Sri Tapan Kumar Sarkar, Chairman, Basirhat Municipality

The Municipality is divided into 23 wards covering 22.5 km², with population of 113,120 as per 2001 census, out of which 30% are currently under the below poverty level (whereas, BPL average percentage in West Bengal as per 2001 census is 31.58%).

Basirhat Municipality was established on 1st April, 1869. It was constituted by Basirhat Mauza and 13 surrounding Mouzas. The entire area covered was 22.01 sq km. According to the Census 1981, the population was 81, 040.

Office Of The Municipal Councillors Of Basirhat

Application in the "Prescribed Format" is invited from the eligible candidates for purely contractual engagement of Specialist/Experts for the following posts for City Mission Management Unit (CMMU) under Nation Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) for maximum period of 2 years along with the provision of subsequent renewal after every one year based on satisfactory performance appraisal under National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) under..........(Name of the Municipality)


Inauguration of ‘Aparajit’ Guest House

‘Aparajit’ Guest House was inaugurated by Mrs. Sabina Yasmin, Hon’ble Minister of State, Labour Department, Govt. of West Bengal on 23rd June, 2012.



Basirhat Municipality has planted nearly 200 saplings on 20th July 2011.


Tri-Cycle Distribution Programme

In connection to introduction of door-to-door waste collection system in all the Wards of Basirhat Municipality, a Tri-cycle distribution programme will be organized on 22.02.2011 at 3:00 PM near Basirhat Municipal Office.


Salary Account for Employees

Basirhat Municipality has recently opened Salary Account of all employees of Basirhat Municipality at State Bank of India, Basirhat Branch.


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