Districts and Administration in Meghalaya: Meghalaya has eleven districts, which are divided into eight sub divisions and thirty nine blocks, blocks comprise of town municipalities and village panchayats. Each district of Meghalaya is governed by a Deputy Commissioner who is appointed by the Indian Administrative Service. The Deputy Commissioner is in charge of the overall administration of the district and covers the roles of a Magistrate and Collector as well. As a Deputy Commissioner he is responsible for the overall smooth functioning of the district, as a Magistrate he takes care of the law and order situation of the district and as a Collector he oversees revenue collection and recovery. The Superintendent of Police is responsible for the Police Administration of the district.
Tourism in Meghalaya: Meghalaya is considered to be one of India's most beautiful states of India and is known for its thick forest cover. Apart from that Meghalaya has a lot of options for adventure sports such as; rock climbing, hiking and trekking and water sports. Other places of interest in Meghalaya are; Cherrapunji, Elephant Falls, Bishop Falls, Sweet Falls, Hot springs at Jakrem, Umiah Lake, The Eco PARK, Botanical Gardens, Lady Hydari Park and the Garo Hills among others.
List of Meghalaya Districts:
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Last Updated on : 11 March 2013