Section 4(I) (b) (ii)

Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees




1.      Chief Commissioner of Land Administration

2.      Special Commissioner

3.      Commissioner Legal Affairs

4.      Commissioner of Appeals

5.      Secretary to CCLA

6.      Joint Secretary

7.      Project Director

8.      Assistant Secretaries /Additional Assistant Commissioners


           The Chief Commissioner of Land Administration exercises the powers vested with the Commissioner of land Revenue, Commissioner of Survey, Settlement and land Records and Commissioner of land Reforms, Urban Land Ceiling and Land Protection. Further he is authorized to distribute business among the Commissioners.

           In the present set up the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration looks after

1.      All Service matters of Deputy Collectors

2.      Approval of panels of Deputy Collectors, Tahsildars and Dy. Tahsildars.

3.      Removal/Dismissal of Tahsildars.

4.      Computerization of Revenue Departments and Land Records.

5.      Performance Indicators that indicate the overall grading of the Revenue Department

6.      Meetings comprising of internal reviews, Collector’s/ Joint Collector’s reviews etc and meetings with other Departments for coordination and policy decisions.

7.      Office Inspections of Collectorates, Directorates and other subordinate Offices

8.      Legislative Assembly Questions during the assembly sessions that have to be answered on priority basis.

9.      Grievances of public. This is the most important function due to its direct interface with the public.


        The Special Commissioner is appointed in 2003 to ease the burden of the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration. So he deals with the following functions:

1.      Evacuee Property.

2.      Assignment of Government Lands,

3.      Alienation of Government Lands,

4.      Lease lands of Secunderabad. 

5.      All Service matters of Tahsildars, including approval of panels of Deputy Tahsildars and Tahsildars.

6.      Disciplinary cases of Deputy Tahsildars and above.

7.      Appeals against orders of Commissioner, Survey and Settlements.

8.      Urban Land Ceilings

9.      Agricultural Land Ceilings.


            Commissioner Appeals hears appeal case under the following Statutory Acts


Name of the Act under which Appeals are filed

Section of the Act


BSO (for Andhra Area)


AP (TA) LR Act 1317 F (for Telangana Area)


Land Revenue

A.P.  R.R. Act, 1864


I. & C.A.D.  Act, 1984


A.P. (T.A.) L.R. Act, 1317 F.

151 – CPC; 158; 166-B

A.P. (T.A.) L.R. Act, 1317 F.

166 (B)


A.P. Village Administrative Officers’ Service Rules, 1990


A.P. (T.A.) Village Officers’ Service Rules, 1978


A.P. (A.A.) Village Officers’ Service Rules, 1969


Record of Rights

A.P. (T.A.) Appeals & Land Act, 1950


The A.P. Scheduled Areas Ryotwari Settl. Reg. 1970


A.P. Inam Abolition Act, 1956

14-A; 14-B


The A.P. (T.A.) Atiyat Enquiries


The A.P. (T.A.) Jagir Commutation Reg. 1359 F


Estate Abolition Act, 1948


A.P. (T.A.) Land Revenue Act, 1351


The A .P. Estate Abolition Act, 1948

38(2); 17(A); 20(1)

Urban Ceiling

Urban Land (Ceiling & Regulation) Act, 1976

12 & 33




           Commissioner Legal Affairs is in the rank of a serving judge Grade I. He advises the Chief Commissioner of Land administration in all legal matters.


               The Secretary to CCLA is in charge of the following sections.

D and DD Sections: The Service matters of Deputy Collectors and above excluding disciplinary cases.

Asst. Secretary (Administration)

Establishment matters of CCLA’s Office

Pay and Allowances etc.

Planning and Budget

Assistant Secretary (Vigilance)

Vigilance Sections I & III - Disciplinary cases of Deputy Tahsildars and above

Additional Assistant Commissioner  (Land Acquisition)

General Land Acquisition Matters, Acquisition of Sriram Sagar Project (SRSP), Telugu Ganga Project (TGP) and Lease Lands of Secunderabad etc.

