About Purnia district:

Purnia is a district in Bihar state, India. The total area of the district is 3,228 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3273127 living in houses, among them male population is 1695829 and female population is 1577298. Sex ratio of the district is 921 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 51.08%.

Purnia district vehicle registration code is BR 11. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Purnia.

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 Purnia district.

Purnia 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 Purnia.

Top tourist places in Purnia:

Places of interest in Purnia:

troika park, durga mandir, janki nagar durga mandir, mahabir mandir, maa kaali mandir, uma talkies, meera talkies, kali mandir, shiv mandir 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 Purnia:

  • Hotel Kaushaki, Kalibari Road, Near Kali Mandir, Bhatta Bazar, Purnea, Bihar 854301
  • Hotel Harsa,Chitrawani Road, Navratan Hatta, Purnea, Bihar 854301
  • Centre Point Hotel,RMSHY Chowk,Chowdary Market, Sneh Villa, Bhatta Bazar, Purnea, Bihar 854301
  • Hotel sanjay,Bhatta Bazar, Navratan Hatta, Purnea, Bihar 854301
  • Hotel Shree Nayak, Nayak Campus, Near Jail Chowk, Purnea, Bihar 854301
  • Hotel Shine,gulabbagh, zero Mile, Purnea, Bihar 854326
  • Hotel Panchwati International,201, Bihar Talkies Road, Line Bazar, Purnea, Bihar 854301
  • Hotel Holiday International, Taxi Stand Road, R N Shaw Chowk, Sarvoday Nagar, Purnea, Bihar 854301
  • Hotel Aditya,Maheshkhunt-Madhepura-Purnia Rd, Purnea, Bihar 854305
  • Bhagalpuri hotel, Near shiv mandir, Line Bazar, Purnea, Bihar 854301
  • Hotel Hindustan,Opp. Jagannath Dharamshala, Line Bazar, Purnea, Bihar 854301

Theatres in Purnia district:

  • Annapurna Talkies - P.O.+P.S Bhawanipur, Bhawanipur
  • Ashish Chitralay - P.O-Dhamdaha,, Dhamdaha
  • Krishna Talkies - P.O - Rautahat,, Rautahat

Demographics:

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

Tehsil Population Male Female
Amour 290,559 151,531 139,028
Baisa 193,127 100,187 92,940
Baisi 227,706 117,648 110,058
Banmankhi 321,079 167,938 153,141
Barhara 209,000 109,302 99,698
Bhawanipur 161,720 84,098 77,622
Dagarua 221,142 114,954 106,188
Dhamdaha 288,084 150,332 137,752
Jalalgarh 112,951 58,460 54,491
Kasba 157,920 81,518 76,402
Krityanand Nagar 230,504 119,494 111,010
Purnia East 163,078 84,356 78,722
Rupauli 234,686 122,633 112,053
Srinagar 110,058 57,071 52,987
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 2
2 Andhra Bank 1
3 Axis Bank 1
4 Bank Of Baroda 6
5 Bank Of India 3
6 Canara Bank 12
7 Central Bank Of India 16
8 Corporation Bank 1
9 Dena Bank 2
10 HDFC Bank 2
11 ICICI Bank Limited 3
12 IDBI Bank 1
13 Indian Bank 1
14 Indian Overseas Bank 1
15 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 2
16 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
17 State Bank Of India 1
18 United Bank Of India 4