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PART

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Roles, Responsibilities and Functions of District Collectors in Madhya Pradesh









A Study by
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis

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Table of Contents

Part A: Statutory Roles of District Collectors in Madhya Pradesh ........................................................................ 9

1. Criminal Procedures Code, 1973 ............................................................................................................................................. 9
2. Code of Civil Procedures, 1908 ............................................................................................................................................. 16
3. Madhya Pradesh Land Revenue Code, 1959 ........................................................................................................................ 24
4. The Mines Act, 1952 .............................................................................................................................................................. 28
5. Madhya Pradesh Excise Act, 1915 ......................................................................................................................................... 29
6. Madhya Pradesh Entertainments Duty and Advertisements Tax Act, 1936 ........................................................................ 32
7. Madhya Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation) Act, 1952 ................................................................................................................ 33
8. Madhya Pradesh Dramatic Performances Act, 1961 ............................................................................................................ 34
9. Madhya Pradesh Public Trusts Act, 1951 .............................................................................................................................. 34
10. Madhya Pradesh Investment Region Development And Management Act, 2013 ........................................................... 38
11. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989 ................................................................... 39
12. The Madhya Pradesh Rajya Suraksha Adhiniyam, 1990 ................................................................................................... 39
13. Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 ........................................................................................................................ 41
14. Civil Defence Act 1968 ....................................................................................................................................................... 42
15. Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 ............................................................................................................................. 43
16. Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986 ........................................................................................... 44
17. Prevention of Black Marketing and Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act, 1980 .............................. 45
18. Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act, 1985 .................................................................................................. 45
19. Mental Health Act, 1987 .................................................................................................................................................... 47
20. The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 ...................................................................................................................................... 49
21. The Special Marriages Act, 1954 ....................................................................................................................................... 49
22. Madhya Pradesh Lok Dhan (Shodhya Rashiyon Ki Vasuli) Adhiniyam, 1987 .................................................................... 51

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23. Waqf Act, 1954 ................................................................................................................................................................... 52
24. Madhya Pradesh Anusuchit Jati Tatha Anusuchit Janjati Rin Sahayata (Sanshodhan Tatha Vidhimanva Karan)
Adhiniyam, 1984 ........................................................................................................................................................................... 53
25. Madhya Pradesh Anusuchit Jati Tatha Anusuchit Jan Jati (Rini Sahayata) Adhiniyam, 1967 ........................................... 53
26. Madhya Pradesh Adim Jan Jatiyon Ka Sanrakshan (Vrakshon Me Hit) Adhiniyam, 1999 ................................................ 56
27. Madhya Pradesh Accommodation Control Act, 1961 ....................................................................................................... 57
28. Madhya Pradesh Municipal Corporation Act, 1956 .......................................................................................................... 59
29. Madhya Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1961 ........................................................................................................................ 61
30. Madhya Pradesh Nagar Tatha Gram Nivesh Adhiniyam, 1973 ......................................................................................... 61
31. Madhya Pradesh Nagariya Kshetro Ke Bhoomihin Vyakti (Pattadhriti Adhikaron Ka Pradan Kiya Jana) Adhiniyam, 1984
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32. Madhya Pradesh Bhiksha Vritti Nivaran Adhiniyam, 1973 ................................................................................................ 63
33. Bhumi Sudhar Yojana Adhiniyam, 1967 ............................................................................................................................ 63
34. Madhya Pradesh (Rajya) Bhumi Vikas Nigam Adhiniyam, 1976 ....................................................................................... 65
35. The Indian Stamp (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Act, 2016 .......................................................................................... 66
36. Madhya Pradesh Society Registrikaran Adhiniyam, 1973 ................................................................................................. 66
37. The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 ............................................................................................................................ 67
38. Madhya Pradesh Regulation of Uses of Land Act, 1948 ................................................................................................... 68
39. Wild Life Protection Act, 1960 ........................................................................................................................................... 71
40. The Indian Forest Act, 1927 ............................................................................................................................................... 72
41. Madhya Pradesh Resettlement And Rehabilitation Of Displaced Persons (Land Acquisition) Act, 1949 ........................ 73
42. Madhya Pradesh Pariyojana Ke Karan Visthapit Vyakti (Punhsthapan) Adhiniyam, 1985 .............................................. 73
43. Madhya Pradesh Resettlement of Displaced Landholders (Land Acquisition) Act, 1954 ................................................ 74
44. Madhya Pradesh Sinchai Prabandhan Me Krishkon Ki Bhagidari Adhiniyam, 1999 ......................................................... 76
45. Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Act, 1931 ................................................................................................................................ 77
46. Madhya Pradesh Peya Jal Parirakshan Adhiniyam, 1986 .................................................................................................. 86

