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Uttar Pradesh: Administrative Structure

18-JUN-2013 15:02

    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 km⊃2;. 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

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