Village & Panchayats

Gram Panchayats are the lowest tiers of the Panchayti Raj System functioning at the village level for the welfare and development of the villagers. Gram Panchayats are headed by the Sarpanch who is elected by members of Gram Sabha.The member of the Gram Sabha are the citizens whose name appears in the Voter list.

Surajpur District consists of 6 blocks which are divided into 424 Gram Panchayats covering a total of 547 villages. Details are as follows:

Taluka Area(Sq.Km) No of Janpad Panchyat No of Gram Panchyat No of Villages
Prattapur 604.17 1 79 114
Odagi 471.04 1 64 99
Bhaiyathan 433.6 1 65 90
Surajpur 575.34 1 106 121
Ramanujnagar 410.63 1 73 76
Premnagar 291.98 1 37 47
Total 2786.76 6 424 547