Collector is the central place in the district administration. He is the head of revenue administration in the district and is working as the coordinating officer in the government officials of the district. So far, the district administration is expected to monitor the functioning of other departments, in case of need and urgency. In fact, he played an important role in the administration of the district.


The collector is very loyally connected to the work of the Bombay Land Revenue Code. They are a custodian of the government property of the land (where trees and water are included anywhere), as well as the parents of the interests of public members on the ground in the interest of the Government of the land. Wherever any land applied to agriculture or other purposes is responsible for the payment of land revenue, apart from it, they can explicitly discount the special contract. Such land revenue is of three types of agricultural evaluation; Non-Agricultural Assessments and Other Miscellaneous Assessments Collector’s duties

  • Fixing revenue,
  • Collecting revenue and
  • Accounting for all such land revenue.

It is evaluated on the production of each land. Every taluka is evaluated every thirty years. Before the revision was carried out, the survey reviewed by the Land Records Department is done and the Collector is expected to review the settlement report thoroughly and carefully. Understandability usually guarantees no increase for a period of thirty years. However, the government gives suspension and apology in case of bad seasons and the collector is satisfied about the amount of forgiveness. Regarding non-agricultural evaluation, the Bombay Land Revenue Code provides for changes in agricultural evaluation in agriculture. Similarly, indirect land used for non-farming purposes is assessed at non-agricultural rates.

According to the provisions of Bombay Land Revenue Code, only the Collector has been authorized to take action in this case. Under the circumstances of various cases, collector revenue decides, when government land is provided on temporary lease, selling government land, selling sand, planting trees, revenue collection etc. District Collector was responsible for collecting the land revenue till May 1962, he should pay attention to the minimum amount of revenue to be compulsorily assessed and to be recovered at a specific time, properly collected amount should be deposited at the taluka level and at the district level in the recovery-rest-navis branch. . Since 1962, this work was entrusted to Assistant Village Servants, for example. Talathi, who was working under the Zilla Parishad till 1965. But from 15 November 1965, the zilla parishad was divided into revenue department. As before, during the period of 1962 to 1965, the collector reviewed the progress of revenue recovery and revenue recovery on time.