Block Administration

The District of West Garo Hills comprises of 7 (Seven) Community and Rural Development (C&RD) Blocks. They are:

  • Rongram Development Block
  • Dadenggre Development Block
  • Dalu Development Block
  • Selsella Development Block
  • Tikrikilla Development Block
  • Gambegre Development Block
  • Demdemma Development Block

Block-wise Total Population & Child Population (2011)

Block Total population Total male population Total female population Total population(0-6 Years) Male population(0-6 Years) Female population(0-6 Years)
Selsella

1,59,221

80,422 78,799 31,721 16,086 15,635
Dadenggiri 41,595 20,842 20,753 7,681 3,765 3,916
Tikrikilla 58,388 29,267 29,121 10,069 5,094 4,957
Rongram 58,745 29,802 28,943 10,391 5,216 5,175
Gambegre 26,769 13,576 13,193 5,116 2,597 2,519
Dalu 51,220 25,879 25,341 9,033 4,601 4,432
Tura(M) 74,858 37,236 37,622 8,884 4,588 4,296

Block-wise SC and ST Population (2011)

Block Total SC population Total ST population Male SC population Male ST population Female SC population Female ST population
Selsella 2,966 65,220 1,504 32,554 1,462 32,666
Dadenggiri 41 40,351 18 20,207 23 20,144
Tikrikilla 507 52,729 257 26,326 250 26,403
Rongram 140 53,110 75 26,717 65 26,393
Gambegre 36 26,267 19 13,306 17 12,961
Dalu 464 44,440 247 22,221 217 22,219
Tura(M) 2,561 53,724 1,338 26,048 1,223 27,676

Block-wise Number of Literates and Literacy Rate (2011)

Block Literates Literacy Rate
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Selsella 68,013 37,188 30,825 53 58 49
Dadenggiri 19,573 11,087 8,486 58 65 50
Tikrikilla 31,600 17,424 14,176 65 72 59
Rongram 36,220 19,614 16,607 75 80 70
Gambegre 15,431 8,359 7,072 71 76 65
Dalu 29,820 16,207 13,613 71 76 65
Tura(M) 60,254 30,418 29,836 91 93 90

Important Markets in West Garo Hills

Sl. No. Name of Block/ Markets Market Day Distance from (in kms. )
Block H.Q. District H.Q.
Rongram Block
1 Tura Weekdays 15 0
2 Tura(Najing) Saturday 21 6
3 Ronrgram Friday 2 16
4 Jengjal Thursday 15 30
5 Dollonggre Monday 23 39
6 Babadam Monday 20 26
7 Chinabat Wednesday 23 38
Dalu Block
1 Zikzak   Friday 0 64
2 Mahendraganj Saturday 16 77
3 Kalaipara Wednesday 3 67
4 Gonipathkilla Tuesday 31 97
Zikzak Block
1 Chaipani  Weekdays 2 52
2 Barengapara Thursday 0 49
3 Kherapara Wednesday 23 26
4 Purakhasia Tuesday 28 78
Dadenggre Block
1 Dadenggre   Wednesday 0 54
2 Damal Asim Friday 12 66
3 Romgre Thursday 10 64
4 Rongkhongre Tuesday 37 81
Betasing Block
1 Ampati Wednesday/ Saturday 5 52
2 Betasing   Monday/ Thursday 1 44
3 Damalgre Thursday 29 18
4 Rangsakona Friday 22 39
Selsella Block
1 Mukdangra Saturday 30 28
2 Garobada Tuesday 16 31
3 Selsella   Thursday 0 47
4 Rajabala Saturday 15 62
5 Chibinang Wednesday 35 82
Tikrikilla Block
1 Tikrikilla Friday 0 115
2 Jangrapara Saturday 19 134
3 Raksamgre Tuesday 11 126
4 Rengsinpara Thursday 16 131
5 Belguri Thursday 16 131
6 Potamati Monday 5 120
Gambegre Block
1 Gambegre   Wednesday 0 23
2 Chengkurigre Monday 16 27