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Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation
West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Green panel seeks wetland report

The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked the state environment department to submit a status report detailing the action taken or will be taken against persons violating wetland norms. The principa...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Green light for civic area street lights

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation’s LED street-lighting project, that had been in a state of limbo for several months, has made some progress. The civic body has submitted a list of lights that are ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Divide and throw

Tapan Saha, retired senior scientist, Institute of Environmental Studies and Wetland Management, shocked the audience by telling them that the world’s average virtual water consumption per person wa...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Clean-Baisakhi drive by residents

On Sunday morning, a group of people, in surgical caps and face masks, were seen going around Baisakhi Abasan grounds. Some were spraying bleaching powder, some wielded the broom while some others mad...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Road repairs start, but method under scanner

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has finally started road repairs but their archaic road laying methods have got both residents and engineers of other government agencies worried about thei...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Bent lamp posts pose commute risk

Bent or half-broken electric poles are hanging over roads across Calcutta and Salt Lake a week after Cyclone Amphan had struck Bengal, posing a risk to commuters.The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CM...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Dengue scare rears head in Salt Lake

At least 24 persons living on the fringes of Salt Lake and six residents of a high-rise complex off Sector V are down with dengue. Both places are under the jurisdiction of the Bidhannagar Municipal ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.19

Salt Lake to rid skyline of cable eyesore

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has decided to do what Calcutta is still undecided on — clearing the mess of overhead cables. Salt Lake’s civic custodian has decided to remove all overhead c...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.19

Bullets fired in Salt Lake clash

At least nine bullets were allegedly fired during a fight between two groups, both said to be backed by the Trinamul Congress, in front of a club in Salt Lake’s Mahisbathan, near Sector V, on Saturd...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Green order prompts clean-up action

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority will clean up 88 “legacy dumping sites” in the state except in the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation and Howrah Muni...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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