In a democratic system, people have an important contribution in development through decentralized planning. The work of collective thinking, discussion and guidance by the public is performed by the village panchayats at the village level, block committees at the block level, and district panchayats at the district level. Prayagraj division has 61 development blocks (Prayagraj – 23, Kaushambi-08,Fatehpur – 13, Pratapgarh -17) and 19 Tehsils (Prayagraj – 08, Kaushambi-03, Fatehpur – 03, Pratapgarh -05).
There is also an effort to achieve social and economic goals with the combined efforts of public representatives, public servants and voluntary organizations. District decentralized system has an important role in the planning structure. There are 609 Nyaya Panchayats and 4194 Gram Sabhas in Prayagraj Division. The total number of inhabited villages in the Division is 7051 and the number of non-populated villages is 601. Under the urban area, one municipal corporation and one cantonment area, 16 census towns, 03 municipal councils, 29 nagar panchayats are also part of this division.