|• Body||Raghunathpur Municipality|
|Elevation||155 m (509 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||91 3251|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Bankura|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Raghunathpur, Para|
Raghunathpur is a city and a municipality in Purulia district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of the Raghunathpur subdivision. Industrial City Raghunathpur is located near Adra on the North-East part of Purulia district. It is connected with other cities through five main way road's, which are Purulia – Barakar road, Raghunathpur-Adra-Hura road, Raghunathpur-Chas road, Cheliyama road and Raghunathpur-Bankura road. The nearest main junction station is Adra Junction railway station.
Raghunathpur is located at  It has an average elevation of 155 m (509 ft). The area forms the lowest step of the Chota Nagpur Plateau. The general scenario is undulating land with scattered hills..
Adra Police station has jurisdiction over some parts of Arrah and Sanka area.
The headquarters of Raghunathpur I CD Block are located at Raghunathpur.
Raghunathpur total area covered 12.95 km2, and at present 13 nos of Ward. Raghunathpur had a total population of 25,932 in 2011. Out of this 11,326 were males and 10,486 were females. 2,640 persons were below the age of 6 years. 13,317 persons were literate.
A steel plant of 5 million tons capacity along with a cement plant with capacity of 3000,000 tons will be set up at block one in Raghunathpur. The Jai Balaji group will be setting up these projects worth Rs 16,000 crore with a captive power plant on 3,800 acres (15 km2) of land. Adhunik group will set up an 1,100,000 ton capacity steel plant along with a 1000,000 ton cement plant. The project covering an area of nearly 2,400 acres (9.7 km2) will also comprise a captive power plant involving an investment of Rs 6400 crore. The state cabinet approved the industrial projects on 22 August 2007.
The state government has acquired 1,100 acres (4.5 km2) of land against the requirement of 3,300 acres (13 km2). The land acquired was handed over to Jai Balaji group in October 2009. The state government was acquiring the balance portion of the land, In the first phase the Jai Balaji group will begin with coal mining at Asansol and sponge iron production at Raghunathpur. The company expects to start production in 2011. Jai Balaji Industries Limited (JBIL), the flagship company of Jai Balaji group, has raised Rs 198.50 crore through Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP) of shares.
Raghunathpur town area falls under Raghunathpur Municipality.
Some parts of Raghunathpur are in intermediate panchayat in Purulia district, with Arrah, Babugram, Bero, Choprahari, Khajura, Nutandi, Sanka, Barrah, Cheliama, Jotadih, Mangaldah-Mautore, Nildih, and Nutandih village panchayats under it.
Raghunathpur has a number of Educational Institutions. They are
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