List of districts of Punjab, India

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Districts of Punjab along with their headquarters before the creation of the Pathankot district & Fazilka district

A district of the Punjab state of India is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a Deputy Commissioner or District Magistrate, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district magistrate or the deputy commissioner is assisted by a number of officers belonging to Punjab Civil Service and other state services.

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A Senior Superintendent of Police, an officer who belongs to the Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Punjab Police Service and other Punjab Police officials.

A Division Forest Officer, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service is responsible for managing the forests, environment and wild-life related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Punjab Forest Service and other Punjab Forest officials and Punjab Wild-Life officials.

Sectoral development is looked after by the district head of each development department such as PWD, Agriculture, Health, Education, Animal husbandry, etc. These officers belong to various State Services.

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  1. Hoshiarpur
  2. Jalandhar
  3. Amritsar
  4. Barnala
  5. Bathinda
  6. Faridkot
  7. Fatehgarh Sahib
  8. Fazilka
  9. Firozpur
  10. Gurdaspur
  11. Ludhiana
  12. Kapurthala
  13. Mansa
  14. Moga
  15. Ajitgarh
  16. Ropar
  17. Muktsar
  18. Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar(first known as Nawan Shahr)
  19. Sangrur
  20. Patiala
  21. Pathankot
  22. Tarn Taran

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