Background

To keep up with the pace of rapid urbanization and growing demand for housing and commercial spaces, New Town, Kolkata was created on the eastern outskirts of Kolkata to serve the dual purposes of:

  • establishing new business centre to reduce the mounting pressure on the existing Central Business Districts (CBD) and
  • Increasing housing stock supply by creating new residential units.

It has been planned as a services hub, providing best in class urban infrastructure facility and government service delivery while preserving the cultural heritage of Bengal.

A Greenfield City, with an enviable infrastructural backup it has emerged as the second IT hub of Kolkata, along with a steadily incremental resident population. As a city NewTown Kolkata has been pioneering many world class practices in order to elevate the quality of living of its citizenry and also to successfully leverage large scale direct investments.

Some of the features that make Newtown Kolkata unique among the cities are: