The Collectorate play a pivotal role in the District administration. 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 District Revenue Officer (DRO) in the Cadre of Special Grade Deputy Collectors 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 8 sections as per the administrative reforms taken up by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. An alphabet letter is given to each section for easy reference.
Section A :: Deals with Establishment and Office Procedures
Section B :: Deals with Accounts and audit
Section C :: Deals with Magisterial (Court/Legal) matters
Section D :: Deals with Land Revenue and relief
Section E :: Deals with Land Administration
Section F :: Deals with Land Reforms
Section G :: Deals with Land Acquisition
Section H :: Deals with Protocol, Elections and Residuary work.