About District

collector Office Palghar

The part of the country’s largest urban sea-hill of Thane District divisioned on 1st August 2014 or 36th new district Palghar came into existence. The working time of a new district in the presence of then Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and then Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat started from 1st August 2014. Palghar is the 36th district of the state.It is spreaded between the west coast of the Arabian Sea and the Sahyadri Mountains rows that are east of the Northern District of Palghar. Palghar DISTRICT total population is around 29,90,116. The district has a total of 8 talukas, Mokhada, Talasari, Vasai, Vikramgad, Palghar, Dahanu and Wada.
Palghar DISTRICT has 4,69,699 hectares of the total geographical area in a total 1008 villages and 3818 sub-villages as well as 477 gram panchayats. In District the literacy rate is 66.65% and Male percentage is 72.23% and female literacy rate is 59.28%.

Talukawise Towns

The number of cities and villages in the district of Palghar Taluka 2001 census

Sr.No. Taluka Number of villages Number of cities
1 Vasai 125 05
2 Palghar 222 02
3 Dahanu 183 02
4 Talasari 46 00
5 jawhar 109 01
6 mokhada 59 00
7 wada 170 00
8 vikramgad 94 00
Total 1008 10

Literacy Percentage

Sr.No. Tahsil Literacy Percentage
Male% Female% Total%
1 Mokhada 53.70 39.402 46.54
2 Talasari 57.33 37.577 47.33
3 Jawhar 54.48 41.434 47.88
4 Dahanu 59.21 33.324 51.15
5 Vikramgad 61.00 46.268 53.60
6 Wada 70.07 55.779 63.15
7 Palghar 76.34 64.049 70.49
8 Vasai 80.02 73.497 76.94
Total 72.23 59.281 66.65

Scheduled Area in Palghar District

Sr.No. Tahsil Total Villages Villages in Scheduled Area Scheduled Area of Tahsil
1 Palghar 222 164 Partial
2 Vasai 125 51 Partial
3 Dahanu 183 183 Whole Area
4 Talasari 46 46 Whole Area
5 Wada 170 170 Whole Area
6 Vikramgad 94 94 Whole Area
7 Jawhar 109 109 Whole Area
8 Mokhada 59 59 Whole Area
Total 1008 876

Population as per Census 2011

Sr.No. Tahsil Total Population ST Population Percentage of ST population
Male Female Total Male Female Total
1 Vasai 709771 633631 1343402 48921 49377 98298 7.32
2 Palghar 288514 261652 550166 83424 84728 168152 30.56
3 Wada 91990 86380 178370 51160 50549 101709 57.02
4 Dahanu 199574 202521 402095 135842 142062 277904 69.11
5 Talasari 76417 78401 154818 68699 71574 140273 90.61
6 Jawhar 69333 70854 140187 63280 65182 128462 91.64
7 Vikramgad 68489 69136 137625 62646 63722 126368 91.82
8 Mokhada 41691 41762 83453 38246 38596 76842 92.08
Total 1545779 1444337 2990116 552218 565790 1118008 37.39

Health related facilities

Sr.No. Taluka Number of
Rural Hospitals Sub District Hospitals PHCs Sub Centres Medical Rescue Camps Primary Health Unit ZP Dispen-ceries
1 Palghar 3 0 10 62 4 1 2
2 Vasai 1 0 8 38 0 1 1
3 Dahanu 1 2 9 65 6 3 2
4 Talasari 1 0 4 29 1 1 1
5 Wada 1 0 4 38 3 3 0
6 Vikramgad 1 0 3 23 7 2 2
7 Jawhar 1 0 4 31 7 4 0
8 Mokhada 1 0 4 19 3 3 0
Total 10 2 46 305 31 18 8