About Banas Kantha district:

Banas Kantha is a district in Gujarat state, India. The total area of the district is 12,703 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 3116045 living in houses, among them male population is 1609148 and female population is 1506897. Sex ratio of the district is 938 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 65.32%.

Banas Kantha district vehicle registration code is GJ 08. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Palanpur.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 50 units = Rs.3.05 per unit
  • 51 to 100 units = Rs.3.50 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.4.15 per unit
  • 201 to 250 units = Rs.4.25 per unit
  • 251 and above units = Rs.5.20 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Navratri, Deepavali, Kite festival, Shivaratri, Holi, Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Moharram - Ramzan are the major festivals celebrated in Banas Kantha district.

Banas Kantha Cuisine:

Aloo paratha, Basundi, Bhakri, Bhalia Wheat, Bhelpuri, Bombay mix, Chhundo, Dabeli, Dal bhat, Dal dhokli, Dhebra, Dhokla, Doodhpak, Galya pulla, Ghari, Ghevar, Handvo, Kansar, Keri no ras, Khakhra, Khaman, Khandvi, Khichdi, Khichu, Kulfi, Locho, Maghaz, Makka Poha Murabba Muthia, Narsobawadi Basundi, Puran poli, Sev mamra, Sosyo, Undhiyu are few of the many varieties of Banas Kantha.

Top tourist places in Banas Kantha:

Places of interest in Banas Kantha:

Ambaji, Palanpur, Deesa, Dhanera, Tharad are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

cotton, groundnuts (peanuts), dates, sugar cane, milk and milk products are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Banas Kantha district:

  • Bhabhar
  • Bhildi
  • Bhoyani
  • Chadotar
  • Chandisar
  • Chhapi
  • Chitrasani
  • Dhanakwada
  • Dhanera
  • Disa
  • Iqbal Gadh
  • Jethi
  • Karjoda
  • Lorwada
  • Palanpur Junction
  • Ramsan
  • Santalpur
  • Sarotra Road
  • Varahi

Insurance Companies in Banas Kantha:

  • Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd , 3rd Flr , Aarti complex, near SBI, Deesa, Banaskantha, Gujarat 385535
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance ,Pataleswar Complex, II Floor(rear side),, Keerthi Stamb Road, Palanpur, Gujarat 385001
  • Royal Sundaram General Insurance Co. Limited ,C/o Sundaram Finance,, F21, Appolo Enclave, Nr Modhera Cross Road, Mehsana, Gujarat 384002
  • National Insurance ,Panchvati Complex, Sardar Gunj Road, Palanpur, Dist: Banas Kantha, Palanpur, Gujarat 385001
  • LIC OF INDIA ,SH 132, Dantiwada, Gujarat 385505

Lawyers (Advocates) in Banas Kantha:

  • Prabhuram Dave ,59, Kushboo Shopping Centre, High Court Road, Deesa, Banaskantha - 385535, Near Deesa High Court
  • Anil Kumar Joshi ,23, LD Park, Neminath Nagar, Main Road, Deesa, Banaskantha - 385535, Near Neminath Nagar Bus Stand
  • Navin Chandra Raval ,6, Santilal Shah Chamber, Station Road, Deesa, Banaskantha - 385535, Near Union Bank Of India
  • Shivdatt Ladikramji Vaishya ,Near S.C.W. High School Po/Teh. New Deesra, Dist:banaskantha, Deesa, Banaskantha - 385535
  • Ramchandra Sonaji Chhunchha ,Brahampuri, Vadi Road, Deesa, BANASKANTHA - 385535, Near Old Octroy Naka

Blood banks in Banas Kantha:

  • Blood Bankbaradpura ,Near Delhi Gate, Banaskantha
  • Gayatri Voluntary Blood Bank And Computerised Pathology Laboratory , Kirti Chamber, Kirti Stambh Road, Banaskantha

Trading companies in Banas Kantha:

Hotels in Banas Kantha:

  • Hotel Ambaji International,Near Bus Stop, District Banaskhata, Ambaji, Gujarat 385110
  • Hotel Krishna Palace,Opp.Choudhary Dharmashala, Himmatnagar Highway Road, Ambaji, Gujarat 385110
  • Hotel Asopalav,Ambaji- Danta Higway Road, Opp. Reva Prabhu Sadan, Dist. Banaskantha, Ambaji, Gujarat 385110
  • Balaram Palace Resort,Off. Abu-Palanpur Highway No. 14,Banaskantha, Chitrasani, Gujarat 385010
  • Hotel Rajmandir,Near Ambaji Temple, District Banaskhata, Ambaji, Gujarat 385110
  • Hotel Lajwanti,Dantiwada, Gujarat 385505

Theatres in Banas Kantha district:

  • Bollywood Metro Cinema - Khambat Dharmaj Road, Kansari

Demographics:

Taluka in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Amirgadh 132,354 67,100 65,254
Bhabhar 123,152 63,892 59,260
Danta 224,839 114,836 110,003
Dantiwada 115,221 59,846 55,375
Deesa 588,123 304,122 284,001
Deodar 177,919 92,157 85,762
Dhanera 230,741 119,504 111,237
Kankrej 275,613 142,849 132,764
Palanpur 438,773 226,487 212,286
Tharad 327,289 169,166 158,123
Vadgam 240,326 122,254 118,072
Vav 246,156 128,166 117,990
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Axis Bank 2
2 Bank Of Baroda 12
3 Bank Of India 1
4 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
5 Central Bank Of India 1
6 Corporation Bank 1
7 Dena Bank 26
8 HDFC Bank 12
9 ICICI Bank Limited 7
10 IDBI Bank 5
11 Indian Bank 1
12 Indian Overseas Bank 1
13 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 2
14 Ratnakar Bank Limited 1
15 State Bank Of India 33
16 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 1
17 YES Bank 1