Newly Created Districts in India during 2001 to 2011

During last decade 47 new districts formed in India. Highest 8 new districts formed in Jammu & Kashmir state during last decade. 6 districts formed in Jharkhand, 5 in Madhya Pradesh and 4 in Assam. In Karnataka, Punjab, Arunachal Pradesh & Nagaland 3 districts each came to existence in last 10 years. No new district were created during last decade in the rest 17 States and Union Territory of India.
Now Uttar Pradesh is the state with highest number of 71 districts. Next is Madhya Pradesh with 50, Bihar with 38, Maharashtra with 35 and Rajasthan with 33 districts.

Newly Created Districts in India during 2001 to 2011

State/UT codeName of the State/UTDistrict at 2001Newly created districtTotalName of new districtCarved out from district
Total59347640* Name change
1Jammu & Kashmir148221. Kishtwar
2. Samba
3. Reasi
4. Ramban
5. Bandipore
6. Kulgam
7. Ganderbal
8. Shupiyan
1. Doda
2. Jammu & Kathua
3. Udhampur
4. Doda & Udhampur
5. Baramula
6. Anantnag
7. Srinagar
8. Pulwama
2Himachal Pradesh12-12--
3Punjab173201. Tarn Taran
2. Barnala
3. Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (Mohali)
1. Amritsar
2. Sangrur
3. Rupnagar & Patiala
4Chandigarh1-1--
5Uttarakhand13-13--
6Haryana192211. Mewat
2. Palwal
1. Gurgaon
2. Faridabad
7NCT of Delhi9-9--
8Rajasthan321331. Pratapgarh1. Chittaurgarh, Udaipur & Banswara
9Uttar Pradesh701711. Kanshiram Nagar1. Etah
10Bihar371381. Arwal1. Jehanabad
11Sikkim4-4--
12Arunachal Pradesh133161. Kurung Kumey
2. Lower Dibang Valley
3. Anjaw
1. Lower Subansiri
2. Dibang Valley
3. Lohit
13Nagaland83111. Peren
2. Kiphire
3. Longleng
1. Kohima
2. Tuensang
2. Tuensang
14Manipur9-9--
15Mizoram8-8--
16Tripura4-4--
17Meghalaya7-7--
18Assam234271. Chirang
2. Baksa
3. Kamrup Metropolitan
4. Udalguri
1. Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon & Barpeta
2. Barpeta, Kamrup & Nalbari
3. Kamrup
4. Darrang & Sonitpur
19West Bengal181191. Purba Medinipur1. Medinipur (Paschim Medinipur)
20Jharkhand186241. Latehar
2. Ramgarh
3. Jamtara
4. Khunti
5. Simdega
6. Saraikela-Kharsawan
1. Palamu
2. Hazaribagh
3. Dumka
4. Ranchi
5. Gumla
6. Paschim Singhbhum
21Orissa30-30--
22Chhattisgarh162181. Narayanpur
2. Bijapur
1. Bastar
2. Dantewada* (Dakshin Bastar Dantewada)
23Madhya Pradesh455501. Ashoknagar
2. Anuppur
3. Burhanpur
4. Alirajpur
5. Singrauli
1. Guna
2. Shahdol
3. East Nimar
4. Jhabua
5. Sidhi
24Gujarat251261. Tapi1. Surat
25Daman & Diu2-2--
26Dadra & Nagar Haveli1-1--
27Maharashtra35-35--
28Andhra Pradesh23-23--
29Karnataka273301. Ramanagara
2. Chikkaballapura
3. Yadgir
1. Bangalore Rural
2. Kolar
3. Gulbarga
30Goa2-2--
31Lakshadweep1-1--
32Kerala14-14--
33Tamil Nadu302321. Krishnagiri
2. Tiruppur
1. Dharampuri
2. Erode & Coimbatore
34Puducherry4-4--
35Andaman & Nicobar Islands2131. South Andaman1. Andaman* (North & Middle Andaman)
Newly Created Districts in India during 2001 to 2011

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