MGNREGA Cell is one of an active cell of kalimpong -1 Block. At Block level it comprises:

  • Programme Officer
  • Sub Assistant Engineer
  • Assistant Programme Officer
  • E.O and T/A

The Block consists of 18 Gram Panchayats viz. Bong, Kalimpong, Samalbong, Tista, Dr. Grahams Homes, Lower Echhey, Samthar, Neembong, Dungra, Upper Echhey, Seokbir, Bhalukhop, Yangmakum, Pabringtar, Sindepong, Kafer Kanke Bong, Pudung and Tashiding. The scheme of MGNREGA were implemented by Gram Panchayat Officials at Gram Panchayat level.

Under MGNREGA, various schemes had been undertake in various sector viz:

  • Rural Connectivity
  • Land Development
  • Micro irrigation work
  • Flood control
  • Renovation of Traditional Water Bodies
  • Individual Beneficiary Scheme
  • Rural Drinking Water

It is our pride that we work under MGNREGA Section of this Block which seeks to enhance the livelihood security of the households in rural areas of the block by providing  guaranteed wage employment in every financial year to every household and creation of durable asset which transformed the rural infrastructure like rural connectivity irrigation facility, flood control etc. In last financial year our team created 5,15,126 man days & presently we have already created  3,28,817 man days and we are confident of achieving our target.

Through our rural connective schemes the fan flung village which were unaccessible  once  got connected  , through M.I schemes the unirrigated land got irrigation facilities ,through  IBS schemes we constructed cow shed, pig stay, goat shed ,fish pond for poor people for alternative livelihood. .