Pakur, famous for stone and Beedi
(Biri) making industry, is one of the important revenue-earning
districts of newly created Jharkhand State. Its black stone
chips have got Asiatic fame in constructional qualities. Pakur
got elevated from sub-divisional Status to a district on 28th
January 1994 vide Govt. of Bihar's notification no 19
(Personnel) dated 28.01.1994.