About Gaya district:

Gaya is a district in Bihar state, India. The total area of the district is 5,978 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 4379383 living in houses, among them male population is 2266865 and female population is 2112518. Sex ratio of the district is 937 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 63.67%.

Gaya district vehicle registration code is BR 02. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Gaya.

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 Gaya district.

Gaya 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 Gaya.

Top tourist places in Gaya:

Places of interest in Gaya:

Mahabodhi Temple, Vishnupad temple, Dungeshwari Cave temples, Barabar Caves, Bodhi Tree, Chinese temple, Bodhgaya Archaeological Museum, Muchalinda Lake, Thai temple, Royal Bhutan Monastery, 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.

Hotels in Gaya:

  • Hotel Viraat Inn, No.194, Laxman Sahay Lane, Opposite Gaya Railway Station, Station Road, Gaya, Bihar 823001
  • Ajatsatru Hotel,Infront of Gaya Railway Station, Station Road, Gaya, Bihar 823002
  • Hotel Gharana Gaya, South Church Road, Near Gandhi Maidan, Gaya, Bihar 823001
  • Hotel Rose Valley,Station Road,, Gaya, Bihar 823001
  • Hotel Buddha,194, Laxman Sahay Lane, Opposite Gaya Railway Station Rd, Gaya, Bihar 823001
  • Mahabodhi Hotel,Resort and Convention Centre,Hariharpur, Bodhgaya, Gaya, Bihar 823004
  • Hotel Taj Darbar,Belsar, Gaya, Domuhan Bodhgaya Road, Bodh Gaya, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
  • Hotel Delta International,Do Muhan Road, Gaya Dist, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
  • Hotel Skylark, near Gaya Railway station, Mahavir school, Swarajpuri Rd, Gaya, Bihar 823001
  • Hotel Vishnu Vihar,Behind Circuit House, Chanakya Puri Colony, Gaya, Bihar 823001
  • Hotel Pankaj,Tekari Road, Opposite Punjab National Bank, Gaya, Bihar 823001
  • Bodhgaya Regency Hotel,Near Japanese Temple, Mastipur, Japanese Temple Rd, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
  • Hotel Lumbini International,Great Buddha Road ,Bodhgaya, Gaya, Bihar 824231
  • Hotel Bodhgaya Gautam,Domuhan-Bodhgaya Rd, Bodhgaya, Gaya, Bihar 824231
  • Hotel Tokyo Vihar,Opposite Japanese Temple, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231
  • Hotel Bodh Vilas,Sujata Bypass Road,Behind Tergar monastery,Behind Karmapa Temple,Bodhgaya, Gaya, Bihar 824231
  • Hotel Shanti,North side of Kalchakra Ground, Near Maha Bodhi Temple, Bodhgaya, Gaya, Bihar 824231
  • Hotel Heritage Inn,Near Anand Cinema, Swarajpuri Rd, Nagmatia Colony, Gaya, Bihar 823001
  • Hotel Vishal International,Near Japanese Temple, Mastipur, Bodhgaya, 824231

Theatres in Gaya district:

  • Prem Talkies - Saheed Road, Gaya

Demographics:

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

Tehsil Population Male Female
Amas 105,027 54,058 50,969
Atri 82,296 42,548 39,748
Banke Bazar 129,624 66,796 62,828
Barachatti 142,534 72,455 70,079
Belaganj 222,003 114,912 107,091
Bodh Gaya 197,804 101,323 96,481
Dobhi 155,413 79,146 76,267
Dumaria 128,699 66,786 61,913
Fatehpur 235,612 120,884 114,728
Gaya 178,342 92,058 86,284
Guraru 139,379 72,596 66,783
Gurua 184,286 94,987 89,299
Imamganj 192,812 99,143 93,669
Khizirsarai 176,048 90,269 85,779
Konch 201,920 105,286 96,634
Manpur 148,418 76,700 71,718
Mohanpur 200,149 100,848 99,301
Muhra 100,820 51,813 49,007
Neem Chak Bathani 98,603 50,880 47,723
Paraiya 101,969 52,771 49,198
Sherghati 114,759 59,136 55,623
Tan Kuppa 124,940 64,161 60,779
Tikari 239,187 124,097 115,090
Wazirganj 221,731 113,601 108,130
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 7
2 Andhra Bank 1
3 Axis Bank 2
4 Bank Of Baroda 10
5 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
6 Canara Bank 5
7 Central Bank Of India 9
8 Corporation Bank 1
9 Dena Bank 1
10 HDFC Bank 4
11 ICICI Bank Limited 3
12 IDBI Bank 2
13 Indian Bank 1
14 Indian Overseas Bank 3
15 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 1
16 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
17 Punjab National Bank 16
18 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 1
19 State Bank Of India 34
20 Syndicate Bank 1
21 UCO Bank 1
22 Union Bank Of India 3
23 United Bank Of India 2