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47. Madhya Pradesh Peya Jal Parirakshan (Sanshodhan) Vidheyak, 2002 ............................................................................. 88
48. Madhya Pradesh Extension of Laws Act, 1958 .................................................................................................................. 88
49. Madhya Pradesh Panchayati Raj Evam Gram Swaraj Adhiniyam, 1993 ........................................................................... 89
50. Madhya Pradesh Gram Nyayalaya Adhiniyam, 1996 ........................................................................................................ 91
51. The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 ...................................................................................................................................... 92
52. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 ................................................................................................................................. 92
53. The Disaster Management Act, 2005 ................................................................................................................................ 93
54. The Right To Fair Compensation and Transparency In Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 .. 93
55. Madhya Pradesh Drugs (Control) Act, 1949 .................................................................................................................... 104
56. The Essential Commodities Act, 1955 ............................................................................................................................. 105
57. Madhya Pradesh Co-Operative Societies Act, 1960 ........................................................................................................ 105
58. Madhya Pradesh Krishi Upaj Mandi Adhiniyam, 1972 .................................................................................................... 106
59. Madhya Pradesh Sugarcane (Regulation of Supply and Purchase) Act, 1958 ................................................................ 109
60. Madhya Pradesh Tractor Dwara Kheti (Prabharo Ki Vasuli) Adhiniyam, 1972 ............................................................... 110
61. Madhya Pradesh Vas-Sthan Dakhalkar (Bhumiswami Adhikaron Ka Pradan Kiya Jana) Adhiniyam, 1980 .................... 110
62. Madhya Pradesh Sahakari Krishi Aur Gramin Vikas Bank Adhiniyam, 1999 ................................................................... 111
63. Madhya Pradesh Padat Bhumi Ka Krishikaran Adhiniyam, 1966 .................................................................................... 111
64. Madhya Pradesh Tractor Dwara Tori Gai Bhoomiyon Par Asudhar Shulka Adhiniyam, 1972 ........................................ 112
65. Madhya Pradesh Samaj Ke Kamjor Vargon Ke Krishi Bhumi Dharakon Ke Bhumi Hadapane Sambandhi Kuchakron Se
Paritran Tatha Mukti Adhiniyam, 1976 ...................................................................................................................................... 112
66. Madhya Pradesh Ceiling On Agricultural Holding Act, 1960 ........................................................................................... 113
67. Madhya Pradesh Cattle Diseases Act, 1934 .................................................................................................................... 114
68. Madhya Pradesh Fisheries Act, 1948 ............................................................................................................................... 114
69. Madhya Pradesh Agricultural Cattle Preservation Act, 1959 .......................................................................................... 114
70. Madhya Pradesh Dharmadaya Funds Act, 1951 ............................................................................................................. 115
71. Madhya Pradesh Public Religious Building and Place Regulation Act, 1984 .................................................................. 116

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72. Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 1968 ............................................................................................................ 117
73. Madhya Pradesh Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1964 ............................................. 118
74. Madhya Pradesh Zila Yojana Samiti Adhiniyam, 1995 .................................................................................................... 118
75. Madhya Pradesh Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Adhiniyam, 1982 ................................................................................... 119
76. Madhya Pradesh Maa Sharda Devi Mandir Adhiniyam, 2002 ........................................................................................ 119

Part B: Role of District Collectors in Committees ...................................................................................................................... 122

Part C: Role of District Collectors in Departmental Schemes .................................................................................................... 175

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Part A



Statutory Roles of District Collectors in Madhya Pradesh














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Statutory Roles of District Collectors in Madhya Pradesh

1. Criminal Procedures Code, 1973


Summary The Act provides the Collector his powers as a Magistrate to maintain law and order in his jurisdiction. It defines the local
jurisdiction of the District Magistrate and specifically empowers him to issue summons and search warrants; arrest suspects;
prevent the spread of seditious material and material detrimental to maintaining peace and harmony in the district; prevent
unlawful assemblies; remove constructions and objects that pose a threat to the community; make inquisitions; and revise and
withdraw cases from magistrates subordinate to him.

