List of districts in Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand in India
Districts of Uttarakhand

A district of Uttarakhand state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a Deputy Commissioner (earlier called District Collector) or District Magistrate, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The deputy commissioner and the district magistrate are assisted by a number of officers (such as deputy collector, assistant collector, assistant district magistrate, tehsildar, deputy (naib) tehsildar) belonging to Uttarakhand Civil Service and other Uttarakhand state services.

A Superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to the Indian Police Service, heads the police in the district and is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues. He is assisted by the officers of the Uttarakhand Police Service.

A Deputy Conservator of Forests, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service is responsible for managing the Forests, environment and wild-life related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Uttarakhand Forest Service and other Uttarakhand Forest officials and Uttarakhand Wild-Life officials.

Sectoral development is looked after by the district head of each development department such as PWD, Health, Education, Agriculture, Animal husbandry, etc. These officers belong to the various State Services.

Four new districts are proposed in Uttarakhand: Ranikhet, Didihat, Kotdwar and Yamunotri.[1]

Alphabetical listing[change | change source]

Code District Headquarters[2] Population (As of 2011)[3] Area (km²)[4] Density (/km²) Division Map
AL Almora Almora 621,972 3,083 202 Kumaon Almora in Uttarakhand (India).svg
BA Bageshwar Bageshwar 259,840 2,302 113 Kumaon Bageshwar in Uttarakhand (India).svg
CL Chamoli Gopeshwar 391,114 8,030 51 Garhwal Chamoli in Uttarakhand (India).svg
CP Champawat Champawat 259,315 1,781 146 Kumaon Champawat in Uttarakhand (India).svg
DD Dehradun Dehradun 1,695,860 3,088 550 Garhwal Dehradun in Uttarakhand (India).svg
HA Haridwar Haridwar 1,927,029 2,360 817 Garhwal Haridwar in Uttarakhand (India).svg
NA Nainital Nainital 955,128 3,860 247 Kumaon Nainital in Uttarakhand (India).svg
PG Pauri Garhwal Pauri 686,572 5,399 127 Garhwal Pauri Garhwal in Uttarakhand (India).svg
PI Pithoragarh Pithoragarh 485,993 7,100 68 Kumaon Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand (India).svg
RP Rudraprayag Rudraprayag 236,857 1,890 125 Garhwal Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand (India).svg
TG Tehri Garhwal Tehri 616,409 4,080 151 Garhwal Tehri Garhwal in Uttarakhand (India).svg
US Udham Singh Nagar Rudrapur 1,648,367 2,908 567 Kumaon Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand (India).svg
UT Uttarkashi Uttarkashi 329,686 8,016 41 Garhwal Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand (India).svg

Proposed Districts[change | change source]

  • Government should make a joint city with kashipur and ramnagar with single municipal cooperation and bigger combined budget for two citys*

References[change | change source]

  1. "Uttarakhand CM announces four new districts". Zee News. 15 August 2011.
  2. "Uttarakhand - Districts of India: Know India". National Portal of India. Archived from the original on 2009-02-19. Retrieved 2009-04-04.
  3. "District wise population in India as of 2011 census - updateOX". Archived from the original on 2017-12-29. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-19. Retrieved 2017-09-26.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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