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Administration in Kalyani

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Kalyani is one of the 4 subdivisions of Nadia district in West Bengal, the other sub-divisions being Ranaghat, Sadar and Tehatta. The Kalyani Municipality bears responsibility for the township’s civic administration. It is dedicated towards the maintenance of all civic utility services in the form of roads, water, street lighting, education, health, resource mobilization, culture, sports, solid waste management and other issues.

Placed within the Lok Sabha constituency of Bongaon, the city is responsible for electing one member to the Lok Sabha, or the Lower House of the Parliament of India. There is also an assembly constituency, and consequently a member is duly elected to the Vidhan Sabha which is the state legislative assembly of West Bengal.

History and Organization of Kalyani Municipality

Administration in Kalyani
Kalyani Municipality

The civic administration of the well planned township of Kalyani is handled by the Kalyani municipality which was upgraded to its present status in 1995. This municipality has 20 councillors elected from each of the respective wards in the city. A few members have also been nominated by the state government. All these elected representatives of Kalyani in turn elect a chairman of the municipality from one amongst them.

Services by the Kalyani Municipality

Some of the services which are performed by the Kalyani municipality are given below:

  • Water Supply – The Kalyani Municipality is responsible for the daily water supply in the city area. Headed by the assistance engineer, its functions revolve around reserving as well as supplying water, purifying and testing water at a fixed duration, cleaning water tanks and reservoir maintenance.

  • Street Lighting – Kalyani municipality is in charge of about 3877 street lights which include sodium vapour lamps and others. Street lighting incorporates the entire functional area from electricity operation, staff, maintenance and expenditure for street lights ensuring their durability and working condition.

  • Sanitation – The municipality looks after Kalyani santiation with the Sanitary Inspector as the department head and 66 subordinate employees. It covers issues on solid waste management, montoring and public health meetings undertaken by individual ward councillors, supervision of work like cleaning community lakes, halls and latrines, markets cleaning, garbage cleaning and collection of waste including bio-medical waste from nursing homes and hospitals.

  • Special Services – The Kalyani municipality is also in charge of issuing birth and death certificates. It facilitates the arbori culture through maintenance of parks and gardens, cutting and pruning shrubs, organizing flower shows, sanctioning selling wood and promoting eco-friendly culture of the city.

Some of the other functions and infrastructural facilities provided by the Kalyani Municipality relate to town planning, license section, property tax, crematoria and burial functions, health care services, education, markets, development of roads, preventing food adulteration, flood control and storm water drainage, slum improvement, urban community development, stadiums, bus stands and maintenance, auditoriums and the beautification of the town for general and tourism purposes.

Contact Information of Kalyani Municipality

Address: City Centre Complex,
P.O. Kalyani, Dist: Nadia,
West Bengal-741235
Tel: 91-033-25828445 / 25828630
Email: info@kalmun.com, Chairman’s Email i.d.: km@kalmun.com

Kalyani Court

Administration in Kalyani
Court in Kalyani

While the criminal courts as well as civil court buildings are in Krishnanagar (Sadar) of Nadia district, there is also a Kalyani court building which was inaugurated in August, 2003. Some of the Court Offices housed here include that of the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Civil Judge (Jr. Div.), Juducial Magistrate, Office of the Bar Association,Nezarath & Court, Copying Department and the Offices of the 2 Fast Track Courts.

Kalyani Court
Phone Number: 033 - 25809536

Kalyani Police

The city of Kalyani falls within the jurisdiction of the Nadia district police which is in turn a constituent of the state police. The overall security and law and order issues of Kalyani are the responsibility of the Superintendent of Police in the district. The Kalyani sub-division consists of Kalyani municipality, Chakdaha municipality, Gayespur municipality as well as 2 community development blocks in Haringhata and Chakdaha.  This sub-division is under the managerial offices of the Sub-Divisional Police Officer of Kalyani.

"Sahayta" which is a family counseling center has been set up in every police station within the district of Nadia including Kalyani. They strive to resolve differences between disputing family members without going into legal complications and to reduce crime against women.

Contact Information of Kalyani Main Police Station
B-9 Block B, Kalyani
West Bengal 741235
Phone: 033 2582 8100

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