Deputy Commissioner is the Chief Revenue Officer as District Collector
and is responsible for collection of Revenue and other Govt. dues
recoverable as arrears of Land Revenue. He deals with the Natural
Calamities like draught, unseasonal rains, hailstorms, floods and fire
District Magistrate, Dy. Commissioner is the head of the Criminal
Administration of the District and the Police force is the instrument
provided by Government to enable him to enforce his authority and
fulfill his responsibility for the maintenance of Law & Order.
Deputy Commissioner also holds courts and hears appeals against the
order of Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), passed as Assistant Collector
Ist Grade and Sales Commissioner and Settlement Commissioner
Additional Deputy Commissioner assists the Deputy Commissioner in his
day-to-day working. The Additional Deputy Commissioner enjoys the same
powers as that of Deputy Commissioner under the rules.
duties of the Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) within his Sub Division are
almost similar to those of the Deputy Commissioner within his district.
In all matters of administration , he has to be the Deputy
Commissioner's principal agent.
is also incharge of various development activities going on in the Sub
Division and is also responsible for co-ordinating the work of various
departments. Besides this he has to look after the grievances of the
public and to attend to the problems arising out of the natural
calamities. He supervises the work of Revenue agency in the Sub
Tehsildars are appointed by the Financial Commissioner, Revenue and Naib
Tehsildar by the Commissioner of the Division. Their Duties within
Tehsil /Sub Tehsil are almost similar and manifold (except that
partition cases are decided by Tehsildar). They enjoy the powers of
Executive Magistrate, Assistant Collector and Sub Registrar/Joint Sub
Registrar. He is the incharge of tehsil Revenue Agency and is
responsible for proper preparation and maintenance of tehsil Revenue
Record and Revenue Accounts. He is also responsible for recovery of
government dues under the various Acts. He is supposed to have proper
control over the working of Patwaris and Kanungos
Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildar in fact are called Revenue officers
holding separate circles.
Kanungo establishment consists of field kanungo, office kanungo and the
District Kanungos. Its strength in each district can only be altered
with the sanction of the government.
field Kanungo supervises the work of patwari of his circle.
office Kanungo is the Tehsildar Revenue clerk and he is the custodian of
all the record received from the patwari.
District Kanungo is responsible for the efficiency of both the office
and the field Kanungo. He is the keeper of all record received from
kanungo patwari, at sadar office.
Patwari is an important and effective official of the lowest level in
the Revenue Agency.
Patwari has three chief duties:-
The maintenance of record of the crop grown at every harvest.
The keeping of the record of rights uptodate by the punctual record
The account of preparation of statistical returns embodying the
information derived from the harvest inspections, register of
mutation and record of rights.
is the responsibility of Patwari to report at once all serious
calamities affecting the land or the crops and all severe outbreaks of
diseases amongst men and beasts.
Patwari is responsible for the safe custody of all the records, maps and
equipments of his circle that are in his charge. His work is supervised
by the field Kanungo, Sadar Kanungo & Circle Revenue Officer