The district has Dantewada and Bade Bacheli revenue division, in which 3 tehsils Dantewada, Barsur and Geedam are under revenue sub division Dantewada and 3 tehsils Kuakonda, Katekalyan and Bade Bacheli are under revenue sub division Bade Bacheli.
There are 4 Janpad Panchayats (Block Panchayat Offices) in the District
- Dantewada (38 Village Panchayats)
- Geedam (46 Village Panchayats)
- Katekalyan (26 Village Panchaats)
- Kuakonda (33 Village Panchayats)