Bidhannagar police mull online permission for Pujas in New Town

first_imgKolkata: Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate is considering a proposal to give online permission to hold Durga Puja in New Town.A meeting between senior officials of Housing Infrastructure development Corporation (HIDCO), New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA), Fire and Emergency Services department and Bidhannagar Police Commissionarate will be held in New Town on Wednesday to discuss the matter. For quite some time, officials of the Fire and Emergency Services department and NKDA officials had asked whether puja permission could be given online to the housing complexes and residents’ associations in blocks. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeDurga Puja in New Town is becoming quite popular and people from Kolkata and its neighbourhood are visiting the place to see the pandals.HIDCO is also considering a proposal to give prizes to the puja organisers online. A blockchain enabled company will look after the whole affair. As HIDCO is supporting blockchain and startups, it will be a new venture. From paying property tax to getting trade licence and birth certificates, HIDCO has gone digital.last_img

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