Gariaband District is one of the nine new districts formed in Chhattisgarh, operational from 1 Jan 2012. Gariaband district was carved out of Raipur district and has its headquarters at Gariaband town. Rajim and Mahasamund is the nearest city.
Niranjan Das is the District collector of Gariaband. Abhishek Pathak is Superintendent of Police of Gariaband District.