List of districts of Delhi

The initial nine districts of Delhi came into existence from January 1997. Prior to that, there used to be only one district for whole of Delhi with district headquarters at Tis-Hazari. In September 2012, two new districts, viz. South East and Shahdara were added to the city's map,[1]

The District Administration of Delhi is the enforcement department for all kinds of Government of Delhi and Central Government policies and exercises supervisory over numerous other functionaries of the Government. Below is the list of the districts and subdivisions of Delhi:

The skyline of Central Delhi
New Delhi government block 03-2016 img6
The South Block in New Delhi houses the Indian defence and finance ministries.
Delhi map
Map showing the old nine districts of Delhi.

New List of Districts in National Capital Territory of Delhi[2]

Sl.No. District Headquarter Sub divisions (Tehsils)
1 New Delhi Connaught Place Chanakyapuri Delhi Cantonment Vasant Vihar
2 North Delhi Alipur Model Town[3] Narela Alipur
3 North West Delhi Kanjhawala Rohini Kanjhawala Saraswati Vihar
4 West Delhi Rajouri Garden Patel Nagar Punjabi Bagh Rajouri Garden
5 South West Delhi Dwarka Dwarka Najafgarh Kapashera
6 South Delhi Saket Saket Hauz Khas Mehrauli
7 South East Delhi Defence Colony Defence Colony Kalkaji Sarita Vihar
8 Central Delhi Daryaganj Kotwali Civil Lines Karol Bagh
9 North East Delhi Nand Nagri Seelampur Yamuna Vihar Karawal Nagar
10 Shahdara Shahdara Shahdara Seemapuri Vivek Vihar
11 East Delhi Preet Vihar Gandhi Nagar Preet Vihar Mayur Vihar

Old List of Districts in National Capital Territory of Delhi

Sl.No. District Headquarters Area
Census 2011 [4]
Census 2001
Census 1991
Sub divisions
1 Central Delhi District Magistrate (CENTRAL), 14, Darya Ganj , New Delhi- 110002 23.36 578,671 646,385 656,533 Daryaganj Paharganj Karol Bagh
2 North Delhi District Magistrate (NORTH), Alipur, Delhi-110036 58.92 883,418 781,525 686,654 Alipur Model Town Narela
3 South Delhi District Magistrate (SOUTH), M.B. Road, Saket, New Delhi-110068 249.44 2,733,752 2,267,023 1,501,881 Hauz Khas Mehrauli Saket
4 East Delhi District Magistrate (EAST), L.M. Bund, Shastri Nagar, Delhi-110031 48.90 1,707,725 1,463,583 1,023,078 Gandhi Nagar Preet Vihar Mayur Vihar
5 North East Delhi District Magistrate (NORTH EAST), D.C. Office Complex, Nand Nagri, Opposite Gagan Cinema, Delhi-110093 56.32 2,240,749 1,768,061 1,085,250 Karawal Nagar Seelampur Yamuna Vihar
6 South West Delhi District Magistrate (SOUTH WEST), Old Terminal Tax Building Kapashera,New Delhi-110037 420.80 2,292,363 1,755,041 1,087,573 Kapashera Najafgarh Dwarka
7 New Delhi District Magistrate (NEW DELHI), 12/1, Jam Nagar House, Sahajahan Road, New Delhi 110011 34.95 133,713 179,112 168,669 Vasant Vihar Delhi Cantonment Chanakyapuri
8 North West Delhi District Magistrate (NORTH WEST), Kanjhawala, Delhi – 110081 442.84 3,651,261 2,860,869 1,777,968 Saraswati Vihar Narela Model Town[3]
9 West Delhi District Magistrate (WEST), Plot No. 3, Shivaji Place, Near West Gate Mall, Raja Garden, New Delhi - 110027 130.56 2,531,583 2,128,908 1,433,038 Patel Nagar Rajouri Garden Punjabi Bagh
Total 1483.0 16,753,235 13,850,507 9,420,644

Municipal Corporations

Apart from these districts, there are five municipalities within the National Capital Territory: three municipal corporations, one municipal council, and one Cantonment Board. They are

See also


  1. ^ Two new districts added to Delhi in 2012
  2. ^ "districts of delhi".
  3. ^ a b "North West District: Organisation Setup". Government of Delhi website.
  4. ^ "Census of Delhi 2011" (PDF). Government of India website.
Districts of Delhi Police

Delhi is divided into thirteen districts of Delhi Police, which are subdivided into 181 Police Stations (including eight Metro Rail P.S., five Railways P.S., two Airport P.S. & five P.S. for specialized crime units). The police districts are as follows:

Central district

East district

Shahadra District

New Delhi

North district

North East district

North West district

Rohini District

Outer district

South district

South West district

South East district

West district.Mr M N Tiwari, IPS is the first DCP of Rohini District. Mrs Nupur Prasad is the first DCP of Shahdara District.

North East Delhi

North East Delhi is one of the eleven administrative districts of Delhi, India. The District was established in 1997.

North East Delhi borders Yamuna River on the west, Ghaziabad District to the north and east, East Delhi to the south, and North Delhi to the west across the Yamuna. This area is densely populated with very slow development as compared to other districts. No development took place here even during commonwealth games makeover of other districts of Delhi. For public transport people are totally dependent upon overloaded sharing Autos. Half of the roads are covered by street hawkers. Exits connecting this place with other districts (Shastri Park and Wazirabad) with other parts are fully choked in peak hours.

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