About District

Raigarh district, in Bilaspur Revenue Division, is situated in the easternmost part of Chhattisgarh State.  It is bounded by Surguja and Jashpur districts in the north, Orissa in the east, Mahasamund district in the south and Korba and Janjgir-Champa districts in the West. Topographically, the district varies from the lofty forest clad plateau of Pandrapat and Khuria in the north to the treeless, dusty plains of Raigarh and Sarangarh in the south. Raigarh is known for ‘Dhokra Casting’ or ‘Bell Metal Casting’ and for two types of silk namely Tasar Silk and Mulberry Silk.