(Last Updated on : 14/02/2013)
Districts of Jharkhand
is comprised with the twenty-four administrative districts . A district magistrate or a deputy commissioner heads it. The district magistrate or the deputy commissioner is assisted by a number of officials belonging to different wings of the administrative services of the state. A Superintendent of Police is ushered with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues in the districts of Jharkhand.
Garhwa District of Jharkhand has its headquarters at Garhwa Town. This district has an agriculture based economy and more than 80 per cent of the population depends on agriculture.
Gumla District, an administrative district of Jharkhand, came into existence on 18th May 1984. Gumla District has a total of 68 per cent of tribal population. Most of the people of this district are engaged in agriculture.
Koderma District is the gateway district of Jharkhand. It is popularly known as the mica capital of the country. After being carved out of Hazaribagh District, Koderma came into being on 10th of April 1994.
Bokaro District is one of the 24 districts of Jharkhand, with Bokaro Steel City as its headquarters. This district was formed in the year 1991. Bokaro Steel Plant is located in this district of Jharkhand.
West Singhbhum District
West Singhbhum District is an administrative district of Jharkhand forming the southern region of the state. The majority of the population of West Singhbhum District comprises tribal population.
Simdega District located in Jharkhand was formed on 30 April, 2001. The administrative responsibility of the district is vested with the Deputy Commissioner.
District of Jharkhand has a colourful history and is well known for its demographic varieties. Ranchi is also called the city of waterfalls and lakes.
District of Jharkhand has its headquarters at Dumka. This district occupies an area of 3716 sq kms. The geographical features of Dumka District include forests, rivers and hill ranges.
Giridih District, which acquired the status of an independent district on 6th December 1972, has a close association with the parent district Hazaribagh
. Giridih is the administrative headquarters and the principal town of the district.
Pakur District of Jharkhand has its headquarters at Pakur Town. Initially, this district was a part of Sahibganj District
. Pakur District is famous for stone industry.
Palamu District of Jharkhand is popular for Palamu Sanctuary or better known as Palamau Tiger Reserve
. This administrative district of Jharkhand has its headquarters at Daltonganj.
Sahibganj District of Jharkhand is principally a tribal district with its administrative headquarters located at Sahibganj. Sahibganj District came into existence on 17th of May, 1983.
Deoghar District, located in Jharkhand, is also known as Baidyanath Jyotirlinga shrine. This district comprises seven blocks.
Lohardaga District is mainly a tribal district of Jharkhand. Lohardaga District comprises a fine blend of forests, tribes and useful mineral resources.
East Singhbhum District
East Singhbhum District of Jharkhand has its headquarters at Jamshedpur. This district is known for its industries and tribal culture. East Singhbhum District also offers several attractive tourist spots.
Godda District is one of the administrative districts of Jharkhand with its headquarters located at Godda. Initially, this district was a part of Bihar
Hazaribagh District is one of the administrative districts of Jharkhand with its headquarters at Hazaribagh. This district is covered with vast dense forests and it enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Latehar District located in Jharkhand was formed on 4th April 2001. The administration of the district is vested with the Deputy Commissioner.