Assistant Secretary (Evacuee Property)

Urban Land Ceilings

Agricultural Land Reforms

Record of Rights

Assignment & Alienation of Govt. Lands of East Godavari, West Godavari, Prakasam, Nellore and (4) Rayalaseema Districts i.e., Anantapur, Kurnool, Cuddapah & Chittoor Districts.

Assistant Secretary (Services)

Service matters of Deputy Tahsildars and Tahsildars and disciplinary matters of Ministerial Staff of all Districts. (Vigilance Section II).

Additional. Assistant Commissioner (Pensions)

Pension matters and loans and advances of all employees.

All Service matters of matters of Ministerial Services excluding Disciplinary cases, Service matters of Village establishment



Functions at Collectorate and Powers and duties at Collectorate


Subjects reserved for District Collectors (As per G.O. Ms. No. 77 Revenue, dated 22.1.1968, as Amended from Time to Time)


Maintain Law and Order and Internal Security by coordinating with the Superintendent of Police

Look after the VVIP’s and VIP’s visits and facilitate their stay.

Overview important fairs and festivals involving Law and Order and agrarian and Labour and other situations.

Exercise powers under The Andhra Pradesh Habitual Offenders Act, 1962

Send administration Reports (including Municipal Administration Reports) through Joint Collector

Encourage Social Service Organization like Red Cross, Social Guild of Service etc.

Requisition Motor Vehicles of other Departments and sanction and control Expenditure on Government Vehicles

Conduct Census operations

Attend the Telephone Advisory Committee Meeting or on exceptional occasions, depute the Joint Collector to attend keeping the Post master General and other concerned of the meeting informed of the fact

Issue and Renew licenses to pistols and Automatic Weapons

Public Servants

Maintain personal files of all Gazetted Officers in the Revenue Department including Tahsildars through Joint Collector

Write confidential reports of all Gazetted Officers of other Departments

Decide on transfers and postings of Tahsildars

Submit lists of names for inclusion in the promotion list of Revenue Divisional Officers, Tahsildars and Deputy Tahsildars through Joint Collector

Grant of leave of Tahsildars through Joint Collector

Enquiry into allegations against the Gazetted Officers

Decide on transfers, grant of leave etc., of Assistant Public Prosecutors, Grade I AND II

Act as the Chairman of joint staff council of Village Officers


Review and supervise Collection of Land Revenue, Loans, Excise and other dues through Joint Collectors

Oversee Land Reforms (General Policy) Through Joint Collector

Civil Supplies

1.  Review and supervise procurement of food items through Joint Collector

Planning and Development:

Deal with all works relating to Planning and Development inclusive of all correspondence relating to Democratic Decentralization

Control and Supervise Special Officers doing development work in district as Chief Executive Officers and Mandal Parishad Development Office

Irrigation (Major and Minor)

Exercise powers under the following acts---

The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Irrigation Act, 1357F

Adverse seasonal conditions

Order for remission when there is widespread damage due to adverse seasonal conditions through District Revenue Officer

General Elections

Act as the District Election Officer.

Order for periodical revision of electoral rolls

Conduct polls in peaceful and fair manner.

Road transport authority

1.        The Collector is the statutory Chairman of the Road Transport Authority

Agency areas

1.          Look after Agency Administration and Development.

2.          Act under the Andhra Pradesh Agency Rules- A.P. Regulation 2/70


1.          Inspect the subordinate Offices at random

2.          Inspect at least one Revenue Divisional Officers in rotation

Discretionary Grants

1.          Sanction funds under discretionary grants

2.          Give State Development Loans through Joint Collector.


Exercise powers under

1.      The Indian Registration of Foreigner Act.(Central Act XVI OF 1939)

2.      The Indian Explosive Act (Central Act IV of 1895)

3.      The Indian Arms Act (Central Act XI of 1878)

4.      The Arms Act, 1959 (No. 54 of 1959)

5.      Officials Secret Act


Take action under The Andhra Pradesh Excise Act, 1968



SUBJECTS RESERVED FOR DISTRICT JOINT COLLECTORS (As per G.O. Ms. No. 77 Revenue, dated 22.1.1968, as Amended from Time to Time)

