The collectorate plays a pivotal role in the district administration. Collector in the Cadre of IAS heads the district. He acts as the District Magistrate (DM) for maintaining Law and Order in his district. He deals mainly with planning and development, law and order,scheduled areas/agency area,elections,arms licencing etc.
The Joint collector who belongs to the PCS cadre runs the revenue administration under various enactments in the district. He is also designated as Additional District Magistrate (ADM). He mainly deals with civil supplies, land matters, mines and minerals and elections.
There are other officers like Sub-Divisional Magistrate(SDM) Tehsildar,Nayab Tehsildar and Lekhpal which takes care of revenue related matters at various level.