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Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SDJA)

Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) was set up by the 1979 Act of West Bengal Town and Country(Planning & Development) (West Bengal Act – XIII of 1979) and has the responsibility of dealing with the works of planning and developing the planning area of Siliguri-Jalpaiguri. With the means of this act, the development board came into being as the governor of West Bengal gave directions through notification no- 1878 - T & CP/112-6/80 dtd. 17.3.1980 w.e.f. 1.4.1980 for the dissolution of Siliguri Planning Organisation which was functioning under the T & CP Branch of the Deptt of Development & Planning of the West Bengal Government.

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Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) was set up by the 1979 Act of West Bengal Town and Country(Planning & Development) (West Bengal Act – XIII of 1979) and has the responsibility of dealing with the works of planning and developing the planning area of Siliguri-Jalpaiguri. With the means of this act, the development board came into being as the governor of West Bengal gave directions through notification no- 1878 - T & CP/112-6/80 dtd. 17.3.1980 w.e.f. 1.4.1980 for the dissolution of Siliguri Planning Organisation which was functioning under the T & CP Branch of the Deptt of Development & Planning of the West Bengal Government.

Location

Located at the Himalayan foothills and along the river Mahananda banks, the town is siliguri is having Kurseong at its north, south side is covered by Bangladesh, eastern part has Jalpaiguri and Nepal is in the west. Urbanization and development of this town was considered around 1931 during which it was formed as a non-municipal town area in the beginning and then in 1950, it was declared to be a municipality. The area under the municipality of siliguri is about 15.54 km sq and has increased to about 41.90 sq km in 1994, when the siliguri Municipal Corporation came into being.

Power and function

The powers and the directives for the functioning of the Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority is derived from the Section 13(1)(ii) of the Act of its incorporation.

Address:
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iliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority
Tenzing Norgey Road, Pradhannagar
Siliguri, Dist. Darjeeling, West Bengal, India - 734 403
Telephone: +91 - 353 - 2512922 / 2513784 / 2515647
Fax: +91 - 353 - 2510056
E-mail: sjda@sify.com, info@sjda.org, sjda@dataone.in

Jalpaiguri

Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority 
King's Ghat, Jalpaiguri
Dist. Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India - 735 101
Telephone : +91 - 3561 - 230874


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