Administration in RaigarhBefore independence Raigarh was a princely state i.e. a state that was not directly governed by the British during the British Raj but were ruled by a local ruler under a form of indirect rule subject to a subsidiary alliance of the British crown. The district of Raigarh was first formed by merging the princely states of Sakti, Raigarh, Udaipur (Dharamjaigarh), Sarangarh and Jashpur. Although Jashpur and Sakti are now not part of Raigarh.
Raigarh is the district headquarters and it’s famous for its growing industrial sectors and diverse cultural practices in the state. It's known at the cultural capital but is slowly acquiring the name as industrial capital as well. It is home to one of the oldest jute mills in India known as Mohan jute mills. They are also one of the major producers of steel in country. The city runs on its number of steel and power plants such as MSP, JSPL, Monnet steel, and many other small and medium producers that have played a great part in the growth and development of the city.The most common languages spoken in the city are mostly Chhattisgarhi, Oriya and Hindi. There are also large populations of Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Bihari and other communities living here.
Nagar Nigam RaigarhNagar Nigam Raigarh is the administrative authority (Municipality) of the city of Raigarh in Chhattisgarh. They are in charge of controlling and maintaining flood & disaster control planning, maintaince of urban infrastructure, issuing of birth and death certificates, looking after sewages and sanitation issues and more. Nagar Nigam Raigah is headed by Mayor who is assisted by Commissioner in discharging his duties.
Address : Nagar Nigam, Inside Townhall , Near Hospital,
new road, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh-496001
Telephone : 07762-222911
General Administration of Raigarh
Collector of Riagarh
Office Of Collector, Chakradhar Nagar
Raigarh (CG) - 496001
Email: raigarhlcg @ nic.in
Police Administration in RaigarhPolice department in Raigarh aim to do their best in maintaining law and order within the city. They are quick to respond to any emergencies whether its regarding harassment, violence, accidents etc. Police administration in the city is headed by Superintendent of Police who is assisted by junior officers of the department. In these city there are many Police stations as well as Police pickets that keep tab on any unlawful activity. They make sure that both the tourist and the locals alike abide to rules and regulations laid down by the government.
Superintendent of Police, Raigarh
Contact: (O) 07762-223333, (F) 07762-224581, (R) 07762-222244, (M) 09425258168
Address: Kotwali, Raigarh Ho, Raigarh-Chhattisgarh - 496001
Agriculture Department in RaigarhRaigarh is known for its production of major crops like coarse grains, wheat, maize, groundnut, pulses and oilseeds. The region is also fit for growing fruits like mango, banana, guava & other fruits and a variety of vegetables. The state of Chhattisgarh as a whole has 44 percent of its area under forests making it one of the richest bio-diversity areas in the country. The agricultural department helps farmers in their cultivation of crops
Dy. Director of agriculture Raigarh