Blocks And Panchayat

Garhwa district is a part of Palamau Commissionery consisting of 14 blocks and two subdivisions namely Garhwa & Nagar-Untari.

At the time of creation of new district Garhwa, there were eight old blocks namely :-

  1. Garhwa
  2.  Meral
  3.  Ranka
  4.  Bhandariya
  5.  Majhiyaon
  6.  Nagar-Untrai
  7.  Bhawanathpur and
  8.  Dhurki.

Later on 6 new blocks were created from old blocks on administrative ground namely 1. Dandai, 2. Chiniya, 3. Kharoundhi, 4. Ramna, 5. Ramkanda and 6. Kandi. Later on 5 new blocks were created from old 14 blocks on administrative ground namely

  1.  Danda
  2.  Ketar
  3.  Bishunpur
  4.  Bardiha and
  5. Sagma.

So presently there are 20 blocks in Garhwa district. There are 189 Gram Panchayats. 916 inhabited villages and 62 un-habited (Bechiragi) villages in this district. This district has two police sub-division named Garhwa and Nagar-Untrai. With eight police stations i.e.

  1. Garhwa
  2. Meral
  3. Ranka
  4. Bhandariya
  5. Majhiyaon
  6. Nagar-Untrai
  7. Bhawanathpur and
  8. Dhurki.
SL.NO. Block Name Number Of Panchayats
1 Garhwa_Sadar  22
2 Meral  20
3 Ramna  11
4 Nagar Untari  12
5 Bhawanathpur  9
6 Bardiha  6
7 Bhandaria  6
8 Chinia  7
9 Ranka  14
10 Ramkanda  7
11 Dhurki  8
12 Bishunpura  5
13 Manjhiaon  9
14 Kandi  16
15 Kharaundhi  9
16 Danda  3
17 Dandai  9
18 Baragar  4
19 Ketar  7
20 Sagma  5