The department deals with implementation of Agrarian
reforms act like Land Reform Act and various related acts like Village Office
Abolition Acts.It also deals with distribution of
surplus land to poor tenants, agricultural labourers etc. The department is
responsible for acquisition of land for public purposes like irrigation
projects, Power projects etc. It also processes various requests for grant of
land to individuals and organisations.The department also administers
Department of Survey & settlement an Department of Stamps & Registration.
The Deputy Commissioner's Office comes under the
Revenue department and looks after the overall administration of the district
and maintains Law and Order. Deputy Commissioner is head of the district
administration. The collectorate consists of various branches headed by
Srishtedars/Deputy Tahsildars or Managers who are responsible for
supervision, guidance and overall management of work in their branch. Every
branch consists of First Division Assistants and Second Division Assistants
among whom all work of the branch is divided.
There are various officials both at the district
level and at the taluk levels to assist the Deputy Commissioner. They include
the Assistant Commissioner
(Sub-Divisional Magistrate), Tahsildars, Shirstedars/Deputy Tahsildars, Revenue Inspectors and Village Accountants.
The Deputy Commissioner Court deals with cases
pertaining to Revenue Appeals, Revenue Miscellaneous ( KLR Act, 1964 ),
Prohibition of transfer of Certain Lands cases ( PTCL Act,1978 ) and inam cases( Inam Abolition Act ).
One SDA and Manager of Judicial
assist the D.C by doing back-office work
:: Know our Deputy Commissioner ::
B.E. (Electronics Telecommunication Engg.)
1.On training from 2005 to 2007
2.Assistant Commissioner, Mangalore from 2007 to 2008
3.Commissiner, Municipal Corporation, Mangalore
from 2008 to 2009
4.Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Panchayat,Raichur
from 15-06-2009 to 17-05-2010
5.Deputy Commissioner, Bidar from 21-05-2010 to 03-08-2012
6.Deputy Commissioner, Dharwad from 06-08-2012
Additional Deputy Commissioner:
Sri. Shivanand Kapashi, KAS
Sri. Mahesh Karjagi, KAS
Assistant Commissioner, Sub-Division, Dharwad.
Where should be contacted for what
People come to the district level office with variety of
grievances and most of the time people don't know whom to contact and how
often need to contact to get his/her work done. Here is a bit of useful
The DC's office has many arms and each arm functions with
coordination to one another. They include ...
Administrative Section : Which deals with the matters relating to vacancies,
appointments, pay & allowances, transfers & promotions, postings,
retirements, CCA (Classification, Control & Appeals), Personal Deposit
Accounts, Audit Reports, DC Diary and Business Statistics.
Revenue Section : This section deals with jamabandi, DCB (Demand Collection & Balance), Land
Grants, Land Acquisition, Land Conversion, PTCL, Appeals, Land Reforms cases,
Mines & Minerals and Regularisation of
Election Section : This section deals with Election
matters pertaining to Loksabha, Vidhansabha,
Vidhanparishat, all local body elections such as Grama Panchayat, Taluk Panchayat, Zilla Panchayat, Municipalities, APMC, and other co-operative
Municipal Section : This section deals with all
Municipal matters including service matters, progress made under various
schemes like SJSRY (Swarna Jananthi
Shahari Rozgar Yojana), IDSMT (Integrated Development of Small &
Medium towns), Water supply schemes, Housing schemes and Slum Area Development.
Muzarai Section : This section deals with
construction & renovation of Muzarai temples,
appointment of Dharmadarshies and payments to Archaks' (Tasdik & annuity)
salary, Aradhana Schemes.
Census Section : This section deals with census matters.
Judicial Section : This section deals with judicial matters such as Law
& Order (Section 144 etc.,) issue of licenses for Arms and Ammunitions
Section : This section deals with NSAP, OAP,
PHP, MPLAD and other Schemes. It also deals with meeting statistics, PWD
works, issue of income and caste certificates, House
Rent Control (HRC) and other miscellaneous matters of Revenue Department.