Tala is an important commercial centre in the northern suburbs
of Kolkata city. The region lies just before the confluence of
Barrackpur Trunk Road and R.G. Kar Road. Tala area lies close to the
suburbs of Dum Dum. The township is known for having the green
floors in the city. The Tala Park, that is in the region, has
received quite an appreciation in the recent years. Tala area
constitutes one of the many residential places in the city. The
region is locally popular owing to the easy accessibility of other
city suburbs, the green belts in the region and the flourishing
Tala Park is the best the suburb has to offer. The park was visited
by a team of Foreign Tourists in the starting month of the year
2006. The review has been able to secure the appreciation as well as
further developmental works in the area.
Tala region is a developed commercial centre. The region is
provided with replete establishments and enterprises. The rubber and
rubber products manufacturing and trading enterprises are doing good
in the city suburbs. Some important establishments in Tala region
include the Bengal Veterinary College, R.G. Kar Medical College and
Hospital, Raja Mahindra Memorial School, etc. Kolkata Municipal
Office is also located in the region. One of the renowned markets,
the Chitpur Market, is grounded in nearby locality.
Areas Under Tala
- The Barrackpur Trunk Road lines the western frontiers of Tala
region. Towards the lower part (south) of Tala is the R.G. Kar
Road. The bus and taxi services as such provide easy
accessibility in the region. The distance between Tala and the
city central is about 6 kms.
- The nearest metro station to Tala is the one at Belgachia.
The station lies towards the southeast of Tala and not more than
a kilometre away.
- Dum Dum Airport (International) is in the vicinity of Tala.
The airport lies to the north-east of Tala and less than two
kilometres from it. Domestic airport, the one at Behala is 18
kms away and towards the north west of Tala.