Best Practices


The Palki Ambulance service is initiated to transport pregnant women and persons in need of facility based emergency and other Medical care, including, Institutional delivery and other general health, from the terrain of the Buxa Dooars to the nearest Govt. Hospital . With informative materials on protection of girl child, institutional delivery and other SRH issues.

Palki Ambulance” has made a positive impact on pregnant women and the local populace. A quality ambulance system to the hilly region was a crying need for many years. The providers operate “Palki Ambulance” for twenty four hours per day, seven days a week, providing a Basic Life Support (BLS) medical care. Additionally there are many value added benefits including education, extrication, high angle rescue and stand-by services.It is the goal of Palki Ambulance to first meet the emergency ambulance needs of the residents in the Region and second provide ambulance transportation for local hospitals.


“JALADHARINI DOOARS” is an initiative to conserve water by way of rejuvenating/ excavating of the moribund and derelict water bodies. Rejuvenation of these water bodies will naturally increase the potentiality of agricultural, horticultural as well as Pisci- culture productivity and will also meet up the demand of water scarcity during dry season.

Till date i.e. 05.09.2022, a total of 235 nos. of water bodies has been rejuvenated/ excavated and has generated 2,34,649 nos. of man days and also has benefitted the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA beneficiaries by providing them un-skilled employment. A total of 6,06,554 man days will be generated on completion of all the schemes.


Restoration of BiswakarmaJhora for Creation of Bio-Diversity Park with the help of Environment Dept. Estimated cost :Rs. 26,98,074 /- Restoration of BiswakarmaJhora through MGNREGS has generated livelihood oppurtunities for the inhabitants residing in the periphery of the BiswakarmaJhora.
The Jhora is also being sustainably developed as a Bio-Diversity Park. The restored BiswakarmaJhora, also known locally as Padma Pukur, has already started getting many feathered visitors such as Cormorants, Lesser Whistling Ducks, River Lapwings. The feathered visitors and the variety of flowers laid around the pond has completely changed the face the once derelict pond.


An initiative taken by District Administration, Alipurduar for creation of alternate livelihood for tribals and Forest dwellers, and those living on the fringes of Buxa Tiger Reserve & Jaldapara National Park .

Bee keeping also, helps is preventing Human-Animal conflict by keeping the elephants away from entering the human habitations. It has been inaugurated by HCM on 08/06/2022, the very first bottle of the honey produce was gifted to HCM.

At present, around 1000 families are engaged with it, with an estimated produce of 10,000kg of annual produce, in the District. The bottling & sale is being done by a registered farmer co-operative, ‘Dooars honey Alipurduar district co-operative society Ltd.