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Kalam Village Details

Kalam is a Village in Matigara Block , Darjeeling district and West Bengal State. Kalam village Pin code is 734012. Kalam Village Total population is 5664 and number of houses are 1237. Female Population is 42.1%. Village literacy rate is 75.7% and the Female Literacy rate is 28.3%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 5664
Total No of Houses 1237
Female Population % 42.1 % ( 2384)
Total Literacy rate % 75.7 % ( 4286)
Female Literacy rate 28.3 % ( 1605)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 7.6 % ( 432)
Scheduled Caste Population % 16.1 % ( 911)
Working Population % 41.1 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 610
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 46.2 % ( 282)

Location and Administration

Kalam Total area is 104 hectares and Non-Agricultural area is 51.86 hectares


Governement Pre Primary, Private Pre Primary, Govt Primary, Private Primary, Private Middle and private Secondary Schools are available in this Village. Nearest Govt Arts and Science Degree College is in Bagdogra. Nearest Govt Senior Secondary School is in Kadamtala. Nearest Govt Polytechnic College and Govt ITA College are in Siliguri. Nearest Govt Medical College is in Kauakhali. Nearest Govt Disabled School is in Dabgram. Nearest Private Engineering College is in Salbari.



Paddy is agriculture commodities grow in this village.

Drinking-Water and Sanitation

Treated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer also available. Untreated Tap Water Supply all round the year and in summer available. UnCovered Well and Hand Pump are other Drinking Water sources.
Open Drainage System Available in this Village. This Village Covered Under Total Sanitation. There is no system to Collect garbage on street. Drain water is discharged into sewer plant.


Post Office is available in this Village. LandLine available. Mobile Coverage is available. Internet Centre available in this village. Nearest Private Courier Facility is in less than 5 km.


Public Bus service available in this village. Private Bus service available in this village. There is no Railway Station in less than 10 km. Autos Available in this Village. Man pulled Cycle Rickshaws Available in this Village.

Nearest National Highway is in less than 5 km. Nearest State Highway is in less than 5 km.
Pucca road, Kuccha Road and Foot Path are other Roads and Transportation within the village.


Nearest ATM is in less than 5 km. Nearest Commercial Bank is in less than 5 km. Nearest Cooperative Bank is in 5 - 10 km.

Other Amenities

This Village has a Power supply with 21 hour power supply in summer and 23 hour power supply in winter, Sports facilities, Daily News Paper and Polling station are the other amenities in the village.

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