Nicco Parks & Resorts Ltd. was incorporated on March 17, 1989 as a
Joint Sector Company with National Insulated Cable Co. Ltd. (now
Nicco Corporation Ltd.) from the private sector and the Government of
West Bengal represented by West Bengal Industrial Development
Corporation Limited (WBIDC) and West Bengal Tourism Development
Corporation Limited (WBTDC) to set up an Amusement Park on the
outskirts of Calcutta. The Certificate of Commencement of Business
was obtained on March 31, 1989.
The purpose of the project was to provide wholesome fun, thrill and
educative family entertainment and also to attract tourists to the
State. The project was implemented successfully with technical
advice from Blackpool Leisure & Amusement Consultancy Ltd. of U.K.
The Park was opened to the public in October 1991. The project
received favourable response from the people of West Bengal and
tourists coming to the State.
PRESENT BUSINESS OF THE COMPANY
The objective of the Park is to provide wholesome fun and educational
recreation. Apart from the various rides it also has a popular Food
Park. The Park has received favourable response and blue-chip
companies like ITC, TISCO, Brittania Industries, Bata, Nestle, Smith
Kline Beecham, Union Carbide, Dunlop, ANZ Grindlays, Duncans,
Goodricke, Cadburys, are using the Park to promote their products by
sponsoring rides and other forms of advertisements in the park
premises. The installation of the Solar Energy Village depicting the
various uses of this alternative form of energy has also received
from the public and is in keeping with Company's policy of providing
educative inputs coupled with entertainment.
The following facilities are currently available at the Park:
a. Various rides like Cable Car, Children Flume Ride, Crazy Cycle,
Kontiki Raft, Lazy River Ride, Merry Go Round, Striking Car,
Moonraker, Paddle Boats, Tilt-A-Whirl, Toy Train, Tumble Tosser,
Water Chute, Water Merry Go Round, Aqua Cycles and Video Games.
b. A unique multi cuisine Food Park which houses Calcutta's leading
restaurants like Kwality, Pepsi, May Fair China Bowl, Shiraz, and
Nizam. The Food Park can accomodate 500 people at a time.
c. Apart from the Food Park, other food and beverage outlets selling
products of leading companies like Nestle, Cadbury, ITC, Goodricke,
Duncans, Farini are also available in the Park.
d. A Green House run by the Indo American Hybrid Seeds Ltd. which
sells a variety of plants.
e. A Souvenir Shop for visitors.
f. A Solar Energy Village which exhibits the use of this
nonconventional source of energy in community life.
g. Other facilities like shuttle bus service and First Aid Centre.
-Nicco Parks & Resorts Ltd has appointed Mr. Srikandath Narayan
Menon, son of Mr. Chengat Sankara Menon as an Additional Director of
the Company with effect from April 27, 2007.
- Nicco Parks & Resorts Ltd has appointed Mr. Arijit Sengupta the
Whole-time Director & CEO of the Company has been appointed as the
Managing Director of the Company
-Company has splits its Face value of Shares from Rs 10 to Re 1
-Mr. Arnab Roy has been appointed as Additional Director of the