Insights Into Neighbourhood
New Town also known as Rajarhat Gopalpur is a planned zone on the north-eastern fringes of Kolkata and is rightly hauled as the new IT and residential hub of the city. The place has a unique feature that it is surrounded by lush green landscape. Owing to its close proximity to the city of Kolkata, many IT majors and Real estate bigwigs have decided to have their offices and projects in this locale. It offers excellent connectivity to all adjoining areas that is aided by frequent government and private buses, taxis and autos. With high quality infrastructure – well laid out roads and connectors, it has its own Central Business district. The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is just at a short driving distance from here. The proposed Metro Rail project shall also help in enhancing the transport system once it is functional. New Town has some of the best educational institutions planned including an IIT Campus. There are entertainment centres nearby such as Salt Lake Stadium, NICCO Park, the Aquatic Water Park, Science City and 5 star hotels like Hyatt Regency and ITC Sonar Bangla. Premium health centres such as Apollo Hospital, The Tata Cancer Research Institute and two other multi specialty hospitals are in the vicinity of New Town. Also, DPS (New Town), DLF IT Park, Unitech Infospace, Uniworld City, TATA Eden Court, SP Shukhobristi are situated in the close proximity of New Town. The place offers a multitude of leisure and entertainment options like water parks, theme parks, yoga and spa facilities, etc.