Beed district

Coordinates: 18°50′N 75°45′E / 18.833°N 75.750°E / 18.833; 75.750
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Beed district
Top: Kankal Eshwar temple in Beed
Location in Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra
Beed district
Country India
Tehsils1. Beed,
2. Ashti,
3. Patoda,
4. Shirur Kasar,
5. Georai,
6. Ambajogai,
7. Wadwani,
8. Kaij,
9. Dharur,
10. Parali,
11. Majalgaon
 • BodyBeed Zilla Parishad
 • Guardian MinisterAtul Save
(Cabinet Minister Mha)
 • President Zilla Parishad
  • President
    Mrs. Sivakanya Shivaji Sirsat
  • Vice President
    Mr. Bajrang Manohar Sonawane
 • District Collector
  • Shri. Radhabinod A. Sharma (IAS)
 • CEO Zilla Parishad
  • Shri Ajit Pawar (IAS)
 • MPs
 • Total10,693 km2 (4,129 sq mi)
 • Total2,585,049
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMH 23,MH44
Official LanguageMarathi
Per capita income(Beed district)INR 1,21,515(2020-21)[1]
Nominal gross domestic product(Beed district)INR 37,672crores (2020-21)[2]

Beed district (Marathi pronunciation: [biːɖ]) is an administrative district in the state of Maharashtra in India. The district headquarters are located at Beed. The district occupies an area of 10,693 km² and has a population of 2,585,049 of which 17.91% were urban (as of 2011).[3]


Members of Parliament[edit]

Guardian Minister[edit]

Guardian Minister Beed
पालकमंत्री बीड
Emblem of India.svg
Emblem of India
Atul Save
since 27 September 2022
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerChief Minister of Maharashtra
Term length5 years / No time limit

list of Guardian Minister[edit]

Name Term of office
Pankaja Munde 31 October 2014 - 8 November 2019
Dhananjay Munde 9 January 2020 - 29 June 2022
Atul Save 27 September 2022 - Incumbent

District Magistrate/Collector[edit]

District Magistrate / Collector Beed
जिल्हाधिकारी तथा जिल्हदंडाधिकरी बीड
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Emblem of India
Shri. Radhabinod A. Sharma (IAS)'
since 2020
ResidenceAt Beed district
AppointerGovernment of Maharashtra
Term lengthNo time limit

list of District Magistrate / Collector[edit]

Name Term of office
Shri. Radhabinod A. Sharma (IAS) 2020 - Incumbent


Beed district has a long history of many rulers and kingdoms. In the ancient era, this city was called as Champavati nagari. The city still proudly shows some old monuments showing the signs of past glory in the form of many city entry doors (called Ves in local language) and city protection walls. Until the 19th century, this part of Marathwada was under the Nizam monarchy, but was later included into the Indian Republic after a fierce struggle between Indian freedom fighters and Nizam soldiers. The name of Bhir is given by Mohammad Tughlaq.


Agriculture is the main business in Beed, and it is largely dependent on monsoon rain. Beed also is a district which provides a large number sugarcane cutters. A large area of Beed is Rocky and hilly especially the Georai, Ashti, Ambajogai , Kaij and Patoda Taluka, these are the places where custard apple is cultivated.


This district is divided into eleven talukas (or tehsils). These are:

  1. Beed
  2. Ashti
  3. Gevrai
  4. Ambajogai
  5. Kaij
  6. Parali (Vaijnath)
  7. Majalgaon
  8. Patoda
  9. Shirur Kasar
  10. Wadwani
  11. Dharur


According to the 2011 census Beed district has a population of 2,585,049,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait[5] or the US state of Nevada.[6] This gives it a ranking of 160th in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district has a population density of 242 inhabitants per square kilometre (630/sq mi) .[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19.65%.[4] Beed has a sex ratio of 912 females for every 1000 males. 19.90% of the population lived in urban areas. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 13.59% and 1.27% of the population respectively.[4]

Religions in Beed district (2011)[7]
Religion Percent
Other or not stated

Languages in Beed district (2011)[8]

  Marathi (83.38%)
  Urdu (8.62%)
  Hindi (3.93%)
  Lambadi (2.53%)
  Others (1.54%)

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 83.38% of the population in the district spoke Marathi, 8.62% Urdu, 3.93% Hindi and 2.37% Lambadi as their first language.[8]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Records, Official. "District Per capita income of Maharashtra 2011-12 to 2020-21". Planning Department, Government of Maharashtra, India. Maharashtra Vidhanmandal.
  2. ^ Records, Official. "District nominal gross Domestic Product of Maharashtra 2011-12 to 2020-21". Planning Department, Government of Maharashtra, India. Maharashtra Vidhanmandal.
  3. ^ "Census GIS India". Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. Retrieved 27 August 2009.
  4. ^ a b c d e "District Census Hand Book – Beed" (PDF). Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 13 June 2007. Retrieved 1 October 2011. Kuwait 2,595,62
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Nevada 2,700,551
  7. ^ "Population by Religion - Maharashtra". Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  8. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Maharashtra". Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  9. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901

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