About East Khasi Hills district:

East Khasi Hills is a district in Meghalaya state, India. The total area of the district is 2,752 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 824059 living in houses, among them male population is 410360 and female population is 413699. Sex ratio of the district is 1011 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 84.15%.

East Khasi Hills district vehicle registration code is ML 01,ML 03,ML 05. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in East Khasi Hills,Shillong.

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.15 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.3.75 per unit
  • 201 and above units = Rs.5.0 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Behdienkhlam, Shad Suk Mynsiem, Wangala, Ka Pomblang Nongkrem, Umsan Nongkharai, Saram Cha'A, Doregata Dance Festival, Lahoo Dance Festival, Chambil Mesara or Pomelo Dance Festival, Shad Beh Sier are the major festivals celebrated in East Khasi Hills district.

East Khasi Hills Cuisine:

Jadoh, Nakham Bitchi, Dohkhlieh, Pumaloi, Daineiiong, Mylliem chicken, Tungrymbai, Pukhlein, Pudoh, Putharao are few of the many varieties of East Khasi Hills.

Top tourist places in East Khasi Hills:

Places of interest in East Khasi Hills:

All Saints Church, Beadon Falls, Bishop Falls, Botanical GardenPopular, Butterfly MuseumPopular, Capt. Williamson Sangma State Museum, Cathedral of Mary, CherrapunjiPopular, Crinoline Fall, David Scott TrailPopular, Diengiei PeakPopular, Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous CulturePopular, Elephant FallsPopular, Lady Hydari ParkPopular, Laitlum CanyonsPopular, Mahadev Khola Dham, Marai Cave, Mawjymbuin Caves, Mawlynnong Waterfall, Meghalaya State Museum, Motphran, Nongkhnum Island, Shillong Golf Course, Shillong PeakPopular, Sohpetbneng PeakPopular, Spread Eagle Falls, Sweet Falls, Umiam LakePopular, Wankhar Entomology Museum, Ward's Lake are the major tourist attractions of the district.


Rice, Maize, oranges (Khasi Mandarian), pineapple, banana, jackfruits, plums, potato, turmeric, ginger, black pepper, arecanut, betelvine, tapioca, short staple cotton, jute and mesta, mustard and rapeseed are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in East Khasi Hills district:

Insurance Companies in East Khasi Hills:

  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance,2nd Floor, Creseens M G Road, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001
  • RD AGENT,6th Furlong, Polo Ground, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001
  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd., European Word, Ground + 3 Stories, RCC Building, RPG Complex, East Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001
  • MEGHA HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME,Health Complex, Red Hill Road, Upper New Colony, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003
  • SBI Life Insurance, 2nd Floor, Keseamon House, Don Bosco Rd, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003
  • Star Union Dai-chi Life Insurance,Police Bazar, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001

Lawyers (Advocates) in East Khasi Hills:

  • Sunamganj District Bar Association,Sunamganj Sylhet Hwy, Sunamganj 3000, Bangladesh
  • Sikdar & Associates, Consultants & Advocates,Keating Road, At Tri-Junction to IGP Point, Near Vodafone Office 1st Floor, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001

Blood banks in East Khasi Hills:

  • Nazareth Hospital ,Nazareth Hospital, Laitumkhrah, Shillong
  • North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute Of Health And Medical Sciences ,Mawdiangdiang

Trading companies in East Khasi Hills:

Hotels in East Khasi Hills:

  • Royal Heritage,Tripura Castle Road, Celeve Colony, East Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003
  • Hotel Polo Towers Shillong,Oak land Road, Near Polo Grounds, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001

Theatres in East Khasi Hills district:

  • Airforce Station - Shillong, East Khasi
  • Galleria Anjalee - Shillong, East Khasi
  • Bijou Cinema- Shillong, East Khasi
  • Dah Auditorium - Shillong, East Khasi(Shillong)
  • Meghalaya Hal (IAF) - Shillong, East Khasi (Shillong)
  • Payal Cinema - Shillong, East Khasi (Shillong)
  • Raves Entertainment - Shillong, East Khasi
  • Rhino Auditorium Cum Lecture Hall - Shillong, East Khasi (Shillong)
  • Soltee Hall (Central Auditorium) - Shillong, East Khasi


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

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Andhra Bank 1
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 2
4 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
5 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 1
6 Canara Bank 5
7 Central Bank Of India 6
8 Corporation Bank 1
9 Federal Bank 2
10 HDFC Bank 5
11 ICICI Bank Limited 3
12 IDBI Bank 4
13 Indian Overseas Bank 2
14 Indusind Bank 1
15 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 1
16 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
17 Punjab National Bank 2
18 South Indian Bank 1
19 State Bank Of India 39
20 United Bank Of India 3
21 YES Bank 19