OVERVIEW OF THE MUNICIPALITY

Bolpur Municipality is an urban Local Body. The introduction of Local Self Government in the district of Birbhum took place during the British rule. After independence Bolpur Municipality was established on the 12th June in the year 1950 under the provision of West Bengal municipal Act. This also has the distinction of having associated with the activities of Visva-Bharati University founded by Gurudev Rabindra Nath Tagore. The Bolpur Municipal town has a special importance of its own and famous as International city due to memorials with the name of Shantiniketan founded by Gurudev Rabindra Nath Tagore, First Indian Noble Laureate and another Noble Laureate Prof Dr. Amartya Sen also in the Bolpur Town. The Bolpur Municipality consists of 20 wards represented by Councilors, who are elected by the people of the each ward. The total area of the municipality is 13.13 sq Km having its present population 80210 as per census 2011. Density of population is around 6000 per sq. km. and there are 69 Notified slum and 6 non- notified slum pockets within the 20 wards. Bolpur is linked by both Roads and Railways with major towns and cities like Burdwan , Kolkata , Siliguri , Guahatai , Tribandrum etc. It is linked with broad gauge railway line and is situated at a distance of 159 km. from Kolkata, Bolpur is well connected with Suri, the district head quarter town of Birbhum, Bolpur is situated in the South East portion of Birbhum District.

Notice Board
Bolpur Municipality, YAAS Control Room (View / Download)
Bolpur Municipality, COVID Control Room (View / Download)
Notice Inviting NIQ No. 07/BM/Store/Sanitary Dept./2020-2021. Dated 25/02/2021 (View / Download)
Rate Contract for Supply of Pipeline Materials with NIQ No 06/BM/Store/Water supply Dept/2020-2021 dated 08/02/21 (View / Download)
Notice Inviting E-Tender No WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/15th FINANCE/ NIT– 06/2020-21 Last date of Submission 16.10.2020 (View / Download)
Notice Inviting e-Tender no WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/14th FINANCE/ NIT– 05/2020-21 Last date of submission 16.10.20 (View / Download)
WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/14th FINANCE/NIQ– 04/2020-21 Dated - 24-09- 2020 (View / Download)
WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/14th FINANCE/ NIQ– 03/2020-21 Dated - 24-09- 2020 (View / Download)
WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/14th FINANCE/ NIQ– 02/2020-21 Dated - 24-09- 2020 (View / Download)
WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/15th FINANCE/NIT– 01/2020-21 Dated - 23-09- 2020 (View / Download)
Corrigendum for Notice Inviting tender for supply of Electrical Materials (NIT-03/BM/STORE/14th FINANCE/20-21) & the last of Submission is 01/10/2020 (View / Download)
Notice Inviting tender for supply of Electrical Materials (NIT-03/BM/STORE/14th FINANCE/20-21) (View / Download)
Notice Inviting tender for supply of Tube Well Materials (NIT-02/BM/STORE/14th FINANCE/20-21) (View / Download)
Rate Contract for supply of Sanitary Materials (View / Download)
NIT-02/BM/Sinking of Submersible Pump/14th Finance Scheme/2020-21 dated 08/07/2020 (View / Download)
NIT-01/BM/Re-Sinking/14th Finance Scheme/2020-21 dated 06/07/2020 (View / Download)
NOTICE INVITING e –TENDER NO: WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/NUHM/NIT– 07/2019-2020 Dated - 18-02- 2020 (View / Download)
NOTICE INVITING e –TENDER NO: WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/BMS/NIT– 06/2019-2020 Dated - 17-02- 2020 (View / Download)
WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/Emergent Road Repair/14th Finance NIT– 05/2019-2020 Dated - 17-02- 2020 (View / Download)
Quotation for supply of Sprayer & fogging machine under Bolpur Municipality (View / Download)
NIT for supply of Hand Cart & Tricycle van for solid waste management under Bolpur Municipality (View / Download)
NOTICE INVITING e –TENDER NO: WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/SFC/ NIT– 04/2019-2020 Dated - 28-01- 2020 (View / Download)
NOTICE INVITING e –TENDER NO: WBMAD/ULB/ BM/PW/SFC/ NIT– 03/2019-2020 Dated - 28-01- 2020 (View / Download)
Quotation for Supply of Water Purifier & Water Cooler for the 2 UPHCs under Bolpur Municipality Last date 18.12.2019 12.00 p.m. (View / Download)
Last date for the submission of Quotation for supply of Chemical, Reagents and and other Lab articles for UPHC- I & II under NUHM and Quotation for Supply of Computer stationery for the various department of Bolpur Municipality has been extended to 22.11.2019 (View / Download)
Quotation for Supply of Computer stationery for the various department of Bolpur Municipality last date is 13.11.19 (View / Download)
Quotation for supply of Stationery items for training of SHG members under DAY-NULM Bolpur Municipality last date is 07.11.2019 (View / Download)
Quotation for supply of Chemical, Reagents and other Lab articles for UPHC- I & II under NUHM of Bolpur Municipality Last date is 13.112019 (View / Download)
Rate Contract for Supply of Sanitary, Tube well, Vehicle & Electrical items (View / Download)

