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kolkata education
Education Educational Institutions
North Kolkata (Girish Park | Belgachhia | Maniktala | College Street)

Kolkata's schools are run by the state government or private organisations, many of which are religious. Bengali and English are the primary languages of instruction; Urdu and Hindi are also used, particularly in central Kolkata. The University of Calcutta, founded in 1857, is the first modern university in South Asia. Popular names in the field of education (both schools and colleges) include the likes of Delhi Pubic School, La Martiniere, St Xaviers, Jadavpur University, IIM, IIFT, SRFTI, Bhawanipur Education Society, Birla High School. 

Kolkata history
History & Background History & Background
North Kolkata (Girish Park | Belgachhia | Maniktala | College Street)

The discovery and archaeological study of Chandraketugarh, 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Kolkata, provide evidence that the region in which the city stands has been inhabited for over two millennia. Kolkata's recorded history began in 1690 with the arrival of the English East India Company, which was consolidating its trade business in Bengal. Job Charnock, an administrator who worked for the company, was formerly credited as the founder of the city.

Industry Kolkata
Economy & Industry Economy & Industry
North Kolkata (Girish Park | Belgachhia | Maniktala | College Street)

Kolkata is the main commercial and financial hub of East and North-East India and home to the Calcutta Stock Exchange. It is a major commercial and military port, and is the only city in eastern India to have an international airport. Kolkata is home to many industrial units operated by large public- and private-sector corporations; major sectors include steel, heavy engineering, mining, minerals, cement, pharmaceuticals, food processing, agriculture, electronics, textiles, and jute. ITC LimitedCoal India LimitedNational Insurance Company are some. 

Kolkata location
Geography & Demographics Geography & Demographics
North Kolkata (Girish Park | Belgachhia | Maniktala | College Street)

Spread roughly north–south along the east bank of the Hooghly River, Kolkata sits within the lower Ganges Delta of eastern India; the city's elevation is 1.5–9 m (5–30 ft).Much of the city was originally a wetland that was reclaimed over the decades to accommodate a burgeoning population. The remaining undeveloped areas, known as the East Kolkata Wetlands, were designated a "wetland of international importance" by the Ramsar Convention (1975). As with most of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, the soil and water are predominantly alluvial in origin. Kolkata is located over the "Bengal basin", a pericratonic tertiary basin.

kolkata lifestyle Culture
Lifestyle & Culture Lifestyle & Culture
North Kolkata (Girish Park | Belgachhia | Maniktala | College Street)

Kolkata houses world class shopping malls and shopping centres like South City Mall, Quest Mall, Forum & Forum Courtyard, City Centre 1 and City Centre. Numerous new malls like Acropolis Mall are also coming up in the city. Apart from malls, Kolkata has innumerable stand alone stores and shops spread throughout the city. The city also has many recreational options like Nicco Park, Wet O Wild, Eco Park, Sarovar Lake etc. 

Kolkata Transport
Transportation Transportation Infrastructure
North Kolkata (Girish Park | Belgachhia | Maniktala | College Street)

Public transport is provided by the Kolkata Suburban Railway, the Kolkata Metrotrams, and buses. The suburban rail network reaches the city's distant suburbs. According to a 2013 survey conducted by International Association of Public Transport, Kolkata ranks the top among the six cities surveyed in India, in terms of public transport system. Kolkata has four long-distance railway stations, located at Howrah (the largest railway complex in India), SealdahChitpur and Shalimar, which connect Kolkata by rail to most cities in West Bengal and to other major cities in India. Almost all of Kolkata's taxis are antiquated Hindustan Ambassadors by make; newer air-conditioned radio taxis are also in service

sports in kolkata
Sports & Recreation Sports & Recreation
North Kolkata (Girish Park | Belgachhia | Maniktala | College Street)

The most popular sports in Kolkata are football and cricket. Unlike most parts of India, the residents show significant passion for football. Kolkata is also home to two major sports stadiums— The Eden Gardens and The Salt Lake Stadium which has facilities for cricket, football and athletics as well as a sports hostel, while Netaji Indoor Stadium has facilities for hockey and athletics. 

kolkata health care
Healthcare Healthcare Facilities
North Kolkata (Girish Park | Belgachhia | Maniktala | College Street)

Kolkata is the hub of medical tourism in India namely because the city has the best of most modern healthcare facilities in terms of large corporate hospitals like Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, DESUN Hospital, MEDICA Super Speciality Hospital, EEDF, Fortis Hospital, AMRI Hospital and Peerless Hospital. Gurgaon also has district-level Civil Hospital and several dispensaries run by the Government and also with various NGOs as well as many private nursing homes. Several independent private practitioners, as well as chains of family practice clinics like Frank Ross Clinics provide outpatient care to a large popoulation of the city.

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