The modes of transportation like other parts of Kolkata includes air conditioned/non-ac government/private buses, taxi and other popular options like auto rickshaw and e-rickshaws. New Town is a fast-growing planned satellite city of Kolkata. 28 to 41) under Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation. It is close to Kolkata and also a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA). The area mainly consisted of huge acres of cultivable lands and water bodies, which have been acquired and developed in a planned manner. It was developed between 1958 and 1965 as a planned satellite city to accommodate the burgeoning population of Kolkata. The state is dotted with several small and medium towns and cities. West Bengal is a coastal state in the eastern part of India, notable and most populated city … K.V. in New Town. Initially, this planned city was under the South Dum Dum Municipality, then it came under the wings of the Public Works (Metropolitan Development) Department, which was renamed as the Urban Development Department in 1991. East Kolkata Wetlands area is also included in Bidhannagar Municipality. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, "Cities having population 1 lakh and above", "Bidhannagar Corporation about to be Formed Soon", Govt nod to new police posts, civic bodies’ merger The new corporation will thus be named Bidhannagar-Rajarhat-Gopalpur Municipal Corporation, "Hidco clears route for Garia-airport Metro", Neighbourhoods in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, Template:Kolkata Municipal Corporation wards, Baranagore Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama High School, North 24 Parganas: minority concentrated district, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Kolkata, West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Cities, towns and locations in North 24 Parganas district, List of cities in West Bengal by population, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bidhannagar&oldid=983954805, Cities and towns in North 24 Parganas district, Neighbourhoods in North 24 Parganas district, Articles needing additional references from August 2017, All articles needing additional references, Articles that may contain original research from March 2018, All articles that may contain original research, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 October 2020, at 08:01. During the interview, Amit Shah said that the NDA will come back to power in Bihar under the leadership of JDU leader Nitish Kumar. As of 2015, more than 70% of the solid waste management vehicles and street sweeping vehicles have been fitted with GPS devices for effective monitoring. The New Garia – Dum Dum Airport Line (Line 6) of the Kolkata Metro, which passes through the Salt Lake Bypass, is under-construction with cost inflation and delays, Salt Lake City and Rajarhat Newtown are emerging as one of the largest IT destinations in India. Electricity is supplied and managed by New Town Electric Supply Company Limited (NTESCL). The big news stories of the day brought to you by Rajdeep Sardesai. Indian Army, Navy, Air Force show power: Is China reading the writing on the wall? As multinational IT companies are coming in New Town, HIDCO is developing the city as per their master plan. The stretch has already been declared as a green corridor. and executes constructions like - buildings, projects, parks, museum, subways, overbridges etc. West Bengal is the state with the second highest population density in India. New Town is a fast-growing planned satellite city of Kolkata. The administration is headed by a chairman, exercising authority over a member secretary and Chief executive officer, who in turn oversee various specific committees, set up to implement various duties.