The Deputy Commissioner is overall in-charge of the general administration in the district. He is under the administrative control of Commissioner, Gurugram Division, Gurugram. In fact, the state government authorities descends through the Divisional Commissioner to the Deputy Commissioner. The Deputy Commissioner has to perform triple functions, as he is at once the Deputy Commissioner, the District Magistrate and the Collector.
As Deputy Commissioner, he is the executive head of the district with multifarious responsibilities. He has a special role in the Panchayati Raj. In addition to keeping an eye on the working of Panchayti Raj institutions, he guides the Panchayats , Panchayat Samitis, municipalities, market committees and improvement trusts and helps them to overcome difficulties and problems.
Additional Deputy Commissioner
Additional Deputy Commissioner is the chief executive officer of DRDA The post of Additional Deputy Commissioner has been created to assist the Deputy Commissioner in his day-to-day working. The Additional Deputy Commissioner enjoys the same powers as that of Deputy Commissioner under the rules.
Sub Divisional Officer (C)
The Sub-Divisional Officer is the chief civil officer of the sub-division. In fact, he is a miniature Deputy Commissioner of the sub-division. He is competent to correspond direct with the government and other departments on routine matters. He has to perform executive, magisterial and revenue duties. His executive duties pertain to the maintenance of law an order, development, local bodies, motor taxation, passport, issue and renewal of arms licenses, Sub-divisional establishment, etc.
He is the chief administrative officer under the deputy commissioner and assists him in all executive and administrative functions. He is not required to do touring in the district but stays at the headquarters to supervise the work of the office. He also functions as the District Electoral Officer. In addition to the above, the General assistant attends to a lot of miscellaneous work.
District Revenue Officer
The post of DRO was created in the year 1983. He is also the principal officer to help the Deputy Commissioner to Carry out work relating to revenue and recovery works.
District Development and Panchayat Officer
He is the principal officer to help the Deputy Commissioner to carry on the community development and welfare programmes. He deals with the following subjects:-
- Work relating to the development.
- Five Year Plans and local development works.
- Panchayat Samitis, Local Bodies and Panchayats.
Tehsildar and Naib-Tehsildar
The Tehsildar and Naib-Tehsildar are the key officers in the revenue administration and exercise powers of the Assistant Collector Grade II While deciding partition cases, the Tehsildar assumes powers of Assistant Collector Grade I. The Tehsildar and Naib-Tehsildar perform the functions of Sub-Registrar There main task being revenue collection and supervision, the Tehsildar and the Naib-Tehsildar have to tour extensively in their areas.