|• Type||Maibang Town Committee|
|• Total||10 km2 (4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||355 m (1,165 ft)|
|• Density||2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)|
|• Official||Dimasa, Assamese and Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC-5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||AS-08 XXXX|
Maibang (IPA: ˌmɑɪˈbɒŋg) is a town and a town area committee in Dima Hasao district in the Indian state of Assam.Maibang is also one of the two sub-divisions of Dima Hasao District. It was once the capital of the Dimasa Kachari Kingdom. Etymologically, the name comes from two Dimasa words 'MAI' and 'BANG' literally meaning "plenty of rice" (Mai means food grains and Bang means plenty).
The town area is about 10 square kilometres.
As of 2012[update]
Maibang was the capital of the erstwhile Dimasa kingdom, from the 16th to 18th century. The ruins of the kingdom can still be found on the eastern bank of Mahur, south of Maibang and other parts of Dima Hasao district.
|Name of Civil SDO||From||To|
Dimasa is the dialect of the majority Dimasa tribe of the district. The dialect is yet to be recognized as a language. "HILL HINDI" or "Haflong Hindi" is used as the lingua franca. Besides, people talk in Assamese & Bangla also. Medium of instruction in the schools and colleges are Assamese, Bangla & English up to HSLC level in the schools of the town.
Maibang Degree College (Established in 1988) is the only college in the civil sub-division of Dima Hasao district. The college offers both pass and honours course in Arts and Science stream only. The college is one of the provincialized colleges of the Govt. of Assam and affiliated to Assam University, Silchar (A Central University of GOI). The subjects offered in the college are - Assamese (MIL), Bengali (MIL, Elective & Honours), English (General, Alternative, Elective & Honors), History (Pass & Honours), Economics (Pass & Honours), Education (Pass & Honours), Political Science (Pass & Honours)& Sociology (Pass & Honours). Besides, there is a study centre of Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University in the college which offers BPP (Bachelors' Preparatory Programme), BA (Both Pass & Honours) & MA in Sociology. A good number of learners are admitted in the study centre in different courses at this study centre.
All schools of Maibang are run either by the state government or by private organisations. Mostly English is the primary languages of instruction in most of the schools. However, the newly established private schools are opting for English medium. The schools are recognized to Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) and Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC). Some of the schools in and around Maibang are:
- Ever Green High School
- Maibang Higher Secondary School
- Pranabananda Vidya Mandir High School
- Maibang High School
- Wadrengdisa High School
- Dautohaja High School
- St. Xavier. School
- Kalachand High School
- Jnaring Hindu Academy
- Sainja Valley School
- Maibang Govt. M. E. School
and a few number of L. P. Schools.
- Rasbari : Ruins Of City Of Kachari Kingdom It is in south side of Maibong.
- Ek Patthar Ghar : It is an ancient Indian temple which is belongs to 12th century.It is a monolithic temple with two roofs.
- Maibong Waterfalls: Mailbong has few water falls around the city.
|Train Name||Train Number||From||To||Arrival||Departure|
|Cachar Expr.||15691||Lumding||Silchar||10:29 PM||10:39 PM|
|Barak Valley Exp.||15693||Lumding||Dharmanagar||06:48||06:58|
|Barak Valley Exp.||15694||Dharmanagar||Lumding||18:49||18:59|
|Hill Queen Exp.||05697||Lumding||Haflong||11:41||11:51|
|Hill Queen Exp.||05698||Haflong||Lumding||15:10||15:20|
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