List of districts of Madhya Pradesh

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The Indian State of Madhya Pradesh came into existence on 1 November 1956. Madhya Pradesh has various regions which have no official administrative governmental status but they are purely geographic regions; some correspond to historic countries, states or provinces. Currently, the number of districts in the state is 52.[1] These districts are grouped into ten administrative divisions. The regions and district in Madhya Pradesh is shown below. In 2000, the state broke up into two, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

RegionsEdit

Agro-climatically, geographically, historically, and according to political sentiments, Madhya Pradesh has following main regions :

Divisions and districtsEdit

There are 52 districts in Madhya Pradesh divided in ten divisions.[2][3] A new district, Niwari, was created in October 2018 by partitioning Tikamgarh district.[1] Niwari was declared the 52nd district on 1 October 2018. And a bill regarding creation of 3 districts namely Nagda, Maihar and Chachaura-Binaganj was passed on 19 March 2020.[4]

Sr. No. Name of Division Administration Districts
1. Bhopal Division HQ - Bhopal
Districts - 5
2. Chambal Division HQ - Morena
Districts - 3
3. Gwalior Division HQ - Gwalior
Districts - 5
4. Indore Division HQ - Indore
Districts - 8
5. Jabalpur Division HQ - Jabalpur
Districts - 8
6. Narmadapuram Division HQ - Betul
Districts - 3
7. Rewa Division HQ - Rewa
Districts - 5
8. Sagar Division HQ - Sagar
Districts - 6
9. Shahdol Division HQ - Shahdol
Districts - 3
10. Ujjain Division HQ - Ujjain
Districts - 7
Total Divisions = 10 Total Districts = 52

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Madhya Pradesh Gets New District Carved Out". NDTV. Press Trust of India. 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Districts of Madhya Pradesh". Government of Madhya Pradesh. Archived from the original on 19 January 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  3. ^ "MPOnline: Contact Government". www.mponline.gov.in. MPOnline.
  4. ^ "Amid Crisis, Kamal Nath Okays Formation Of 3 Districts, Cabinet Minister Status To 7 Leaders". NDTV. Press Trust of India. 19 March 2020.