District Administration

District Collectorate

The Collectorate play a pivotal role in the District administration. Collector in the Cadre of I.A.S heads the District. He/She acts as the District Magistrate for maintaining Law and Order in his/her jurisdiction. He/She deals mainly with Social Security Schemes, Land Matters and arms licensing etc.The Additional Collector/ District Revenue Officer runs the Revenue administration under various enactments in the District. He/She is also designated as Additional District Magistrate. He mainly deals with civil supplies, land matters, mines and minerals, village officers etc.

The District Revenue Officer (DRO) and Deputy Collectors assists the Collector in discharging their duties. The District Revenue Officer looks after all the branches of the Collectorate. The DRO deals mainly with general administration and is vested with supervision of day-to-day functions of the Collectorate.

Revenue Administration
S. No. Section Name Nature of Work
1 A Office Administration, Establishment matter of all staff, Disciplinary proceedings, Proposals for Law Officers appointment, Compassionate Ground Appointment
2 B Probate, Pauper Suit
3 C Adjudication on Food Safety , Flag Day Fund, Fixation of Daily wages, Christian Marriage Act
Treasure Trove, All Political Pension, Committees, Foreign Contribution Regulation Act,  Miscellaneous
4 D Salary and Bills, Pension and Retirement benefits, Loans and advances, Budget
5 F Social Security Schemes, Public Grievances
6 G Recovery under R.R.Act, Collection of ULT
7 J Appeal on Patta, Land alienation / transfer, Lease of land, Land Acquisition, Encroachment, All Land related matters, TNPID Act
8 L Sending of proposals for FL2, FL3 license, All other Licenses under Excise Act/Rules, Recommendation for TASMAC Bar license
9 P Community Verification, Recommendation for Citizenship, Visit of Dignitaries, TNPSC Exam,
Alteration of Date of birth, Legal dues for legal-heirs of overseas citizens, T.N. Official Language Act
10 R Adi-Dravidar & Tribal Welfare, Sanction of scholarship to School students, Accommodation in Adi-dravida Hostels, Maintenance of ADW Hostels, Implementation of schemes like issue of free books and notebooks, uniforms etc to school students, SC & ST (PoA) Act
11 V Collectorate & Taluk Building Maintenance, Burma repatriates, Accommodation control
12 Y Backward classes & Minorities Welfare, Scholarship to School/College students. Accommodation in BC/MBC Hostels, Maintenance of BC/MBC/Minorities Hostels, Implementation of schemes like Sewing machine, Iron Box, Loans to BC thru TAPCEDCO, Minorities loan to TAMCO
13 HBA Sanction of House Building Advance to Government Employees
14 Survey Survey and Land Records Related Matters

Parliament Constituencies (3)

  1. Chennai – Central
  2. Chennai – North
  3. Chennai – South

Assembly Constituencies (16)

  1. Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar
  2. Perambur
  3. Kolathur
  4. Villivakkam
  5. Thiru.Vi.Ka.Nagar
  6. Egmore (SC)
  7. Royapuram
  8. Harbour
  9. Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni
  10. Thousand Lights
  11. Anna Nagar
  12. Virugampakkam
  13. Saidapet
  14. Thiyagarayanagar
  15. Mylapore
  16. Velachery