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Bagdogra


Bagdogra is a town in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India, which is surrounded by tea gardens. Bagdogra is part of the Greater Siliguri Metropolitan Area. Bagdogra is well connected by air from four major cities of India - Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata & Chennai. Bagdogra has a railway station. Bagdogra Airport is the only airport in North Bengal, which is now an Customs Airport.[1]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Nearby Tea Garden 2
  • Nearby Town & Village 3
  • Transport 4
    • Airway 4.1
    • Railway 4.2
    • Roadway 4.3
  • Economy 5
  • Education 6
    • Schools 6.1
    • Computer Education 6.2
    • Colleges 6.3
  • Religious culture 7
    • Churches 7.1
    • Temples 7.2
    • Sikhs 7.3
  • Tourism 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Geography

Bagdogra is located at . It is 11 km away from Siliguri, which is second largest city of the West Bengal. It is a town in which two NH are there which connect many town & city like Siliguri, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Malbazar, Birpara , Islampur, Kharibari, Nepal, Pankabari, Merik.

Nearby Tea Garden

  • Sannyasi Than Tea Estate
  • Singhi Jhora Tea Estate
  • Kamal Pur Tea Estate
  • Bagdogra Tea Estate
  • Bengdubi Tea Estate
  • Ord Tea Estate
  • Tirrihannah Tea Estate
  • Pahargoomiah Tea Estate
  • Kiran Chandra Tea Estate
  • Merry View Tea Estate
  • Atal Tea Estate
  • Bijoy Nahar Tea Estate
  • Moonee Tea Estate
  • Taipoo Tea Estate
  • Hansqua Tea Estate
  • Toona Tea Estate
  • Gungaram Tea Estate
  • Gayaganga Tea Estate
  • Kamla Tea Estate

Nearby Town & Village

  • Shivmamdir
  • Matigara
  • Siliguri
  • Khaprial
  • Panighata
  • Hatighisa
  • Naxalbari
  • Panitanki
  • Kharibari
  • Adhakari
  • Galgalia
  • Ghoshpukur
  • Bidhan Nagar
  • Phadewa
  • Sukna

Transport

There are three mode of transport system :- Airway, Railway, Roadway.

Airway

It has one airport name BAGDOGRA INTERNATIONAL CUSTOM AIRPORT. It connects major cities like DELHI, MUMBAI, KOLKATA, CHENNAI, AGARTALA etc. The airport also operates international flights to Paro (Bhutan). The airport will soon have a night-landing facility.

Railway

It has Railway Station in NFR Siliguri - Katihar Railway which connect many town :- Siliguri, Bagdogra, Naxalbari, Aluabari, Kishanganj, Katihar.

Roadway

It has two National Highway :- NH 31 and NH 31C.

It provides a gateway to the state of North - East India. It connect Jhumri,  Tilaiya,  Koderma, Nawada ,Bihar Sharif, Harnaut, Bakhtiarpur, Mokameh, Begusarai, Purnea, Dalkhola,  Kishanganj, Bagdogra, Siliguri, Malbazar, Dhupguri, Alipurduar,Birpara, Islampur, Sonapur, Bidhan Nagar, Khari Bari, Nepal etc.

Economy

Most of Bagdogra's economy is related with it's adjoining tea gardens and factories. Bagdogra does not have any major industry apart from its tea gardens. It has a market of Chinese good called Air Port Market. Bagdogra also has haat(bajar) which sits every thursday and sunday. There is also presence of public and private sector banks as well as insurance company offices in Bagdogra. Public sector Banks operating in Bagdogra: State Bank Of India, Central Bank Of India, United Bank Of India, Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank. Private Bank and Insurance Company offices include ICICI Bank, LIC and New India Insurance Company Ltd. Bagdogra also has an RRB called Uttar Banga Khetriya Gramin Bank

Education

Schools

There are many schools in Bagdogra and nearby.


  • Good Shepherd School, Bagdogra
  • Nishkalanka Mata Hindi School, Bagdogra
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bagdogra
  • Airforce School, Bagdogra
  • Hebron High School, Bagdogra
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bengdubi
  • Army Public School, Bengdubi
  • Bagdogra Sister Nivedita English School, Bagdogra
  • Chittaranjan Higher Secondary School, Bagdogra
  • S.M.S.N Higher Secondary School, Bagdogra
  • Bagdogra Balika Vidayalaya Higher Secondary School, Bagdogra
  • Gandhi Smriti Nepali High School, Bagdogra
  • St. Peter's High School (H.S.), Gayaganga
  • M.I.K.E ,Bagdogra
  • Lime Light High School, Bagdogra
  • Mount Carmel English School, Bagdogra
  • Unique Acedamic, Bagdogra
  • Good Star English School, Bagdogra

Computer Education

  • S.S.G., (Airport Plaza, Upper Bagdogra)
  • Monasali Institution Center (Upper Bagdogra, Bus Stand)

Colleges

Religious culture

Different types of religious people live in Bagdogra with peace and harmony. There are many temples, mosques, churches, guruduwaras. In short, Bagdogra is small replica of secular India.

Churches

Temples

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