About Palamu district:

Palamu is a district in Jharkhand state, India. The total area of the district is 5,044 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1936319 living in houses, among them male population is 1003876 and female population is 932443. Sex ratio of the district is 929 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 75.5%.

Palamu district vehicle registration code is . Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in .

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 Palamu district.

Palamu 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 Palamu.

Top tourist places in Palamu:

Places of interest in Palamu:

Palamau Tiger Reserve, Betla Fort, Betla National Park, Palamau Tiger Reserve, Lodh Waterfalls, Shahpur Village, Palamu Fort 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 Palamu district:

  • Chianki
  • Daltonganj
  • Garwa Road
  • Haidarnagar
  • Japla
  • Kajrat Nawadih
  • Keckhi
  • Muhammadganj
  • Kosiara
  • Satbahini
  • Sigsigi
  • Tolra
  • Untare Road

Insurance Companies in Palamu:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Palamu:

Blood banks in Palamu:

Trading companies in Palamu:

Hotels in Palamu:

  • Hotel Chandra Residency,Bariya Chowk, Nimia, Sudna Daltonganj, Palamau, Jharkhand 822101
  • Hotel Jayshree,Near Redma Overbridge, Abadganj,, Daltonganj, Jharkhand 822101
  • Hotel Van Vihar,Betla, Jharkhand 822111

Theatres in Palamu district:


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

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 1
2 Punjab National Bank 3
3 State Bank Of India 29
4 United Bank Of India 1