Category Archives: Kolkata

Plans for Salt Lake-Rajarhat to be a smart & green city

From an integrated bus-and-cycle system to zero-waste system, the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation wants to develop its jurisdiction area covering Salt Lake and Rajarhat as a smart green city. Based on the feedback, the civic authorities are working on a number of plans to develop Salt Lake as a pollution-free environment-friendly township that would have advanced… Read More »

Bengal Chem gets okay for land sale

Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Limited, the city-based public sector undertaking, has got the Union cabinet’s approval for need-based sale of surplus land. Bengal Chemicals is one of the four pharma PSUs – the other three are Hindustan Antibiotics, Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals and Rajasthan Drugs and Pharmaceuticals – where the cabinet has okayed the sale… Read More »

Infy pays Rs 50 crore more for Rajarhat land

IT major Infosys has paid another Rs 50 crore for the Rajarhat land, sending out signals that the company is keen to have its footprint in Bengal. State urban development minister Firhad Hakim broke the news in the Assembly on Saturday while participating in a debate on the West Bengal Municipal Corporation(Amendment) Bill, 2016. The… Read More »

E-auction fetches Rs 3.24 crore for Digha plot

In a major e-auction bid that will give boost to develop the tourism sector in Digha, a 32-cottah plot was sold off for Rs 3.24 crore for setting up a hotel. The standing committee of the state cabinet has approved the allotment of 10 plots of different sizes, ranging from 4 cottahs to 32 kottahs,… Read More »

100 plots up for grabs in New Town this December

The state plans to start off the process to sell 100 residential plots in New Town as passed by the state cabinet from the first week of December. Hidco officials said that a follow-up meeting was held regarding operationalization of the cabinet decision to allot the plots, ranging from 2.5 cottah to 5 cottah, in… Read More »

Govt to allot small residential plots in New Town

The Mamata Banerjee government is opening up new avenues again for middle class Bengalies to aspire to get residential plots of two to three cottah of size in New Town to set up their own houses. According to sources from the state secretariat, a total of 100 small plots ranging from two to three cottahs… Read More »