Urban Bodies

 

Name of the Urban Local Body:  Cooch Behar Municipality


1 Name of the District: Cooch Behar
2 Year of establishment: 1946
3 Area (in sq. Km): 8.29
4 No. of wards: 20
     
5 Population (Census 2011):  
5.1 Male 39,014
5.2 Female 38,921
5.3 Total 77,935
     
6 Density of Population (Per sq. km.) 9402
     
7 Break up of Population (2011):  
7.1 SC 11,215 (as per 2001)
7.2 ST 440 (as per 2001)
7.3 Minorities N.A
     
8 Date when last election held: Year’2010
     
9 Year of Last Assessment of Properties: 01.04.2012
     
10 Literacy Rate 88.32%
     
11 Number of BPL Household (as per SUDA Survey): 24,270
     
12 Slum Scenario  
12.1 Total No of Slum 71 nos.
12.2 Total Slum Population (as per USHA) Not Yet Done
12.3 Percentage of Slum Population to the total population Not Yet Done
     
13 Housing status for Urban Poor: ( as on 31.03.14)  
13.1 No. of beneficiaries provided with Houses under BSUP / IHSDP/ “Housing for Urban Poor” 952 nos.
     
14 Length of Municipal Road: (in km.) .
     
15 Length of Drain: (in km.) 150 km
     
16 Water Supply:  
16.1 No. of Deep Tubewell 24 nos.
16.2 No. of Stand post 358 nos.
16.3 No. of houses connected with water supply network 12,056 nos.
     
17 Total no. of light posts. 10,829 nos
     
18 Health :  
18.1 No. of Hospital (ULB / Govt./ Private) Govt. – 1, Nursing Home – 7
18.2 No. of Municipal Health Sub-Centre 4
     
19 Education :  
19.1 No. of Higher Secondary School (Municipal) Nil
  No. of Higher Secondary School (others) 13
19.2 No. of Secondary School (Municipal) Nil
  No. of Secondary School (others) 13
19.3 No. of Primary School(Municipal) Nil
  No. of Primary School(others) 32
19.4 No. of Sishu Siksha Kendras (SSK) Nil
     
20 Other Infrastructure (Both Municipal & Others) :  
20.1 Bridge Nil
20.2 Flyover Nil
20.3 Stadium 3 nos.
20.4 Parks and Gardens 1 no.
20.5 Playground Nil
20.6 Auditorium/Community Hall Nil
20.7 Borough Office Nil
20.8 Ward office 20 nos.
20.9 Market 4 nos.
20.10 Burning Ghat 1 no.
20.11 Electric Crematorium 1 no.
20.12 Burial Ground 1 no.
20.13 Public Library 2 nos.
20.14 Bus Terminus 5 nos.
20.15 Ferry Ghat 1 no.
20.16 Guest House/ Tourist Lodge 5 nos.
20.17 Community Latrine 6 nos.
20.18 Night Shelter Nil

 

   

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