The Collectorate plays a pivotal role in the District administration. A 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, scheduled areas/agency areas, general elections, arms licensing, etc.
The Additional Collector who belongs to the S.A.S Cadre 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 Joint Collector who is a S.A.S cadre looks after various developmental activities pertaining to various departments. The Major departments looked after by Joint Collector are Revenue, District Medical and Health Department, Nazool, Social Welfare Department, Housing and Other Departments.
The Deputy Collector in the Cadre of S.A.S assists the Collector and Joint 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 Administrative Officer in the rank of a Tahsildar is the general assistant to the Collector. He directly supervises all the sections in the Collectorate and most of the files are routed through him.
The Collectorate is divided into sections as per the administrative reforms are taken up by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
- DM/Collector Reader Section
- Food Section
- Land Acquisition
- Local election/General election