“Know your Locality”
Rishra is a prominent urban local body in the district of Hooghly – Hooghly being one of the southern districts of West Bengal. Located on the banks of River Ganges. Rishra is located between 22°43″ N 88°21″ E .
With the People, By the People, For the People … Rishra Municipality, Since-1944
Rishra was a pre-colonial settlement on the bank of the river Ganges in the district of Hooghly in West Bengal. It has a rich Geographical, Historical & Cultural heritage. The flourishment of industries in different fields is obviously the call of the day and our State Govt. has rightly emphasized the very issue. With the sanctioning of DDP, municipal governance has entered into a new era. Our mission shall not only be reforms driven, but also be a fast track planned development of identified areas with focus on efficiency in Urban Infrastructure & Service Delivery Mechanism with an eye to community participation and accountability of Urban Local Body towards its citizens. It is now an Industry base ‘Mini India’ with the slum and non-slum people from Kashmir to Kanyakumari & Arunachal to Rajasthan having their own castes, creeds, religions and languages speaking has shaped it into a cosmopolitan one. Let us hope for the best and not for the worst. Let us work together to make our vision of developing the organically developed settlement into a well planed one.