Collectorate

The Office of the Collector is the chief representative of the Government at the District level. Collector in the I.A.S. cadre is the head of the Collectorate and plays an extremely significant role in the proper administration of the district. It is actually this Institution which brings the policies of the Government to practice. There are Additional Collectors and Deputy Collectors who assist him in the same.

The Collectorate of the District is situated at Surajpur which has been governed by following Collectors since inception:

S.No.

Name

From

To

1.

Dr. S. Bhartidasan

01.01.2012

24.06.2014

2.

Shri. G.R. Churendra

26.06.2014

08.05.2017

3.

Shri K.C. Devasenapathi

09.05.2017

05.02.2019

4.

Shri Deepak Soni

06.02.2019

onwards

 

The Collectorate is the Centre of the district administration and possesses following Functional areas:

  • Revenue Administration
  • Execution of Magistracy and Maintaining law and order
  • Licensing and Regulatory Authority
  • Disaster Management
  • Elections
  • Food and Civil Supply
  • Welfare
  • Census
  • Coordination
  • Economic Development
  • Agriculture and Animal husbandry
  • Human Resource Development
  • Rural Development
  • Preparation of Development Plan