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Konkan Division
Konkan
Location of Konkan division in Maharashtra
Location of Konkan division in Maharashtra
Coordinates: 18°57′53″N 72°49′33″E / 18.96472°N 72.82583°E / 18.96472; 72.82583Coordinates: 18°57′53″N 72°49′33″E / 18.96472°N 72.82583°E / 18.96472; 72.82583
CountryIndia India
StateMaharashtra
Districts
Government
 • Commissioner Konkan DivisionMr. Dr. Mahendra Kalyankar (IAS) (Additional Charge)
 • Police Commissioner Konkan DivisionNA
 • All Guardian Minister Konkan Division

(Mumbai Suburban District)

(Mumbai City District)

(Raigad District)

(Thane District)

(Palghar District)

(Ratnagiri District)

(Sindhudurg District)
 • All District Collector's Konkan Division
  • Ms. Nidhi Chaudhary (IAS)

(Mumbai Suburban District)

  • Mr. Rajeev D. Nivatkar (IAS)

(Mumbai City District)

  • Mr. Dr. Mahendra Kalyankar (IAS)

(Raigad District)

  • Mr. Rajesh J. Narvekar (IAS)

(Thane District)

  • Mr. Dr. Manik Gursul (IAS)

(Palghar District)

  • Mr. Dr. B. N. Patil (IAS)

(Ratnagiri District)

  • Ms. K. Manjulekshmi (IAS)
(Sindhudurg District)
 • All MP's Konkan Division-
Area
 • Total30,728 km2 (11,864 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total28,601,441

Konkan division is one of the six administrative divisions of Maharashtra state in India. It comprises the northern and central portions of the greater Konkan region, which were absorbed into Maharashtra owing to the States Reorganisation of India. Konkan division is the western section of present-day Maharashtra, along the west coast of India. The two districts of the state capital Mumbai (Bombay) also fall in Konkan division.

History of administrative districts in Konkan division

There have been changes in the names of districts and has seen also the addition of newer districts after India gained Independence in 1947 and also after the state of Maharashtra was formed.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Palghar becomes Maharashtra's 36th district". Mid-Day. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.