Revenue villages of the district are divided into 5 tehsils namely Dantewada, Geedam, Katekalyan, Kuwakonda and Bade Bacheli. Bade Bacheli is the latest addition of tehsils formed in April 2015 by bifurcating Kuakonda and Dantewada Tehsils. All these tehsils come under one revenue sub-division Dantewada. 

Tehsil wise numbers of revenue villages are detailed here under :-
Sr.No. Tehsil Name No. of Villages
1 Dantewada 48
2 Geedam 71
3 Katekalyan 43
4 Kuakonda 26
5 Bade Bacheli 45