Golaghat is a small but beautiful town of Assam state. The district Golaghat is near the river Dhansiri and situated 195 KM away from the capital Guwahati. The district covers with an area of 3502 sq.km and attained the status of a district in 1987. The nearest district is jorhat divided by Kakodonga River. The pin code of Golaghat Main Post Office is 785621.
Administrate division of Golaghat:
Golaghat District is divided into four subdivisions namely: Golaghat, Bokakhat, Dhansiri, Merapani.
It it has also six revenue divisions: Golaghat, Bokakhat, Dergaon, Sarupathar, Morongi, Khumtai. Further it has eight blocks:
North Dev Block, Dergaon,Golaghat West Dev Block, Bokakhat, Kakodonga Dev Block, Sitalpathar, Morongi Dev Block, Morongi , South Dev Block, Sarupathar , Golaghat Central Dev. Block, Gomariguri Dev Block, Gamariguri, East Dev. Block, Padumani.
The present Deputy Commissioner of Golaghat district is Shri Bibhash Chandra Modi, ACS
Golaghat District covers five towns, 522 villages and 12 police stations. The total number of population in: Golaghat district is around 10.67 Lakhs with a population density of 305 per square kilometre. The literacy rate of Golaghat district is around 77.43 percent. Religion -wise 85.99 percent populations are Hindu followed by 8.46% Muslim population.
Golaghat District Map
How to reach Golaghat District
Taere is mainly two main ways through which you may reach Golaghat. One is by train in by bus or car. Furkating junction is 7 kms away from the Golaghat town and connects most of the trains, including Rajdhani Express.
Furkating Junction Railway Station
Station code: FKG
Regular buses are available from Guwahati to Golaghat and Golaghat to Guwahati both in the day and night. We mainly there are two bus services: Nambor Transport and Nambor Transport from 6:15 AM to 8:45 PM. You may book bus services from redbus.in
Best Hotels in Golaghat District:
There are 5 to 6 best hotels in Golaghat District. The cost of one-night stay is around Rs 5000 to around Rs. 1000.
The hotel Hamdoi is a new and modern hotel with all facilities. It is around 2 km away from the main town and pleasant parking facilities and restaurant services quite good. The Vishal Megamart is nearby, and one may shop necessary commodities from the mart. The price of Hamdoi is on a higher side and there are other cheap good hotels in Golaghat.
Nambor Guest House:
Nambor Guest House is another good hotel to stay in. It is near Golaghat railway station and close to Tukani Circle connecting five roads. It is mainly in the middle of the town and known for its food and services. It has a good restaurant, and the prices of the rooms are little less than Hamdoi. You will easily get a room around Rs 2000.
Golaghat Gymkhana is also a good place for food and lodging facilities. In fact, this is one of the best restaurants for family members. It has the largest parking facility among other hotels with bar. This place is known for its beauty and family party. Recently, they started a lodging facility. However, the services are very good, and they have also a fitness centre.
Charaideo is very close to the district stadium, and you have a very good view of the green Stadium. It is also very close to the Golaghat Bustard. The room facilities are very good, but the food facilities require attention.
Doyang is a new hotel nearest to the Bustand. It has around 20 rooms and a restaurant. The prices are minimum, and the connectivity of other services is very good.
Places to Visit near Golaghat
The district Golaghat is known for Kaziranga National Park, which is around 50 km away from the Golaghat town. Lots of foreign tourists are coming to view the natural beauty of the park.
Garampani, Nambor Reserve Forest:
Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary is a small reserve forest area of 6.05 square kilometers 25 km away from the main town. It is known for the natural beauty of elephant, Deer and various species of orchid plant.
It is a public park in the middle of the town with boating facility and a good place for an evening walking. There are also a few children parks and local fast food facilities.
Sati Sadhani Kalakshetra
Sati Sadhani Kalakshetra is a place of cultural events by the name of Sati last queen of the Chutia dynasty. It has an AC conditioned auditorium, a place for complex, lodge, boating facility, amusement park for the children. The park is very good for the children on the facilities for the enjoyment.
Negheriting Shiva Doul
Negheriting is a temple called Shiva Doul. It is situated 37 km away from the Golaghat town. It has a long history and a very old temple of 8th – 9th century AD. Further it was renovated by Ahom Kingdom in 1687. You will find lots of monkeys around the temple.
Schools in Golaghat district
There are lots of schools in the district. The pioneer schools in the district are:
1. Delhi Public School(DPS): Numaligarh Refinary Township, Numaligarh Refinery Project, Golaghat – 785699
The Delhi Public School(DPS) is at NRL Township with good infrastructure facility. The classes start from nursery to class XII.
2. Kendriya Vidyalaya, Golaghat: Golaghat Ho, Golaghat – 785621, Pulibor
The school environment is very good with all infrastructure facilities. It is a Central School.
3. Sacred Heart School, Golaghat: Dhodar Ali Road, Golaghat, -785621
It is a catholic school started on 1959. It covers a large area and good infrastructure facility. They maintain a good discipline throughout the school.
Colleges in Golaghat
There are around nine colleges in Golaghat the district. Debraj Roy College also known as D.R. College is leading A Grade College with both arts and science stream. More than 2500 students are enrolled in the college and post graduate facilities are available in life sciences. Admission in distance mode as well as a regular is also available along with KK Handique and IGNOU education facilities.
The other main colleges are Hemo Prova Borbora Girls’ College (HPB) is only girls’ College in the district. It has arts stream and then newly started science stream. Golaghat Commerce College is another higher-education Institute in the district. It is the only, commerce stream College in the district along with the arts stream. All these colleges are affiliated to the Dibrugarh University.