Districts of Uttarakhand

A district of Uttarakhand state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a Deputy Commissioner or District Magistrate, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district magistrate or the deputy commissioner is assisted by a number of officers belonging to Uttarakhand Civil Service and other Uttarakhand state services.

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

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

Alphabetical listing[edit | edit source]

Code District Headquarters[1] Population (as of 2001)[1] Area (km²)[1] Density (/km²) Map
AL Almora Almora 630567 3083 205 Almora district.svg
BA Bageshwar Bageshwar 249462 2302 108 Bageshwar district.svg
CL Chamoli Chamoli Gopeshwar 370359 7613 49 Chamoli district.svg
CP Champawat Champawat 224542 1781 126 Champawat district.svg
DD Dehradun Dehradun 1282143 3088 418 Dehradun district.svg
HA Haridwar Haridwar 1447187 2360 613 Haridwar district.svg
NA Nainital Nainital 762909 3860 198 Nainital district.svg
PG Pauri Garhwal Pauri 697078 5399 129 Pauri Garhwal district.svg
PI Pithoragarh Pithoragarh 462289 7100 65 Pithoragarh district.svg
RP Rudra Prayag Rudraprayag 227439 1890 120 Rudraprayag district.svg
TG Tehri Garhwal New Tehri 604747 4080 148 Tehri Garhwal district.svg
US Udham Singh Nagar Rudrapur 1235614 2908 425 Udham Singh Nagar district.svg
UT Uttarkashi Uttarkashi 295013 8016 37 Uttarkashi district.svg

References[edit | edit source]

2. More about Uttarakhand at aboutUttarakhand.com

Districts of Uttarakhand (as of 2001)

Divisions and districts of Uttarakhand
Kumaon division: Almora | Bageshwar | Champawat | Nainital | Pithoragarh | Udham Singh Nagar
Garhwal division: Chamoli | Dehradun | Haridwar | Pauri Garhwal | Rudra Prayag | Tehri Garhwal | Uttarkashi


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