Tehsils of India

Tehsil also tahsil is an administrative divisions of India denoting a sub-district. Tehsils are also referred to as "talukas" or "mandal" in some states. Tehsils can consist of multiple villages and a few towns. The Panchayat samitis are usually the administrative governing bodies of the tehsils.

Statewise Tehsils/Taluks of India

States use varying names for their sub-districts. Detailed information is as follows (as of 2011):[1]

State Sub–district title Number of
Andhra Pradesh Mandal 661
Arunachal Pradesh Circle 149
Assam Circle 155
Bihar C.D.Block 533
Chhattisgarh Tehsil 97
Goa Taluka 12
Gujarat Taluka 248[2]
Haryana Tehsil 67
Himachal Pradesh Tehsil 109
Jammu and Kashmir Tehsil 59
Jharkhand C.D.Block 210
Karnataka Taluka 175
Kerala Taluka 63
Madhya Pradesh Tehsil 353
Maharashtra Taluka 353
Manipur Sub-Division 38
Meghalaya C.D.Block 39
Mizoram R.D.Block 22
Nagaland Circle 93
Odisha Police Station 485
Punjab Tehsil 72
Rajasthan Tehsil 268
Sikkim Sub-Division 9
Tamil Nadu Taluka 201
Telangana Taluka 446
Tripura C.D.Block 38
Uttar Pradesh Tehsil 316
Uttarakhand Tehsil 49
West Bengal C.D.Block 341
Union Territory Sub–district Number of
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Tehsil 7
Chandigarh Tehsil 1
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Taluka 1
Daman and Diu Taluka 2
Delhi Tehsil 27
Lakshadweep Sub-Division 4
Puducherry Commune Panchayat 10

Total: All India = 5564

See also


  1. "Statement showing the Nomenclature and Number of Sub-Districts in States/UTs". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, New Delhi. 2010–2011. Retrieved 2011-10-03.
  2. "State Govt Announces 23 New Talukas". DNA   via HighBeam (subscription required) . 10 September 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2016.

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