Administrative Setup

Politically, the district is governed by the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council having a strength of 30 Councillors (26 elected and 04 nominated) which is being headed by the Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor (rank of State Cabinet Minister) who is assisted by four Executive Councillor since 1995 working within the framework of the constitution of India/Jammu and Kashmir. District has two seats (Leh and Nubra) in J&K Assembly and one Member of Parliament who is also the representative of Kargil district.

The Administrative setup of the district is as below:

S. No. Content Name No.
1. Sub-Divisions 6
2. No. of Tehsils 8
3. No. of Blocks 16
4. Urban Local Body 1
5. Panchayats 95
6. Villages 113