KMDA was established in 1970 under a presidential ordinance and later
sanctified under the KMDA Act of 1972. Kolkata Metropolitan Development
Authority is a statutory authority functioning under the administrative
control of the Urban Development Department of the Government of West
The board consists of 11 member committee that includes both
elected peoples’ representatives and nominated bureaucrats. The Hon’ble
minister-in-charge of Urban Development in the Govt. of West Bengal is
the ex-officio Chairman of the Board of KMDA.
To look after the
proper administration and day to day management activities, a senior IAS
Officer is appointed by the department as a Chief Executive Officer.
The administrative functions are primarily organized under Secretary,
who is also an IAS officer, through a number of functional units.
technical functions of planning and project formulation and execution
are performed by eleven directorates or sectors in KMDA – each usually
headed by an officer in the rank of Director/Chief Engineer.
All the heads of directorates report to CEO directly or via
some officer of the rank in between such as Director General or
Secretary or Special Secretary.
Firad Hakim Hon'ble MIC, Municipal Affairs and Urban Dev. Department, Govt. of West Bengal & Chairman, KMDA Ph: 2214-5555 / 2214-5588
Shri Ram Chakarborty Mayor, Chandannagar Municipal Corporation and Member, KMDA Ph : 2683-5297 / 2562 / 0772
To know more about the functioning of Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority visit the official website at kmdaonline.org
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