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Latehar district has been created on 4th April 2001. Previously, it was a subdivision of old Palamau district of Jharkhand State. Latehar district is situated between 84deg. 31 min. East latitude 23 deg. 44.4 sec north latitude.
The geogrophical area of the district is 3651.59 square kilometers. There are 9 (Nine) Development Blocks, namely Latehar, Chandwa, Balumath, Bariyatu, Herhanj, Manika, Barwadih, Garu and Mahuadar

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- LAST PROVISIONAL MERIT LIST for appointment of Primary Teachers (Class 1 to 5) in Latehar District
- PROVISIONAL MERIT LIST for appointment of Primary Teachers (Class 1 to 5) in Latehar District
- PROCEEDING of meeting on preparation of upcoming Action Plan under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Latehar on 05-12-2014
- TENDER : Procurement of Election materials under Assembly Election-2014
- EOI Invited for Supply of Manpower under 13th Finance Commission for various works at District Statistics Office, Latehar
- TENDER - Short Term Tender/Quotation Invitation for procurement of items in District Statistics Office, Latehar
- STATISTICS - कृषि वर्ष 2014-15 का अगहनी धान, उरद, अरहर, मूंगफली एवं मूंग फसल कटनी प्रयोग की ग्राम सूची
- TENDER Invitation for delivery of Food from Block Level SFC Godown to various Fair Price Shops in Latehar District for the Financial Year 2014-15 under Door Step Delivery of Supply Department
- TENDER : Short Tender Invited from reputed Publishers/Suppliers for establishment of Mini Library in High Schools of Latehar District
- PROCEEDING of meeting on Selection of P.A.I. for the Prototype Phase-III to Phase-VII and EOI for Implementation of Income Generation Promotional Scheme and Rate Fixation for Vocational Training to P.T.G. Beneficiaries in Poultry, Piggery & Goatery, distribution of Materials, Kit and Medicine for Lah Farming inlight of recomendation of 13th Finance Commission and EOI for distribution of cow and goat under Live Stock Distribution under the Charirmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Latehar on 28-08-2014
- STATISTICS : Letter for Completion of Bhadai Dhan, Makai and Madua Phasal Katani Prayog for Agricultural Year 2014-15
- D.C. Tenure


Latehar town is the district headquater of Latehar district. The office of the deputy commissioner is located in the Latehar town. Deputy commissioner is the head of the district administration and is ex-officio chairman of various societies, agencies that are involved in the development of the district. Deputy Commissioner is also the District Programme Coordinator under NREGA.
Various Societies and governmental agencies which are in the direct control of the Deputy Commissioner are D.R.D.A., MESO, Central sponsored Social sector, welfare schemes
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The economy of the people revolves round the forest, agriculture and minerals.

(a) Agriculture: - A large number of people are engaged in agricultural activities. Cultivation of paddy, maize, cereals, wheat, oil seeds etc. are common. The people are either working as agricultural labourers or cultivators. Kharif and Rabbi are the main agricultural seasons. Karma festival is celebrated for good production of crops.

Last updated on: 19th January, 2015

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