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Every city and region requires a number of essential public utility services which are necessary for the smooth functioning of the daily lives of the people in that area. These basic services include providing water, electricity, transportation, natural gas, health care services, telephone services and others. These daily necessities involve a vast infrastructure and finances for operation and hence are generally provided by the local government. However, sometimes they may also be privately owned performing under government regulations.

Services in Kalyani
Services in Kalyani

As a planned township within the state of West Bengal,  Kalyani has an efficient infrastructure providing essential public utility services to its citizens. With underground sewerage, community parks, tree lined avenues, Kalyani has been specially developed as a modern urban entity which is dedicated towards providing advanced public facilities and services through technological innovation improved performance and commitment to the people at large. Some of the essential public services in Kalyani are provided by the Kalyani Municipality while others like banking, health care and postal services are undertaken by both the private sector and PSUs.

Some of the essential public utility services in Kalyani are:

Municipal Services in Kalyani

Services in Kalyani
Kalyani Municipality

The modern township of Kalyani is maintained and administered by the Kalyani municipality which was upgraded as a municipality in the year 1995. It has 20 councillors; most of them are elected from their respective wards within the city while some have been nominated by the government of West Bengal. The Kalyani municipality is dedicated towards providing a number of indispensable services to its citizens including water supply, street lighting, monitoring public health, sewerage and drainage, collection of waste including bio-medical waste, town planning, development of roads, markets, stadiums, bus stands, license and property tax and many other functions required for the smooth maintenance of public affairs.

Health Care Services in Kalyani

Kalyani has an efficient system of health care services with hospitals and nursing homes provided by both the government and private healthcare sector.  The first hospital in Kalyani was the Army Hospital constructed during the Second World War through British and American alliance. This was later converted into a T.B. Hospital in the 1960s under the aegis of the then Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. It is now known as Netaji Subhash Sanatorium. Currently, the largest hospital in Kalyani is the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Hospital which was established in 1964 and has a provision for 550 beds.  The Employee’s State Insurance Hospital (E.S.I Hospital) was established in 1968 and caters to medically insured people working in the Silpanchal area or the industrial belt of Kalyani. It has about 250 beds. The College of Medicine & J.N.M Hospital had been established in 2009 and is a University college affiliated under West Bengal University of Health Sciences.

Besides, the Mediview Clinic & Hospitex with its high-tech, modern health care facilities and Cure Nursing Home with its general surgery and gynaecology departments help to keep the general population of Kalyani  and nearby areas by administering effective and latest state-of-the-art medical facilities.

Banking Services in Kalyani

Services in Kalyani
Banks in Kalyani

Kalyani was established as a planned city post-independence and witnessed great industrial growth. The influx of people, growth of business and commercial centres has led to increased financial traffic in recent years. As a result, several private and nationalized banks have established their branches in Kalyani to cater to the increasing population over time. With technological improvisation and organized services, the banking sector is keen to expand their services to the residents and even adjoining rural belt for the overall financial and social development of the district.
These banks are categorized under the sections of Commercial banks, Co-operative banks, Gramin banks, Agricultural and Rural Development Banks. Not only do these private and public sector banks provide efficient computerised services but also provide the customer facilities under various government sponsored programmes like housing finance scheme, khadi and village industries, Kisan Credit Card, self employment scheme and others.

Postal Services in Kalyani

Services in Kalyani
Kalyani Head Post Office

Kalyani township area has about 9 post-offices, of which the Kalyani Head Post Office is in Block B. The others are Sub Post Offices and located in Ghoshpara, Kalyani Hospital, Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Buddha Park, Bidhanpark, Kalyani RS, Kalyani University and Kalyani Simanta. These post offices provide the people of Kalyani with mail services including parcel, mail products, and registration and insurance, premium products like business post, speed post express parcel etc, financial services and money remittance services besides retail and customer care services to facilitate their communication with the rest of the world.

Telecom and Broadband Services in Kalyani

Services in Kalyani
Telecom Services in Kalyani

Kalyani has developed a number of telecom and broadband services for mobile phones and other mobile computing devices to keep its local population well connected with the world. Several leading telecom service providers like Reliance, BSNL, Tata, Airtel, Aircel and Vodafone have set up their units in and around Kalyani township to suit the increasing needs of the local population arising through industrial growth and increasing population.

Packers and Movers in Kalyani

Services in Kalyani
Packers and Movers in Kalyani

As a prominent industrial belt and educational hub in West Bengal, Kalyani witnesses a large influx of people every year settling in this township for educational and financial opportunities. Additionally, there are also an affluent middle class section coming from Kolkata or even NRIs who plan to make Kalyani their residential base for its greener surroundings. Hence a number of professional packers and movers operate in the township area to help householders and offices in shifting locations at affordable costs. They provide all essential services including storage and warehousing and transit insurance coverage.

Other Services in Kalyani

Some of the other public utility services which the people of Kalyani avail are gas connection, laundry services, restaurants and home delivery, courier services, mobile service centers, fire services , electricity, media and press services, agencies for facilitating the provision of PAN cards and Aadhar Cards and others. These services are vital for the everyday needs of the people of Kalyani and have been instrumental in maintaining their self-sufficient, urban lifestyle.

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