News  /  Published 17.05.22

Drainage database to help prevent flooding in Kolkata

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has started an exercise to develop a database of the existing water drainage network across all its 144 wards. The project is so that officials are aware of the ch...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.05.22

Rainy Rabindra Jayanti, Sourav Ganguly, Bowbazar tragedy and more...

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By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Commuters struggle to reach flooded tech hub from VIP Road

An official of the Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA), which provides civic services to the tech township, blamed the waterlogging to choked drains. “Several drains that had been...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Effect felt a day before in the City of Joy

The storm is likely to start losing steam after May 10. By the time it comes close to the Bengal coast, on May 12, it is expected to have lost much of its strength. “The storm is likely to be a ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

In pics: Rabindra Jayanti, a wet morning and more

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By My Kolkata Web Desk


News  /  Published 07.05.22

Cotton bags replace plastic bags at Jadavpur market

A market in Jadavpur in south Kolkata has replaced plastic bags with ones made of cotton, the first in a series of initiatives planned by Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to enforce its plastic ban...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.02.22

KMC starts desilting Chetla canal, to complete in 2.5 years

Several parts of Kidderpore remain waterlogged during monsoon. The KMC is also planning to set up a drainage pumping station near the point where the boat canal ends. It is preparing a detailed proje...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

News  /  Published 01.02.22

Canal clean-up lies stuck in procedures, rues Kolkata mayor

Monsoon 2021 withdrew three months ago and Monsoon 2022 is just five months away, but the desilting of canals that drain out rainwater from Kolkata is yet to take off.  On Monday, mayor Firhad H...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.01.22

Work starts on pumping station, sewer network in Mukundapur, Nayabad and Purbalok

Residents of the Kolkata municipal area can now give a self-declaration to get their new properties assessed and get a mutation certificate, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Thursday. The owners of new pro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.01.22

Overhaul of Parama flyover drainage system at Rs 1.11-crore

The drainage system of the Parama flyover will be overhauled to ensure water does not accumulate on the carriageways, damaging the steel and concrete structure. Urban development minister Chandrima B...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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