Details of Jalpaiguri Districts

Area :   6227 sq. km
       
Population :   3,403,204
       
Location/Route :   District Industries Centre, Jalpaiguri is situated on Club Road, just opposite to P. D. Womens College.
      Jalpaiguri is 45 K.M. from Siliguri by road and DIC office is 1 (one) K.M. from Jalpaiguri Bus Terminus (Kadamtala).
      Teesta Torsha Express is coming daily directly to Jalpaiguri Station at 6.A.M. leaving Sealdah at 1.40 P.M. on the day before. Darjeeling Mail also departs 7.15 P.M. daily from Sealdah Station for arriving New Jalpaiguri at 8.15 A.M. on the next day. By local train one can reach Jalpaiguri Station within 55 minutes . Kamrup Express starts from Howrah at 3.35 P.M. comes to N.J.P. daily at 6.00 A.M. on the next day.
       
No. of Panchayet Samities/Blocks :   13
       
No. of  Municipalities :   4
       
No. of Bank Branches :   (a) Commercial – 144

(b) Rural Bank  - 40

(c) Co-Op. Bank - 1

(d) A.R.D.B. - 8
       
Concerned DIC :   District Industries Centre, Jalpaiguri,

Club Road, P.O. & Dist. Jalpaiguri,

Pin- 735 101.

Phone : (STD-03561) 230-845/061
       
Resources :   Agricultural : - Paddy, Jute, Wheat, Sugarcane,Potato and oil seeds, Tobacco.
       
Infrastructure :   The district has substantial road and rail facilities. There is one Industrial Estate at Dabgram in this district.
       
Type of Existing Industries :   Food products, Beverages, Tobacco products, Wool knitting, Silk & Synthetic Fibre textiles, Jute, Hemp & Mesta Textiles, Hosiery & Garments Wood products, Paper products and printing, Leather products, Rubber and Plastic products, Chemical products, Basic Metal Industries,
       
Scope :   Tea, Food products , bamboo crafts, jute products, pottery , Jute products, Handicrafts, embroidery and village carpentry.
       
Speciality :   The district is qualitatively endowed in terms of traditional skills comprising cane and bamboo craft, wood crafts, jute products, pottery etc
       
Potential Places :   Dhupguri, Malbazar, Moynaguri, Alipurduar, Birpara, Jalpaiguri Town.
Technologies
Technology Providers
  • Low cost sanitary ware
CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
196 Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata-700032 (INDIA)
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  • Agro-technology for gladiolus
CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute,
Rana Pratap Marg,Lucknow U.P. -226001
Website : http:// www.nbri.res.in
  • Java citronella
CSIR- North East Institute of Science and Technology
Jorhat-785006, Assam
Website : http://www.neist.res.in
  • Agro technology for tea
CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology
Post Box No. 6 Palampur (H.P.) 176061 INDIA
Website : http:// www.ihbt.res.in
  • Grain moisture meter
CSIR- Central Scientific Instruments Organisation
Sector 30-C, Chandigarh-160030 India
Website : http:// www.csio.res.in
  • Wood substitute building material
CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute
Near Habibganj Naka, Hoshangabad Road
Bhopal-462026, INDIA
Website : http:// www.ampri.res.in
  • Instant house for disaster victims
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute
Roorkee - 247 667
Uttrakhand
INDIA
Website: http:// www. cbri.res.in
  • Energy efficient multi-fuel and biomass cook stoves
CSIR- Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology
Bhubaneswar - 751 013, Odisha, INDIA
Website : http://www.immt.res.in
CONTACT


Contact Person:  GM DIC


Contact Address:  Club Road, P.O. Jalpaiguri, Pin-735101


Telephone no:  STD-03561-230-843 / 061


Email Id:  chandan2375@rediffmail.com,   gmjal.msse-wb@nic.in