Telangana Government to Announce 21 New Districts (Download PDF)

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Telangana government has announced 21 new districts in states on Dasara after two and half years of formation. With this Telangana will now have total 31 (10 existing + 21 new) districts. Telangana Rashtra Samithi made announcement on 11th October 2016. It will improve administration at grassroots level.

  • K. Chandrasekhar Rao the Chief Minister of Telangana inaugurated Siddipet district (his hometown)
  • Jayashankar district was inaugurated by Telangana Assembly speaker S. Madhusudhana Chary, Council Chairman K. Swamy Goud launched Jangaon district, and Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari inaugurated Warangal Rural districts. All these districts are carved from Warangal district.
  • In 2014, Telangana was formed as 29th state of India by separating it from Andhra Pradesh. It has 3.5 crore population.
  • Around 37 IAS and 41 IPS officers were transferred to the new districts.
  • Chief secretory and prospective collectors met on the formation of new district and their areas.
  • All the new districts, district collectorates, superintendent of police offices, mandal-level revenue, police, and other offices were decorated.

List of new districts

  1. Warangal (Ruler)
  2. Warangal (Urban)
  3. Yadadri
  4. Peddapalli
  5. Kamareddy
  6. Medak
  7. Siddipet
  8. Mancherial
  9. Vikarabad
  10. Rajanna (Sricilla)
  11. Asifabad
  12. Jangaon
  13. Jayashanker (Bhupalapally)
  14. Jagtiyal
  15. Suryapet
  16. Kothagudem
  17. Nirmal
  18. Nagarkurnool
  19. Mahbubabad
  20. Jogulamba
  21. Medchal
  22. Wanaparthy
  23. Adilabad
  24. Karimnagar
  25. Mahbubnagar
  26. Sangareddy
  27. Nalgonda
  28. Nizamabad
  29. Ranga Reddy
  30. Hyderabad
  31. Khammam
  • Hyderabad is the most populated district with 3,53,69,257 people and Rajanna (Sricilla) is least populated district with 5,43,694 people.
Old Location of Telangana District

Old Location of Telangana District

Old Location of Telangana District

New Location of Telangana District

New Location of Telangana District

New Location of Telangana District

- Published/Last Modified on: October 11, 2016

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