New Town Kolkata Development Authority Nkda
Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

NKDA starts Covid-19 video call

With people stuck at home because of the lockdown, NKDA has arranged for counselling over video call to respond to Covid-19 queries from New Town residents. The telemedicine facility will be available...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

Biogas to reduce New Town waste

A biogas plant and a composting unit will be built on a one-acre plot in New Town to process biodegradable items collected from houses, restaurants and office complexes in the township.The plant and t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Plastic for repair of three more roads in New Town

On the completion of a year of New Town’s first ‘plastic road’, there is announcement of three more to be laid using plastic in the township. “According to the Indian Roads Congress guidelines...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.20

Bid to free NKDA’s CB Market of plastic bags

The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) is trying to make CB Market, in Action Area 1C, plastic-free. A meeting was held on Saturday with owners of the 40-odd shops that are doing business h...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.19

Tall gardens for clean air

Plants will be grown on the concrete pillars of the New Garia-Airport Metro line in New Town to increase green cover in the township, reduce pollution and add to its aesthetics.The vertical gardens wi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.19

e-scooter set for Calcutta's New Town debut

App-based electric scooters will be introduced in New Town soon to improve last-mile connectivity in the township, officials said.The e-scooters will be stationed at all important crossings as well as...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Year-end festive bells ring in New Town

Christmas CarnivalWhere: Eco ParkWhen: From December 24 and 25, 12noon to 7.30pmWhat: A Christmas tree and a Santa Claus figure will welcome visitors at Eco Island near Cafe Ekante, as also near Rabi ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.20

Cover up site to get completion papers

The New Town authorities are introducing a norm to ease the lives of those living near under-construction buildings. Soon, all buildings in the making will have to drop down curtains of jute or cloth ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.19

Retailers make life seem more joyous than it is

Sir — Business ventures often make life seem more eventful and joyous than it is in reality. With countless occasions marking the calendar — Father’s Day falls on Sunday — it is difficult to n...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

New Town block bars plastic bags

Residents of New Town’s AA Block walked around the block on Sunday in a bid to create awareness about mosquito breeding grounds and the use of plastic. “Mosquitoes are a menace in our block, breed...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta


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