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Dhule Gadchiroli Gondia Hingoli Jalgaon Jalna Kolhapur Latur
Mumbai City Mumbai Suburban Nagpur Nanded Nandurbar Nashik Osmanabad Palghar
Parbhani Pune Raigad Ratnagiri Sangli Satara Sindhudurg Solapur
Thane Wardha Washim Yavatmal          

ZILLA PARISHAD - MAHARASHTRA

Zilla Parishad (commonly known as ZP) is a local government body at the district level in India. It looks after the administration of the rural area of the district and its office is located at the district headquarters. The Marathi word Parishad means Council and Zilla Parishad translates to District Council.

Members of the Zilla Parishad are elected from the district on the basis of adult franchise for a term of five years. Zilla Parishad has minimum of 50 and maximum of 75 members. There are seats reserved for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, backward classes and women.

The Chairmen of all the Panchayat Samitis form the members of Zilla Parishad. The Parishad is headed by a President and a Vice-President.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who is an IAS officer, heads the administrative machinery of the Zilla Parishad. The CEO supervises the divisions of the Parishad and executes its development schemes.

There are 33 Zilla parishad in Maharashtra, one each in every district.

Sr. No.

District

No. of members Zilla Parishad

01

Thane

66

02

Raigad

61

03

Ratnagiri

57

04

Sindhudurg

50

05

Nashik

73

06

Dhule

54

07

Nandurbar

53

08

Jalgaon

68

09

Ahmadnagar

75

10

Pune

74

11

Satara

67

12

Sangli

61

13

Solapur

68

14

Kolhapur

69

15

Aurangabad

60

16

Jalna

55

17

Parabhani

52

18

Hingoli

50

19

Beed

60

20

Nanded

63

21

Osmanabad

54

22

Latur

58

23

Amravati

59

24

Akola

52

25

Washim

50

26

Buldhana

59

27

Yavatmal

62

28

Nagpur

59

29

Wardha

51

30

Bhandara

52

31

Gondiya

52

32

Chandrapur

58

33

Gadchiroli

51

TOTAL

1953