OVERALL MUNICIPAL VISION

Bolpur Municipality visualizes itself into an environmentally clean, green and pollution free, ecologically sound and economically self reliant urban area where all citizens live healthy, culturally and socially dynamic lives, safeguarding the interests of weaker sections of society, including the physically challenged and mentally retarded. It intends to transform itself a more attractive town ensuring all households in the Municipality adequate and equitable access to basic services, giving special emphasis to proper drainage and solid waste management, assuring increase in education to all target groups, enhancement in awareness level and provision of primary health care especially to marginalized Target Group, encouragement in sports & cultural activities, ensuring gainful employment with special focus on youth, enabling environment in encouraging business and enterprising activities so that Bolpur Municipality becomes a Citizens Municipality in future. HISTORY: YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT OF MUNICIPALITY As to the origin of the name the legend has been stated in the entry of “Supur.”As to its history it was a small village in 1851-52 in pargana Supur. A major road is passed by the village which led from Bankura to Katwa. Another road, leading from Burdwan to Suri also passed by it. The road to Behrampore branched off towards the north east from here. With the establishment of the Munsif’s court here in 1871, the police station & the sub registry office in 1876 shifted respectively from Amdapara, Kasba & Surul, Bolpur begun to prosper. The establishment of “Bandhgora School (renamed Bolpur High School) in 1878 & the activities of the Methodist Episcopal Church Missionaries added to the growth of Bolpur. With the opening of the railway line in 1859-60 the place was already gaining importance. People from different villages along with the river Ajoy began to flock this township & it begun to grow. And the last but not the least, impetus for its growth was derived from the establishment of Santiniketan Brahmachryashram drawing visitors from within & outside the country.

ADMINISTRATIVE BOUNDARIES

The area of this Municipal town is 13.13 sq. km. The sadar Sub-Division is longer in area among the three sub-divisions within the district where as the district of Birbhum having an area of 4550 sq. km is ranked 9th among all the district of the state. Bolpur town occupies 0.28% of total area of the district whereas the district occupies 5 % of the area of entire West Bengal.

The district is under the Jurisdiction of Burdwan Division & comprises of three sub-divisions, namely Bolpur, Suri & Rampurhat, Suri is the head quarter of the district & the Sadar Sub-Division as well. The Sadar Sub-Division is constituted of 10 police stations & 11 blocks & the district have 14 police stations & 19 blocks.

The town Bolpur is under the coverage of Bolpur police station & Bolpur Sub-Division. Bolpur accommodates the Sub-Divisional Office & Police Station Office & the Offices of various other departments of the Govt. & Semi Govt. level of both State & Centre.