Shri Asok N. Bhattacharya
Siliguri Municipal Corporation
Siliguri, the gateway of North East India, is not only of vital importance to the state of West Bengal but India as a whole. Located at the foot of the Himalayas on the verge of Tarai, it presents a picturesque glimpse of the of the Himalayan ranges establishing its inmate charm to a visitor. Though the settlement started initially with the Tea Plantation and a junction station to change over to the Toy Train for Darjeeling in 1880, it acquired the status of a Sub-Divisional town in 1907. Though by thirties it had gained weightage as a town it was conferred Municipal status only in the year 1949.
About Siliguri Municipal Corporation
Siliguri, the gateway of North East India, is one of the most rapidly developing metropolis of the state. Situated in Darjeeling district and though it is the district's largest city, the district headquarters is located at Darjeeling. Siliguri is a unique city as 14 out of 47 wards of Siliguri Municipal Corporation falls in the neighbouring Jalpaiguri district. Siliguri Municipality gets status as a corporation in 1994 and the provisional population of Siliguri area in 2011 is 509709.
E-Governance project in SMC is monitored by CMU-KUSP, Funded by DFID. Initially it will be operational in Central Office & gradually all the Borough Offices will be connected.
No. of modules implemented : Birth & Death and Trade License
No. of modules will be started soon: Building , Establishment & Property Tax
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A civic reception is given to padma shri awardee Karimul Haque by the Siliguri Municipal Corporation at 22nd Slum Sports held on 18-02-2017 at Kanchanjungha Stadium, Siliguri in presence of Hon’ble Mayor, Siliguri Municipal Corporation.
22nd Slum Sports of Siliguri Municipal Corporation at kanchenjunga stadium on 18/02/2017