ANDHRA PRADESH TO GET 13 NEW DISTRICTS, TOTAL TO BE 26

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Andhra Pradesh’s Jagan Mohan Reddy government just established 13 new districts.
  • Andhra Pradesh now has a total of 26 districts.
  • In an undivided Andhra Pradesh, a new district was established in 1979. The district was Vizianagaram.

What is in the News?

Andhra Pradesh’s Jagan Mohan Reddy government just established 13 new districts. Parliamentary constituencies were used to construct the districts. With this, the state of Andhra Pradesh now has a total of 26 districts.

Concerning the new districts

In Visakhapatnam, the Araku Lok Sabha seat was divided into two districts. The 26 districts are Srikulam. Vizianagaram, Manyam, East Godavari, Kona Seema, Kakinada, Anakapalli, Visakhapatnam, Sri Balaji district, Chittor, Annamayya, YSR Kadappa, Sri Satyasai district, Ananthapuram, Nandyal, Kurnool, SPS Nellore, Prakasam, Palnadu, Bapatla, Guntur, NTR district, Krishna, Eluru,allure Sitharama Raju district, West Godavari.

In an undivided Andhra Pradesh, a new district was established in 1979. The district was Vizianagaram.

In India, how are new districts created?

The state government has the authority to create a new district. This is accomplished by either adopting a bill in the state legislature or issuing an executive order. State governments can also publish an announcement in the office gazette.

What are the reasons for the creation of new districts?

It is easier to administer if the districts are smaller, according to state administrations. Smaller districts with more officers mean more officers for a smaller population. The people’s grievances will be easily addressed. The implementation of the scheme and the transfer of funds becomes simple.

What role does the central government have in the formation of districts?

The creation of new districts is not the responsibility of the central government. Only when the state government decides to modify the name of the railway station then Ministry of Home Affairs included.

What is the condition of Indian districts today?

India had 593 districts according to the 2011 census. 46 districts were established between 2001 and 2011. There are 718 districts in India, according to Know India (a government website). The number increased mostly as a result of Andhra Pradesh’s 2014 bifurcation. The newly constituted AP districts were not included in the total.

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Dr. Kirti Sisodhia

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