PATHANAMTHITTA

District Official Website

District Adminstration

The district headquarters is at Pathanamthitta town. The district administration is headed by the District Collector. He/She is assisted by five Deputy Collectors holding charges of general matters, revenue recovery, land acquisition, land reforms, election and Disaster Management. Under the three tier system of panchayat in rural areas, Pathanamthitta has one district panchayat, 9 block panchayat and 57 grama panthayats. Under the single tier system in urban areas, there are 4 municipalities the district. In addition, there is a census town (Kozhencherry).

As per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008, Pathanamthitta has five Assembly constituencies, down from eight. However, the district was unified into a single Parliamentary constituency, thus contributing a seat to the Lok Sabha. The Pathanamthitta parliamentary constituency is formed by including all the five Assembly constituencies of the district along with two other Assembly constituencies in the neighboring Kottayam district.Congress, Kerala Congress, and the CPM/CPI are the main political parties.

District Population

1197412

Citizens

52k

Average Income

561716

Male Citizens

4%

Unempl. Rate

635696

Female Citizens

528

Senior Citizens


Households

With Above Average Income (40%)
With Internet Access (65%)
With Personal Computer (60%)
With At Least One Car (75%)

Area

2,652 sq mi

Total

2,232 sq mi

Land

20 sq mi

Water


Police Department

10

Full Time Officers

5

Part Time Officers

6

Dispatch Personnel