The Joint Collector in a District is in charge of the following subjects

Public servants

1.                  Hear the appeals of Deputy Tahsildars against the punishment awarded by Revenue Divisional Officers.

2.                  Review the tours and grant Casual leave to Gazetted Officers.

3.                  Deal with the Disciplinary cases against Gazetted Officers and Deputy Tahsildars.

4.                  Sanction T.A. Bills of Gazetted Officers.

5.                  Sanction of loans to Government servants for House Building and purchasing of Vehicles

6.                  Sanction of General Provident Fund (G.P.F) and to Government servants.

7.                  Grant Leave to Deputy Tahsildars.

8.                  Decide on the transfers and posting of Deputy Tahsildars.

9.                  Deal with the service matters relating to Deputy Tahsildars (Subject to the condition that the Collector can interfere with the orders if he so chooses)

10.              Maintain Personal files of Deputy Tahsildars.

Planning and Development

         Act under The Andhra Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1965(Andhra Pradesh Act No 6 of 1965)

Irrigation (Major and Minor)

            Exercise powers under the following acts--

1.      The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Land Revenue Act, 1317 Fasli

2.      The Construction of tanks and Kuntas in Patta lands Rules, 1950.

Adverse seasonal conditions

Deal with the correspondence relating to Flood, Famine and other natural calamities

Civil supplies

Completely in charge of the Civil Supplies work. Oversee Rice Mills and issue original licenses. In this capacity derive the powers from the relevant acts pertaining to Civil Supplies Department.


1.            Seek powers under Criminal Procedure Code.

2.            Enquire into cases of torture by police.

3.            Deal with bench Courts and appoint special Bench Magistrates and all other stipendiary magistrates.

4.            Hear the appeals against acquittal by Criminal Courts.

5.            Be an investiture of Magisterial Powers.

6.            Act as per The Indian Citizenship Act, 1955 (Central Act VII of 1955) Domicile and Nationality Certificates.

7.            Look into emigration matters.

8.            Review the situation in Sub-Jails.

9.            Act under The Evacuee Property Act

10.        Rehabilitate displaced persons from West Pakistan, Burma, Ceylon and Mozambique repatriates.

11.        Act as per The Press and Registration of Books Act. (Act. XXV of 1867)


              Perform such duties that Collector assigns in connection with V.I.P visits, inspections

1.            Inspect offices of revenue divisional officers and special deputy collectors

2.            Do random inspection of subordinate officers

Legal Matters

Monitor the Suits and review all Legal Cases.

Small Savings

Review the Collections under Small Savings and motivate the functionaries to convince the public to invest in small savings.


Decide on the following type of leases

1.      Lankas Leases including Kolleru Leases under Lankas Lease Rules and Kolleru Lease Rules respectively.

2.      Secunderabad Lease Lands under Secunderabad Land Administrative Rules

3.      Leases of Railway Lands

4.      All other Leases


Land revenue and loans

(i)           Land Revenue

1.      Deal with Jamabandi and correspondence relating to Jamabandi

2.      Hear Jamabandi Appeals in Andhra Area.

3.      Hear appeals and Petitions under Revenue Recovery Act (Act II of 1864)

4.      The Andhra Pradesh Rent and Revenue Sales Act (Act VII of 1839)

5.      Perform the duties and exercise powers as Additional Collector under section 6(a) of the Andhra Pradesh (T.A) Land Revenue Act for Telangana only.

6.      Review the Record of Rights Work.

Land acquisition

1.   Review the Land Acquisition work under The Land Acquisition Act (Central Act I of 1894). Inspect the Lands under acquisition; scrutinize the Valuation statements and Awards.

