World Food Programme (WFP)

W.F.P-618 AND CATTLE RESETTLEMENT PROJECT, GANGANAGAR 1) INTRODUCTION :-

With an intention to make Kolkata, Howrah and its suburbs clean and free from pollution and to uplift the Cattle –owners from the financial point of view, Project Office for WFP618 took upon itself the responsibility of initiating four Cattle Resettlement Projects- one each at Purba Kolkata, Howrah, Garden Reach and Ganganagar. Though, due to Government decision, three other Projects could not start functioning, Only the Project at Ganganagar in the district of North 24-Parganas, started in 1983.

Cattle Resettlement Project, Ganganagar

Present Status:

Area 17.33 acre
Perimeter of the area 1422 meter
No. of Buildings 14
Water Reservoir One(2.7 lakh litre)
No. of Generator set Two
Effluent Treatment Plant One
No. of Pump Two
Capacity of animal 2139
No. of Animal Shed 28