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Administration in Ganjam

Ganjam enjoys an elaborate administrative structure and is effectively managed by various governmental institutions. All these together ensure the well being of the citizens. Here is all the important information about administrative structure of Ganjam district. These administrative bodies have been obviously entrusted with various important civic responsibilities. The economic development or for that matter entire fate of Ganjam in Odisha rests on how efficiently these administrative bodies fulfill their designated responsibilities. So, below is complete information on all these important civic institutions.

Administrative Divisions in Ganjam

Just like all other districts in rest of India, even Ganjam District has been administratively divided into various blocks and villages. This has obviously resulted in better civic administration, which is actually the purpose and aim of it. Below we’ve given complete details of administrative division of Ganjam District.
  • District Headquarter: Chhatrapur
  • No. of Sub-Divisions: 3 – (Berhampur, Bhanjanagar and Chhatrapur)
  • No. of Blocks: 22
  • No. of Municipalities/Corporation: 1 (Berhampur city)
  • No. of Tehsils: 23
  • No. of Gram Panchayats: 475
Among above all only Municipal Council and Gram Panchayat are directly elected bodies. Elections are held once in every five year to elect a Chairman (Sarpanch in the case of Gram Panchayat) and Corporators.

Civic Administration on Ganjam

Administration in GanjamCivic administariom in Ganjam is headed by district collector who is resposbible for collection of land revenue tax, excise duties, irrigation dues etc. He ensures law and order, especially in the event of communal riots.Further he also supervises various district level committees and oversees developmental works carried out under various schemes. Above mentioned responsibilities are few of the important responsibilities of almost all the District Collectors working in rest of India. For fulfilling these responsibilities District Collector is assisted by important officers like Chief Developement Officer (CDO), Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), Additional District Collector etc.

Office of the Collector and District Magistrate,Ganjam
At/Po- Chatrapur, District- Ganjam, PIN - 761020, Odisha
Phone : 06811-263700
Mob : 9437559670
Fax : 06811-263344
Email :

Police Administration in Ganjam

Maintenance of law and order is obviously the responsibility of Ganjam Police. Owing to large size of the Ganjam district, it has two district police stations: Ganjam and Berhampur. Each of these districts have been obviously allotted Superintendent of Police, who is actually head of the entire jurisdiction. And as far as police stations are concerned, then there are at least 24 police stations in entire Ganjam District. Lastly, it is very pertinent to bring to notice that certain villages of Ganjam District are affected by Naxal insurgency problems, which does make law and order situation in district little precarious. However, Ganjam police does get adequate help from Indian army & CRPF to cope with Naxal insurgents. Overall, excluding Naxal problem, law and order situation in Ganjam District is pretty peaceful. This is clearly validated by the fact that till date there has hardly been any communal riots and caste riots in the district.

Superintendent of Police, Ganjam, Chatrapur
Phone : 06811-263366
Email :

Superintendent of Police, Brahmapur, Dist-Ganjam
Phone : 0680-2292991
Email :

Public Representatives from Ganjam

Ganjam is a large district and hence after every 5 years it sends innumerable MP’s and MLA’s to constituent assembly and parliament. As of today Ganjam has total 13 assembly constituency and 2 Parliamentary Constituency. Whichever MLA’s and MP’s are elected obviously play immensely important role to pursue economic and social development of their respective constituencies. Each MP and MLA even gets development fund from state and union government to start various development projects in its constituency.

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