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    There are four Revenue Sub-Divisions in the district namely:- (1) Porompat Sub-Division; (2) Sawombung Sub-Division; (3) Keirao Bitra Sub-Division and (4) Jiribam Sub-Division. The total number of  SDC Revenue Circles  in the district is 9 (nine). There are 237 Revenue villages in the district. The total number of urban local bodies is 4 (four) comprising of 2 (two) Municipalities and 2 (two) Nagar Panchayats. The 2 Municipalities are Imphal Municipal Council and Jiribam Municipal Council whereas the 2 (two) Nagar Panchayats are Andro Nagar Panchayat and Lamlai Nagar Panchayat.

    There are 3 (three) C.D. Blocks in the district namely :- (1) Imphal East-I C.D. Block, Sawombung; (2) Imphal East-II C.D. Block, Keirao Bitra and (3) Jiribam C.D. Block. There are altogether 56 Gram Panchayats in the District. Block wise number of Gram Panchayats are as Follows:-

C.D.Block No. of Gram Panchayats Population (1991 census)
Imphal East-I C.D. Block, Sawombung 25 1,13,508
Imphal East-II C.D. Block, Keirao Bitra 25 1,13,059
Jiribam C.D. Block, Jiribam   6    28,077

TOTAL

56 2,54,644

There is  Zilla Parishad in the district comprising of 19 Zilla Parishad members. However, there is no Panchayat Samiti in the district as well as in the other districts of the State.

    The DRDA (District Rural Development Agency) in the district is headed by the Adhyaksha of Zilla Parishad, Imphal East as Chairperson of the DRDA. The DC/Collector of the district is the Executive Director of the DRDA. He is assisted by the Project Director and other officers/staff of the DRDA.

The total number of Assembly segments in the district are as follows :-

  Khundrakpam A.C.

  Heingang A.C.

  Khurai A.C.

  Kshetrigao A.C.

  Thongju A.C.

  Keirao A.C.

  Andro A.C.

  Lamlai A.C.

  Yaiskul A.C.

  Wangkhei A.C.

  Jiribam A.C.