Porahat is a town in West Singhbhum District of Jharkhand state in eastern India. Before Indian independence in 1947, it was the capital of a princely state of British India. The town also gives its name to the Porahat Forest Division.

Forest Divisions in West Singhbum.:-
* Saranda Forest Division
* Kolhan Forest Division
* Porahat Forest Division
* Chaibasa (South) Forest Division

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