Haridwar district came into existence on 28th Dec. 1988. Prior to its inclusion in the newly created state of Uttarakhand, this district was a part of Saharanpur Divisional Commissionary. The district is headed by District Magistrate/District Collector/Deputy Commissioner. The district headquarter is situated in the Roshnabad, at a distance of about 12 kms from railway station. Good transport service is available in the form of local bus, tempo (vikram) to reach Roshnabad.
The Collectorate, Vikas Bhawan, District Judiciary, S.P. Office, Police
line, District Jail, District sports stadium, District navodaya
Vidyalaya etc. are the prime establishments of this area. The district
is administratively subdivided into three tehsils i.e. Haridwar, Roorkee
and Laksar and six development blocks i.e. Bhagwanpur, Roorkee, Narsan,
Bahadrabad, Laksar and Khanpur.
The subdivisions are headed by Sub Divisional Officer, normally called
SDM. Each subdivision serves the purpose of general, criminal and
revenue administration of the district. For development works, a chief
development officer (CDO) is posted at district head quarter who heads a
team of Block Development Officers at blocks. The office of CDO is
located in Vikas Bhawan at Roshnabad.
More details: www.haridwar.nic.in