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New Town Kolkata Development Authority Nkda
Calcutta  /  Published 23.12.20

New Town grasslands being lit for reasons

Fires on New Town’s grasslands are being lit for reasons ranging from burning waste to scaring away snakes, an official of the New Town Kolkata Development Authority said. Residents’ resi...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 05.12.20

Drones to fight New Town fire menace

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By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 03.12.20

New Town residents face fire menace

Grass and waste are being set on fire regularly on empty plots in New Town, forcing residents to stay indoors and keep their doors and windows shut as dense smoke engulfs entire blocks. On Wednesday,...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

New Town fight to prevent stubble and grassland fires

The New Town authorities will coordinate with residents, birdwatchers, NGOs and police in an attempt to stop people burning stubble and empty grasslands in the township. Several New Town residents ha...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

New Town tutorials for online services

The New Town authorities are preparing tutorial videos on how to apply for building plans, file property tax, trade licence applications, birth and death certificates online, among other services. Th...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

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Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Idol immersion to be allowed in time slots

Two contests will be organised this time. Speaking at the event, Hidco and NKDA chief Debashis Sen said the dhunuchi dance contest held every year at the immersion ghat will happen with a reduced numb...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

New Town gets e-waste museum

The New Town authorities will upcycle waste items collected from its three action areas and Sector V in Salt Lake to prevent waste and hazardous materials from stockpiling at dumping sites. From old ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Cycle stand for last-mile connectivity in in New Town

A cycle stand has been set up in New Town’s Action Area I where people can park their cycles and head to their workplaces. The move is an attempt to improve last-mile connectivity and to encour...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Coronavirus focus in New Town contest

Housing complexes and cooperative housing societies in New Town will be ranked on the basis of steps they have taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and dengue outbreak, and to reduce pollution...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

App-based cycles back in New Town

A user in New Town has to download the “Chartered Bike” mobile app on a smartphone. A one-time registration fee of Rs 100 is charged and it is redeemable, said a spokesperson for the compa...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


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