The District Collectorate is the Principal Administrative unit below the state level. It is a unit of administration covering most of the departments of Government.

The Main functions of the district administration can be summarised as follows :

  • Law and order and magisterial matters
  • Land Revenue
  • Development Activities
  • Elections and Citizenship Matters
  • Municipal Administration Matters
  • Emergency Relief : In situations like floods, famines, accidental fires, earthquakes and other natural calamities
  • Land Acquisition matters and Land Reforms
  • Public Grievances
  • Census
  • Regional Transport Authority
  • Visits of V.I.P.s
  • Treasuries
  • Budget estimates
  • Matters relating to forest