Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality

Hooghly, ESTD : 1865


Current Events


  *** List of candidates collected from Employment Bank, Govt. of West Bengal and submission of documents for the post of Assistant Teacher within 10 (ten) days of publication of this notice (Ref: Employment notice Memo No. 3808/Gen/DR/2018/HCM  dated 30/07/2018) --- Click here for details ***


   Name of the road development  scheme --- Click here for details


   Notice regarding correction in written examination Call letter sent to candidates for the post  Assesment Inspector and Draftsman --- Click here for details


   Examination schedule and important information regarding written examination for the post of Assesment Inspector, Draftsman and Clerk --- Click here for details


   *** Enhancement of rate for cremation at Shyambabu Ghat Electric Crematorium to Rs. 650/- (from older rate of Rs. 550/- ---- Click here details ***


  *** New water rent charges --- Click here for details ***


*** Internal Audit Report of Annual Financial Statements of Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality for the Financial Year 2015-16 --- Click here for details ***


 *** Expression of Interestare invited for  " The Development and Operation Maintenance of Bhagirathi River Park under Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality in PPP mode " --- Click here for details ***


   *** New rates for Booking of Drinking Water --- Click here for details ***


 *** Rates of different Municipal Community Halls w.e.f 01/01/2017 --- Click here for details ***


  *** Stoppage of New Enrollment of Aadhar Card (Biometric) in National Population Register from 1st April, 2016 --- Click here for details ***


News & Announcement

*** 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

Thursday, October 4, 2018


ULB Profile

 Name of the ULB (Urban Local Body) : Hooghly Chinsurah Municipality

 Name of the District : Hooghly

Year of establishment : 1865

Area (in Sq.Km) : 17.29 Sq.Km

No. of wards : 30

Population(census2011) :

Male : 89197

Female : 88636

Total : 177833

Density of Population(per Sq.Km) : 10285


Date of last election held : 2015

Literacy Rate : 80% 

Number of BPL Household(as per SUDA Survey) : 7073

Slum Scenario :

Total No of Slum : 232

Total Slum Population (as per USHA) : 59000

Percentage of slum Population to the total population : 29.45%

Housing status for Urban Poor(as on 31.03.2014) :

No.of beneficiaries provided with Houses under BSUP/IHSDP/”Housing for Urban Poor” : 2879 Nos (BSUP), 100 Nos(HUP)

Length of Municipal Road (in Km) : 471.56 Km.

 Length of Drain (in Km) : 390.00 Km.


Water Supply :

No.of Tube Well : 52 Nos

No. of Stand Post : 2679 Nos

No. of houses connected with water supply network : 27694 Nos.


Total.no of light posts : 7313 Nos


Health :

No.of Hospital (ULB/Govt/Private) : 4 Nos

No.of Municipal Health Sub Centre : 33 Nos


Education :

No. of Higher Secondary School(Municipal/others) : 06 Nos.

No. of Secondary School(Municipal/others) : 15 Nos

No. of primary School(Municipal/others) : 72  Nos


Other Infrastructure:  







Parks and Gardens

20 Nos


18 Nos

Auditorium/Community Hall

03 Nos

Borough Office


Ward Office



07 Nos

Burning Ghat

4 Nos

Electric Crematorium


Burial Ground

4 Nos

Public Library


Bus Terminus


Ferry Ghat


Guest House/Tourist Lodge


Community latrine

11 Nos