds (A/C). Accommodation shall be provided to the guests based on first-come first-serve basis.

Amenities in room:

  • TV with DTH connection
  • Linens
  • Attached bathroom with a water heater and towels

Common facilities:

  • Dining Hall / Cafeteria
  • Parking facility

Room rent charges in AC double bedded room:

Sl.  No. Category Purpose of visit Charges/day
1 Serving and retired officers of NARS (ICAR/SAUs) Official 125/-
Private 75/-
2 Serving officers of  Central/State Govt./Autonomous Org./PSUs Official 150/-
3 Private visitors i.e. other than ICAR, SAUs, State/Central Govt., etc. Official 250/-
4 Foreign visitors (SAARC) Official 1400/-
5 Foreign visitors other than SAARC Official 2250/-

Accommodation in dormitory will be charged ₹ 50/day/bed

Distance to the facility from various places:

From Distance Time
Kolkata Airport 105 km 3 hours 15 min
Howrah Railway Station 90 km 2 hours 55 min
Sealdah Railway Station 88 km 2 hours 55 min
Kakdwip Railway Station 3.5 km 15 min
Esplanade bus terminus 85 km 2 hours 35 min
Kakdwip bus depot 1.9 km 10 min
Diamond harbour 45 km 1 hour 10 min
Gangasagar 43 km 2 hours 35 min
Harwood point 9 km 30 min
Bakkhali 40 km 50 min

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For booking please submit the requisition to:

Officer In-charge

Kakdwip Research Centre of ICAR-CIBA

Email: oic_krc.ciba@icar.gov.in

Phone: +91-03210-255072

Fax: +91-03210-255072

For confirmation, please contact:

Scientist In-Charge

Hilsa Trainee’s Hostel

Phone:  +91-9003624049; +91-8838966087