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 :

  1. Law and order and magisterial matters
  2. Land Revenue
  3. Development Activities
  4. Elections and Citizenship Matters
  5. Municipal Administration Matters
  6. Emergency Relief : In situations like floods, famines, accidental fires, earthquakes and other natural calamities,
  7. Land Acquisition matters and Land Reforms
  8. Public Grievances
  9. Census
  10. Regional Transport Authority
  11. Visits of V.I.P.s
  12. Treasuries
  13. Budget estimates
  14. Matters relating to forest