Assignment and transfer of land: -

Assignment of Lands, House sites (Political sufferers also)

Transfer of land from one Classification to another

Transfer of Land from one department to another

Act under The Andhra Pradesh Bhoodan and Gramdhan Act, 1965 (Act XII of 1965)


1.     Alienation of Government Lands

2.     Relinquishments.

Estates abolition

Pass orders under Estates Abolition Act 1948


          Act under The Andhra Pradesh Land Encroachments Act(Act III of 1905).

Cinematography: -

Empowered to act under

1.     The Andhra Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation Rules 1962).

2.     The Andhra Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation Act, 1955)

Forests: -

     Encourage social forestry and deal with cases coming under relevant forest acts and rules.

Land reforms: -

Pass orders under

1.   The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Tenancy and Agricultural Lands (Amendments) Act, 1964 (Act No. 6 of 1964). 

2.    Andhra Tenancy Act, 1956.

3.    A.P.L.R(COAH) Act, 1973

4.   The Andhra Pradesh Occupants of Homesteads (Conferment of Ownership) Act, 1976 Act 21 of 1976.

5.   The Andhra Pradesh Inams Abolition Act, 1956.


Mines and minerals

 Decide on Mining Leases, Licenses and certificate of approval for major and minor minerals and mines under the The Mines Act, 1952 and other concerned acts.

Fire accidents

     Deal with fire accident cases and over see the rehabilitation

Miscellaneous acts and subjects

     In addition to the above activities function as per the powers conferred by the following acts 

1.     The Income Tax Act

2.     The Sales Tax Act

3.     The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Atiyat Enquiries Act




(As per G.O. Ms. No. 77 Revenue, dated 22.1.1968, as Amended from Time to Time)


Supervise day today functioning of the Collectors Office.

Public Servants

1.      Deal with disciplinary proceedings against Upper Division Clerks (U.D.Cs), Lower Division Clerks (L.D.Cs) and Typists working in the subordinate offices, when the punishment proposed is beyond the competence of Revenue Divisional Officers and Spl. Dy. Collectors.

2.      Hear the appeals preferred by U.D.Cs, L.D.Cs and Typists working in subordinate offices against the orders of Revenue Divisional Officers and Spl. Dy. Collectors.

3.      Sanction Increments to Dy. Tahsildars.

4.      Order on arrear claims of Dy. Tahsildars, U.D.Cs, L.D.Cs etc

5.      Order on Travel Allowance (T.A.) Bills of Dy. Tahsildars and correspondence relating thereto.

6.      Grant leave to U.D.Cs, L.D.Cs., Typists and Attenders in the District Establishment.

7.      Deal with service Matters relating to U.D.Cs, L.D.Cs., Typists and Last Grade Government servants.

8.      Deal with disciplinary proceedings against U.D.Cs, L.D.Cs., and Typists working in Collector’s Office.

9.      Deal with transfer and posting of U.D.Cs, L.D.Cs., Typists and attenders in the District Establishment.

10.  Appoint, Transfer and punish Attenders and Last Grade Government Servants in the Collector’s Office.

11.  Maintain Service Registers of the Collectorate Establishment.

12.  Maintain Personal Files of U.D.Cs, L.D.Cs., Typists attenders Last Grade Government Servants and other Establishment in Collectorate

13.  Conduct examinations – Public Service Commission and Technical Examinations.

14.  Deal with correspondence relating to T.A. Bills Non-Gazetted Establishment.

15.  Furnish annual Establishment Returns (as on April 1st) and Number Statements.

16.  Deal with education and medical Concessions.

17.  Deal with verification of Antecedents.

18.  Sanction Loans to Government Servants for House Building and Purchase of Vehicles to the Categories of Government Servants for whom the D.R.O. is competent.

19.  Hire vehicles to the Categories of Government Servants for whom the D.R.O. is competent.

Assistant and transfer of land

Deal with the transfer of Registry and The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Record of Rights in land Regulation 1358F.

