Uttar Dinajpur District of West Bengal at a Glance

About Uttar Dinajpur District :

The District of Uttar Dinajpur came into existance on 1st April,1992 after the bifurcation of erstwhile West Dinajpur District. The District lies between latitude 25o11′ N to 26o49′ N and longitude 87o49′ E to 90o00′ E occupying an area of 3142 Sq. Km enclosed by Bangladesh on the East, Bihar on the West, Darjeeling & Jalpaiguri District on the North and Malda District on the South. Uttar Dinajpur is well connected with the rest of the State through National Highways, State Highways and Railways. The regional topography is generally flat with a gentle southerly slope towards which the main rivers like Kulik, Nagar,Mahananda etc flow.In the District there are 2 Sub-Divisions Raiganj & Islampur, 4 Municipalities, 9 Blocks and 98 Panchayats covering 1494 villages.The Distict forms a part of the basin lying between Rajmahal hills on the East.The older alluvium is estimated to be Pleistocene age.Uttar Dinajpur is bestowed with a very fertile soil.The soil is very rich in nature due to the alluvial deposition which helps to grow Paddy, Jute, Mesta and Sugarcane etc. Raiganj on the bank of the River Kulik is the District Headquarter where “Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary”, the second largest bird sanctuary in Asia situated

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Tourist Places :

Raiganj Bird Sanctuary :

Situated in the district and along the National Highway and by the side of the Kulik river is the Raiganj Bird Sanctuary with an area of 35 acre and buffer area of 286.23 acre. The forest, water bodies and the river attract the migratory birds like Open Bill Strok, Night heron, cormorant, little cormorant & Egrets from South Asian countries and coastal regions

Other Tourist Spots in Uttar Dinajpur :

 #Sap nikla forest under Chopra block is 22 km from Islampur and tourists visit the lake and the forest for site seeing. Development of an Eco park is underway.
#   Eco Tourism at Bijolia More is being developed. Here river Sudhani forms an island by dividing into 2 branches and joining again.
#   Temple of Goddess Bhairabi at Bindole. Temple of Goddess Bhairabi at Bindole
#   Mosque of Burhana fakirs. Mosque of Burhana fakirs
#   Temple of Goddess Kali of Baira.
#   Kunore-famous for terracotta pottery & Malgaon.
#   Museum at Karnajora.
#   Park at Karnajora.
#   Banabithi Resort at Barui, Barduari.
#   Farm-House at Samaspur, Hemtabad

NEET – II 2016 Important Dates

NEET – II 2016 Important Dates

NEET – II pre-medical and dental admission test shall be held on 24th July 2016 after confirmation by the honorable Supreme Court of India.

The timelines for this newly introduced exam to replace AIPMT and other state level exams as follows:

Availability of Information Bulletin and start of online form Submission:  Yet to be declared by CBSE

Last date to fill online application form: yet to be declared by CBSE

Date of Exam: 24th July, 2016

Date of Declaration of Result: 17th August, 2016

Completion of Admission process: 30th September, 2016

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