Maheshtala is a city under the Alipore subdivision in West Bengal. This city is a municipality which emerged in 1993 as one of the largest municipalities of West Bengal. Under this municipality there are 32 wards. The pin code of the city is 700141. It is well connected to other parts of West Bengal by road and rail. The nearest airport lies at Kolkata.
Maheshtala’s administration is constantly developing and has a number of police stations, hospitals and various other public buildings under it. It has undertaken various projects for the growth and development of the country. There has been construction of flyovers and bridges all over the city. The city as seen on the map is located near the most developed cities of India.
Maheshtala has seen a lot of development in the last years. Projects like Edencity have been started which provide people large residential areas, playing grounds and shopping complexes. There are a lot of shopping markets in the city. The city is educationally sound. There are a number of primary schools and colleges. The best among them is the Maheshtala College which was established in 1973. Since them the institute has been providing quality education to the youngsters of Maheshtala.