Inams abolition of assignment

Act under the A.P Inams Abolition Acts 1956


Pauper Suits

Writing off irrecoverable Arrears of Pauper Stamp duty.


1.          Requisition buildings and allot Government Buildings.

2.          Reserve Bungalows.

3.          Order for Tents.

Elections: -

Deal with all Election matters except conduct of General Elections

Conduct Senate Elections.

Conduct Cotton Market Committee Elections.


1.          The Prohibition Act (Act X of 1937)

2.          The Sales Tax Rules (Licenses).

Motor vehicles

1.          Deal with Correspondence of Motor Vehicles and Jeeps.

2.          Act under The Motor Vehicles Taxation Act.

Survey and land records

            Decide under Section 90 of The Survey and Boundaries Act of 1923.

Stationary and furniture

1.      Deal with correspondence relating to Forms and Stationery and District Gazetteers.

2.      Oversee the maintenance of Furniture and Typewriters.


1.          Control Expenditure and Receipts through review.

2.          Reconcile Treasury and Department Figures.

Vital statistics

       Review and see that the information is collected under the following acts

1.          The Andhra Pradesh Registration of Births and Deaths Act

2.          The Andhra Pradesh Agricultural Pests and deceased Act (Act III of 1919).

3.          The Cattle deceases Act. (Act II of 1866).


Act under The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act (Central Act VII of 1904)


On advent of an epidemic, act under The Andhra Pradesh Public Health Act (Act III of 1939)


  Act under the relevant sections of the following acts

1.      The Andhra Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Act, 1951.

2.      The Andhra Pradesh  (Andhra Ares) Endowments and Escheats Regulation 1817.

3.      The Hyderabad Endowments Regulation 1349 F.

4.      The Hyderabad Endowments Rules.


1.          The Indian Stamp Act of 1819.

2.          The Andhra Pradesh Court Fee and Suits Valuation Act, 1956 (Act VII of 1956).

Treasure trove

Act under The Indian Treasure Trove Act 1878 (Central Act VI of 1878).

Court of wards

1.      The Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Area) Court of Wards.  Act I of 1902).

2.      The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Court of Wards Act 1305 F.

Audit reports

Look into audit reports and answer all audit objections.

Miscellaneous acts and subjects

Work under the following acts and do the following miscellaneous functions

1.          The Workmen’s Compensation Act.

2.          The Public Canals and Ferries Act.

3.          The Indian Factories Act.

4.          The Petroleum Act.

5.          The Central Excise Act

6.          The Gaming Act.

7.          The State Employees Insurance Act.

8.          The Dramatic performance Act.

9.          The Pawn Brokers Act.

10.      The Places of public resort Act (Act II of 1382).

11.      The Rent Control Act.

12.      The Co-operative Societies Act.

13.      Deal with Postal Correspondence.

14.      Deal with Weights and Measures problems

15.      Deal with Fisheries issues

16.      Give Local Administration Reports.

17.      Deal with Pilgrims and their problems during festivals

18.      Grant Licenses for Cotton markets

19.      Deal with Reserve Bank of India Correspondence

20.      Deal with broadcasting issues

21.      Deal with Revenue Deposits and Government Deposits

22.      Deal with Highways issues

23.      Perform the duties assigned by the Collectors in connection with V.I.Ps’ visits

24.      Maintain Records and Record Room.

25.      Deal with Political Pensions

26.      Coordinate with District Treasuries

27.      Grant Educational Concessions

28.      Maintain Rain gauges

29.      Deal with official Language Correspondence

30.      Give Domicile Certificates in Telangana Area only.

31.      Give Money Lending licenses – under Money Lenders Act

32.      Indian Christian Marriages Act 1872

Job Chart of Revenue Divisional Officer / Sub-Collector

General Supervision and Inspections

1.      Exercise General Supervision and Control over Tahsildars, M.R.O.s Special Deputy Tahsildars and every special staff employed in the division and kept under his control.

