The entire work of this article is based on the 2011 Census of India, conducted by the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, under Ministry of Home Affairs (India), Government of India.


Census of India (2011) states the following criteria in defining towns. They are:


*: Capital city of a state C.B: Cantonment Board / Cantonment
C.M.C: City Municipal Council C.T: Census town
E.O: Estate Office G.P: Gram Panchayat
I.N.A: Industrial Notified Area I.T.S: Industrial Township
M: Municipality M.B: Municipal board
M.C: Municipal Committee M.Cl: Municipal council
M.Corp: Municipal Corporation / Corporation N.A: Notified area
N.A.C: Notified area committee / Notified Area Council N.P: Nagar Panchayat
N.P.P: Nagar Palika Parishad N.Pd: Nagar Parishad
N.T: Notified Town N.T.A: Notified Town Area
O.G.: Out Growth S.T.C: Small Town Committee
T.C: Town Committee / Town Area Committee T.M.C: Town Municipal Council
T.P: Town Panchayat (T.P.) T.S.: Township



See also


  1. ^ "Concepts and definitions by census India" (PDF). Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Abbreviations used". Archived from the original on 17 June 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook, Golaghat" (PDF). Directorate of Census Operations Assam. 11 July 2014.