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District Collectorate

     

     The responsibility of General Administration of the District lies with the Deputy Commissioner. He is the Executive Head and has three fold roles as:

He is assisted by the following officers for carrying out day to day work in various fields:

     The 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 etc.

     Under the Registration Act the District Collector exercise the Powers of Registrar of the District and he controls and supervises the work of Registration of deeds. He also function as Marriage Officer under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. Further under the Cinematograph Act, the District Magistrate is the Licencing Authority in his jurisdiction. 

     District Magistrate is thus responsible for the maintenance of Law & Order within the limit of his jurisdiction. He is conferred with very wide powers by the law, which if used prudently can be very effective in maintaining peace and tranquility. The police force is mainly an instrument provided by Law for the District Magistrate. He can impose restriction on the movement of unlawful Assembly under Section 144 Cr.P.C. and can also impose curfew keeping in view the situation.

     He is authorised to inspect the Offices/Courts of Sub Divisional Officers (Civil), Circle Offices, Treasuries, Sub Treasuries, Jails, Hospitals, Dispenseries, Schools, Blocks, Police Stationsetc.. In this way, he has effective control over the Administration.

Incumbency Chart :

Sl. No.
Name
From
To
1.
Shri Mast Ram Meena, IAS
26-04-2001
28-07-2003
2.
Shri Kamal Kishore Soan, IAS
29-07-2003
25-09-2006
3.
Shri Manish Ranjan, IAS
26-09-2006
26-04-2007
4.
Shri Sarvendu Tathagat, IAS
27-04-2007
29-04-2009
5.
Shri Rahul Kumar Purwar, IAS
30-04-2009
24-06-2012
6.
Smt. Aradhana Patnaik, IAS
25-06-2012
15-01-2014
7.
Shri Ramdeo Das, JAS, I/C
16-01-2014
11-02-2014
8.
Shri Mukesh Kumar, IAS
12-02-2014
20-02-2015
9.
Shri Ray Mahimapat Rey, IAS
21-02-2015
12-04-2015
10.
Md. Shakeel Jabbar, JAS (I/C)
13-04-2015
14-04-2015
11.
Shri Balmukund Jha, IAS
15-04-2015
31-12-2015
12.
Shri Ravi Shankar Shukla, IAS
01-01-2016
22-06-206
13.
Shri Pramod Kumar Gupta, IAS
23-06-2016