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Diocese of Jalpaiguri

Activities and Organizations

Social Communications

  • The diocese has a social communication commission:
    But it does not have a public relations office or a communication centre.

    Father Vikram Xalxo
    Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-255371
    Fax: (+35) 61- 255370
    Email: [email protected]

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • High Schools:
    21
  • High Schools:
    10,717
  • Higher Secondary Schools :
    8
  • Middle Schools:
    29
  • Middle Schools:
    12.054
  • National Open Schools:
    2
  • National Open Schools:
    about 1,000
  • Pre-Promary Schools :
    58
  • Primary Schools:
    58
  • Primary Schools:
    6,702

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Dispensaries:
    10
  • Elderly homes:
    5
  • Grihni schools (for school dropout girls):
    3
  • Hospitals:
    1
  • Hostels for school students:
    21
  • Leprosarium:
    1
  • Pastoral Centre:
    Seva Sadan, c/o. Bishop's house, Mohitnagar, Dist Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-255279, Mobile: 09434028492
    Email: [email protected]
  • Socio-economic centres, training centre:
    Seva Sadan, c/o. Bishop's house, Mohitnagar, Dist Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-255279, Mobile: 09434028492
    Email: [email protected]
  • Youth hostels:
    4

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bible, Catechetics, Liturgy, & Proclamation:
    Father James Tirkey (Vicar General)
    Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar
    Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-255371
    Fax: (+35) 61- 255370
    Email: [email protected]
  • Crusaders (For children), altar boys & girls:
    Father Sushil Toppo
    Address: Catholic Church, Kalchini, P.O. Hamiltonganj
    Dist Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735214, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-286089
  • Ecumenism & Dialogue:
    Father Vincent Eind
    Address: Catholic church, Chalsa
    Dist Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India
  • Education:
    Father Livin Toppo
    Address: Fatima High school, Dimdima, Birpara P.O
    Dt. Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735204, India
    Phone: (+33) 63-266032
  • Education governing body:
    Father Livin Toppo,
    Father Thomas Borogaon,
    Father Mathias Kerketta,
    Father Vincent Aind,
    Father Lawrence Simon,
    Father James Tirkey
  • Finance Committee:
    Bishop Clement Tirkey
    Father James Tirkey
    Father Isi Prasad Kujur
    Father Oswald Xalxo
    Father Isaac Kujur
  • Laity & Family Commission:
    Father James Tirkey (Vicar General)
    Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar
    Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-255371
    Fax: (+35) 61- 255370
  • Media & Communication:
    Father Vikram Xalxo
    Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar
    Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: 03561-255371
    Fax: (+35) 61- 255370
    Email: [email protected]
  • Pontifical Missionary Societies:
    Father Corpus Kerketta
    Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar
    Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: 03561-255371
    Fax: (+35) 61- 255370
    Email: [email protected]
  • Seminarians:
    Father Vicar General
    Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar
    Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-255371
    Fax: (+35) 61- 255370
    Email: [email protected]
  • Social service:
    Father Oswald Xalxo
    Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar
    Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-255371
    Fax: (+35) 61- 255370
    Email: [email protected]
  • Vocation Promotion:
    Father Nazarius Tirkey
    Address: Catholic church, Mal, Dist Jalpaiguri
    West Bengal, 735221, India
    Phone: (+35) 62-255056
  • Youth:
    Father Vikram Xalxo
    Address: Bishop's house, Mohitnagar
    Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, 735101, India
    Phone: (+35) 61-255371
    Fax: (+35) 61- 255370
    Email: [email protected]

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Sabha: Association for laity
  • Cruz Vir: Association for Children
  • Diocesan Pastoral Council
  • Mahila Sangh: Association for women
  • Youth Association
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