History of Municipality
The Department of Municipal Affairs dissolved Haldia Notified Area Authority on 01/10/1996 and an Administrator was appointed till election is held to form a popular Board and accordingly the first Board took oath on 9th June 1997 .
Haldia Municipality has done a commendable work in the field of extending various Municipal Services to the citizens under the able guidance and leadership of Smt.Tamalika Seth, Chairperson . There are Twenty Six (26) Councilors including 5(five) Chairman-in-Council who by dint of their hard labor and dedication have made the task of development easier. There are Twenty Six (26) Ward-Committees functioning in the entire jurisdiction to monitor the on-going schemes and projects locally, besides constantly keeping touch with the citizens.
With the congestion of various Industrial Units and consequent increase in population at one and the same place for such a short time, Haldia Municipality has to pay a vital role for extending different types of Municipal services both to the Industrial Areas and other residential Zones . The Municipal nature of services are mainly - Domestic Water supply, Roads, Housing, Peripheral drainage. Electrification, Solid waste management. Conservancy, Transport., Education, Sports & Cultural activities etc . Since the aforesaid Project are very expensive, it is absolutely beyond the capacity of this Municipality for execution. However, the Municipality with its limited resources is executing the schemes depending on the availability of fund .