Baliganja area lies south-east of the city center with the
separating distance being no more than four kilometres. Baliganja
opens the gates to the south of Kolkata city. Due to its close
proximity to the heart of city and commercial display the region has
been popular in the city, especially in the southern suburbs. The
suburb lies off the Ashutosh Chowdhury Road.
Baliganja is packed with local attractions, most of which
constitute the popular urban establishments. On the lands of
Baliganja are located some of the best and reputed institutes of the
city. Beginning from educational institutes we have Regional
Polytechnic, Teachers Training Department & College of
Languages, Science College, Law College, etc. Some foreign offices
are also situated in Baliganja, which include that of Germany,
Romania and Thailand. Towards the north of the township is the Birla
Industrial and Technological Museum.
A number of clubs and membership institutions operate in the
suburb. Calcutta Cricket Club and Uday Shankar's India Cultural
Centre are some such institutions. The region also has a number of
health care units. The Military Hospital, is a reputed service
provider in Baliganja area.
Baliganja region is spun with the road networks. The region
provides an easy mobility within its own territory and the
Areas Under Baliganja
- Baliganja area is about four kilometres from the center of
the city. Buses and auto rickshaws are provide the means to
access the region.
- The region has its own railway station provided towards the
south-east of the area.
- The Bhawanipur metro station is the nearest one to the area.
It is about 2 kms away.
- Domestic airport at Behala is about 9 kms west of Baliganja.
The international airport lies north of Baliganja and at an
approximate distance of about 13 kms.
- Desapriya Park