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1. What are the key activities of the department?
2. Who should I contact if streetlights in my area are lit in the day or not lit at night?
3. My area does not have any streetlights. Whom do I contact for help on the matter?
4. What can I do if I notice pilferage of property/electricity of the lighting department?
5. Who do I contact if streetlight poles are damaged or have loose wires or there is a risk of electrocution?
 
 
1. What are the key activities of the department?

The key activities of the Lighting Department include:
a. Installation and maintenance of street lights under KMC
b. Routine and emergency maintenance of street lights
c. Installation and maintenance of lights in gardens and parks
d. Installation and proper functioning of electric crematoriums
e. Installation and maintenance of institutional lighting such as schools, ward offices etc

 
2. Who should I contact if streetlights in my area are lit in the day or not lit at night?

KMC encourages responsible citizens to inform the lighting department in case streetlights are lit during daytime or are not lit in the night. Please refer to Annex A for a list of contacts in case streetlights are not lit as per schedule. You may also contact the Control Room at KMC headquarters at (033) 2286 1212 or (033) 2286 1313 or (033) 2286 1414.

 
3. My area does not have any streetlights. Whom do I contact for help on the matter?

Please refer to Table below for contact details.

 
4. What can I do if I notice pilferage of property/electricity of the lighting department?

The lighting equipment is used to provide civic amenities to the citizens of Kolkata. People who are involved in pilfering lighting equipment are committing a crime against the city. We strongly encourage responsible citizens to inform us in case they notice such activity. Your name and particulars will kept absolutely confidential. You may inform concerned Executive Engineer as per Annex A.

 
5. Who do I contact if streetlight poles are damaged or have loose wires or there is a risk of electrocution?

In case of such events, please contact the lighting department immediately. Please refer to Annex A for contact details.

Zone No Borough Ward Authorized Personnel Address Phone Number
1 1,2,3 1 to 20, 29 to 35 Executive Engineer (Lighting) 79, Bidhan Sarani,Kolkata 700006 25302513
2 4,5,6 21 to 28, 36 to 55, 60 to 62 Executive Engineer(Lighting) 15N, Neli Sengupta Sarani, Kolkata-700087 22861000 Extension: 2541
3 7,8,9 56 to 59, 63 to 80, 82 to 88, 90 Executive Engineer (Lighting) 3rd Floor,28 A.K.N Sen Road.e-Governance Building,Kolkata-700042  
4 10,11,12 81, 89, 91 to 114 Executive Engineer(Lighting) Santoshpur Municipal Market(1st Floor),Kolkata 700075 24165409
5 13,14,15 115 to 141 Executive Engineer(Lighting) Parnashreepally Government Quarter Block 14,Kolkata 700060 24077585