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Haldia Municipality

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Haldia Municipality (Source:

Haldia Municipality is the nodal agency which extends the municipal facilities in the town. Haldia has developed at a fast rate due to the sudden growth of industries and that brought an additional challenge for the municipality to cater to the industrial units as well as the residents. The population is growing at a fast rate. But the Municipality has done and is continuing to do great work with the help of its 26 councilors that includes 5 Chairman-in Council. For smooth functioning 26 ward committees have been formed that implement and oversee new projects and extend exemplary facilities. The following services are provided by the Haldia Municipality:

  • Roads
  • Domestic Water Supply
  • Electrification
  • Housing
  • Education
  • Sports
  • Cultural Activities

Administration of Haldia Municipality

Haldia Municipality functions with the help of a Board of Councilors. In this board there are 5 chairman-in council. At the helm of the Haldia Municipality is the Chairman. In addition to the Chairman, there irs a Vice Chairman. The development work is looked after by ward committees which are 26 in number.

Development programs and conservancy work:

Street Light (Source: Municipality has taken the onus upon itself to develop the region and conserve the environment. Industrial and social infrastructure building has been the thrust of the municipality. Concerted efforts have been made to improve existing roads and build new ones.
Aforestation has garnered special attention of the municipality. It becomes very important for an industrial town to have a robust aforestation program owing to the pollution from industrial units. The municipality plants trees from time to time to offset the effects of pollution.

Building of market area and installation of street lights is also looked after by the municipality. An approximate figure of 3029 street poles has been installed.

Private markets and municipal markets are spread all across the township. The municipal markets have innumerable stalls offering a variety of goods. Details of Markets are as below:

Name of market: Hindustan Market
Location: Haldia Township
No of stalls: 35

Name of market: New Market
Location: Durgachak
No of stalls: 124

Name of market: Mohana Market Complex
Location: Haldia Township
No of stalls: 410

Name of market: Shopping Complex
Location: Sutahata
No of stalls: 16

Name of market: Apanika Market
Location: Chaitanyapur
No of stalls: 32

Name of market: Colony Bazaar
Location: Durgachak
No of stalls: 57

Name of market: Stadium Market
Location: Durgachak
No of stalls: 71

Health Initiatives by Haldia Municipality

Haldia Minicipality lays a lot of emphasis on providing primary health care and other healthcare related service. It has a couple of     Medical Centers, Nivedita Medical unit at Debhog and Nightingale Homoeo Unit at Basudevpur and ambulance service is also available for emergencies.
Janani Suraksha Yojana- As the name suggests, this yojana was started to address the needs of pregnant mothers belonging to families which are below the poverty line (BPL).

In addition to these, various other infrastructure developments have taken shape under the able management of haldia Municipality. Community Centres have been built across the town, libraries have been constructed, parks, gardens and auditoriums have been constructed.

Community Centers by Haldia Municipality

  • Bhabanipur (Babaji Basa)
  • Pana (Girishmore)
  • New Colony Durgachak
  • Durgachak Housing Area
  • JhiKurkhali
  • Brajanathchak

Auditoriums by Haldia Municipality

Beautifully built auditoriums have been constructed by the municipality. The are:

  • Satabdi Bhawan
  • Subarna Joyanti Bhaban
  • Ananda Bhairabi
  • Chhyanot

Satish Samanta Park , Near Haldia Railway Station(

Gardens and Parks by Haldia Municipality

The following parks can be found in Haldia:

  • Netaji Sisu Udyan- Sutahata
  • Garden of Ananda Bhairabi- Durgachak
  • Satish Samantha Park- Haldia Station
  • Vhasa Udyan
  • Vidyasagar Park- Township

The Vambay Project in Haldia

Mention should be made of this special project that aims to provide shelter to the poor population. As many as 800 houses have been built by the municipality in slum areas for families below poverty line.

'Municipality at your House' service in Haldia

Haldia Municipality has launched a special program known as Municipality at you house which has earned it a lot of popularity. Under the program, the organization seeks to increase efficiency and solve matters effectively. Teams of officials are sent directly to the citizens at their houses to solve pending matters and resolve problems. This scheme has also been helpful in increasing revenue. It is an exemplary initiative which can be a source of inspiration for other municipalities as well.

Contact Address of Haldia Municipality

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Bhavan
Administrative Building, City Center
PO- Debhog, Haldia
Dist. Purba Medinipur
Phone no- 03224- 252996/252644/252718
Official website:

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