Community development block
|• Total||820.63 km2 (316.85 sq mi)|
|• Density||310/km2 (800/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, Nepali, Hindi, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Alipurduars|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kalchini|
Kalchini (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Alipurduar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kalchini and Jaygaon police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kalchini. There are two census towns in this block: Jaygaon and Uttar Latabari.
Kalchini is located at.
Kalchini community development block has an area of 820.63 km2. Its also shares international border with Bhutan in the North, kumargram block in the east, Madarihat block in the west & Alipurduar block in the south . Its bordering area of north is sarounded by Hills & south in plain area ghhh
Gram panchayats of Kalchini block/ panchayat samiti are:
As per 2011 Census of India Kalchini CD Block had a total population of 298,458 of which 201,808 were rural and 86,650 were urban. There were 154,829 males and 143,629 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 30,157 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 120,282.
As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kalchini CD Block was 181,946, out of which 106,237 were males and 75,709 were females.
NH 317 passes through the block. Kalchini is on the New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar-Samuktala Road Line. It also have a small railway station in Kalchini town. There is only 1 Siliguri bus runs from Kalchini town dep. Time 6:00Am. Passenger,intercity trains are also available .