Kalchini (community development block)

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Kalchini
কালচিনি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
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; 89.471667Coordinates: 26°41′34″N 89°28′18″E / 26.692778°N 89.471667°E / 26.692778; 89.471667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Alipurduar
Area
 • Total 820.63 km2 (316.85 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 252,322
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Alipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kalchini
Website jalpaiguri.gov.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 Hamiltanganj. There are two census towns in this block: Jaygaon and Uttar Latabari.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

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]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kalchini block/ panchayat samiti are: Chuapara, Dalsingpara, Garopara, Jaygaon I, Jaygaon II, Kalchini, Latabari, Malangi, Mendabari, Rajabhatkhawa and Satali.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Kalchini block had a total population of 252,322, out of which 128,622 were males and 123,700 were females. Kalchini block registered a population growth of 24.26 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31C passes through the block. Kalchini is on the New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar-Samuktala Road Line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Alipurduar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Alipurduar district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009". Alipurduar district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.