About Us


Municipal History

The town of Raiganj situated in the narrow strip which joins the Northern and Southern portion of the state of West Bengal, has come up in prominence as a result of partition of India. This town in pre-partition was a small village dependent upon the larger urban centers. The partition of Bengal has suddenly left... read more+

Raiganj at a glance

RAIGANJ TOWN Raiganj is The District Head Quarter and owing to its location importance. The town has obtained the Municipal status in the year 1951 on 15th August. Raiganj has always regional growth centre for economic growth and employment with a vast rural hinter land. Population as per 2001 census is 165212 with a rapid growth.... read more+

Municipal Vision

Overall Municipal Vision for efficient and effective municipal performance Raiganj Municipality aims to transforming itself in such a way as to be able to usher in a change in living conditions and quality of life of the citizens in general, and the people living below poverty line in particular, determined to built and improve the... read more+

Ward Committee

Ward Committees are the important part of the Municipality. There are ward committees in Raiganj Municipality, each headed by the Ward respective Councillors. The members of the ward Committee varies from 5 to 10 according to the population.... read more+

Performance

1. The Municipality runs a transparent as well as Citizens friendly administration in every sphere of municipal activities. 2. To ensure peoples participation, the ward committees in all wards ( Nos) have been formed and they are actively working in execution of various developmental works/ schemes in the municipal area.... read more+

Departments

General Section Accounts & Establishment Section Cash  Section Public work Section Collection Section License Section Street light Water Workers Public Health/ Birth & death/ Vaccination Conservancy Section Assessment Section Drainage Section School Section Market Section Conservancy Mazdoor Male Section Conservancy Mazdoor Female Section... read more+

Tourism

Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary (Kulik Bird Sanctuary) Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary (Bengali: রায়গঞ্জ বন্যপ্রাণী অভয়ারণ্য Raegônj Bonnoprani Ôbhôearonno) (also popularly known as Kulik Bird Sanctuary) is situated near Raiganj in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The bird sanctuary is home to 164 species of birds, and some 70,000 to 80,000 migratory birds visit the sanctuary every year. It is located 4 km (2.5 mi) north from the centre of... read more+

Future Plan

Solid Waste Management, Surface Water Treatment Plant Proper drainage and Sewerage system Improvement of Traffic system Plantation, E-governance, Online Tax collection.... read more+