is a part of the North 24 Parganas district near Kolkata
. It is under the Barrakpore sub-division and the area falls under the Kolkata Metropolitan
Development Authority. The area is an old part of the city, which has a military and commercial base. Areas such as Sodepur
, Ghola, Khardah
are located closeby.
enjoys smooth connectivity with Kolkata
through numerous State Highways and the National Highways 34 and 35. The BT Road
runs through the neighbourhood, connecting it to the north Kolkata
neighbourhood of Shyambazaar. State and privately-operated buses ply along this route.
The area is slated to be served by its own metro route, starting from Dum Dum
which would further improve the areas communication with the city. The area is a part of the Kolkata
Suburban Railway System and the Sealdah
Ranaghat Route passes through here. It takes around 40 minutes to reach Sealdah
via trains. The Netaji Subhash International Airport
is 15 kilometres from here.
Real Estate Barrackpore
is a popular destination for investment among end users who want a peaceful and self-sufficient neighbourhood. There are several gated communities that are being constructed here. Most of these projects are being helmed by reputed builders. They offer to home owners a number of luxury amenities to make use of.
has well-developed social infrastructure which includes good schools, hospitals, banks and shopping zones. Residents have the option of sending their kids to Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Rahara
Government High School, Adamas International School, St Augustines Day School, Army Public School and Kendriya Vidyalaya Ichhapur. Hospitals that are situated near the area include Nehru Memorial Techno Global Hospital, BMRC Hospital, Doctor BN Bose State General Hospital, Prova Eye Care and Disha Eye Hospital. Banks such as State Bank of India, Axis Bank and United Bank of India have their branches in the area.