About West Garo Hills district:

West Garo Hills is a district in Meghalaya state, India. The total area of the district is 3,714 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 642923 living in houses, among them male population is 324900 and female population is 318023. Sex ratio of the district is 984 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 67.58%.

West Garo Hills district vehicle registration code is ML 08. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in West Garo Hills(Tura).

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 West Garo Hills district.

West Garo Hills Cuisine:

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

Top tourist places in West Garo Hills:

Places of interest in West Garo Hills:

Arbella Peak, Asanangre, Balpakram National ParkPopular, Bazars, Behdeinkhlam Festival, BhaitbariPopular, Chad Sukra, Chibragre, Dargah of Hazrat Shah Kamal Baba, Daribokgre Rural Tourism, Imilchang Dare, Kata Beel, Kima Songa, Laho Dance, Mir Jumla's Tomb, Naphak Lake, Nokrek Biosphere ReservePopular, Pelga Fall, Rangapani, Rombagre, Rongbang Dare WaterfallPopular, Sasatgre Village, Siju Bird Sanctuary, Siju CavesPopular, Simsang River, TrekkingPopular, Tura PeakPopular, Wadagokgre 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 West Garo Hills district:

Insurance Companies in West Garo Hills:

Lawyers (Advocates) in West Garo Hills:

Blood banks in West Garo Hills:

  • Civil Hospital ,West Garo Hills District, Tura

Trading companies in West Garo Hills:

Hotels in West Garo Hills:

  • RIKMAN,NH 51, Tura, West Garo Hills, Meghalaya

Theatres in West Garo Hills district:


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

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Central Bank Of India 1
2 HDFC Bank 1
3 ICICI Bank Limited 1
4 State Bank Of India 22
5 YES Bank 12