District at a glance

  •  Division: Central Assam
  •  Headquarter: Sankardev Nagar, Hojai
  •  Sub-Divisions: Nil
  •  Revenue Circles: 3
  •  Development Blocks: 5
  •  Geographical Area: 1685 sq. km
  •  Population: 9,31,218


Hojai district is one of the 5 districts of Assam which was declared on 15th August, 2016 by Assam's Chief Minister. The headquarters of the District is situated at Sankardev Nagar, which is about 8 Km away from the Hojai Town.

Agriculture is the main source of livelihood of the major population of Hojai. There is an abundance of forest-based small-scale industries like Agar Wood Distillation units, Saw Mills and Bamboo & Cane furniture’s manufacturing units. The ethnic groups of this region depend on their traditional activities like weaving, animal rearing, etc. Hojai is also noted for its numerous ancient archaeological sites.

How to reach:

By road, numerous State transport vehicles are operating daily through the towns of Hojai District. The National Highway, NH-27 connects the towns of the Hojai District to other parts of Assam.

By Train:

There are total 9 Railway Stations and 1 Railway Junction (Lumding Railway Junction) under Hojai District. The Hojai Railway Station and Lumding Railway Junction are well connected to the major cities of Assam and other states of India.

By Air:

Tezpur Airport is the nearest airport and is situated about 123 Km away from the District Headquarter.  The nearest International airport is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati which is about 194 Km away from the District Headquarter.