2.      Under take Annual Inspection of Taluk / Mandal Office in his Division.

3.      Supervise and review fixing of kist / collection centers, collection of Land Revenue non-agricultural assessment, excise arrear loans and all other miscellaneous revenues.

4.      Inspect offices of Mandal Praja Parishads.

5.      Inspect SC / ST and BC’s housing colonies

6.      Inspect Social Welfare and Tribal Welfare Hostels.

7.      Inspect Cinema Theatres including touring Talkies

8.      Conduct test check of community certificate / Nativity certificate / solvency Certificate / Legal Heir Certificates issued by the M.R.Os.

9.      Inspect works relating to Natural Calamities viz., Flood, Fire, Cyclone etc.,

10.  Inspect Fair Price Shops, Rice Mills, and Civil Supplies Godowns and attend to other Official matters relating to Civil Supplies.

11.  Inspect Survey Stone Depots and Boundary marks of Survey Stones.

12.  Countersign the T.A. Bills of Tahsildars and Mandal Development Officers and review of Tour Diaries of Tahsildars, M.R.Os and M.D.Os.

13.  Initiate Confidential Reports (C.Rs). of Tahsildars and M.R.Os.

14.  Undertake Joint Azmoish under the Major Projects


Role as a Statutory Authority

Divisional Officer shall perform the duties and functions assigned to him under the various Acts and Rules

1.      Minimum Wages Act

2.      A.P. (Telangana Area) Tenancy Act, 1950 / Andhra Area Tenancy Act, 1956 (as amended)

3.      The A.P. (Telangana) Inam Abolition Act, 1973.

4.      A.P. Pawn Brokers Acts, 1943.

5.      A.P. Land Encroachment Act, 1905

6.      A.P. Occupants of Home stead Act, 1976.

7.      Indian Stamps Act, 1890 and A.P. Court Fees and Suits Valuation Act, 1956.

8.      Appeals under Irrigation disputes.

9.      Appeals under Tree Patta Scheme.

10.  Grants of Licenses under Explosives Act, Petroleum products order, 1996 and Arms Act, 1959

11.  Dowry Act

12.  A.P. ROR. Act, 1971

13.  The Essential Commodities Act, 1955

14.  The A.P. Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Act, 1969

15.  A.P. Land Transfer Regulation Act, 1969

16.  Cinematograph Act, 1955 Regulation thereon.

17.  A.P. Water Tax Act, 1988

18.  A.P. (T.A) Land Revenue Act, 1317 F

19.  A.P. (T.A) Land Revenue Act, 1951

20.  The Evacuee Property Act

21.  Land Acquisition Act.



Role as Revenue Officer

    1. Protect and safeguard Government land and properties including buildings, Irrigation sources, trees etc.
    2. Monitor and review leases, transfer, alienation and Assignment of Government Lands and take suitable follow up action after due Inspections where necessary
    3. Inspect encroachment and unauthorized occupation of ineligible Sivai Jamedars on Government lands and take suitable follow up action including action for cancellation of irregular assignment etc.
    4. Check village Accounts, Azmoish of crops especially the cases where remission has been proposed.
    5. Conduct Jamabandi, Annual settlement of Village Accounts
    6. During adverse Seasonal Conditions, ensure proper submission of proposals for grant of remission of land revenue.
    7. Inspect irrigation sources
    8. Attend to general Land Acquisition work including follow up on completion of post award action.
    9. Dispose Appeals against the orders of appointments or punishments of Village Administrative Officers / Village Servants.

Magisterial functions

1.       Exercise the powers of First Class Executive Magistrate conferred under provisions of Criminal procedure code and take such steps as are necessary for the maintenance of Law and Order.

Welfare and developmental duties

1.      Sanctioning Old Act Pension, Widow Pension, Landless Agricultural Labour Pension,  Drought Pension, National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS) and Physically handicapped Pension, as per rules.

