MATIGARA DEVELOPMENT BLOCK

P.O.: KADAMTALA DIST.: DARJEELING

PIN: 734011 WEST BENGAL

Block Profile

Phone No of B.D.O 0353-2581790
E-mail Id bdomatigara[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone No of Panchayat Samity 0353-2581481
Name of the Sub-Division Siliguri
Location North : Kurseong Sub-Division
South : Pansidewa Block
East : Siliguri Municipal Corporation and Jalpaiguri District
West : Naxalbari Block
Height 300 Mt. Above Sea Level
Weather Temperature: Max:- 390 C Min:- 80 C
Rain Fall 3900 mm (yearly)
Total Area 12,809.96 Hectre
Total Population (As per 2001 Census) 1,19,408
Male :- 61,227 Female:- 58,181
Livelihood 1. Agriculture
2. Service
3. Seasonal Worker
4. business
No of Police Station 2 (Two)
1. Matigara Police Station
2. Pradhan Nagar Police Station
Mode of Transport 1. Roadways
2. Railways
3. Airways
River Teesta, Mahanada, Balason, Panchanoi, Chamta, Lachka, Magurmari
Transport Railway Station:
Matigara Railway Station
Gulma Railway Station
Sevoke Railway station
Nearest Bus Terminal:
Tenzing Norgey Bus Terminal
Nearest Airport:Bagdogra

Industries

Confectionary Buiscuit and Food Product 11
Plywood 6
Steal 7
Chemical 2
Plastic(Haldia Downstream Project) 2
Aluminum 3
Jute 1
Cement and Cement Product 4
Rubber Products 1

Agriculture

Paddy
Wheat
Maize
Jute
Vegetables (Potato, Cabbage, etc.)

Education

No. of Sishu Shiksha Kendra 71
No. of Primary School 48
No. of Madhaymik Shiksha Kendra 2
No. of High School 10
No. of ICSE Board Private High School 6
No of C.B.S.E. Board High School 1
Name of Degree Colleges 1. North Bengal Medical College
2. North Bengal Dental College
3. North Bengal Law College
4. Siliguri B.Ed. Collge
5. Siliguri Insitute of Technology
6. Gyanjyoti College
Name of University University of North Bengal

Health

I.C.D.S. Project Centre 290
Block Health Centre Naxalbari Health Centre
Primary Health Centre Matigara Bazar Primary H.C.
Health Sub Centre 5
Dental College North Bengal Dental College
Dental College North Bengal Medical College
Animal Health Centre 4