West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation

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West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation
পশ্চিমবঙ্গ হাউসিং ইনফ্রাস্ট্রাকচার উন্নয়ন নিগম
Area served
West Bengal, India
Key people
Shri Debashis Sen (Managing Director)
  • Infrastructure development
  • Housing development
OwnerGovernment of West Bengal
ParentGovernment of West Bengal

The West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO) is a public sector undertaking headquartered in Narkelbagan, Action Area - I of New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It plans and executes buildings, projects, parks, museum and other construction activity like subways, overbridges[2] and Monorail from Ultadanga to New Town via Salt Lake[3] in the Indian state of West Bengal. It looks after development projects in New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal and adjacent parts of Rajarhat (Rajarhat Gopalpur and Rajarhat CD Block) also. 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. With multinational IT giants are setting up campuses in the area, the civic body wants to make infrastructure full–proof.

Many well known constructions such as the KMOMA, New Town Eco Park, Biswa Bangla Gate, International Finance Hub of Kolkata, Rabindra Tirtha, Nazrul Tirtha, Vocational Training Institute, N-S Corridor, Convention Center etc. are some of the projects developed by HIDCO.

The View of the Hidco Bhawan (Narkel Bagan) in New Town, Kolkata
Rabindra Tirtha, a project governed by the HIDCO
Roses blooming in the rose garden during winter in the New Town Eco Park in New Town, Kolkata, a project developed by the HIDCO

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  1. ^ "North 24 Parganas district".
  2. ^ "Times of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Ei Samay". eisamay.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 13 May 2015.

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