April 24, 2015
WB CM names six new townships coming up in Bengal
Six new townships will be coming up in West Bengal, providing homes to middle class and the poorer section of the society. To be built under PPP model, there will be 25% reservation for the poor section for availing flats in these cities. The land required to set up these cities will be provided from the Land Bank of the West Bengal Government.
The townships will come up at Asansol-Durgapur, Bolpur, Siliguri, Kalyani, Kamalgazi and Gazoldoba.
The township at Asansol-Durgapur will be named Agnibina, that in Bolpur will be christened Geetabitan. The township in Siliguri will be called Teesta, the one in Kalyani will be known as Samriddha. The one in Kamalgazi will be called Uttam City while that in Gazoldoba will be known as Mukta Tirtha.
The site for another city, christened Biswa Bangla, is to be decided soon.
The cities will be complete with hospitals, sports complexes and all other modern facilities.