For livelihood, shelter is one of the basic needs along with food and clothes. This must be a known fact to all. This is the reason…
why the Department of Housing has undertaken so many activities related to the planning, framing, and the implementation of the social housing schemes from the Director of the West-Bengal Housing Board. Under the Housing Department’s administrative control, there are two more Directorates that is the Brick Production Directorate and the Estate Directorate, who are responsible for managing the different Housing Estates under the control of the Government.
With the view to give attention to the troubles and sufferings of the travelers, especially to women and children, deprived of toilet facilities during their road trip, which is the minimum need of a civilized society, the West Bengal Government has constructed Pathasathi in Kolkata and everywhere in West Bengal that has toilet facility, waiting room, restaurant, cozy rooms to stay in, and many other amenities at every fifty kilometers of the National Highway and the other roads of the state. Thirty-one such units have already been constructed. The Government has made and is still making a huge investment in constructing these comfortable motels for the benefit of the people who frequently travel by road.
Picky about the resting stops but savvy about traveling by road? Then Pathasathi can prove to be just what you have been searching for till now. But what makes stay in Pathasathi so relaxing and comfortable?
Exasperated with scarcity of the right amenities every time you are traveling by road? Then look out for any of the Pathasathi stopovers. These West Bengal Government-run resting places constructed on the highways and the other main roads with a host of amenities are what the travelers look for. Isn’t it? Need a clean and spacious room to stay for a night? Feeling hungry? Want to use the washroom urgently to freshen up or some emergency? Pathasathi motels have covered these all for you. Ample food, lodging, well- maintained bathrooms, well-stocked restaurant and cafeteria with quick bites and heavy meals, and spacious parking zones – A pathasathi motel has everything for you whenever you are on your way. Think of it as a highway shelter you see in the movies, with the only difference that these are run by the Government.
There are more than one Pathasathi units in one district. So, be it any road in the state, you can always find one for sure. Here are the hotel amenities: –
Allowed to carry pets
Refrigerator in rooms
Both AC and non AC rooms
Clean and hygienic toilets
These motels in different locations like Pathasathi in Mecheda, Bankura, Alipurduar, Darjeeling, Hoogly, Malda, Jhargram, Purulia, Murshidabad, Bardhaman, South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas, Uttar Dinajpur, etc have generated employment opportunities in the neighbouring locations as well as the local areas, apart from offering shelter to the travelers.