The Collectorate play a pivotal role in the District administration. Collector in the Cadre of I.A.S heads the District. He acts as the District Magistrate for maintaining Law and Order in his jurisdiction. He deals mainly with planning and development, law and order, general elections, arms licensing etc.

The District Revenue Officer runs the Revenue administration under various enactments in the District. He 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. He deals mainly with general administration and is vested with supervision of day-to-day functions of the Collectorate.

The Project Officer District Rural Development Agency in the cadres of IAS/DRO , Personal Assistant Panchayat Development in the cadre of Deputy Collector, Assistant Director Town panchayats, Municipal commissioners are assisting collector in panchayat development and urban local body related works.

Various Sections and its functions in the Collectorate :

  1. Section A – Deals with Establishment and Office Procedures, Elections and VVIPs
  2. Section B – Land Acquisition and Land NOC’s LAOP
  3. Section D -Record Keeping, Accomodationof Govt. offices and Dist. Gazette
  4. Section E – Election Work
  5. Section F -Land Matters –Rail way lands , relinquished lands, Encroachments
  6. Section J -District Adi Dravidar and Traibal Welfar Schemes
  7. Section M -Law and Order, Gundas and NOC’s
  8. Section N -Land Matters – Patta appeal and UDR Corrections
  9. Section Q -Mines – Quary and etc.
  10. Section R -Housing Loans, Pension Proposals and Reconcilations work
  11. Section S-Public Distribution System, Civil Supplies
  12. Section T-Budject,Audit,Reconciliation,Salary, Pay fixation
  13. Section U-TNPSC Exam work, Free Dhotee Sarees
  14. Section V- State Excise, TASMAC management
  15. Section W-District Backward classes and Minority welfare
  16. Section X-GDP, CM Cell, Monday Petition and All SSS Schemes
  17. Section Y-VIP Visit
  18. Section LR -Land Reforms
  19. Section DM-Natural calamities
  20. D(P) – Panchayats Related Activities
  21. SDC – Mass Contact, jamabandhi,Namakku Name Thittam,
  22. AD(P) – Panchayats Related Activities
  23. AD(audit)- Audit and High Level committe
  24. PA(SS) – Small Savings
  25. PA(NM) – School Noon Meals Related Activites
  26. PO(DRDA) – Rural Development and Panchayat Raj
  27. A.D(TP)-Town Panchatyats related Activities
  28. AD(Survey) – Survey Works