Kalchini (community development block)

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কালচিনি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Kalchini is located in West Bengal
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
 • Total 820.63 km2 (316.85 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 252,322
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
 • 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]


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]


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]


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]


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


  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. 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. 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.