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Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Bantala is located in Kolkata
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°30′26″N 88°27′33″E / 22.507343°N 88.459054°E / 22.507343; 88.459054
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas[1][2][3]
Metro StationRitwik Ghatak(under construction)
Municipal CorporationKolkata Municipal Corporation
KMC ward108
36 ft (11 m)
 • TotalFor population see linked KMC ward page
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
700150, 743502
Area code(s)+91 33
Lok Sabha constituencyKolkata Dakshin and Jadavpur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKasba and Bhangar

Bantala is a neighbourhood of East Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Police station

Kolkata Leather Complex police station is part of the East division of Kolkata Police. It is Located at Karaidanga, PO Bhojerhat-743502. [4]Kolkata Leather Complex police station was created in 2017, under South Industrial police district in South 24 Parganas district and transferred to Kolkata Police in the same year.[5][6]Kolkata Leather Complex police station has jurisdiction over Bhangar I and Bhangar II CD blocks.[7]


Kolkata Leather Complex

Kolkata Leather Complex is an area that houses Kolkata’s leather industry. It is spread over an area of 450 hectares (4.5 km2). It has the capacity of developing 1,000 tonnes of hides per day. It is the second most important tanning centre in the country, accounting for about 22-25% of the tanning in the country.[8] Kolkata Leather Complex was set up following a Supreme Court directive to the city’s tanneries, on 19 December 1996, to shift to Bantala. It was formally inaugurated on 30 July 2005.[9]

Information Technology

Bantala IT SEZ is spread over 130 acres. CTS operates from a 20-acre campus.[10][11]


  1. ^ "South 24 Parganas".
  2. ^ "" (PDF).
  3. ^ "KMC Wards in South 24 Parganas".
  4. ^ "Kolkata Police". East Division. KP. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Three new police districts to be set up". The Asian Age, 21 February 2017. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Leather Complex Police Station to come under Kolkata Police". The Indian Express, 5 March 2017. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  7. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South 24 Parganas". Table No. 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  8. ^ "Leather Industry in West Bengal" (PDF). WBIDC. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Bantala – Kolkata Leather Complex". Dhapa. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  10. ^ "A bumpy road to Bantala office". The Times of India, 28 June 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Bantala SEZ is open for Infosys: Bengal government". The Economic Times, 7 March 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2018.

External links

Kolkata/East travel guide from Wikivoyage