Is Kolkata a district or city?
Kolkata district (formerly known as Calcutta district) is a district in the Indian state of West Bengal, headquartered in Kolkata….Kolkata district.
|Kolkata district Calcutta district|
|• Density||24,000/km2 (63,000/sq mi)|
What was Kolkata called before?
Kolkata was always called Kolkata in Bengali — derived from the name of one of the three villages said to have become the modern city of Kolkata. But the British called it Calcutta.
How is Calcutta named?
The city’s former name, Calcutta, is an Anglicized version of the Bengali name Kalikata. According to some, Kalikata is derived from the Bengali word Kalikshetra, meaning “Ground of (the goddess) Kali.” Some say the city’s name derives from the location of its original settlement on the bank of a canal (khal).
What is Kolkata district name?
Districts in West Bengal
Which district is big in West Bengal?
Districts of West Bengal
|1||North Twenty Four Parganas||/td>|
|2||South Twenty Four Parganas||8,161,961|
Which is the new district of West Bengal?
Kalimpong is a newly added district of West Bengal.
Who is DM of Kolkata?
Government of West Bengal
|Smt. Mukta Arya, IAS|
|DM’s Confidential Section|
|Smt. Dhivya Loganathan, IAS||Sri Soumen Pal, WBCS (Exe)||Smt. Debarati Ghosh, WBCS (Exe)|
|Addl. District Magistrate (General)||Addl. District Magistrate (Zilla Parishad)||Addl. District Magistrate (Land Reforms)|
Who is the DSP of West Bengal?
Dy. Superintendents of Police CID
|Sl No.||Dy. SP Name||View|
|4.||Smt Atreyee Sen, WBPS DS (Malda) CID, WB||Detail View|
|5.||Shri Rajesh Allay, WBPS DS (Siliguri) Special CID WB||Detail View|
|6.||Shri Suman Mukhopadhyay ,WBLS Legal Advisor,CID,WB||Detail View|
|7.||Shri Biswajit Das, WBPS DDO & DSP HQ II CID WB||Detail View|
Who was the DM of India?
Shri Manish Kumar Verma I.A.S.
How can I become a DM in West Bengal?
The candidates who are aspiring to become a DM, are required to appear for the Civil Services Exam (CSE) as well as fulfill the condition related to educational qualification, nationality, age, etc. The candidate whose age lies between 21 years to 32 years can appear for the CSE exam.