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Uttar Pradesh: Administrative Structure

General Knowledge Category: Uttar Pradesh, States of India, India: An Overview

Considering the divisions of the state Uttar Pradesh, there are 75 districts, 18 divisions, 822 blocks, 52021 Panchayats and 107452 villages. Uttar Pradesh is the fifth largest state in India in terms of land area. The land area of Uttar Pradesh is 240,928 km². A district collector monitors a district. In Uttar Pradesh, he is also known as a District Magistrate or DM.  He is an officer from IAS or PCS who gets a promotion as an IAS officer on the basis of tenure in Provincial Civil Services UPPSC.

 

A District Magistrate is appointed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. A District Superintendent of Police or DSP is also known as a Superintendent of Police. A DSP heads the District Police organization of the state police as per the Police Act of 1861. A Sub division Police is under every sub division. The sub division Police is headed by a Police officer of the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police or DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police). Every ministry and the respective department are headed by a minister. 

 

Listing of divisions of Uttar Pradesh:

 

 

 Division Headquarter
Districts
Agra Division
Agra
Agra
Firozabad
Mainpuri
Mathura
Aligarh division Aligarh Aligarh
Etah
Hathras
Kasganj
Allahabad division  
Allahabad
Allahabad
Fatehpur
Kaushambi
Pratapgarh
Azamgarh division  
Azamgarh
Azamgarh
Ballia
Mau
Bareilly division Bareilly
Badaun
Bareilly
Pilibhit
Shahjahanpur
Basti division Basti
Basti
Sant Kabir Nagar
Siddharthnagar
Chitrakoot division Chitrakoot Banda
Chitrakoot
Hamirpur
Mahoba
Devipatan division  
Gonda
Bahraich
Balarampur
Gonda
Shravasti
Faizabad division Faizabad
Ambedkar Nagar
Amethi
Barabanki
Faizabad
Sultanpur
Gorakhpur division Gorakhpur Deoria
Gorakhpur
Kushinagar
Maharajganj
Jhansi division Jhansi Jalaun
Jhansi
Lalitpur
Kanpur division  
Kanpur Auraiya
Etawah
Farrukhabad
Kannauj
Kanpur Dehat
Kanpur Nagar
Lucknow division Lucknow Hardoi
Lakhimpur Kheri
Lucknow
Raebareli
Sitapur
Unnao
Meerut division Meerut Bagpat
Bulandshahr
Gautam Buddha Nagar
Ghaziabad
Hapur
Meerut
Mirzapur division Mirzapur Mirzapur
Sant Ravidas Nagar
Sonbhadra
Moradabad division Moradabad Amroha
Bijnor
Moradabad
Rampur
Sambhal
Saharanpur division Saharanpur Muzaffarnagar
Shamli
Saharanpur
Varanasi division Varanasi Chandauli
Ghazipur
Jaunpur
Varanasi

By:Ansh | On:19-JUN-2013 09:01:39


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