Located near Trunk Road, Belgharia is a suburb in North which comes under the Kamarhati Municipality. The locality derived its name from the word “Bell Ghor” which is a big bell used for calling the porter to unload and carry jute from the boat. It is a sought-after residential area with a large population of Bengalis. Baguihati, Dankuni, Dum Dum, Jorabagan, Kankurgachi, Khardah, Konnagar, Lake Town, Madhyamgram and Ultadanga are some of the nearby localities to Belgharia.
In addition, the Kamarhatty Industrial Area is only 3 kilometers which houses several companies such as Agarpara Jute Mill, Allied Ceramic, ESDEE Allumina, Emami, Kamarhatty Jute Mill, Texmaco, TIL and WIMCO.
Belgharia is well-connected to other parts of the city via road and rail. The Feeder Road is the major road which connects Belgharia to B.T. Road ( Trunk Road) towards the west and Madhusudan Banerjee (MB) Road to Birati and consequently to Jessore Road in the east. The Expressway connects Jessore Road with Airport and Nivedita Setu on Ganges. Railway Station and Baranagar Road Railway Station are the two nearby railway station to this area. The Railway Station is 15.5 kilometers via Grand Trunk Road. The International Airport is located at a distance of 8.5 kilometers via Madhusudan Banerjee Road.
Belgharia houses many good educational institutions such as Adamas International School, Ariadaha Kalachand High School, Sagore Dutt High School, Sister Margaret School, Rathtala Mangaleshwar Vidyapith for Girls, Kamarhati High School, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Shyamaprasad College and Narula Institute of Technology.
Famous hospitals in the area are Sagar Dutta Hospital, Ariadaha Hospital, Zenith Super Specialist Hospital, Netaji Sebayan Municipal Hospital and Uttarpara Eye Care Hospital.
Reputed banks like Axis Bank, State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, ICICI Bank, Bank, Union Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce have set up their branches in this region.
Real Estate in Belgharia
Belgharia is a good location to live and work as it is very close to the Kamarhatty Industrial Area. To cater to the rising demand for residential spaces, leading residential property builders have launched luxurious real estate properties in Belgharia. Bhawani Group, Space Group, Oswal Group, Ipcon Group and Unimark Group are some of the well-known developers who have launched a number of real estate projects in this area. The key projects in Belgharia are Clubtown Gardens by Space Group, Lake View by Bhawani Group and Orchard County by Oswal Group. The typical built up area of an apartment varies from 756 sq. ft. to 1,943 sq. ft.The minimum apartment price in Belgharia is Rs. 2,850 per sq. ft. and the maximum apartment price is Rs. 24,500 per sq. ft., bringing the average apartment price to Rs. 3,586 per sq. ft.