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    What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?
    thank you.

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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    hello friend,

    district collector is the cheif administrative and revenue officer of an indian district.

    collector is also referred as magistrate and some district it is even called as deputy commissioner .

    so both district collector or district magistrate or deputy commissioner are one and the same.

    district collector is a member of indian administrative service and is appointment by state government .



    functions=involve as a collector of

    -land assessment

    -collection of land revenue

    -collection of income tax due,irrigation dues

    -distribution of agricultural loans

    works as magistrate=

    -maintenance of law and orders

    -supervision of police and jails

    -hearing cases of the criminal procedure code etc.



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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    As far as i am concerned there is no difference between a District Collector and District Magistrate and according to the administrative hierarchy of any particular district sometimes they may be referred as the Deputy Commissioner of that particular district, they are IAS officers, appointed by any Indian State Government.

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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    Hello my dear friend
    There are no more difference between these post as they both are same.Both the post are HCS level.
    Both have same pay scale .But some of the difference in their work.
    Work of a collector:
    1 land assessment2 land acquisition
    3 collection of land revenue
    4 collection of income tax dues, excise duties, irrigation dues etc.
    5 distribution of agricultural loans
    1 Work of megestrate:
    2 maintenance of law and order
    3 supervision of the police and jails
    4 supervision of subordinate Executive magistracy
    5 hearing cases under the preventive section of the Criminal Procedure Code
    6 supervision of jails and certification of execution of capital sentences
    Thank you

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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    Hi dear friend,

    District Collector and District Magistrate both are same.
    It's the 2 names of the same person.

    Magistrate - maintain law and order

    Collector - keep records

    thanking you.

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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    dear
    A District Collector is responsible for the collection of land revenue, other kinds of Government taxes, fees and all dues recoverable as arrears of land revenue. He is responsible for ensuring the maintenance of accurate and uptodate records of rights as regards the land.

    whereas A District Magistrate is responsible for the maintenance of law and order in the district. He is the head of criminal administration and supervises all Executive Magistrates in the district and controls and directs the actions of the police. He has supervisory powers over the administration of jails and lock-ups in the district.

    thank you

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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    hello friends,
    Mainly there is a confusion between district magistrate and collector, but actually these two name used to a same person, but in detail we understand that a magistrate is a officer that maintain law and order called as law officer in judicial system in the district, while collector keeps record and also called adminstrator of district.

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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    Hello Friend !!


    There is no difference between District Collector and District Magistrate.


    The District collector is also referred to as the District Magistrate.

    And in some States of India District Collector also called as Deputy Commissioner.

    And a District Collector is a member of the Indian Administrative Service, and is appointed by the State government.

    The district magistrate is considered as the head of the criminal administration also.

    He/She is responsible for the maintenance of law & order within the limit.

    Duties of a District Collector/District Magistrate :

    Land assessment

    land acquisition

    collection of land revenue

    collection of income tax dues, excise duties, irrigation dues etc.

    distribution of agricultural loans

    maintenance of law and order

    supervision of the police and jails

    supervision of subordinate Executive magistracy

    hearing cases under the preventive section of the Criminal Procedure Code

    supervision of jails and certification of execution of capital sentences

    Good Luck !!

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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?thank you.
    Actually there is no difference between district magistrate and district collector. Both are roles played by the deputy commissioner of an Indian district. In revenue matters like land revenue, taxes and fees the deputy commissioner being the highest officer of revenue administration in the district acts as the 'district collector'. Again the deputy commissioner being the head of criminal administration and supervisor of all executive magistrates in the district, he acts as the 'district magistrate' in matters relating to these issues. Therefore in conclusion both district magistrate and collector are roles vested upon the DC of an Indian district by the constitution of India.

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    Re: What is the difference between district collector and district magistrate?

    As a dsitric collector there responsibilties are:-
    land assessment
    land acquistion
    collection of land revenue
    collection of income tax dues,excise duties,irreation rules etc.
    distribution of agricultural loans

    as distric magistrate

    maintence of law and order
    supervision of the police and jails
    supervision of subordinate executive magistracy
    hearing cases under the preventive of the criminal procedure code
    supervision of jails and certification of execution of capital sentences

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