Deputy Commissioner

The Deputy Commissioner is the executive head of the district.The Deputy Commissioner is entrusted with overall responsibility for law and order, implementation of government schemes and is also authorized to deal with revenue collection and revenue cases pertaining to the district.

The Deputy Commissioner belongs to the General Administration Department of the State Government, while the officials over whom the Deputy Commissioner exercises control and supervision belong to a variety of departments, in the district hierarchy of which he/she may or may not have a formal assignment. As head of the district, the Deputy Commissioner is involved in a network of inter-relationships with other district level functionaries. Other public functionaries posted in the district look to him for help, advice, some times even orders, and even the citizens almost always turn to him whenever they have grievances to be redressed or have any problem the solution for which they do not seem to know or agree with.