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Administration in Sonbhadra

courtSonbhadra district operates under the Mirzapur division of state administration which is headed by the Mirzapur division commissioner who is in-charge of all administrative operations in Mirzapur division including Sonbhadra. The district headquarters of Sonbhadra is Robertsganj and the district has about 1441 total villages. The current MP of the district is Shri Chhotelal and the district has four ministers for the legislative assembly from Dudhi is Smt Ruby Prasad, Robertsganj is Shri Avinash Kushwaha, Obra is Shri Sunil Kumar Yadav and Ghorawal is Shri Ramesh Chandra Dubey.

Administrative Setup of Sonbhadra

The district has three tehsils namely Robertsganj, Dudhi and Ghorawal. Under Robertsganj tehsil there are total 796 villages out of which 55 are inhabitant villages. Under Dudhi tehsil there are 299 tehsils out of which 8 are inhabitant villages and under Ghorawal tehsil there are 346 villages out of which 15 are inhabitant villages. The district has eight administrative blocks which was divided for planning purpose namely Babhani, Chatra, Chopan, Dudhi, Ghorawal, Myuirpur, Navgaon and Robertsganj. Each Tehsil is headed by a Tehsildar who is assisted by additional Tehsildar and a Nayab Tehsildar. The Tehsildar is responsible for revenue collection in a Tehsil and he is answerable to the SDM. The eight blocks in the district is administrated by a BDO or the Block Development Officer. He is responsible of planning administration in his allotted block. The CDO or the Chief Development Officer is in-charge of coordinating the administrative works of block development officers. The current CDO of Sonbhadra is Shri Mahendra Singh. The district has about 67 Nyay Panchayats and 501 gram panchayats.

Sonbhadra District Magistrate

The district magistrate or the district collector is the in-charge of administration in Sonbhadra district. Th current district magistrate of Sonbhadra is Shri Dinesh Kumar Singh. He is also the revenue officer of the district who is in-charge of collecting taxes from the citizens. He fulfils his duties as collector, magistrate and as Deputy Commissioner of Sonbhadra. As a collector of Sonbhadra he is in-charge of tax collection, crisis management, land assessment and acquisition and he also heads the Sonbhadra industries centre and Sonbhadra district banker’s coordination committee. As a magistrate he is responsible for law and order in Sonbhadra. Though the Superintendent of Police is responsible of law and order he in turn works under the Magistrate. As a deputy commissioner he assists the Mirzapur division commissioner on his duties. The additional district magistrate or ADM and the SDM or Sadar assists the DM in his activities. The current ADM of Sonbhadra is Mr. Manilal Yadav. For the three tehsils in Sonbhadra there is one separate SDM namely Shri Rajendra Pradash Tiwari for Robertsganj Tehsil, Shri Harsh Dev Pandey for Ghorawal Tehsil and Shri Abbay Kumar Pandey for Duddhi Tehsil.

District Court in Sonbhadra

Sonbhadra operates a district court in its district headquarters Robertsganj. The court was opened by Administrative judge of Allahabad high court Dr. Jagdish Narayan Dube. Robertsganj alone operates 12 courts while Anpara and Dudhi homes an outline court. Apart from these the district also operates two other special courts. The juvenile cases are handled in Robertsganj court. The Robertsganj court also has a facility for accommodating judicial officers.

Robertsganj district court: Robertsganj, Uttar Pradesh- 231216.
Here is the detailed list of government offices in Sonbhadra district.

Sonbhadra District Headquater
Government Office
Robertsganj, Uttar Pradesh -231216

Robertsganj post office
Robertsganj, Uttar Pradesh -231216

CMO office sonebhadra
Robertsganj, Uttar Pradesh -231216
Landmark: Near Ram janki mandir

Kashi More
NH 75
Anpara, Uttar Pradesh -231225

ARTO Office
State Highway 5A
Robertsganj, Uttar Pradesh -231216

ABPS Assembly Hall
National Highway 75
Renukoot, Uttar Pradesh- 231208

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