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Administration in Ranchi

Ranchi city is located in the southern part of the Chota Nagpur plateau. It was formerly a part of Bihar State but became the capital of the new Jharkhand state, which was formed on 15 November 2000. Ranchi being an industrial town, offers many employment opportunities making it a densely populated city. According to the 2011 census, the city has an estimated population of 1,073,440. The city has a hilly topography surrounded by many waterfalls & green forests. The city is endowed with a natural beauty, rich history and traditional tribal culture.

General Administration in Ranchi

Some of the major crops grown in Ranchi are rice, wheat, maize, barley and bajra (millet). Ranchi has become an important centre for trade & commerce due to presence of many MNCs, Public Limited Companies & industries in the city. Mineral resources like Coal, Lime Stone, Fireclay, China Clay, Granite, Stone and Sand are found in Ranchi.The large & green forest area surrounding Ranchi provides many basic raw materials to a large number of industries like construction, furniture, match box, paper, rayon, railway slippers, wooden poles, etc. The potential of Ranchi as a growing city has been recognized by businesses and government alike, with Ranchi receiving significant investments to boost its economy & development.

Administratively Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand is divided into two sub-divisions called Ranchi and Bundu. Each sub-division is then further divided into blocks, panchayats and villages totalling to nearly 18 blocks and 303 panchayats There are 14 development blocks in Ranchi sub-division, which are Kanke, Ratu, Chanho, Mandar,Lapung, Burmu, Bero, Namkum, Omarjhi, Angara, Silli, Khelari,Nagri and Itki. Bundu sub-division, consists of 4 blocks which are Rahe, Bundu, Sonahatu, Tamar. Deputy Commissioner heads the Ranchi district administration with his team of Officers & Junior Staff. The District Administration is committed to provide the best civil facilities to the residents of Ranchi, so that they can lead a comfortable & stress-free life.

Deputy Commissioner heads the Ranchi district administration with his team of Officers & Junior Staff. The District Administration is committed to provide the best civil facilities to the residents of Ranchi, so that they can lead a comfortable & stress-free life.

Governor of Jharkhand

Jharkhand governmentThe present Governor of Jharkhand , Smt. Droupadi Murmu, is the first woman to hold this office. She took the charge of Governor on May 18, 2015. As a governor she is the executive head of the State and discharges duty with the help of his officers as per the Constitution of India. The Governor of Jharkhand also has a special responsibility to look after the administration of Scheduled Areas as mentioned in the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution. Smt. Murmu hails from Odisha and has wide administrative experience in governance.

Smt.Droupadi Murmu
Present Address: Raj Bhavan, Ranchi - 834001, Jharkhand.
Phone: 0651 - 2283465 / 66 / 67
Fax: 0651 - 2201101
Email -
Email of ADC-
Website :

Chief Minister of Jharkhand

Council of Minsiters in JharkhandRanchi being Capital of Jharkhand is hot spot for political activities in the state. State Legislative Assembly,Chief Ministers house and Raj Bhavan are situated in Ranchi. Jharkhand state is administered from this region of the country. Shri Raghubar Das belonging to Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is the present chief minister of Jharkhand, who was sworn-in on as the 6th chief minister of Jharkhand state on 28 December 2014. He served as the member of legislative assembly for five times, representing Jamshedpur East since 1995. He also served as the Deputy Chief Minister and the Urban Development Minister during the BJP-led government in the state.

Since assuming office, Mr. Raghubar Das has been constantly striving for the development of the state & betterment of the people. Some of the commendable work done by him includes opening of food park, increase in daily wages and other welfare schemes. His government is taking a slew of measures to improve governance and reduce corruption in the state to attract investments and make the most of its mineral riches. Cracking the whip on corrupt bureaucrats and politicians is also a top priority for the new chief minister. Under the able leadership of Mr. Raghubar Das, the state is making fast progress. The common minimum programme, of the new government aims to reach out to the common man and solve their grievances.

Mr. Raghubar Das
Office Address: 1st Floor, Project Building, Dhurwa, Ranchi, CMO, Kanke Rd, Jharkhand
Phone +91-651-2281400,2281500, 2280886,2280717
Fax +91-651-2205100
Phone Fax +91-651-2280717

MPs & MLAs of Ranchi

Members of Parliament from Ranchi

  • Mr. Subodh Kant Sahay - Lok Sabha
  • Mr. Parimal Nathvani - Rajya Sabha
  • Mr. Kanwar Deep Singh - Rajya Sabha

Member of Legislative Assembly of Ranchi

  • Mr. Chandreshwar Prasad Singh, Ranchi

Judiciary in Ranchi

Civil Courts, Ranchi comes under the Jurisdiction of Jharkhand High Court w.e.f. 15 November, 2000. It has 52 Courts under it including Adln Munsif Court, JM Court, JC Court, Family Court, MVAct Court, AJC Court, Sub Judge Court, CJM Court, SDJM Court, Munsif, etc. Civil Courts, Ranchi was constructed in the year 1952. It consists of five sub-buildings as Centralised Filing System Building, Main Judicial Commissioner Building, CBI Fodder Scam Building, Fast Track Court Building and Magistrate Building. Modern facilities like Video- Conferencing Studio and Computer Labs are now present in the court premises.

Judiciary in Ranchi

Hon'ble Justice R. Banumathi is presently the Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi. She has previously practised on Civil and Criminal sides in Tirupattur and District Court, Krishnagiri, Harur and Moffusil courts and is presently heading various Committees in the state. She has also written a Hand Book of Civil and Criminal Courts Management and use of Computers.

Address: The Registrar General, Jharkhand High Court, Doranda, Ranchi-834 033(India)
EPABX Nos.: 0651-2480307, 2481308,2482309,2482312,2482313
FAX Nos.: 0651- 2481116

Assembly Constituencies In Ranchi

In Jharkhand state Ranchi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha (Parliamentary) constituencies. This constituency includes parts of Seraikela Kharsawan and Ranchi districts. The Ranchi Lok Sabha constituency includes the six Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) segments which are Ichagarh, Silli, Khijri, Ranchi, Hatia & Kanke.

Ranchi Municipal Corporation

Civic adminstration in Ranchi CityRanchi Municipal Corporation or RMC is constantly striving to deliver best services to the people of the city. It came into existence on 15th September 1979 through a Government Notification (No. 1406).
The corporation was formed by merging of former Ranchi & Doranda Municipalities and Ranchi Doranda Joint Water Board. Presently, Ranchi Corporation has jurisdiction over an area of 175.12 sq. km. with 55 administrative wards. RMC administers the region under the Ranchi Municipal Corporation Act, 2001. The major responsibilities of RMC as per Section 63 and 63 A of the RMC Act, 2001 are:

  • Provision of sanitation facilities
  • Supply of water
  • Construction of Roads, Drains, etc.
  • Provision of Urban amenities and facilities such as parks, gardens, playgrounds, markets, bus tempo stands, etc.
  • Administering Central and State Government Urban Poverty Alleviation (UPA) Schemes
Ranchi Municipal Corporation is one of the Municipal Corporations of Jharkhand which has been selected for the JNNURM (Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission) to bring about development in the city. Presently RMC is getting modernised & progressing towards e-governance. E-governance will ensure more transparency & efficiency in government administration, as well as ensure greater citizen participation. Ranchi Municipal Corporation has its own website & helpline numbers where the residents can give their feedback, suggestions & log complaints.

Ranchi Municipal Corporation is presently involved in solving water supply and treatment problems, planting trees to add to the greenery, upkeep of parks & beautification of the city, besides other day to day functions. The Chief Executive Officers heads the RMC with a team of Other Officers & Staff.

Ranchi Municipal Corporation

Kutchary, Ranchi - 834001
Phone no. : 0651-2211215
Fax: 0651-2211777

Collector of Ranchi

A District Collector, is the chief administrative and revenue officer of a district. The District Collector may also be known as Collector, District Magistrate or as Deputy Commissioner in some districts. The Collector of Ranchi is a member of the Indian Administrative Service, and is appointed by the State government to look after the welfare & administration of the city.

District Collector of Ranchi
Manoj Kumar (As on 04/06/2016)
Phone No.:2208151/ 2360120(fax)

Other Important Government Offices & Contact Details

Sr. Superintendent of Police
Phone: 0651 2200237(O), 2360102, 2361127 (R)

Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB)
Address: Engineering Building, HEC, Dhurwa, Ranchi-4
Call Centre No.: 0651-3041111

All India Radio, Ranchi
Address: AIR-6, Ratu Road, Ranchi- 834001 (Jharkhand)
Phone: 0651- 2283310, SD- 2283311, SE- 228310
E-Mail ID of the Station:

Jharkhand State Rural Road Development Authority
Address: FFP Building, Dhurwa, Ranchi-834004, Jharkhand
Phone: 0651-2401946, Fax-0651-2400245

Anti- Corruption Bureau
Mr. Neeraj Sinha, I.P.S., Additional Director General of Police & Head of Vigilance Bureau
Phone: 0651-2282770/2281530, 2281570(fax)

Geological Survey of India

Directorate Health Services
Address: Nepal House, Doranda, Ranchi
Phone: 0651-2491033 (O)

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