Block (country subdivision)
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Each gewog is headed by a gup or headman.
Block is a district sub-division which is next to Taluk level administration. For planning purpose district is divided into four levels
A taluk may consist of one or more number of blocks. Blocks are normally Planning & Development units of district in addition to taluks. Block would represent a compact area for which effective plans will prepared & implemented through Village Panchayats.
|Sr. No.||Block Name|
Block Development Officer
The Block Development Officer is the official in charge of the block. Block Development Officers monitor the implementation of all the programs related to planning and development of the blocks. Coordination of development and implementation of plans amongst more than one block is provided by a Chief Development Officer (CDO).
In the United States a "block" refers to an area of a municipality such as a city or town which is surrounded by streets on all sides; such a piece of land is more fully known as a city block. For walking purposes, a "block" is the land distance between two streets, about 1/10 or 1/12 of one mile.