How many districts are in West Garo Hills?

How many districts are in West Garo Hills?

two districts
History. In 22 October 1976 the Garo Hills district was bifurcated into two districts: West Garo Hills district and East Garo Hills district. The West Garo Hills district was further divided into two districts: the present day West Garo Hills district and South Garo Hills district in June 1992.

Who is the West Garo Hills DC?

Administrative Officers

Name Designation Contact Number
Shri Ram Singh, IAS Deputy Commissioner 223835/ 223806(O)/ 223826(R)
Shri. Jagdish Chelani, IAS Sub Divisional Officer( Sadar)
Shri C.N. Sangma, MCS Additional Deputy Commissioner & Project Director
Dr. Rezina Ch Marak, MCS Additional Deputy Commissioner

Where Garo hills are located in which side?

The West Garo Hills district lies on the western part of the state of Meghalaya bounded by the East Garo Hills district on the east, the South Garo Hills on the south-east, the Goalpara district of Assam on the north and north-west and Bangladesh on the south.

Why is Garo Hills famous for?

Garo Hills known for its abundance of wildlife attracts naturalists and photographers to capture the multifaceted sights of a unique range of flora and fauna. Two mountain ranges – the Arabella range and the Tura range, pass through the Garo Hills, forming the great Balpakram valley in between.

Who is the first Garo IAS?

She was honoured by the Government of India in 2003 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award, making her the first person from Garo tribe to receive the award. Ingty died, aged 72, at Shillong, Meghalaya on 14 January 2004. Her son, P. W. Ingty is an author and an IAS officer.

Who is the SP of Meghalaya?

Superintendent of Police

Name Designation
Nazarius Lamare, MPS Superintendent of Police, Ri-Bhoi
Shri Rituraj Ravi, IPS Superintendent of Police, South Garo Hills
Shri Siddharth Kumar Ambedkar, IPS Superintendent of Police, South West Garo Hills
Shri Maxwell B. Syiem, MPS Superintendent of Police, South West Khasi Hills

What is the highest peak of Garo Hills?

The Nokrek National Park is about 45 kms via Asananggre and Sasatgre but just about 2 kms from Tura Peak in West Garo Hills, provided you are an avid trekker. Nokrek is the highest peak in Garo Hills and has been declared a National Biosphere under the control and management of the state forest department.

What do Garo tribes eat?

The staple food of the Garos is rice. They also eat millets, maize, tapioca, etc. Garos are very liberal in their food habits. They rear goats, pigs, fowls, ducks, etc.