Kra Daadi is a district in Arunachal Pradesh in north-eastern India. It was carved out of Kurung Kumey district on 7 February 2015.
The creation of Kra Daadi district was approved by the Arunachal Pradesh government of Nabam Tuki on 21 March 2013 under the Arunachal Pradesh (Re-Organization of Districts) (Amendment) Bill.
Kra Daadi was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister Nabam Tuki as the 19th district of Arunachal Pradesh on 7 February 2015.
Jamin, located 20 km away from Palin is the proposed headquarter of the district. It has two assembly constituencies, viz., Tali and Palin, covering eight circles viz., Palin, Jamin, Yangte, Chambang, Tarak Langdi, Gangte, Tali, and Pipsorang. Pania is a sub-division located few miles away from Palin and is administered by an independent Additional deputy commissioner.
Palin is a small hill station town and the headquarter of Kra Daadi district in Arunachal Pradesh. It is inhabited by Nyishi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh and has a population of 5816 according to the 2001 census.
Palin has an average elevation of 1080 metres (3540 feet). Palin has a subtropical highland climate (Cwb in the Köppen climate classification). Summers are warm with very high rainfall; winters are mild with moderate rainfall. It is very hilly with high geographical terrain. Most of the time it is covered by clouds. The area is windy in nature.
Govt Hr. Sec. School Palin , Established in 1957 is a premier public institution supported by government of Arunachal Pradesh and affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi. The school provides quality education from class nine to twelve. It has nurtured huge numbers of bureaucrats, technocrats, political leaders. Some of whom occupies powerful position of authority in government of Arunachal Pradesh. It is also lone school that provides quality education up to class twelve in the entire district. There are various private schools offering education up to upper primary level
Nyokum is the main festival celebrated in the town. Besides Nyokum, residents also celebrate Christmas with overwhelming enthusiasm.
As of 2011 India census,Palin has a population of 11251. The Nyishis are the aborigines of the area.