Sub-Divisions in East District district:

About East District district:

East District is a district in Sikkim state, India. The total area of the district is 954 According to recent census the total population of the district is 281293 living in houses, among them male population is 150260 and female population is 131033. Sex ratio of the district is 873 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 83.85%.

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

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 50 units = Rs.1.1 per unit
  • 51 to 100 units = Rs.2.34 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.3.65 per unit
  • 201 to 400 units = Rs.4.57 per unit
  • 401 and above units = Rs.4.93 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Bumchu, Drupka Teshi, International Flower Festival, Lhabab Duchen, Losoong Festival, Pang Lhabsol, Saga Dawa, Tendong Lho Rum Faat, Tihar Festival are the major festivals celebrated in East District district.

East District Cuisine:

Dal bhat, Gya thuk or Thukpa, Momo, Phagshapa, Kinema, Bamboo shoot, Sael Roti, Niguru with Churpi, Gundruk, Chang (Thomba) are few of the many varieties of East District.

Top tourist places in East District:

Places of interest in East District:

Gangtok, Aritar, Rumtek, Changu Lake, Nathula, Banjhakri Falls, Khangchendzonga Tourist Villa are the major tourist attractions of the district.


Rice, Maize, Millet, barley, Wheat, Oranges, Tea, Cardamom are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in East District district:

Insurance Companies in East District:

  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance - Mundra Building -Gangtok,Mundra Building, #72/II, V Floor (1st Floor from M. G. Road), Gangtok, Sikkim 737101
  • oriental insurance india,M.P.Golai, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim 737135
  • Chola MS Insurance Company Ltd,Convoy Ground, Tadong, Samsung Plaza, 2nd Floor, Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102
  • United India Insurance Co. Ltd., H#169, NH 31A, Upper Tadong, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102, H#169, NH 31A, Upper Tadong, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102
  • Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited,Road Level, Floor -I, Deep Building, Nh-10, Gairigaon Tadong, Gangtok, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102
  • HDFC Life,M.G.Marg, 3, Oberoi Building, Gangtok, Sikkim 737101

Lawyers (Advocates) in East District:

Blood banks in East District:

  • Central Blood Bank, Stnm Hospital ,Gangtok
  • Central Referral Hospital ,Manipal L, 5th Mile Tadong

Trading companies in East District:

Hotels in East District:

  • Hotel Suprabhatam, Development Area Rd, Gangtok, East Sikkim, Sikkim 737101
  • The Lindsay Himalayan Heights Hotel, PS Rd, Arithang, Gangtok, Sikkim 737101
  • Hotel Chittiz, Aritar Road, Aritar, Sikkim 737133

Theatres in East District district:

  • Vajra Cinema - Gangtok, East Sikkim
  • Defence Auditorium (Gangtok,Tadong)
  • Thegu Military Station (Thegu)
  • Denzong Cinema


Sub-Division in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
East District
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches