Administration in EtahEtah is the administrative capital of Etah district of Uttar Pradesh. The Lok Sabha constituencies are the ruling power in Etah. The District Magistrate of Etah is Mr. J.P. Trivedi (I.A.S).
Etah District Administration
The Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme presently subsidizes all necessary funds required for the development of Etah district. Etah had been acknowledged by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, as one of the 250 districts in India, which are most underdeveloped. There were 640 underdeveloped districts in India in 2006 and that year Etah was recognized as one of those. It is a district in Uttar Pradesh out of a total of 34 districts that comprises of 3 tehsils and 8 blocks.
Etah district ranked 272 in the 2011 census of India in terms of population, which was around 1,761,152 and population density per square meter is 717. The growth rate was 12.77% during 2001-2011. The literacy rate in Etah district is 73.27% and the gender ratio in Etah for every 1000 males there is 863 females. 2,456 square kilometers of land is administered under the jurisdiction of Etah.
Administrative Bodies in Etah
The different administrative bodies in Etah include the Lok Sabha Constituency, the District Magistrate’s Office, Superintendent of Police, Municipal Corporation, High Court and Districts & Sessions Court.
Office of District Magistrate Etah
J.P. Trivedi, the District Magistrate, and his office looks after the governance of the city of Etah and other townships in Etah. The District Magistrate’s office watches over all the administrative paperwork, legal matters, financial reports, local and national polls, entertainment tax, property or real estate dealings, hygiene and supply of electricity and drinking water.
The administrative body in Etah is also involved with a comprehensive agenda for manure management and biogas production on national level. There are a wide number of natural biogas plants and beneficiaries in Etah and the governing body of Etah district administers and maintains a block-wise detailed record of these natural biogas beneficiaries in Etah.
Etah Lok Sabha Constituency
There are 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh and the Etah Lok Sabha Constituency is one of those constituencies. The Etah Lok Sabha Constituency has at present five legislative or Vidhan Sabha assemblies, which are: Etah, Kasganj, Patiyal, Marhara and Amanpur.
Member of Parliament in Etah constituency
The only current Member of Parliament in Etah constituency is Shri Kalyan Singh of IND. His office at Etah started functioning on 18th May, 2009. He is an elected and active Parliamentary member.
District Court of Etah
Founded in 1951, District Court Etah includes the Sessions Court, 3 Special Courts and 7 Additional Sessions Courts under the criminal jurisdiction. The courts under this jurisdiction comprises of Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court, one court of Judicial Magistrate, one Special Judicial Magistrate’s court and two courts of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate. The civil jurisdiction covers 3 courts of Special Judges and 7 Additional District Judges courts. The Civil Judges courts of Senior Division and Junior Division are meant for the hearing of the civil cases. There are 6 Additional Civil Judges of Junior Division and 1 Civil Judge of Senior Division.
Names of Judicial Officers EtahJudicial Magistrate
Smt. Kalpana - II
District & Sessions Judge
Mr. Vinod Kumar Srivastava – III
Principal Judge of Family Court
Mr. Devi Shanker Pd. Srivastava
Civil Judge of Senior Division
Mr. Husain Ahmad Ansari
Civil Judge of Junior Division
Mr. Tribhuwan Nath Paswan
The tag line of Etah Police is “Always Alert and Serving People”. The District Police station in Etah is situated on G.T. Road in close proximity to NH 91, Etah Railway Station, Gandhi Market, Das Market, Das petrol pump and other important locations in Etah. The Etah district police are concerned with governmental issues as representative of the state police. Other cities in the area include Aligarh, Narora and Agra. The coordinates of Etah District Police station on G.T. Road are 27 o 33’22” N and 78 o 39’48’’ E.
District Police Station Address: Kanpur Road, G.T. Road, Etah – 207001
Phone number: 05742-233232, 05742-233676
The office of the Superintendent of Police in Etah is situated on Etah Main Road.
Address of the Superintendent of the Police, Etah: Etah Main Road, City Circle, Etah – 207001
Phone number of Superintendent of Police, Etah: 05742-233303
Phone numbers and email id of Head of Police - SSP Ajay Mohan Sharma:
Police office phone number: 05742-233319
Camp office phone number: 05742-231942
Mobile phone number: 9454400
The police stations in Etah District:Awagarh
Raja Ka Rampur
Prison in Etah
Etah Jail, Etah - 207001
Nagar Palika Parishad Etah
The Municipal Corporation Office or Nagar Palika Parishad of Etah is a local administrative body of the metropolitan area of Etah, population of Etah being 131,023 as per the records provided by the 2011 census. A municipality is concerned with the administrative decisions and activities of a community, which has a population of about 100,000. As Etah is small district, the Nagar Palika Parishad is guided by the system of Panchayati Raj and works jointly with the various administrative bodies of the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Each member of the Etah Municipal Corporation is chosen as an authoritative part of this administrative body for a 5-year term through elections. Etah is sectioned into wards in accordance with the total number of people residing here and from each of the wards one member is elected. The president of the municipal corporation in Etah also comes into power with voting among the municipality members. The president is the person responsible for organizing and conducting meetings. There is a chief officer in the Etah municipality and other officers, which comprise of the health officer, engineer, education officer and sanitary officer. The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission employs these government officials to administer the workings of the Etah Nagar Palika Parishad.
The Nagar Palika Parishad of Etah is involved with the entire urban infrastructure of the city, which includes:
- Street lighting
- Water supply
- Fire brigade
- Birth and death accounts
- Market areas
- Management of solid wastes
The municipal body of Etah is run by:
- Funding by the Government of Uttar Pradesh
- House tax
- Water tax
- Entertainment tax
- Income tax
- Road tax
- Motor vehicle tax
Nagar Palika Parishad Etah,
Etah - 207001
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