The New Town Kolkata Development Authority has been constituted under The New Town
Kolkata Development Authority Act,2007 (the West Bengal Act XXX of 2007) for rendering
various civic services and amenities and undertaking uniform developmental works
within New Town Kolkata and it has come become operational since January,2009.
The New Town, Kolkata Development Authority Act,2007, was passed by the West Bengal
Legislature and the assent thereto of the President of India and it was published
in the Kolkata Gazette Extraordinary of the 30th June,2008 vide Notification
No.1088-L dated 27th June,2008.
The Development Authority was entrusted with some obligatory functions in the sphere
of public works and town planning and development and it was given some regulatory
powers in order to manage the planned development and to control un authorised development.
The Development Authority has been vested with the various powers in respect of
control of public streets, parking ,parks ,gardens ; prohibit future construction
of building in a particular street ; power of inspection of any building at any
time requiring sanction ;order demolition of buildings deemed as dangerous, unfit
for human habitation ; Development Authority has the duty to provide water supply
and it may impose fee for the use of water . Besides these, it shall provide and
maintain a system of drainage and sewerage and removal and disposal of solid waste
The following powers of
The entire area of New Town , Kolkata is the jurisdiction of NKDA . The area of
NKDA has been described in Schedule –I of the NKDA Act , 2007 , and the jurisdiction
of NKDA extends to the whole area of New Town , Kolkata .
Housing Infrastructure and Development Corporation Limited (HIDCO) is the planning
and development authority of the entire Planning area of HIDCO including ex-BRADA
area . The erstwhile planning area of HIDCO is divided into four Action Areas ie.
Action Area I , Action Area-II , Action Area-III & Action Area –IV . There is another
area in between Action Area I & II is Central Business District ( CBD) . HIDCO has
prepared the LUDCP and it is developing all infrastructure like roads, drains, sewerage
line, water supply lines, major beautification works and other related major works
as per master plan.
After construction of all such infrastructure it may be handed over to NKDA for
its maintenance and re-pair in phases.
Presently NKDA is contemplating to the provide the following services:
The building rules are available in website. Building Plans can be sanctioned both
in ONLINE and manually following the rules.
The property owners need to apply to NKDA for permanent and temporary water supply
New Town Electric Supply Corporation Ltd. (NTESCL) will give you the electric connection.
After completion of part of the building project one can apply for POC submitting
all documents and drawings as per rules.
After completion of the project one can apply for OC submitting all documents and
drawings as per rules.
NKDA has started collection of solid waste since December,2011. No open immovable
VAT is permissible in the township . The auto filter are directly collecting solid
waste from different housing complexes as well as individual houses.
Complaint regarding road repair and maintenance may be lodged with WBHIDCO.
Public Health and Engineering Department repairs and maintains drains and sewerage.
However, the complaints may be lodged either with NKDA or with HIDCO.
HIDCO repairs and maintains street light.
Till February 2012 one children park in AD Block has been completed. Construction
works for few other parks have been undertaken by NKDA . All the parks will be maintained
Partly by HIDCO and partly by NKDA.
Till February 2012 one play ground has been constructed by NKDA. It is also maintained
Booking given by NKDA after submission of application by the party and on payment
NKDA will construct local markets. At present two such markets on in AE and another
There are a few shopping malls in Action area –I and Action area –II.
Presently there are one temporary bus terminus near first rotary in Action Area-1A
which is being maintained by HIDCO, and one inter-state Bus Terminus near second
NKDA will construct some public toilets through SULABH INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SERVICES
ORGANISATION. The said organisation will maintain the toilets.
Any near relative whose birth certificate is required may apply in prescribed form
(Form-1) which will be available from NKDA office free of cost along with copy birth
certificate and discharged certificate issued by the hospital/nursing home.
In case of death certificate any near relative may apply in prescribed form (Form-2)
which will be available from our office free of cost along with copy of death certificate
and cremation certificate issued by the concerned authorities.
Prescribed Form will be available from NKDA office. After submission of form along
with documents an enquiry will be conducted and after satisfactory completion of
the hearing a demand notice for deposition of fees is issued . After deposition
of fees Certificate of Enlistment is issued by NKDA .
No advertisement on structure or kiosks are permitted to be displayed along Major
Arterial Road. Permission for display of advertisement may be obtained upon submission
of prescribed forms available from NKDA office along with documents . Permission
will be accorded subject to inspection & deposition of fees as per rules and regulatios
made in this regard .
Application will have be made on the prescribed forms ( Form-A ) available from
NKDA office or from NKDA website . Mutation will be accorded subject to a hearing
based on submitted documents & deposition of due fees .
No property tax has been levied at this moment as the act itself requires some amendments
. Amendment bill is pending and it is expected that the bill may be placed at the
current session ( 2012 ) of State Assembly .
The entire area of New Town falls in the jurisdiction area of three Police Stations
viz. Airport PS , New Town PS and Kolkata Leather Complex PS .
The area of New Town falls in partly in two assembly constituencies ie 115- New
Town Rajarhat Assembly Constituency and Bhangore Assembly Constituency. The Electoral
Registration officer of the above mentioned two assembly Constituencies may be contacted
. Application in Form-6 for inclusion of names may be made to ERO .
02 ( Two ) Sub—P.O are operating in New Town at the moment .
One at the moment near second rotary
One school is functional at the moment viz. DPS .
One Technical College , viz. Techno India .
Yes, at present one cinema hall at AXIS MALL in AA-I and one at City Centre-II are
Yes, at different locations .
Yes , at present TATA MEDICAL CENTER is in operation.
NKDA has no ambulance service of it own. However, ambulance can be available from
nearby nursing homes. Some NGOs also provide ambulance service in the New Town.
No. HIDCO is completing to provide such facility .
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