Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality

Hooghly, ESTD : 1865


 

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*** Initiative taken by Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality --- One (1) Community Latrine opened on 03/03/2016 under " Nirmal Bangla Mission " consisting of 3 pits in ward No. 10 under Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality in assistance with concerned Ward Committee ***

 

*** Audit Report on Annual Financial Statement for the Year 2011-12 ***

 

*** New Diversion Route at Chinsurah town (one way traffic system) --- Click here for details *** 

 

* Demand Survey for Housing For All (HFA) has started. Enumerators from the Municipality office will be visiting residents for survey work. Every citizen of our municipality area is requested to cooperate with our Surveying staffs * 

 

* Municipality office to remain open on Sunday (30/08/2015) for NFSA Ration Card Form submission work --- Click here for details *

 

Observation of Nirmal Bangla Abhijan on 15th August , 2015 --- click here for details

 

Hon'ble Chairman Sri Gourikanta Mukherjee hoisted flag on the ocassion of 69th Independence Day of India at Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality --- Click here for details

 

" Heartiest greetings and good wishes on 69th Independence Day of India to everyone " - Sri Gourikanta Mukherjee, Chairman, HCM

 

 Observation of Kanyasree Diwas on 14th August, 2015 at Chinsurah Balika Bani Mandir High School --- Click here to view/ download details. 

 

* Distribution of flood relief materials to flood victims by Hon'ble Chairman Sri Gourikanta Mukherjee --- Click here for details *

 

 

NFSA-2013. Digitized Ration Card distribution started  ....  Click here for details.  

 

National Food Security Act - 2013 --- Click here for details

 




Last Update

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

     

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Hooghly was found by the Portuguese in 1537 following the decline of Satgaon, the then mercantile capital of Southern Bengal. Later it has passed into British hands. On the other hand, Chinsurah was an important 17th century Dutch settlement. Although in 1656, the Dutch had built a factory there in Chinsurah and organized the town as their trading centre in 1795. During the Nepoleonic war, the settlement was occupied by a British garrison. Again during the peace process of 1814, Chinsurah was given back to the Dutch. But finally, Chinsurah, like other Dutch settlement in India were passed onto the British in 1825 in exchange for their possession in Sumatra. 

Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality was established in the year of 1865 with Mr. Cockrell as its first Chairman and Mr. G. S. Park as its first Vice- Chairman. Hooghly-Chinsurah Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities of greater Bengal. In 1865, Hooghly-ChinsurahMunicipality was formed by the amalgamation of Hooghly and Chinsurah towns primarily with the objective of local governance and tax collection.