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About Ratia

Ratia is one of the leading towns of Fatehabad District in Haryana. What makes it so is the fact that it is a municipal committee town and is also headquarter city of Ratia subdivision, which is one of the three sub divisions of Fatehabad District. Besides, this town also boosts a pretty rich and engrossing history. With so many worthy credentials to its name, this town deserves to be explored in every way. This is exactly what we’ve done in below paragraph, wherein we’ve explored all the important aspects of this town. Right from its rich history to current status of all the important services available in the town.

About Ratia

History of Ratia

Ratia falls in a region that has witnessed various parts of Indian history. Starting with ancient era, then it is strongly believed that famous Pandava brothers of Mahabharta epic had a very strong influence over entire region of present day Fatehabad region, including Ratia town. Apart from Pandavas, the other great ancient Indian empires to have ruled Ratia region was Nandas and Sungas.Few decades back many Ashoka Pillars were discovered from nearby villages of Ratia town, which amply proves about its existence during ancient era. Moving to medieval era. Firoz Shah Tughlaq, as we all know, was one of the most prominent rulers of Tughlaq Dynasty. His contribution in making modernizing Fathebad town was really immense. In fact it was he who named this region as Fathebad after his son Fateh Khan. Besides, he made many important contributions in the field of administration and economics as well and helped this region in reaching glorious height. Firoz Shah Tughlaq’s brilliant era was followed by the era of Mughals and Britishers, who equally made rich contribution to administration and economy of this region.

Administration in Ratia

Ratia’s civic administrative responsibilities are looked after by Ratia Municipal Committee. This Municipal Committee has been divided into total 17 wards, out of which 8 wards are general/open wards, whereas other wards have been reserved for SC caste, backward caste and women quota. As per 2011 census, nearly 37,152 people were living within the jurisdiction of Ratia Municipal Committee. As for civic responsibilities are concerned then its civic responsibilities are no different from any other municipal committees. This is to say that it has to fully ensure that water is supplied to all the households, maintain drainage and sewerage, maintaining street lights, constructing new highways. Besides, it also has the right to impose property taxes on all households coming under its jurisdiction.

Head of Ratia Municipal Committee: 01697-250035, 250807
Email Address:

Healthcare Services in Ratia

Hospitals in Ratia
Healthcare Services

Today Ratia town boosts pretty self sufficient healthcare services. There are pretty decent numbers of well equipped hospitals that are being very well backed by hordes of local chemist shops and doctors. Besides, Ratia town shares immense proximity with Fatehabad city, which has far more superior healthcare services. This proximity offers much needed choice to Ratia’s local patients, especially when they are in dire need of hospitals with superior facilities and services of reputed specialist doctors. Currently we can only hope that at least in distant future Ratia town gets its own multi specialty hospitals, so that local patients don’t have to exercise the choice of making a visit to nearby cities for reliable treatment.

Gupta Clinic (Child Spacilist)
Address: Azaad Market.

Kakar Hospital
Address: Budhlada Road, Near Bus Stand.

Rajinder Hospital
Address: Palika Bazzar ,Back Side of New Bus Stands

Singh Hospital
Address: Tohana Road

Banking Services in Ratia

Over the last few decades quite a few PSU as well as private banks have opened their branches here. Subsequently enabling local citizens to enjoy hordes of modern banking services. But more importantly these banks have brought glimmer of hope for farmers and local business community alike, as now they can access cheap and affordable credit. This unprecedented access to credit has also helped to free them from the clutches of private money lenders, whose rate of interest charges are pretty exorbitant. Considering that how much local citizens have benefitted from decent presence of reputed banks, one can only hope that their numbers rises further in coming years.

Axis bank
Address: Tohana Road , Ratia, Dist Fatehabad, Fatehabad - 125051
Phone no: 01697-250175/76/77
Email ID:

Address: Sanjay Gandhi Chowk, Fatehabaad Road, Ratia – 125051
Phone no: 9996243333
IFSC Code: HDFC0001479

Union Bank of India
Address: Tohana Road, Ratia, Haryana - 125051
IFSC Code: UBIN0555819

Oriental Bank Of Commerce
Address: Mandi Road, Bhagat Singh Chowk, Ratia - 125051
Phone no: 01697-250892

State Bank of India
Address: Tohana Road, Near Union Bank Of India, fatehbad, Ratia – 125051
IFSC Code: SBIN0010730
Phone no: (01697) 252800

Transportation in Ratia

Profile of Ratia
Haryana State Bus Services

It is very heartening to see that today this small town does have pretty decent number of auto rickshaws. Thanks to them today local commuters as well as visiting tourists can travel to any important part of the town during peak as well as non peak hours. Besides, these auto rickshaws are also important for connecting Ratia town to many of its adjoining towns, mainly Fatehabad and Jakhal. As far as connectivity is concerned, then Ratia town as of today does not have railway station of its own. However, Jakhal Railway Station – one of the important stations of Haryana state – is located not so far away from Ratia town. Being a junction, it is not only directly connected to all the important stations of Haryana, but also many of the important cities located in far across states.
Last but not least, state run Haryana Roadway buses also pass through Ratia town, connecting it to many of the important cities of Haryana state.

Safety and Security in Ratia

Ratia town is completely safe and secure town in every way. Because here ordinary citizens and business community alike can always go about their day-to-day lives without ever having to worry about their precious lives. And just in case if any unlawful activities do take place, then that is duly taken care by Ratia’s local police station. This police station is located in the very heart of Ratia town. However, as we already mentioned that Ratia town is safe and secure town in every way, this local police station as such does not have to work too hard to keep a nab on unlawful activities. For More Click Here

Superintendent of Police, Fatehabad
Phone no.: 01667-230005, 01667-230080, 01667-230006.

Ratia Police Station
Phone no - 01697-250033

Ratia at a glance

Country: India
State: Haryana
District: Fatehabad
Population: Approximately 37,152 (2011 census)
Official language: Punjabi Hindi
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Pin code: 125051
STD code: 01697

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