Details of Darjeeling Districts

Area :   3,149 sq. kms
       
Population :   1,605,900
       
No. of Blocks :   8
       
No. of  Municipalities :   4
       
No. of Bank Branches :   (a) Commercial – 28

(b) Rural Bank  - 07

(c) Co-Op. Bank - 8

(d) A.R.D.B. - 2
       
Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, Darjeeling,

Old Secretariat Building,

P.O. & Dist.Darjeeling, Pin-734 401.

Phone : (STD-0354) 254-210/252-921
       
Resources :   Agricultural : - Tea, Paddy, Wheat, Orange, Potato, Ginger etc.
       
Infrastructure :   The district has road network. All the towns of this hilly district are completely electrified.
       
Type of Existing Industries :   Food Products, Beverages, Tobacco products, Wool, Silk & Synthetic, Jute , Hemp & Mesta textiles, Hoisery & Garments, Wood Products, Paper products & Printing, Leather products, Rubber & Plastic products, Chemical products, Non-metallic mineral products, Electrical Machinery and Apparatus, Servicing and Repairing activities.
       
Scope :   Poultry, Jute Fibre, Carpentry, Broom Making, Cane and Bamboo, Rope making, paper products and printing, Tourism.
       
Speciality :   Darjeeling is the hill station of this State and also having excellent hill crafts.
       
Potential Area :   Karseong, Kalimpong, Bijanbari, Mirick.
Technologies
Technology Providers
  • Grain moisture meter
CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organization(CSIO)
Sector 30C, Chandigarh, 160030
Website : www.csio.res.in
  • Wood substitute building material
CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI)
Saket Nagar, Habib Ganj, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462026
Website : www.ampri.res.in
  • Instant house for disaster victims
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute(CBRI)
Roorkee
Website : www.cbri.res.in
  • Energy efficient multi-fuel and biomass cook stoves
CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology(IMMT)
Hydro & Electrometallurgy Department, Acharya Vihar, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha 751013
Website : www.immt.res.in
  • Agro technology for tea
CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT)
NH20, Himachal Pradesh 176062
Website : www.ihbt.res.in
  • Low Cost Sanitary Ware
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute(CBRI)
Roorkee
Website : www.cbri.res.in
CONTACT


Contact Person:  GM DIC


Contact Address:  Old Secretariat Buildings, P.O.- Darjeeling, Pin-734101


Telephone no:  STD -(0354) 254-210 / 252-921


Email Id:  gmdic.drj@darjeelingwb.nic,   gmdjlg.msse-wb@nic.in