The National Capital Territory of Delhi is divided into nine revenue districts. Each district is headed by a Deputy Commissioner and has three subdivisions. A Subdivision Magistrate heads each subdivision. All Deputy Commissioners report to the Divisional Commissioner. These district are meant only for revenue collection & Administration. Delhi being a National Capital Territory of India, does not hold power to declare districts in its premises.
The nine districts came into existence from January 1997. Prior to that, there used to be only one district for whole of Delhi with district head quarter at Tis-Hazari.
The District Administration of Delhi is the enforcement department for all kinds of Government of Delhi and Central Government policies and exercises supervisory powers over numerous other functionaries of the Government. Below is the list of the districts and subdivisions of Delhi:
|1||Central Delhi||Darya Ganj||Darya Ganj||Pahar Ganj||Karol Bagh|
|2||North Delhi||Sadar Bazar||Sadar Bazaar||Kotwali||Civil Lines|
|3||South Delhi||Saket||Kalkaji||Defence Colony||Hauz Khas|
|4||East Delhi||Preet Vihar||Gandhi Nagar||Preet Vihar||Vivek Vihar|
|5||North East Delhi||Shahdara||Seelampur||Shahdara||Seema Puri|
|6||South West Delhi||Vasant Vihar||Vasant Vihar||Najafgarh||Delhi Cantt|
|7||New Delhi||Connaught Place||Connaught Place||Parliament Street||Chanakya Puri|
|8||North West Delhi||Kanjhawala||Saraswati Vihar||Narela||Model Town|
|9||West Delhi||Rajouri Garden||Patel Nagar||Punjabi Bagh||Dwarka|
|District||Area in Sq.km.||Population
|North East Delhi||56.32||1,085,250||1,768,061|
|South West Delhi||420.80||1,087,573||1,755,041|
|North West Delhi||442.84||1,777,968||2,860,869|
Apart from this districts exists three municipal corporations within the National Capital Territory:
- Delhi Municipal Corporation - administers the vast majority of land in the NCT.
- New Delhi Municipal Council - administers the New Delhi District.
- Delhi Cantonment - administers some part of land in the NCT.
(North Delhi District)
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