Dioceses of India
Total: 1
Daltonganj 

Diocese of Daltonganj 

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Rite: Latin
Region : Bijhan
Patron: Shankti Ki Maharani
Founded: 5 June 1971
Province: Ranchi
Status: Diocese
Total area: 12747.59
Total Population : 31,89,456
Catholics Total: 62,515
Diocesan Priests: 46
Religious Priests: 26
Religious Sisters: 186
Minor Seminarians: 34
Major Seminarians: 22

Bishop of the Diocese

Most Rev. Jojo Anand
BISHOP OF HAZARIBAGH
Personal Details
Born:17-Mar-1959
Priestly Ordination:24-Apr-1992
Episcopal Ordination:8-Dec-2012
Period:--

Tel(P): 06546-226820, 07488194209, 09199069192
Email(P): bishopanandjojo@gmail.com, anandjojo@yahoo.com
Contact Details
Bishop’s House, Diocesan Training Centre, Zulu Park, P. B. No.14, P. O. Hazaribag - 825 301(Jharkhand)
Tel(O): 06562-22 26 43
Fax : 22 22 13
Email : dtj_gabrielkujur@rediffmail.com
Most Rev. Anand Jojo
BISHOP OF HAZARIBAGH
Personal Details
Born:17-Mar-1959
Priestly Ordination:24-Apr-1992
Episcopal Ordination:8-Dec-2012
Period:--

Tel(P): 9199069192
Email(P): anandjojo@yahoo.com
Contact Details
Bishop’s House, Station Road, Daltonganj P. O., Palamau Dt. - 822 101 (Jharkhand)
Tel(O): 06562-22 26 43
Fax : 22 22 13
Email : dtj_gabrielkujur@rediffmail.com

Diocese of Daltonganj  at a Glance

Ecclesiastical Institutions

Parishes & Substations : 23Retreat Centres: 01
Major Seminaries : 0Diocesan Minor Seminaries: 01
Congregation Minor Seminaries: 0Religious Formation Houses : 01
Men Religious Houses: 0Women Religious Houses: 37

Charitable Institutions

Hospitals : 01Dispensaries / Clinics / Health Centres: 24
Orphanages : 01Homes for Aged & Destitute : 01
Schools for Physically Challenged: 0Homes for Physically Challenged : 01
Crèches: 0Boarding Houses : 36
Counselling Centres : 01De-addiction Centre: 0
Social Centres : 04HIV / AIDS Centre: 0

Educational Institutions

Professional Colleges : 02Degree Colleges: 01
Parallel Colleges : 0Vocational / Technical Training Centres : 0
Higher Secondary / Junior Colleges : 03High Schools : 14
Upper Primary Schools: 25Lower Primary Schools:21
Nurseries / Pre-Primary Schools :06Presses & Media Centres : 0

History

The Diocese of Daltonganj was formerly part of the Ranchi Archdiocese. It was constituted as a separate diocese in 1971, and comprises the civil districts of Hazaribagh, Palamau, Garhwa, Bokaro, Chatra and Koderma. At the time of erection into a diocese, Rt. Rev. George V. Sauipn, sj. was the First Bishop. For the better pastoral care of the faithful, on May 12, 1995 the Diocese of Hazaribagh was established with the territory taken from the Daltonganj diocese. At present the Diocese of Daltonganj comprises of the civil districts of Palamau and Garhwa.

Former Bishops

Most Rev. Gabriel Kujur SJ
Bishop Emeritus of Daltonganj
Personal Details
Born:7-Jul-1942
Priestly Ordination:8-May-1978
Episcopal Ordination:8-Jan-1998
Period:--

Tel(P): 06562-22 73 49
Contact Details
Bishop's House,
Palamau Dt.,
Daltonganj - 822 101.
JHARKHAND.
Tel(O): 06562-22 26 43
Fax : 22 22 13
Email : dtj_gabrielkujur@rediffmail.com
NameDesignationPeriod
Most Rev. Charles Soreng SJBishop1989-1995
Most Rev. George V Saupin SJBishop1971-1988