1. Village Level:
The Village Council of a village forms the base of the land and land revenue administration. The Village Council has a power for allotment of land for House Site to the permanent resident of a village in the rural areas. There is no official at village level under Land Revenue & Settlement Department. Village Council are entrusted for assessment and collection of Land Revenue/ Taxes for some village within town areas.
2. Revenue Circle
The first supervisory level above the village is the Revenue Circle. There is no actual functionary in charge of Revenue Circle under the Land Revenue & Settlement Department. But B.D.O. (Block Development Officer under R.D) are entrusted for assessment and collection of Land Revenue & Taxes. B.D.O. are also entrusted for verification of application for allotment of land for the purpose of Agriculture.
3. Taluk/ Tehsil
The second supervisory level i.e. Taluk/Tehsil is also not exist Mizoram.
4. Revenue Sub-Division
The Land Revenue & Settlement Department has no officer-in-charge of the Revenue Sub-Divisions. But, Civil Sub-Divisional Officers are entrusted for assessment and collection of Land Revenue/ Taxes. There is a proposal that more Revenue powers may be given to SDO (Civil) to supervise the work of land and Land Revenue Administration.
The District has been the most important unit of land and land revenue administration since January, 1972. The head of the district administration is designated as Deputy Commissioner. In actual practice, the Assistant Settlement Officer-I for Aizawl and Lunglei Districts and Assistant Settlement Officer-II for other four districts viz. Champhai, Kolasib, Mamit & Serchhip are discharging the duty and responsibility of district level functionary.
This administrative functionary does not exist in Mizoram.
7. Directorate level
At the Directorate level all work relating to Land and Land Revenue Administration is handled by the Director of Land Revenue & Settlement Department. Directorate Office oversee the implementation of Land Reforms Programme of the State. There is no separate staff for Revenue Administration and Survey and Land Records. Directorate Office is headed by Director who is from M.C.S cadre of Selection Grade. He is assisted by Joint Director (Survey), Deputy Director (MCS), Deputy Director of Survey, Deputy Director (Admn.), Assistant Director, Assistant Director of Survey, Assistant Settlement Officer-II, Finance & Account Officer and Office Superintendent with other technical and non-technical supporting staff.
8. State Level (Secretariat)
At the State level all work relating to land and Land Revenue Administration is handled by the Revenue Department which is headed by a Minister of Cabinet rank. Under him are Revenue Commissioner/ Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Under Secretary and Office Superintendent with supporting ministerial staff.
|ABSTRACT STATEMENT SHOWING POST STRENGTH IN OFFICE-WISE UNDER LAND REVENUE AND SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT AS ON 21.01.2022|
|NAME OF POST||Pay|
|2||Jt. Director of Survey||12||1||1||1|
|3||Jt. Director (Admn.)||12||1||1||1|
|5||Deputy Director (Admn.)||11||1||1||1|
|6||Dy. Director of Survey||11||2||2||2|
|8||Asstt. Settlement Officer||10||1||1||7||2||5|
|9||Asstt. Director of Survey /|
Asstt Survey Officer
|11||Finance & Accounts Officer||10||1||1||1|
|23||Data Entry Operator||5||5||2||1||1||1||10||10|
|33||Revenue Field Worker||1A||16||5||3||3||4||3||3||54||37||17|
|GROUP 'D'/ IV Grade|