Some statistics related to Transport in Cooch Behar


Length of Roads maintained by P.W.D., Zilla Parishad & Panchayat in the district of Cooch Behar
Year (all figures in Kilometre)
P.W.D. Zilla Parishad Gram Panchayat &
Panchayat Samity
Pradhan Mantri
Gram Sadak Yojana
Surfaced Un-surfaced Total Surfaced Un-surfaced Total Surfaced Un-surfaced Total Surfaced Un-surfaced Total
2007-08 803.00 14.00 817.00 156.26 173.91 330.17 376.99 7079.90 7456.89 492.14 - 492.14
2008-09 805.00 14.00 819.00 169.15 161.02 330.17 437.69 6942.54 7380.23 568.82 - 568.82
2009-10 807.00 15.00 822.00 194.34 110.67 305.01 505.31 6717.82 7223.13 751.08 - 751.08
2010-11 808.00 15.00 823.00 207.47 97.54 305.01 536.13 6687.00 7223.13 795.03 - 795.03
2011-12 985.00 - 985.00 229.72 75.29 305.01 569.31 6631.89 7201.20 816.96 - 816.96
Sources : 1) P.W.D. (Roads), Govt. of West Bengal
2) Zilla Parishad
3) Panchayat Samity
4) Gram Panchayat, Cooch Behar
5) Exe. Engr., P.W.D., Torsa Division,
    Govt. of W.B., Cooch Behar

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Length of different classes of Roads maintained by P.W.D. in the district of Cooch Behar
Year (all figures in Kilometre)
National Highways State Highways District Roads Village Roads Total
2007-08 65 131 325 296 817
2008-09 65 132 327 295 819
2009-10 - - - - 822
2010-11 - - - - 823
2011-12 - - - - 985
Source : P.W.D. (Roads), Govt. of West Bengal

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Length of Roads maintained by Municipalities in the district of Cooch Behar
Year (all figures in Kilometre)
Surfaced Un-surfaced Total
2007-08 331.08 56.63 387.71
2008-09 356.35 41.72 398.07
2009-10 367.17 41.03 408.20
2010-11 382.72 25.49 408.21
2011-12 382.82 25.49 408.31
Municipality Year : 2011-12
Cooch Behar 130.00 5.04 135.04
Dinhata 62.50 10.50 73.00
Haldibari 47.51 3.50 51.01
Mathabhanga 55.40 1.35 56.75
Mekhliganj 29.41 2.60 32.01
Tufanganj 58.00 2.50 60.50
Source : All Municipalities, Cooch Behar

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Registered Motor Vehicles in the district of Cooch Behar
Year
(as on 31st March)
(all figures in Numbers)
Goods Vehicles Motor Car & Jeep Motor Cycle & Scooter Taxi & Contract Carriage Auto Ricksaw Mini Bus Stage Carriage Tractor & Trailer Others Total
2008 2063 3940 36871 866 140 221 2309 451 211 47072
2009 2157 4090 41671 993 184 221 2309 471 211 52307
2010 2279 4421 45208 1081 197 225 2324 551 218 56504
2011 2664 5152 52753 1081 220 229 2340 722 355 65516
2012 3338 6087 64600 1090 260 235 2340 944 405 79299
Source : R.T.A., Cooch Behar

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Length of Roads maintained by different Agencies in the Blocks of Cooch Behar for the year 2011-12
Sl.
no.
Name of Block (all figures in Kilometre)
P.W.D. Zilla Parishad Gram Panchayat &
Panchayat Samity
Pradhan Mantri
Gram Sadak Yojana
Surfaced Un-surfaced Surfaced Un-surfaced Surfaced Un-surfaced Surfaced Un-surfaced
1. Cooch Behar-I 95.05 - 33.71 8.93 93.76 1260.21 104.37 -
2. Cooch Behar-II 93.98 - 35.84 6.85 51.03 820.45 118.70 -
3. Dinhata-I 78.70 - 10.99 5.26 41.15 408.60 48.28 -
4. Dinhata-II 79.74 - 26.12 8.67 50.06 548.09 83.27 -
5. Haldibari 36.00 - 80.01 5.31 22.40 118.74 38.65 -
6. Mathabhanga-I 72.70 - 11.68 7.32 45.16 300.83 73.26 -
7. Mathabhanga-II 79.00 - 22.11 10.00 58.11 498.20 45.05 -
8. Mekhliganj 64.37 - 18.82 8.68 51.49 355.35 48.69 -
9. Sitai 20.00 - 6.40 0.86 19.89 196.94 32.25 -
10. Sitalkuchi 37.00 - 12.01 1.96 46.56 516.29 87.21 -
11. Tufanganj-I 78.74 - 20.89 8.12 46.70 551.39 43.71 -
12. Tufanganj-II 72.72 - 23.14 3.33 43.00 1056.80 93.52 -
Sources : 1) Exe. Engr., P.W.D. (Roads), Cooch Behar
2) Exe. Engr., Zilla Parishad, Cooch Behar
3) Exe. Engr., P.W.D., Torsa Division, Govt. of W.B., Cooch Behar

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Transport Facilities in the Blocks of Cooch Behar for the year 2011-12
Sl.
no.
Name of Block No. of
Ferry Services
No. of Originating/
Terminating Bus Routes
Distance of the
nearest Rly. Stn. from
the Block H.Q. (Km.)
1. Cooch Behar-I 8 11 4
2. Cooch Behar-II 4 7 1
3. Dinhata-I 5 8 1
4. Dinhata-II - 5 5
5. Haldibari 2 5 -
6. Mathabhanga-I 2 9 22
7. Mathabhanga-II 1 8 8
8. Mekhliganj 4 4 1
9. Sitai 4 2 22
10. Sitalkuchi - 3 36
11. Tufanganj-I 24 8 24
12. Tufanganj-II 8 5 15
Source : Block Development Officers, Cooch Behar

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Accidents on Roads in the district of Cooch Behar
Year No. of
accidents occurred
No. of
persons injured
No. of
persons died
2008 255 242 99
2009 274 225 135
2010 273 134 250
2011 285 203 127
2012 302 274 134
Source : Superintendent of Police, Cooch Behar