List of districts of Uttarakhand
A district of Uttarakhand state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a District Magistrate (earlier called District Collector), an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district magistrates are assisted by a number of officers (such as deputy collector, assistant collector, assistant district magistrate, sub-divisional magistrate, tehsildar, naib tehsildar belonging to the Uttarakhand Civil Service and other Uttarakhand state services.
A Superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to the Indian Police Service, heads the police in the district and is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues. He is assisted by the officers of the Uttarakhand Police Service.
A Deputy Conservator of Forests, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service IFS, 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 Wildlife 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.
|Code||District||Headquarters||Population (As of 2011[update])||Area (km²)||Density (/km²)||Division||Map|
|US||Udham Singh Nagar||Rudrapur||1,648,367||2,908||567||Kumaon|
- Didihat, from Pithoragarh district
- Kashipur, from Udham Singh Nagar district
- Kotdwar, from Pauri Garhwal district
- Ramnagar, from Nainital district
- Ranikhet, from Almora district
- Rishikesh, from Dehradun district, Tehri Garhwal district, and Pauri Garhwal district
- Roorkee, from Haridwar district
- Yamunotri, from Uttarkashi district
Popular demand for other districtsEdit
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