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Emergency Services in Darjeeling

Emergencies may strike anytime anywhere and in places such as Darjeeling the chances are doubly so Following is a list of available emergency services along with their contact details.

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

Emergency Services in Darjeering
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Police Station in Darjeeling

Among all the agencies that offer such services, the role of Darjeeling Police Force must come first. Although the main duty of the police is to maintain law and order, the force is forever ready to meet all kinds of challenges. Indeed, it may be a natural disaster or man-made crisis, they are usually first to arrive and take appropriate action. Following are the contact details of Police Stations in and around Darjeeling town of West Bengal:

The Sadar Police Station

Darjeeling Main Road
Chowk Bazar
Darjeeling - 734101
Phone No - (0354)2254422
Mobile - 9733192325, 9733473110
Landmark - Near Sadar Hospital

Gandhi Road Police Station,
Address: Sadar Court Road,
Gandhi Road,
Darjeeling - 734010
Phone: (0354) 2252149
Landmark: Near Hotel Fair Mount

Sadar Thana Police Station

Address: 120/4, Sadar Thana,
Daroga Bazaar,
Darjeeling- 734102
Phone: (0354) 2254422
Landmark:  Near District Hospital

Jorebunglow  Police Station
13, Jore Bunglow
Phone - (0354)2274343
Landmark - Near Ghoom Railway Station

Darjeeling Police Control Room,
Darjeeling Main Road
Sukhiapokhri ,
Darjeeling - 734101
Phone: (0354) 2344794
Landmark: Near State Bank Of India

In case of emergencies, one can also contact the Superintendents of Police at the following addresses:

Superintendent of Police

132, Laden La Road,
Darjeeling - 734101
Phone No -  (0354) 2254203 and (0354) 2252520
Landmark - Near Meera Complex

Superintendent Of Police
35, Museum Road,
Darjeeling - 734101
Phone:  (0354) 2254270, (0354) 2254277
Mobile:  9733008010
Landmark:  Near Raj Bhavan

Fire Stations in Darjeeling

Unchecked fire can cause great damage to life and property. The personnel at the Fire Brigade are trained not only to extinguish fire, but they also take part in many rescue operations. Following are the contact details of Fire Stations in Darjeeling:

Fire Station in Darjeeling

Darjeeling Fire Station

55, Dali
Darjeeling- 734010
Phone:  (0354) 2252121, (0354) 2259333
Landmark: Near Dali Gomba Temple

The O-C Fire Brigade,
99/22, 8th Cross,
Hill Cart Road,
Darjeeling- 734201
Phone:  (0354) 2344411
Landmark:  Near TB Hospital

Disaster Management in Darjeeling

Darjeeling is prone to Natural DisastersLandslides are common occurrence in whole of Darjeeling District because of loose nature of the soil and other natural phenomenon.  Moreover, the area falls under an active seismic zone and hence, earthquakes too are common phenomenon here.

Keeping that in mind, government has set up separate Disaster Management Cell for the North Bengal.  They work in tandem with the local administration for speedy relief and rehabilitation of the victims. The mobile number of Additional District Magistrate (Disaster Management) is 94340-58101.

Hospitals in Darjeeling

The District Hospital Edenwing caters to the need of the general public. It is located on the Hill Cart Road, near Darjeeling Police Station. Among the private hospitals, one can mention the Planters Hospital or the DDMA.

Hospitals in Darjeeling

It is located at 7, Nehru Road and offers in-house treatment.  There are many more hospitals and nursing home spread all over Darjeeling.

Chemists in Darjeeling

Frank Ross Pharmacy, located at 14, Nehru Road, is a reputed pharmaceutical shop in Darjeeling. However, there are many more reliable medicine shops located all over the town and hence buying medicines in case of emergencies is not at all difficult.

Blood Bank in Darjeeling

Darjeeling has one blood bank located in the District Hospital. Anyone in need of blood may contact the superintendent at the following address:

Darjeeling Dist. Hospital Blood Bank
P.O. & Dist. - Darjeeling
Superintendent - Dr. Chhetry
Phone No - 3542-255636
9434557979 (M)

In case of emergency one may also contact at the following address:

Kurseong SD Hospital Blood Bank

Address:   Burdwan Road,
Darjeeling- 734101
Landmark - Near Kurseong Palace Hotel
Phone - (0354) 2344744
Mobile - 9434176999

Ambulance in Darjeeling

In Darjeeling, independent road ambulance service is really scarce. However, following is the contact details of Indian Red Cross Society, who provide such services to those who may need it.

Emergency Service in Darjeeling

Indian Red Cross Society

70/71, Sahu Sadan,
A B Path,
Darjeeling - 734203
Mobile: 9832034919

Air Ambulance Service in Darjeeling

However, there are quite a few companies providing air ambulance service. Although they are based in other cities such as Delhi, Ghaziabad and Mumbai, they all cover Darjeeling. Following is a list of these companies:

Aeromed International Rescue Services Pvt. Ltd.
C - 7/135, (Perfect Institute),
Near Keshav Puram Metro,
Keshav Puram,
Lawrence Road,
Delhi - 110035
Phone : 8800838108

Heritage Aviation Pvt Ltd

Uma-111, Ansal Plaza,
Ghaziabad - 201012
Mobile No : 9811404015

Human Care Cardiac And Air Ambulance Service
A/ 4, I Plot Daulat Nagar,
Near Rajasthani Masjid,
Linking Road Extension,
Santacruz West,
Mumbai - 400054
Phone: (022) 22266138

Patliputra Aircharter

Justice Raj Kishor Path,
Near Buddha Murti,
Kumar Kalyan Mandap,
Dr D Sing Lane,
Patna - 800003
Phone No - 9891646533

The Me Dan
940, Near Subhash Chowk,
Gurgaon - 122003
Phone No : (011) 67775062

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