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ABOUT DISTRICT

About District

Nestled among the rolling mountains with the glistening Mt Kanchenjunga towering over the azure sky, Darjeeling fondly called “Queen of the Hills”, provides a perfect gateway for those seeking to be in harmony with nature. This is the land of the muscatel flavored Darjeeling tea revered by connoisseurs across the globe. This is the land of the world heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway where the century old miniature steam engine still chugs uphill vying for space with the fast disappearing Land Rovers. “Flowers are everywhere. The days are cold and the sun almost seems to play hide and seek with us”. – Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore. It is certainly that Darjeeling in the post modern era comprises of six T’s -Tea, Teak, Tourism, Toy Train, Tiger Hill and Trekkers’ paradise.   Read More

CM West Bengal
Hon'ble Chief Minister Smt. Mamata Banerjee
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Collector & District Magistrate Shri. Shashank Sethi, IAS
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    Lakhe Dance
  • Ghoom Monastery
    Jorebunglow Ghoom Monastery
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    Dhirdham Temple

HELPLINE NUMBERS

  • District Relief Control Room - 0354-2255749
  • District Police Control Room - 0354-2252057
  • Fire Service, Darjeeling Sadar - 0354-2259333
  • Divisional Manager, WBSEDCL - 0354-2254900