About District

Jashpur District lies in the north-eastern corner of the state of Chhattisgarh in India adjoining the border of Jharkhand and Odisha. Jashpur Nagar is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is currently a part of the Red Corridor.During the British Raj Jashpur town was the capital of Jashpur State, one of the princely states of the Eastern States Agency.Jashpur was a princely State before independence. The history of the region is quite vague. Local here say evidences suggest that there was a Dom dynasty ruling the area by the middle of 18th century. The last Dom ruler Raibhan was defeated and killed by the founder of the present Jashpur State Sujan Rai.

Collector Jashpur
Dr. Priyanka Shukla (IAS) Collector & District Magistrate

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