About The District
The district of North Garo Hills forms the Northern most part of Garo Hills.
It is the gateway to the entire Garo Hills region and shares a border with Assam. The population is a mixture of indigenous Garo
tribes alongwith other minor tribes comprising of Rabhas, Hajongs, Kacharis, Boros. The climate is sub tropical with adequate rainfall.
The people are an ethnic mix of Indo-Burmese-Tibetan ancestry.
Going back in Time
The Government of Assam established the first Development Block with Resubelpara as its Head Quarter on 2nd October, 1952.
The Government of Meghalaya declared Resubelpara as an Administrative Unit in 1976.
It was upgraded into a full fledged Civil Sub-Division on 30th April, 1982.
The State Government declared Resubelpara as a town on 29th November, 1995 and also created a Municipal Board on 28th February, 1997.
The Resubelpara Civil Sub division was declared full fledged district by Dr. Mukul Sangma, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Meghalaya on 24th March 2012.
The district was inaugurated by Dr. Mukul Sangma, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Meghalaya on 27th July 2012.
North by Goalpara(Assam)
South by East Garo Hills District (Meghalaya)
East by Kamrup (Assam) and West Khasi Hills District (Meghalaya)
West by Dadenggre Civil Sub Division, West
Garo Hills District (Meghalaya)
Its area is 1,113 Sq Km.
Its headquarters is situated at Resubelpara.