Howrah Zilla Parishad


Howrah District is one of the smaller districts of the state of West Bengal. It is a triangular shaped district surrounded by two rivers - the Ganges and the Rupnarayana in the East and West respectivly. It lies between 22 12' to 22 48' North Latitude and 87 50' to 88 23' East Longitudes covering an area of 1467 Sq Km. The present setup of Howrah Zilla Parishad, the district level tier of Three tiers Panchayti Raj System, is primarily associated with monitoring and execution of developmental plans aimed at upliftment of Society.

Important Development Schemes Carried by Howrah Zilla Parishad

Indira Awwas Yojona The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
Ashray/Amar Thikana Mission Nirmal Bangla
13th Finance Commission 3rd State Finance Commission
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojona Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
Community Health Care Management Initiative AYUSH