Sodepur is one of Kolkata’s most popular suburban localities. The area falls under the Panihati Municipality and is a part of the area covered by the KMDA or Metropolitan Development Authority. The establishment of several residential and commercial landmarks has boosted demand for property in Sodepur to a large extent. The and Peerless Housing shopping complexes and Sriniketan shopping complex have led to an increase in overall demand for properties here. The real estate market has also benefited from the establishment of several commercial brands and retail stores here including Reebok, Adidas, Raymond Shop, Reliance Fresh, Hoffman, Titan, Trigger, World of Titan, Peter England and Bata among others. The A.C Market is a popular landmark in this area and the Sodepur railway station is the connectivity lifeline for residents.
The upcoming monorail and metro railway projects are set to boost the Sodepur property market even more. The area is set to a future IT hub of the city and there are several shopping malls being developed here in recent times along with luxury housing projects. The locality offers great connectivity to Belghoria, Dum Dum, Nagerbazar, Khardah, Airport, Madhyamgram and other areas. There are several leading developers active in the area including RS Enterprises, Merlin Group, Godrej, Red Ant, RDB Group and Srishti Developers.
There are several leading educational institutions in the locality including the Netaji Subhash Vidya Mandir, Deshbandhu Vidyapith (Boys), Ghoshpara FP School, Deshbandhu Vidyapith (Girls), Panihati Girls High School, Shri Saraswati Vidyalaya High School, Kedar Nath Poddar High School, Xavier’s English Schools and the JP Primary School among numerous others. Leading hospitals in the area include the Panihati Hospital, Nibedita Multi-Disciplinary Hospital, Sankara Jyoti Eye Institute, Shri Balaram Seva Mandir State General Hospital, Netaji Sebayan Municipal Hospital, Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Balaram Hospital, ESI Hospital, Sagar Dutta Hospital and the Sadan O Sishu Mangal Pratisthan among others.
Being one of the newly developing extensions of Kolkata, Sodepur is witnessing frenetic activity as far as residential, commercial and retail development is concerned. The advent of shopping malls and commercial plazas is reflective of this trend which should continue for quite a few years to come.