Administrative divisions of Jharkhand

Jharkhand is divided into five Administrative Divisions namely South Chotanagpur, North Chotanagpur, Kolhan, Palamu and Santhal Pargana.[1]

Administrative divisions of Jharkhand


Jharkhand state was created as 28th state of India by the Bihar Re-organization Act on 15 November 2000. State was created due to its underdevelopment and social justice. Jharkhand has 5 neighborhood states e.g. Bihar on the North, Orissa on the South, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh on the west West Bengal on the East.

Alphabetical listing of divisionsEdit

Division Headquarters Districts
Palamu Medininagar
North Chotanagpur Hazaribagh
Santhal Pargana Dumka
South Chotanagpur Ranchi
Kolhan Chaibasa

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Jharkhand: An Overview" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2013.