Salt Lake City - The Satellite Town of Kolkata

Salt Lake City, a satellite town built on reclaimed Bidhannagar area is one of its kind in Kolkata. The credit to planning and building this organized city goes to the then Chief Minister Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. As build on marshy area nearby to salt-water lake, it is popularly called Salt Lake City.The city is hub of economic and social activity and is famous for being center for Information Technology. Major Software companies including TCS, Wipro, Accenture, IBM, Capgemini are located here.

Salt Lake City,Kolkata

Salk Lake city is a well planned city with properly maintained roads and sanitation. It is relatively less polluted compared to other parts of Kolkata. A city equipped with modern infrastructure is the home to Salt Lake Stadium which is the second largest stadium in the world in terms of capacity. It is one of the preferred destination for most of the Kolkatans. Everything from home to schools and modern shopping malls are arranged in a well planned manner. This in turn ensures smooth functioning of the city. Ample care has been taken to maintain the ambiance of this part of Kolkata.

Urban Infrastructure

In its urban structure and its architecture, Salt Lake City is an outstanding example of town that has developed progressively incorporating artistic elements of highest quality from every prospering period. It withal represents the excellent concept of a hi-tech town with the best modern amenities. The city with Central Park comprising statues of Swami Vivekananda, Subhas Chandra Bose and Kaji Najrul Islam is complete in its form and format. This magnificent park stretches to about 100 acres in landscape and is thus regarded as the “Lung of Bidhannagar". Convey facilities are further invigorated with increase in bus routes, “call a cab” is one another facility linked with the IT industry professionals. To cater along is the Metro that facilitates facile conveyance in this town.

The township is home for several research and professional institutions of national importance, Universities including Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata, Institute of International Trade, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, National Institute of Fashion Technology, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Techno India, Institute for Inspiration & Self Development (IISD), Rabindra Bharti University and any more.

There are equipped private and Government hospitals like AMRI,Kolkata Heart Research Institute, Seva, Anandalok Hospital, Columbia-Asia, and number of 5-star hotels in the vicinity of the city.

Places of Interest in Salt Lake

Salt Lake City, Kolkata
  • City Centre Mall,
  • Yuva Bharati Krirangan,
  • The Netaji Subhas Sports Institute,
  • Regalement parks,
  • Nicco Park,
  • Central Park and more...
Salt Lake City has retained their charm over the years and has done much to contribute towards the developing multilingual culture, rowing populations, extensive urban development and growth of new technology. The cosmopolitan approach on culture defines its way to the number of restaurants and food vendors accommodating world-class delicacies from the far east to the south-west. Chopseys to Italian pizzas, Punjabi Thali to Tibetan momos, the town has a coalescence of flavors tantalizing the taste buds of all lingual.

Owing to the distinctive combination of technology and culture, this Satellite town of Kolkata defines itself as a self-sufficient communities outside the larger metropolitan areas as a place where people are free to express their identity, views and ideas through the way they dress, how they spend their time or what they create making Salt City a place to enjoy, discover and explore how recent history has shaped the capital of West Bengal.

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    Sraboni Mitra from Raniganj 1358 Days ago

    This is one of the popular place in Kolkata. I have watched a movie in one of cinema hall of this place.

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