is a leading residential locality in Kolkata
and has rapidly developed over the years. Several apartment complexes have been built in the area with improvements in connectivity. The area is linked to various prominent localities in South Kolkata
is connected to several areas including Garia
, Ganguly Bagan
and Baishnabghata. The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Road
is the major road running along the locality all the way to Garia
and beyond on one flank and to Tollygunge
on the other.
The bus network links the area to several places in Kolkata
and the Gitanjali metro station is another connectivity lifeline here. Areas like Purba Putiary, Jadavpur
and Panchasayar are also well-connected to the locality.
The locality has witnessed a huge transformation owing to good connectivity and the relative affluence and peace of the neighborhood. Several developers have come up with premium apartment complexes here and all necessary social amenities are now available here.
The area is home to several reputed educational institutions, including the Mukul Bose Memorial Institution, Bani Bhavan High School, Ananda Ashram Balika Vidyapith, Shri R K Ananda Ashram Girls School, Maharishi Vidya Mandir, All Saints Academy, B.D. Memorial School and the Naktala
There are several temples in the area including the Shiva Temple, Yogomaya Kali Mandir, Shitala Temple and Sri Guru Ashram. The area hosts fairs throughout the year along with a well known Durga Puja. Leading hospitals and medical care facilities near the locality include the BC Roy Polio Clinic and Hospital for Crippled Children, Acharya Durga Prasanna Paramhansa Sebayatan, Nidan Poly Clinic, Sevangam Medical Complex, Udayan Nursing Home, Springdale Health Care Unit and the Meera Seva Kendra.