2.      Monitoring State housing schemes, Adarana, Apathbandhu, Roshini, Cheyutha, and Deepam

3.      Monitoring Rythu Bazar and Agricultural Market Committee

4.      Implementing Land Purchase Scheme for SCs and SC farmers loaning programme

5.      Identification of Land & implementation of Rain fed Horticulture

6.      Implementation of rural sanitation schemes

7.      Monitoring programmes like Neeru-Meeru, Disabled Welfare and Women & Child Welfare.

8.      Selecting candidates under PMRY

9.      Attending to the work relating to rehabilitation of Pakistan / Burma / Bangladesh / Sri Lanka repatriates.

10.  Co-ordinating, monitoring and supervising the planning implementation and review of all developmental activities in the division.

General Duties

1.      Protocol Duties

Reservation of Guest Houses

Reception of VIPs- Accompaniment and send off

Arrangement for State Functions and Fairs & Festivals

Providing vehicles

Providing security

Communication of tour programmes

Arranging press meets

Arranging of meeting with VIPS

2.      Act as Accommodation Controller in the notified areas

3.      Revise Electoral Rolls and discharge duties connected with elections as Returning Officer for Assembly Elections and Assistant Returning Officer for Parliament Elections.

4.      Conduct Local Body Elections

5.      Attend to other items of work conferred under relevant Boards standing orders and other non-statutory codes and Regulations.

6.      Do such other official work as may be entrusted by the Government / Commissioner of Land Revenue / Collector / Joint Collector from time to time.

7.      Co-ordinate vigilance and enforcement work of all departments at Divisional-Level

8.      Act under Bonded Labour Act,76 Child Labour Abolition Act and Minimum Wages Act

Review meetings

     Attend the following review meetings

1.          Assignment Committee

2.          Food Advisory Committe7e

3.          Divisional Coordination Committee

4.          Monthly Review of MROs in the division

5.          Collector/ Joint Collector’s review

6.          Revenue Conferences


1.          Disciplinary cases of Public Servants

2.          Allegations against any Officer as directed by the Collector.


1.          Population Census

2.          World Agricultural Census

3.          Minor Irrigation Census

4.          Live Stock Census

Civil Supplies

1.            Appoint FP shop dealers

2.            Give Authorization to FP Shop dealers

3.            Renew of authorization

4.            Implement Deepam Scheme

5.            Implement Annapurna Scheme

Disaster Management

Take such preventive and relief measures as may be necessary to safeguard the lives and property during accidents, epidemics, Law and Order situations. Monitor the following situations and take appropriate steps to mitigate the disasters.

