About Chatra district:

Chatra is a district in Jharkhand state, India. The total area of the district is 3,706 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1042304 living in houses, among them male population is 534209 and female population is 508095. Sex ratio of the district is 951 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 62.14%.

Chatra district vehicle registration code is JH 13. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Chatra.

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • for load upto 4 KW - 1 to 200 units = Rs.2.60 per unit, 201 and above units = Rs.3.10 per unit
  • for load more than 4 KW - 1 and above units = Rs.3.20 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Holi, Diwali, Ramnavami, Dussehra, Basant Panchami, Chhath Puja, Jityya Bhaiya Dooj, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, Muharrum, Sohrai, Karma, Sarhul are the major festivals celebrated in Chatra district.

Chatra Cuisine:

Handia, Bamboo Shoots, Rugra, Kanda, Thekua, Mitha Khaja, Pua, Mahua, Litti, Aaloo Chokha, Dhuska, Chhirka or Chhilka Roti, Arsa Roti, Dubhni Roti, Bedmi Poori, Dhuska & Ghugni are few of the many varieties of Chatra.

Top tourist places in Chatra:

Places of interest in Chatra:

Bhadrakali Temple, Barura Sharif, Kauleshwari Devi Temple, Kunda Cave, Kolhua Hill, Dumer Sumer Falls, Balbal Duari, Gua Waterfall are the major tourist attractions of the district.


Paddy, Jowar, Bajra, Wheat, Maize, Barley, Gram, Linseed, rapeseed, Mustard and Rice are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Chatra district:

  • Mathurapur

Insurance Companies in Chatra:

  • Life insurance ,At Raja Bangla, Main Road, Po - Pachamba,, Chatra, Chatra Jharkhand, Jharkhand 815316

Lawyers (Advocates) in Chatra:

  • Arunram Dangi Advocate ,Advocates, S/O Tukan Mahto, Chaur Mohalla, 825401, Chatra Bazar, Chatra - 825401, Chatra
  • Santanjee Advocate ,Advocate, S/O Nares Kumar Singh, Near Head Post Office, 825401, Chatra Bazar, Chatra - 825401, Chatra
  • Sri Praduman Mishra ,Advocates, -, S/O Late Ram Nandu, Chatra Bazar, Chatra - 825401, Mishra, 825401

Blood banks in Chatra:

  • Suri Dist. Hospital Blood Bank ,Birbhum - 731101

Trading companies in Chatra:

Hotels in Chatra:

  • Sriman Srimati Rest House, Chatra, Jharkhand
  • Panchwati Palaza, Itkhori Chowk Itkhori Chatra, Jharkhand
  • Shree Maa Rest House, Jatrahibagh, Chatra , Jharkhand
  • Swastik Guest House, Near Boys High School Main Road,Chatra , Jharkhand

Theatres in Chatra district:

  • Kusum Chitra Mandir - Near Chatra Police Station, Ansar Nagar, Chatra 825401, Jharkhand


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

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 2
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of India 1
4 Canara Bank 1
5 Central Bank Of India 1
6 HDFC Bank 1
7 IDBI Bank 1
8 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 1
9 State Bank Of India 11
10 Union Bank Of India 2
11 United Bank Of India 2