Section Subject Description

20 Appointment of Executive In every district and in every metropolitan area The State Government may appoint as many
Magistrates by Govt. persons as it thinks fit to be Executive Magistrates and shall appoint one of them to be the
District Magistrate.

21 Appointment of Special The State Government may appoint, for such term as it may think fit, Executive Magistrates, to
Executive Magistrates by be known as Special Executive Magistrates for particular areas or for the performance of
Government for particular area particular functions and confer on such Special Executive Magistrates such of the powers as are
or for the performance of partial conferrable under this Code on Executive Magistrate, as it may deem fit.
functions

22 Local jurisdiction of Executive Subject to the control of the State Government, the District Magistrate may, from time to time,
Magistrates. define the local limits of the areas within which the Executive Magistrates may exercise all or
any of the powers with which they may be invested under this Code. The jurisdiction and
powers of every such Magistrate shall extend throughout the district.

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23 Subordination of Executive All Executive Magistrates shall be subordinate to the District Magistrate. The District
Magistrates. Magistrate may, from time to time, make rules or give special orders, consistent with this Code,
as to the distribution of business among the Executive Magistrates subordinate to him and as
to the allocation of business to an Additional District Magistrate.

37 Public when to assist The District Magistrate is empowered to take assistance from any person in the taking or
Magistrate. preventing the escape of any other person who has been authorised to arrest; or in the
prevention or suppression of a breach of the peace; or in the prevention of any injury
attempted to be committed to any railway, canal, telegraph or public property.

39 Public to give information of The District Magistrate is empowered to receive information about any offence defined under
certain offences. the Act from any member of the public.

44 Arrest by Magistrate. When any offence is committed in the presence of a District Magistrate, within his local
jurisdiction, he may himself arrest or order any person to arrest the
offender, and may thereupon, subject to the provisions herein contained as to bail, commit the
offender to custody. He is also competent to arrest any person for whom he has issued a
warrant.

94 Authorizing Police Officer to If a District Magistrate has reason to believe that any place is used for the deposit or sale of
search the place suspected to stolen property, or for the deposit, sale or production of any objectionable article to which this
contain stolen property, forged section applies, or that any such objectionable article is deposited in any place he may issue a
documents etc. warrant for entering and searching the property or confiscating such property/articles, or
taking suspects into custody.

97 Search for persons wrongfully If any District Magistrate has reason to believe that any person is confined under such
confined. circumstances that the confinement amounts to an offence, he may issue, a search-warrant,

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and the person to whom such warrant is directed may search for the person so confined; and
such search shall be made in accordance therewith, and the person, if found, shall be
immediately taken before a Magistrate, who shall make such order as in the circumstances of
the case seems proper.

98 Power to compel restoration of Upon complaint made on oath of the abduction or unlawful detention of a woman, or a female
abducted females. child under the age of eighteen years, for any unlawful purpose, a District Magistrate, may
make an order for the immediate restoration of such woman to her liberty, or of such female
child to her husband, parent, guardian or other person having the lawful charge or such child,
and may compel compliance with such order, using such force as may be necessary .

107 Security for keeping peace in When a District Magistrate receives information that any person is likely to commit a breach of
the district. the peace or disturb the public tranquillity or to do any wrongful act and is of opinion that
there is sufficient ground for proceeding, he may require such person to show cause why he
should not be ordered to execute a bond with or without sureties for keeping the peace for
such period, not exceeding one year, as the Magistrate thinks fit.

108 Security for good behaviour When a District Magistrate has reason to believe that a person is producing or distributing
from persons disseminating seditious material defined under the Act he may require such person to show cause why he
seditious matters. should not be ordered to execute a bond, with or without sureties, for his good behaviour for
such period, not exceeding one year, as the Magistrate thinks fit.

109 Security for good behaviour When District Magistrate receives information that there is within his local jurisdiction a person
from suspected persons. taking precautions to conceal his presence and that there is reason to believe that he is doing
so with a view to committing a cognizable offence, the Magistrate may require such person to
show cause why he should not be ordered to execute a bond, with or without sureties, for his
good behaviour for such period, not exceeding one year, as the Magistrate thinks fit.

