Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate

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Bidhannagar City Police
বিধাননগর সিটি পুলিশ
Bidhannagar Police logo.png
Common nameBidhannagar City Police
বিধাননগর শহর পুলিশ
MottoCourage Care Commitment
Bengali: সাহস সতর্কতা প্রতিজ্ঞাবদ্ধ
Agency overview
Formed20 January, 2012 [1]
EmployeesCommissioner of Police
Deputy commissioners
Additional Deputy Commissioners
Assistant Commissioners
Police Inspectors
Sub Inspectors
Assistant Sub Inspectors
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionBidhan Nagar & New Town area, IN
Size148.77 km2 (57.44 sq mi)
Populationest. 1,50,00,00
Legal jurisdictionBidhannagar Municipal Corporation ; New Town,Kolkata (WBHIDCO Area) & Bidhannagar Constituency Area.
Governing bodyGovernment of West Bengal
General nature
HeadquartersBidhannagar Police Headquarters, Sec-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700 106

Elected officer responsible
Agency executive
Parent agencyWest Bengal Police
Stations11 (Police Stations);
9 (Traffic Guards);
2 (Women PS);
1 (Cyber Crime PS)

Bidhannagar City Police (Bengali:বিধাননগর সিটি পুলিশ ), established on 20 January 2012, is a police force with primary responsibilities in law enforcement and investigation within Bidhannagar Kolkata(Saltlake,Lake Town,Kestopur,Baguiati,Rajarhat-Newtown,Airport Area,Inside of NSCBI Airport.)[3] The Commissionerate is part of the West Bengal Police, and is under the administrative control of Home Ministry of West Bengal. It was formed after bifurcation of the North 24 Parganas Police District, and has eleven police stations under its jurisdiction.Shri Gyanbant Singh has been appointed as the Commissioner of the Bidhannagar City Police.Shri Rajiv Kumar who is the present commissioner of Kolkata Police was the first commissioner of Bidhan Nagar City Police[4]

Structure and jurisdiction[edit]

Headquarters of Bidhannagar City Police, Saltlake City,Kolkata

The Police commissionerate is situated at Bidhannagar, and is divided into two divisions-

Bidhannagar Division

Airport Division.[5]

The commissionerate is responsible for law enforcement over an area of 148. 77 km2 area with 11 Police Stations ; 9 Traffic Guards ; 2 Women Police Stations and 1 Cyber Crime Police Station under it.[5] As like Kolkata Traffic Police, Only Bidhan Nagar City Traffic Police has traffic guards offices headed by an Officer-In-Charge in West Bengal.The Bidhan Nagar City Police is headed by the Commissioner of Police,Shri Gyanbant Singh who is an Indian Police Service officer in the rank of Inspector-General of Police (IGP). The commissioner is assisted by a joint commissioner. There are two additional deputy commissioners for the two divisions.[5] Other departments, including the detective department and the special branch wing are headed by Additional deputy commissioners, who are in the rank of additional superintendent of police.[5] The police stations are headed by an Officer-In-Charge(Inspector Rank).Bidhannagar Police has also an official Android application which link given below : [1]

Police stations[edit]

Cyber Crime Police Station[edit]

Traffic Guards[edit]

Women PS[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Bidhan Nagar Police History", BPC
  2. ^ "Posting details of IPS officers of West Bengal Cadre as on 25.10.2018" (PDF), West Bengal Police
  3. ^ "Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate & Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". West Bengal Police, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 31 January 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  4. ^ "DGP orders probe against Lake Town IC". Times of India. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  5. ^ a b c d "Township task force: What it means for you". The Telegraph. 17 January 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.