About Latehar district:

Latehar is a district in Jharkhand state, India. The total area of the district is 3,659.59 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 725673 living in houses, among them male population is 369534 and female population is 356139. Sex ratio of the district is 964 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 61.23%.

Latehar district vehicle registration code is JH 19. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Latehar.

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 Latehar district.

Latehar 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 Latehar.

Top tourist places in Latehar:

Places of interest in Latehar:

Koel River, Lower Ghaghri Falls, Kanti Waterfalls, Magnolia Point, Palamau Fort, Sahi Falls 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 Latehar district:

  • Barwadih Junction
  • Chhipadohar
  • Hehegara Halt(E
  • Kita
  • Latehar
  • Mahuamilan
  • Richughutu
  • Tori

Insurance Companies in Latehar:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Latehar:

Blood banks in Latehar:

  • Sub-Divisional Hospital Blood Bank , Sadar Hospital Campus, Latehar

Trading companies in Latehar:

Hotels in Latehar:

  • Hotel Raj,NH 75, Karkat, Latehar, Jharkhand 829206
  • Hotel Van Vihar,Betla, Jharkhand 822111
  • HOTEL RAVI&SHASHI NETARHAT,Birjiatoli, Jharkhand 822119

Theatres in Latehar district:


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 Bank Of Baroda 1
3 Canara Bank 1
4 Central Bank Of India 2
5 IDBI Bank 1
6 Punjab National Bank 1
7 State Bank Of India 11
8 UCO Bank 1
9 Union Bank Of India 2
10 United Bank Of India 1