Subdistrict/ Tehsil/ Tahsil/ Taluka/ Mandal/ Block/ CD Block/ Subdivision/ Circle in India

Brief History: Subdistricts in India

There are some regions, (i.e. Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal, Lakshadweep) where Tahsils are adapted as CD Blocks. A Community Development Block (abbreviated as CD Block) is designated for administration and development of a specific rural area and it covers Gram Panchayats and several administrative units of villages.

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Bullet points:

  • • India has 5464 total number of subdistricts.
  • • Andhra Pradesh (664 Mandals)has most numbers of sub-districts among States of India.
  • • Jammu & Kashmir (55 Tehsils) has most numbers of sub-districts among Union Territories of India.
  • • State of Sikkim (9 Subdivisions) has only least numbers of subdisticts.
  • • Chandigarh has only one Tehsil and it is also capital of Punjab.

In the below-given table, you’ll find total numbers & title of subdistricts in each State / Union Territory.

EStateSubdistrict titleUnits
STAndhra PradeshMandal664
STArunachal PradeshCircle149
STAssamSubdivision155
STBiharSubdivision101
STChhattisgarhTehsil149
STGoaTaluka12
STGujaratTaluka248
STHaryanaTehsil67
STHimachal PradeshTehsil109
STJharkhandSubdivision210
STKarnatakaTaluka206
STKeralaTaluka75
STMadhya PradeshTehsil412
STMaharashtraTaluka353
STManipurSubdivision38
STMeghalayaSubdivision39
STMizoramSubdivision22
STNagalandCircle93
STOdishaTehsil485
STPunjabTehsil72
STRajasthanTehsil268
STSikkimSubdivision9
STTamil NaduTaluka201
STTelanganaMandal452
STTripuraSubdivision38
STUttar PradeshTehsil350
STUttarakhandTehsil109
STWest BengalSubdivision341
UTAndaman and Nicobar IslandsTehsil7
UTChandigarhTehsil1
UTDadra and Nagar HaveliTaluka1
UTDaman and DiuTaluka2
UTDelhiTehsil27
UTJammu and KashmirTehsil55
UTLadakhTehsil4
UTLakshadweepSubdivision4
UTPuducherryCommune Panchayat10
E = Type of Region | ST = State | UT = Union Territory
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