About Banka district:

Banka is a district in Bihar state, India. The total area of the district is 3,018 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 2029339 living in houses, among them male population is 1064307 and female population is 965032. Sex ratio of the district is 907 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 58.17%.

Banka district vehicle registration code is BR 51. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Banka.

Electricity board in Bihar:

  • Regulatory Commission - Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Transmission Companies - Bihar State Power Transmission Company Ltd (BSPTC)
  • Distribution Companies - North Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd (NBPDC), South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd (SBPDC)

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • Single Phase with connected load less than 7 kW - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.00 per unit, 101 to 200 units = Rs.3.65 per unit, 201 to 300 units = Rs.4.35, 301 and above units = Rs.5.45
  • Three Phase with connected load more than 5 KW - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.00 per unit, 101 to 200 units = Rs.3.65 per unit, 201 to 300 units = Rs.4.35, 301 and above units = Rs.5.45
Important Festivals of the district:

Dala Chhath, Deepawali (Diwali), Shravani Mela, Teej, Chitragupta Puja, Bihula-Bishari, Sonepur cattle fair, Saraswati Puja, Holi, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, Muharram, Ram Navami, Rath yatra, Rakshabandhan, Maha Shivaratri, Durga Puja are the major festivals celebrated in Banka district.

Banka Cuisine:

Aloo gobi, Anarsa, Balushahi, Bhurta, Chaat, Chapati, Chinese bhel, Dahi vada, Dal, Gajar ka halwa, Ghugni, Gulab jamun, Handia, Kachori, Kheer, Mattar paneer, Okhlee, Pakora, Paratha, Rumali Roti, Saag, Sattu, Thekua, Tilkut, Vegetable tarkari are few of the many varieties of Banka.

Top tourist places in Banka:

Places of interest in Banka:

mandar parwat are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, Wheat, Maize, turmeric, urad, moong, gram, peas, lentils, khesaria are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Banka district:

  • Barahat
  • Panjwara Road
  • Punsia

Insurance Companies in Banka:

  • Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited ,Shree Niwas Complex, Banka - 813102, Near Town Hall, Aligunj
  • Reliance Life Insurance Company Ltd ,Shiv Ashish Market, Katoria, Banka - 813106

Lawyers (Advocates) in Banka:

Blood banks in Banka:

Trading companies in Banka:

  • Motilal Oswal ,DOKANIA MARKETGROUND FLOOR SHOP NO 47District:Banka,BRPostcode:813102

Hotels in Banka:

  • Hotel Madhuwan Vihar, Vijaynagar, Circuit House Road, Banka, Bihar 813001

Theatres in Banka district:

  • Ganesh Chitramandir - Dam Road, Bounsi
  • Mahendra Talkies - Sakuntala Market, Banka

Demographics:

C.D.Block in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Amarpur 201,351 105,705 95,646
Banka 171,324 89,334 81,990
Barahat 149,188 77,845 71,343
Bausi 185,000 96,357 88,643
Belhar 167,719 87,838 79,881
Chanan 165,634 86,251 79,383
Dhuraiya 239,762 125,586 114,176
Katoria 186,646 98,119 88,527
Phulidumar 125,251 66,115 59,136
Rajaun 197,601 103,596 94,005
Shambhuganj 173,974 92,351 81,623
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 2
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 1
4 Bank Of India 3
5 Canara Bank 4
6 Central Bank Of India 3
7 HDFC Bank 1
8 ICICI Bank Limited 1
9 IDBI Bank 1
10 Indian Bank 1
11 Indian Overseas Bank 1
12 Punjab National Bank 1
13 State Bank Of India 9
14 Syndicate Bank 1
15 UCO Bank 2
16 Union Bank Of India 1
17 United Bank Of India 3
18 Vijaya Bank 1