C.D.Blocks in Jaintia Hills district:

About Jaintia Hills district:

Jaintia Hills is a district in Meghalaya state, India. The total area of the district is 1,693 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 392852 living in houses, among them male population is 195641 and female population is 197211. Sex ratio of the district is 1013 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 61.64%.

Jaintia Hills district vehicle registration code is ML 04. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Jaintia Hills.

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 Jaintia Hills district.

Jaintia Hills Cuisine:

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

Top tourist places in Jaintia Hills:

Places of interest in Jaintia Hills:

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 Jaintia Hills district:

Insurance Companies in Jaintia Hills:

  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance, 2nd Floor, Creseens M G Road, Shillong, Meghalaya 793001

Lawyers (Advocates) in Jaintia Hills:

Blood banks in Jaintia Hills:

Trading companies in Jaintia Hills:

Hotels in Jaintia Hills:

Theatres in Jaintia Hills district:


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

Tehsil Population Male Female
Jaintia Hills
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Axis Bank 3
2 Bank Of Baroda 1
3 Canara Bank 2
4 HDFC Bank 3
5 ICICI Bank Limited 2
6 IDBI Bank 1
7 Indian Overseas Bank 1
8 State Bank Of India 6
9 United Bank Of India 2
10 YES Bank 6