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Block Development Office
Name of BDO :  Shri. Birupaksha Mitra

BDO Photo

12 Blocks of Dist.

Office Address :
      P.O. - Changrabanda,
      BDO Office,
      Cooch Behar - 735301
Contacts :-
    Phone (O)   : 03584-244045      ||  Fax : 03584-244701
    Res. Phone : .
    E-mail :
mekhliganj@nic.in,  nagsaptarshi@gmail.com

1.

GEOGRAPHY
i) Total Area : 288.64 sq. km.  [ Location within Cooch Behar District ]
    Rural Area : 288.64 sq. km, Urban Area : - sq. km.
ii) Geographical boundaries/borders :  [ Block Map ]
iii) Agricultural Land : 23,431 ha (cultivable) iv) Forest Area :
v) Climate : vi) Average Yearly Rainfall :
vii) Rivers Flowing : 
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2. Important CITIES, TOWNS
Name Tourist Guide Reason(s) of Importance
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- - -
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3. FAMOUS FOR

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Tourist Spots : Tinbigha
(details)

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Products/Services :
(details)
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4. DEMOGRAPHY
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Population

Rural

Urban

Male :

68,866

68,866

Female :

63,993

63,993

Total = 

1,32,859

1,32,859

Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males) :

929

Rural :

929

Urban :

-
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Density of Population :

460 

Rural :

460

Urban :

-
* Child population ( 0 - 6 years ) : -
Rural Urban

Male :

11,230 11,230

Female :

10,859 10,859

Total = 

22,089 22,089
Rural Urban
Child Sex Ratio (967) : 967 -
Percentage of Child population in comparison to total population (16.63%) : 16.63% -
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 SC - 83,047     ST - 949 and Others (in %)  Religion wise Priority :
 Colloquial Languages :
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5. GRAM PANCHAYATS
Total number of GPs : 8

  Telephone nos. of GPs under Mekhliganj  
SL. NO. NAME OF GP STD  CODE TELEPHONE  NO.
1 BAGDOKRA FULKADABRI 03584 255256
2 BHOTBARI 03584 244333
3 CHANGRABANDHA 03584 244357
4 JAMALDAHA 03584 240269
5 KUCHLIBARI 03582 278639
6 NIZTARAF 03584 255239
7 RANIRHAT 03584 250203
8 UCHALPUKURI 03582 278631
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6. VILLAGES
Total number of Villages : 154     # Click here to get names of the villages segregated under respective GPs
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7. ECONOMY
# Main Souce of Income :-

Agriculture

Industry
a) Total Area available for cultivation : 23,431 hectare
b) Means of Irrigation :
     R.L.I. - 7, deep tube well - 3, shallow tube well - 58
c) Types of Crops : 
d) Crop Pattern :
e) Per-capita food grain production : 
a) Type of Industry :
b) Scale of Production :
c) Market Share :
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# Distinction between Agricultural & Industrial Labours (in %)
    No. of Agricultural Labourers : 6,990
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# Other means of Income Generation (like animal resource farming, dairy, fishery, etc.)
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# Banks  Total number of Banks : 6
i) Name with Address & Contact nos. : ii) Per-capita Bank Deposits :
iii) Per-capita Bank Credit to SSIs iv) Per-capita Bank Credit to Industries :
Sl. no. Bank Name Branch Address (G.P.) Contact no.
1. CBI Mekhliganj
2. Uchal Pukuri
3. SBI Changrabandha
4. UBKG Jamaldaha
5. Kuchlibari
6. Ranirhat
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8. EDUCATION
Literacy Rate (excluding 0 - 6 years population) : 61.52%
Male Female
Literacy Rate (61.52%) : 73.24% 48.81%
Rural Literacy Rate (61.52%) : 73.24% 48.81%
Urban Literacy Rate (-%) : - -

  Literates : -
Male Female Total
No. of  Literates : 11,230 10,859 22,089
Rural Literates : 11,230 10,859 22,089
Urban Literates : - - -

i) School Names with Address & brief Profile ii) Colleges/University (if any)
iii) Outstanding Achievements or Plans
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9. HEALTH
i) Primary Health Center (PHC)
ii) Anganwari Health Center (AHC)
iii) Block Health Center (BHC)
iv) Hospitals
v) Famous Doctors, Nursing Homes, Medical facilities
vi) Veterinary Health Centers
       Veterinary Aid Center : 1 ;  Addl. Veterinary Aid Center : 2 ;  Vet. Dispensary : 1  ;  Addl. Vet. Dispensary : 1
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10. Under District Administration WHAT??
i) Projects Running or taken-up under District Administration
ii) Upliftment/Development Schemes under Private management

Under Construction


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