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Administration in Bardhaman

Bardhaman is an important district in the state of West Bengal with its headquarters in the city by the same name. It is situated at about 100 kilometers to the north-west direction from the capital city of Kolkata in West Bengal and is spread over an area of 7024 square kilometers. With an average population of about 6.91 million people, the district of Bardhaman has three MPs (Members of Parliament) elected to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha and has twenty five MLAs (Members of the Legislative Assembly).

District Magistrate of Bardhaman

The District Magistrate of Bardhaman is the administrative and revenue officer of the Bardhaman district.

The jurisdiction of the district of Bardhaman is under the District Magistrate who belongs to the Indian Administrative Services (IAS). Appointed by the state government of West Bengal, the District Magistrate of Bardhaman is a Central Government officer who is in charge of the collection of the revenue, the maintainence of the property records and to look after the law and order in the district.

The Bardhaman district is also divided into sub divisions which are governed by sub-divisional magistrates, also known as the sub divisional officers. These sub divisions are further segregated into town municipalities and community development blocks. The contact details of the office of the DM of Bardhaman is as follows:

Office of the District Magistrate of Bardhaman

Address: 3rd Floor, New Collectorate Building
Burdwan, West Bengal - 713101
Phone: 0342-2662428
Fax: 0342-2625703, 2561899

Municipal Corporation in Bardhaman

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Established in the year 1865, the Municipality of Burdwan was set up at the time when the municipal area was only 12.8 square kilometers in its extent and the population was a meagre 39,818. Since then, the Municipality of Burdwan has been looking after the administrative affairs of the Municipality and has 35 wards in the present time.

It is headed by the Chairman of the Municipality and constitutes employees in various sectors who work for the welfare of the public and address grievances and issues of the local public as well. The Municipality of Burdwan looks after the areas of health and sanitation, registration of births and deaths, water works, assessment, mutation and separation of land, registration of licenses and ration cards and other pertinent areas of public welfare. The address of the Burdwan Municipality is as follows:

Office of the Municipality of Burdwan
Address: G.T. Road, Burdwan, West Bengal, India – 713101
Phone: +91 (0342) 2662518 / 2664121 / 2662777
Fax: +91 0342 2560717

Police Department of Bardhaman


The Police Force in Bardhaman is an efficient body which regulates and controls the affairs of the city and helps in maintaining peace and order, enforcing the law as well as preventing and detecting crimes in the city. In addition to this, the Police Force in Bardhaman is also responsible for the public welfare and safety as well as ensuring a check on the crime rate of the city.

The contact details of the Police Department in Bardhaman are as follows:

Police Control Room: 100

Police Station Bardhaman
Address: Circuit House, B.C. Road, Bardhaman - 713101
Phone: + (91)-342-2664466, 2664467   
Landmark: Near the Bank of India

Police Station Nutanganj
Address: Alamganj, Nutanganj, Bardhaman- 713101
Phone: + (91)-342 2531780
Landmark:  Near United Bank of India

Superintendent of Police
Address: Burdwan HO, Bardhaman - 713101
Phone: + (91)-342-2662495

The following list contains the phone numbers of the other police stations in Bardhaman:

Police Station Ausgram:
Police Station Khandoghosh:
Police Station Galsi:
Police Station Jamalpur:
Police Station Bhatar:
Police Station Memari:
Police Station Madhabdihi:
Police Station Raina:

Burdwan Development Authority

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The Burdwan Development Authority is under the jurisdiction of the Municipal Corporation of Bardhaman and is a statutory authority of the Government of West Bengal. It looks after the construction and the development of various commercial and residential complexes in the Burdwan Municipality. With an increasing rate of modernisation and urbanisation, there is a need of more residential as well as commercial areas which may benefit the residents of Bardhaman. Hence, the Burdwan Development Authority guides the execution of the construction and building of these townships and other areas in accordance with the terms and provisions of the West Bengal Town & Country Development and Planning Act as well as keeps a check on the unplanned growth in the planning area. The address of the Burdwan Development Authority is as follows:

Burdwan Development Authority
(A Statutory Authority of the Government of West Bengal)
Address: 5th Floor, New Administrative Building, Burdwan -713101
Telephone & Fax: 0342-2561668

Hence, the above civic bodies are an integral part of the administration of Bardhaman.

Important Links in Bardhaman

Bardhaman Tourism

West Bengal Tourism

Official Website of the Bardhaman district

Bardhaman City Tour Guide

Weekend Getaways from Bardhaman

Bardhaman Utsav

Bardhaman Services and Government Offices

District Magistrate in Bardhaman

Municipal Corporation of Bardhaman

West Bengal Forest Development Corporation

Burdwan Development Authority

District Courts Bardhaman

West Bengal Police

Bardhaman Police Force

Burdwan University

Income Tax Office in Bardhaman

Burdwan Medical College

Industries and Mining in Bardhaman

Directorate of Micro and Small Scale Enterprises

Bardhaman Telephone Directory

Right to Information

Employment Details in Bardhaman

Online Grievance Redressal System in Bardhaman

Death & Birth Registration Information in Bardhaman

Contact Numbers of the Bardhaman Municipality

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