The Government of Telangana on 22 August 2016 issued a draft notification for the creation of 17 new districts.
Creation of new districts was proposed by the State Government in order to minimise the hassle for people in commuting to the district headquarters and to enhance the efficiency of the administration.
After the proposed rearrangement of the existing districts, the total number of districts in the State will increase to 27 from the existing 10 districts.
Further, the draft notification also proposed for increase in the number of mandals by 31 and revenue division by 14.
The proposed districts are –
1. Acharya Jayashankar District
5. Komaram Bheem
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Who: Telangana Government
When: 22 August 2016
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