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Civic Infrastructure
News  /  Published 25.06.22

Behala gets Rs 1.4-crore booster pumping station in 18 months

A five lakh-litre capacity reservoir along with a booster pumping station was inaugurated in southwest Kolkata’s Behala on Friday. The semi-underground reservoir and the booster pumping station...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.06.22

Tollygunge road better, Kalighat skywalk ordeal on for residents

The skywalk will stretch between the intersection of Kali Temple Road and Deshapran Sashmal Road and the Kali temple. An arm will take off from the Kalighat fire station. The KMC did not put up any b...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.06.22

Underground drain plan in Rajarhat

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will shift the drains in Rajarhat to a network of an underground system, a senior official of the civic body said. At present, areas in Rajarhat, Gopalpur, Arjunpur ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Rajarhat

News  /  Published 14.06.22

Jodhpur Park post office shifted to carry out repairs

Postmaster general Kumar hopes that repairs would be over before the Puja. Bappa Das of Lake Gardens who had come to withdraw his mother’s monthly income scheme amount had to go back empty-hand...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.06.22

Overhead cables along five city roads to be shifted underground

Overhead Internet and television cables have been removed from a stretch of Harish Mukherjee Road four years after the Kolkata Municipal Corporation first spoke of the possibility of taking the wires ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 13.06.22

Shred bottles into fine pellets

A plastic bottle shredding machine has been installed at CA Market, one of the main block markets in Salt Lake, to make disposal of plastic bottles easier for shopkeepers and residents. Once a plasti...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 13.06.22

Faulty street lights leave Salt Lake roads in darkness after dusk

Driving and even walking through Salt Lake’s roads after sundown is turning out to be risky as most plunge into darkness because of faulty street lights. Lamp posts are installed at an interval...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 13.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation's preparation for monsoon this year

Flooding in various neighbourhoods of Kolkata is a routine affair every monsoon. The Telegraph spoke with engineers and officials of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to find out what measures ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.06.22

How New Town’s urban void was filled

Architect Abin Chaudhuri, whose Abin Design Studio along with Kolkata Architecture Foundation, has designed New Town landmarks like Nazrul Tirtha and The Newtown School, was in charge of the Community...
By Abin Chaudhuri in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Airport Metro work spawns traffic snarls on entire route, relief a far cry

The construction of the 29km New Garia-airport Metro corridor has led to blockades on portions of roads, including EM Bypass, on multiple stretches. The width of the carriageway has reduced, resulting...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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