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Kalchini

Kalchini
Community development block
Kalchini is located in West Bengal
Kalchini
Kalchini
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°41′34″N 89°28′18″E / 26.692778°N 89.471667°E / 26.692778; 89.471667
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictAlipurduar
Area
 • Total820.63 km2 (316.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total252,322
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, Nepali, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKalchini
Websitebdokalchini.in

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.[1][2]

Geography

Kalchini is located at 26°41′34″N 89°28′18″E / 26.692778°N 89.471667°E / 26.692778; 89.471667.

Kalchini community development block has an area of 820.63  km2.[2] 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

Gram panchayats of Kalchini block/ panchayat samiti are:

  1. Chuapara,
  2. Dalsingpara,
  3. Garopara,
  4. Jaygaon I,
  5. Jaygaon II,
  6. Kalchini,
  7. Latabari,
  8. Malangi,
  9. Mendabari,
  10. Rajabhatkhawa,
  11. Satali.[3]

Demographics

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.[4]

Literacy

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.[4]

Transport

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 .

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Alipurduar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Alipurduar district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Alipurduar district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-18. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 August 2015.