1.            Fire accidents

2.            Cyclones/Floods

3.            Hail storms

4.            Earth quakes

5.            Famine

6.            Drought

7.            Drinking water supply in scarcity area

8.            Fodder supply in drought areas

9.            Accidents

10.        Communal riots

11.        Extremist violence

12.        Gastro Enteritis (G.E.Cases)

13.        Japanese Encephalities (J.E.Cases)

14.        Cholera



Inter-Departmental Coordination

Coordinate with Medical and health Department in the following work

1.          Family Planning

2.          Promotion of spacing method

3.          Pre-marriage counseling

4.          Immunization

5.          Recruitment test for para-medical staff

Coordinate with Education Department in the following programmes

1.      Akashara Sankranthi

2.      Identification of dropouts

3.      Retention of dropouts

4.      Identification of Child labour

5.      Back to School

6.      Open school

7.      Bridge School

8.      Child labour School

9.      Summer Schools

10.  Continuous education centers

11.  Alternative schools

12.  Conduct of Public Examination/Common Entrances

13.  Liasoning District Selection Tests (DSC Tests)

14.  Women & Child Welfare Department

15.  Inspection of Anganwadi Centers

16.  Identification of beneficiaries under Girl Child Protection

17.  Formation of DWCRA Groups

18.  Disabled Welfare Department

19.  Sanction & distributing of PHC pension

20.  Distribution of aids

21.  Janmabhoomi Perform the following functions under Janmabhoomi programme

1.      Organising, Liaisoning and supervising the programme

2.      Grading the petitions

3.      Disposal of Individual Family Needs (IFN)/Non-Financial Community Needs (NFCN)

4.      Reporting the total number of petitions and disposals

5.      Procurement & allotment of vehicles

6.      Give publicity and for practical purposes acting as defacto Nodal Officer for the     entire division.

Clean and green

Organize and supervise the Clean and green programme by giving due publicity

Women Empowerment

1.        Monitor and motivate the formation of DWCRA groups

2.        Monitor Girls child Protection Scheme

3.        Do the identification for (National Maternity Benefits Scheme) NMBS

4.        Review the Nutrition standards of the children in the Anganwadi Centers and inspect the Anganwadi centers.

5.        Form Mothers Committees

6.        Allot FP shops to Woman groups

Youth Empowerment

1.          Monitor and facilitate the formation youth groups

2.          Organising of Games & Sports

3.          Identification for sanction of CMEY

4.          Monitoring the youth group activities

Promotion of Self-help groups Formation & motivation of:

1.            Water User Associations

2.            DWCRA groups

3.            Village Education Committee

4.            Water sheds

5.            Vana Samrakshna Samithis

6.            Yuva Shakti

7.            Mothers Committees

Promotion of NSS

1.          Appoint NSS Agents

2.          Achieve targets

3.          Motivate public for Savings

4.          Pay incentives to Agents

5.          Give Publicity to the scheme..

Grievance mechanism

1.      Disposal of public petitions

2.      Review of disposal of grievances by Subordinate officers

3.      Receive Petitions referred by Higher Officials and Petitions referred by Public Representatives, acknowledge and enquire into them

4.      Monitor the disposal of Revenue Sadassulu petitions, Janmabhoomi petitions, and Chief Minister Petitions (CMPs)

Citizen Data Base

1.          Monitor the maintenance and updation of MPHS data

2.          Monitor the maintenance of Land records data

3.          Issue caste certificate to selected castes.



The administrative officer has the following functions

1.      Deal with all the files that are sent to the RDO for orders.

2.      Furnish the progress reports on various items of review to the Collectorate.

3.      Maintain office decorum and discipline.

4.      Maintain records and record room

5.      Do overall supervision on the Superintendents and the staff.

6.      Act as the drawing and disbursing officer of the RDO Office.

Maintain cleanliness and facilitate for smoother public interface





Deputy Tahsildar Land Revenue helps the RDO in Collection work under various acts in force. He has to coordinate with the Mandal Revenue Officers and Mandal Revenue Inspectors in this work and visit the Villages for Collections. He also has to do any other official work entrusted by the RDO.



Job Chart for Mandal Revenue Officers (G.O.M.S.No. 3 (Rev (Serv-III) Dept. Dt. 05.01.1990 of Govt. of A.P., Hyd)

1.      Exercise general control and supervision over the Mandal Revenue Inspectors, Village Assistants, Village Servants and other subordinate special staff, working at Mandal level.

2.      Review fortnightly Tour Diaries of Mandal Revenue Inspectors and Additional Revenue Inspectors.

3.      Conduct general enquiries coming within the purview of Mandal Revenue Officer.

4.      Attend Protocol duties.

5.      Issue Community/ Solvency/ Nativity/ Income/ Family members Certificates.

6.      Enforce authority at Mandal level over the Provisions, Rules and Manuals, issued by the Government from time to time.

7.      Exercise the functions of an Executive Magistrate including Law and Order and exhume dead bodies on requisition from Police.

8.      Arrange Patrol duty of railway lines in time of emergency.

9.      Implement provisions of Bonded Labour

10.  Inspect irrigation sources, raingauges and settle irrigation disputes.

11.  Grant permission to take water from irrigation for agricultural and industrial