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Bairabi is located in Mizoram
Coordinates: 24°14′09″N 92°31′17″E / 24.2359°N 92.5213°E / 24.2359; 92.5213Coordinates: 24°14′09″N 92°31′17″E / 24.2359°N 92.5213°E / 24.2359; 92.5213
Country India
State Mizoram
District Kolasib
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,304
 • Official Mizo
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bairabi is a census town in Kolasib district in the state of Mizoram, India. It is also the railhead of Mizoram, 130 km from the Capital, Aizawl.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Bairabi had a population of 3304. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bairabi has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 19% of the population is under age six.


The main employers in Bairabi besides Agriculture are :

  1. Food Corporation of India Godown(F.C.I) Store house of Food Supplies[2]
  2. Bairabi Thermal Power Station - Heavy Fuel Oil Based producing 22.92MW[3]
  3. Modern Brick Industry, Bairabi.[4]
  4. Bairabi Dam.[5]
  5. Bairabi Sairang Railway line from Bairabi to Sairang, a town near Aizawl is also under construction.[6]


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ "FCI weighbridge chhiat vangin Buhfaiah harsatna tâwk mai thei?". The Zozam Times. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Cheng Maktaduai 105 senga din Bairabi Thermal Plant, engtia tih zel chi nge?". The Zozam Times. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Mizoram to built Tourist Lodge near Serlui B Hydel Project". Orissa Diary. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  5. ^ Lalfakzuala. "Bairabi Dam Project 80MW leh TLAWNG HEP 55MW TAN MOU ZIAKFEL". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Mizoram CM: Bairabi-Sairang Railway Line Unlikely to Complete by 2014". The Northeast Times. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 

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