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Diocese of Jashpur

Bishop Emmanuel Kerketta
Bishop Kerketta
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Bishop Emmanuel Kerketta
Bishop's House,
Kunkuri, 496225, Jashpur Dt.,
Chhattisgarh (C.G), India

Phone: (91) 7764-250223, 07764 250 225
Fax :07764-250704 (office)
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Kerketta was born March 16, 1952 into a tribal family at Gotmahua village. He did his schooling in Musgutri parish and was ordained a priest in May 5, 1984, after his priestly studies at St. Joseph Seminary, Mangalore.

He had been serving as principal and manager of a higher secondary school prior to his appointment as the vicar general of the diocese in 2006. Following the death of Bishop Kindo, he was elected the diocesan administrator.
Emmanuel Kerketta was ordained bishop of Jashpur in Chhattisgarh, February 2, 2010.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Victor Kindo ()
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