About Bomdila

Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh. It is situated at the north-western part of Arunachal Pradesh. Bomdila is a place known for marvelous scenic beauty. Nature is at its best in the region.

Bomdila

History of Bomdila

In the medieval times Bomdila was part of the kingdom of Tibet. It was ruled then by the local tribal rulers of Bhutan. In 1873, British banned entry to Bomdila. After India’s Independence Bomdila has been in disagreement between India and China. In 1962, the area around Bomdila was invaded by China. However, the Chinese forces withdrew their troops later.

Geography of Bomdila

Bomdila is located at 27.25 degrees north and 92.4 degrees east. It is situated at an average elevation of 8000 feet above the sea level.

Climate of Bomdila

The weather in Bomdila is alpine. Summers are comparatively short and mild. Winters are cold. Summers last from April-June and winter are from November-February. Bomdila experiences monsoon from July-September.

Climate of Bomdila

Demography of Bomdila

According to 2001 India census, Bomdila had a population of 66, 85. Male population is 54 % and female population is 46 %. The average literacy rate is 69 %. Male literacy is 75% and female literacy is 63 %. Monpa, Sherdukpen, Miji and Aka tribes are the predominant community of the region. In addition, there are people also speaking Assamese and Hindi in Bomdila.

Services and Utilities in Bomdila

Bomdila is a small town in Arunachal Pradesh which is located in the West Kameng district and is still undergoing a lot of developments. Provided with different types of services from the government as well as private organizations, Bomdila runs peacefully and efficiently with a proper administration. The services in the town include emergency services, utility services, health services and some forms of entertainment services as well.

Police Station
Shri. D.K.Thungon
Phone No.: 222137, 9436045236

The electricity services in Bomdila are provided by the Department of Power Arunachal Pradesh headquartered in Itanagar and supervises the electrical services throughout the state. The postal services are headed by the Indian Postal Services and there are banks available in the area.

Some important contact details in the town are as follows:

State Bank of India
Address:
Dist.: West Kameng
Arunachal Pradesh - 790001
Phone No.: 03782-222189, 223606,223523
IFSC Code: SBIN0001394
Branch Code: 001394
MICR Code: 784002518

ICICI Bank
Address:
Icici Bank Ltd, Bomdila Plot No-149
Hill Top, Near Co-Operative Building
Dist-West Kameng - 790001
IFSC Code: ICIC0002622
Branch Code: 002622
MICR Code: 791229502

Yes Bank
Address:
P.O.: Bomdila, West Kameng - 790001
Arunachal Pradesh
IFSC Code: Yesb0arcb09
Branch Code: Arcb09
MICR Code: 791824519

Healthcare Services in Bomdila

Hospitals and emergency services are a necessity in every town. Similarly, Bomdila too has its share of hospitals where the sick and the ill are brought to be given proper treatment. Some of the hospitals in Bomdila are:

District Hospital
Phone No.: 22005

Medical Superintendent
Phone No.: 22174, 22187

TB Hospital
Phone No.: 22004

Transport Services in Bomdila

Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh is not a non-commutable area. In fact with the passage of time, the tourism essence of the town has increased to a very high extent resulting in developing roadways and better communication.

By Air:
The nearest airport to Bomdila is Tezpur in Assam situated at a distance of 160 km.

By Rail:
The nearest railhead is Rangapara in Tezpur, Assam at a distance of 160 km.

By Road:
Regular bus services are available from Tawang, Tezpur and Guwahati to Bomdila.

Also Read: Tourism in Bomdila

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