Upper Echhey




Name of the Gram Panchayat:                                            Upper Echhey Gram Panchayat.

Name of the Block:                                                             Kalimpong-I Dev.Block.

Total No of Sansad in the Gram Panchayat                       4

Total Population of the Gram Panchayat as per the

2011 Census report:                                                            1962.

Total area of the Gram Panchayat                                      280 Acres

Total Schedule Caste Population:                                       168 (Male-87, Female-81 )

Total Schedule Tribe Population:                                        622 (Male-298, Female-324 )

Total General Population:                                                   1962

Male-                                                                                   958

Female-                                                                               1004

Total Literacy:                                                                     1584 (80.73%)

No of  Primary Schools                                                       5

No of Secondary Schools                                                   2

Schools Covered by Mid-Day Meal                                   5

Rural Connectivity:                                                            Black Top Road-6 Km

Non Black Top Road-4 Km

PMGSY Road-  1

RIDF Road-       1


No of Government Offices                                                 4

Total No of I.C.D.S Centre:                                               5

Total No Of S.S.K:                                                             4

No of MSK Centre.                                                             Nil

Branch Post Office:                                                            Nil

Health Sub-Centre:                                                             One.

Number of Religious Building:                                           Temple-3



No of Rivers                                                                        Nil

No of Bridges. Concrete.                                                    Nil

Belly Bridge

Bamboo Bridge                                                                   Nil

Health Centre                                                                     Sub Centre 1 ( One )

Irrigation Cannels                                                               2

Forest.                                                                                 1

Electrification                                                                     Yes

Drinking Water Facility                                                      Yes

Hotels/Lodges/Resorts/ View Points                                   6

Mines.                                                                                  Nil

Total No of Landless Agricultural Labourers                      9

Total No of IGNOAPS Beneficiaries                                  48

Total No of IGNDPS Beneficiaries                                     11

Total No of STOAP Beneficiaries                                        19

Total No of IGNWPS Beneficiaries                                     7

Total No of Social Welfare OAP                                         1

Total No of Agriculture OAP                                               3

Total No of Rural Artist OAP                                              3

Total No of Job Card Issued under MGNREGA                454

Total No of Self Help Group formed                                   34




Pratap Kumar Pradhan

Executive Assistant In-Charge

Upper Echhey Gram Panchayat

Kalimpong-I Dev Block