MASSANJOR
ABOUT THE PLACE

Spending a few days amid the picturesque environ of Massanjor can be a nice getaway from ennui of day to day life. The dam and the hydral-power project on Mayurakshi River and the park adjacent to the dam are very beautiful places to unwind. Other worth visiting places in the neighbourhood are adivasi village of Lampa, two hundred years old Damodar Temple at Siuri and Tilpara Barrage.

HOW TO REACH

Bus service of Jharkhand State Transport is available from Kolkata to Massanjor via Bardhaman-Siuri. It’s a seven hour journey.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Rainy season and winter are the best times to enjoy Massanjor.

ACCOMMODATION

Youth Hostel
Contact:
West Bengal Youth Welfare Department
32/1, BBD Bagh (South)
Kolkata–700001
Ph: (033) 22840626
Rent: double-bedroom costs Rs. 100/-; dormitory costs Rs. 40 per bed. There are 22 beds in the dormitory.

Mayurakshi Bhavan
Water Department
Contact
Executive Engineer
Mayurakshi Head Quarter Division
P.O. Siuri, Birbhum
Ph: (03462) 255229
OR
Deputy Secretary
Irrigation and WaterWorks Department
Jalasampad Vikas Bhawan
Salt Lake,
Kolkata–700091
Ph: (033) 23212259/5206
Rent: double-bedroom costs Rs. 331/-.