Kankurgachi is an elite residential area located in eastern part of Kolkata, West Bengal. Initially developed by the Improvement Trust, the locality is very close to the Salt Lake City, a planned satellite city and the IT Hub of Kolkata. Some popular localities surrounding Kankurgachi are Bow Bazaar, Beliaghata, Lake Town, Jorabagan, Salt Lake City, Sealdah, Tangra and Ultadanga.
Kankurgachi is located very close to the Road and the VIP Road, the two major roads of the city. VIP Road connects it to Rajarhat Road and the Road connects it to the Basanti Highway. The city buses serve the area with swift commuting and the nearest stops are Kankurgachi, Phoolbagan, Bagmari, Mani Square and Pantaloons. Bidhannagar, Patipukur and Tala are the nearest railway stations. The locality is also served by the Metro with the nearest stations being Salt Lake Stadium (2.5 km) and Mahatma Gandhi Road (4 km).
The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is about 13 kilometres from the locality. The Railway Station and the Railway Station are 5 kilometres and 7.5 kilometres from Kankurgachi respectively.
Salt Lake School, Haryana Vidya Mandir, The Cambridge School, New National High School, St. Francis Xavier School and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan are some of the popular schools in Kankurgachi.
Some well-known colleges of the area are Gurudas Colleges, Pandit Nabadweep Brajendra College, Indian Institute of Business Studies, IIAS School of Management, and Salt Lake Collegiate School.
Hospitals and Banks
Reputed hospitals in Kankurgachi are B C Roy Memorial Hospital, Orange Dental and ENT Care Centre, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Columbia Asia Hospital and Vasan Eye Care Hospital.
Punjab National Bank, Axis Bank, Corporation Bank, Dena Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and HDFC Bank have their branches in the locality.
Shopping Malls and Recreation
Uttarparan Shopping Complex, Pantaloons, Mega Mart, Mani Square and Centre are some popular shopping destinations in and around Kankurgachhi. Attractive recreation spots around the locality are Barsana Club, Minus 6 Degrees, Club Prana and Arbind Sporting Club.
Real Estate in Kankurgachi
As a result of an advanced transport network and availability of all amenities and facilities at hand, real estate in Kankurgachi has witnessed an improvement in the last few years. Group, Unimark Group, Mani Group, the Banyan Tree Group and the Ideal Group are some of the eminent builders who have launched their projects in the locality.
Unit sizes of apartments in the area range between 1095 sq. ft. and 5324 sq. ft. The average apartment price in the locality is Rs. 7627 per sq. ft. with the minimum and maximum prices being Rs. 3550 per sq. ft. and Rs. 11428 per sq. ft., respectively. Residency by the Banyan Tree Group, Astitva by MCK Primarc, Pearl Exotica by Adya Group, Rain Tree by Group and Lake Woods by Shrachi Group are some notable projects of Kankurgachi.