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110 Security for good behaviour When District Magistrate receives information that there is within his local jurisdiction a
from habitual offenders. habitual criminal offender who is so desperate and dangerous as to render his being at large
without security hazardous to the community, the Magistrate may require such person to show
cause why he should not be ordered to execute a bond, with or without sureties, for his good
behaviour for such period, not exceeding one year, as the Magistrate thinks fit.

111 Order to be made when When a District Magistrate acting under section 107, section 108, section 109 or section 110,
Magistrate acting under deems it necessary to require any person to show cause under such section he shall make an
Sections 107, 108, 109 & 110. order in writing, setting forth the substance of the information received, the amount of the
bond to be executed, the term for which it is to be in force, and the number, character and
class of sureties (if any) required.

112 - 124 Procedure and implementation Procedure and implementation of Sections 107 to 110.
of Sections 107 to 110.

129 Dispersal of unlawful assembly A District Magistrate may command any unlawful assembly, or any assembly of five or more
by use of civil force. persons likely to cause a disturbance of the public peace, to disperse; and it shall thereupon be
the duty of the members of such assembly to disperse accordingly.

130 Use of Armed Forces to disperse If any such assembly cannot be otherwise dispersed the District Magistrate may cause the
unlawful assembly. armed forces to have it dispersed.

132 Protection against prosecution Protection against prosecution for acts done under Sections 129, 130 & 131.
for acts done under Sections
129, 130 & 131.

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133 Conditional order for removal of A District Magistrate may command that any activity causing harm, nuisance or disturbance to
nuisance. the community be stopped or removed immediately. These include any unlawful obstruction or
nuisance in any public place, a harmful trade, unlawful construction, a tree or structure likely to
fall causing injury, harmful animals, unfenced water bodies etc.

137 Procedure where existence of Where an order is made under section 113 for the purpose of preventing obstruction, nuisance
public right is denied. or danger to the public in the use of any way river, channel or place, the Magistrate shall hear
the testimony of the accused and stay the proceedings if there is evidence in support of the
denial of accused.

138 Procedure where he appears to If the person against whom an order under section 133 is made appears and shows cause
show cause. against the order, the Magistrate shall take evidence in the matter as in a summons-case.

139 Power to Magistrate to direct The District Magistrate may direct a local investigation or summon an expert for examination
local investigation and for an enquiry under section 137.
examination of an expert.

140 Power of Magistrate to furnish The District Magistrate may furnish written instruction as may seem necessary for the person's
written instructions etc., guidance and declare by whom the whole or any part of the necessary expenses of the local
investigation shall be paid.

141 Procedure on order being made When an order has been made absolute under section 136 or section 138, the Magistrate shall
absolute and consequences of give notice and require the person to perform the act directed by the order within a set time.
disobedience. In case of disobedience, the Magistrate may cause it to be performed, and may recover the
costs of performing it, either by the sale of any building, goods or other property removed by
his order, or by the distress and sale of any other movable property of such person.

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142 Injunction pending inquiry. If a District Magistrate making an order under section 133 considers that immediate measures
should be taken to prevent imminent danger or injury of a serious kind to the public, he may
issue such an injunction to the person against whom the order was made, as is required to
obviate or prevent such danger or injury pending the determination of the matter.

143 Magistrate may prohibit A District Magistrate may order any person not to repeat or continue a public nuisance, as
repetition or continuance of defined in the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), or any special or local law.
public nuisance.

144 Power to issue order in urgent In cases where, in the opinion of a District Magistrate speedy remedy is desirable, he may
cases of nuisance or order any person to abstain from a certain act or to take certain order with respect to certain
apprehended danger. property in his possession to prevent a riot or disturbance to public peace and property. Such
an emergency order may be passed ex parte by the Magistrate.

145 Procedure where dispute Whenever a District Magistrate has information that a dispute likely to cause a breach of the
concerning land or water is likely peace exists concerning any land or water or the boundaries thereof, within his local
to cause breach of peace. jurisdiction, he shall make an order in writing requiring the parties concerned in such dispute to
attend his Court in person or by pleader to put in written statements of their respective claims.

146 Power to attach subject of If the Magistrate at any time after making the order under sub-section (1) of section 145
dispute and to appoint receiver. considers the case to be one of emergency, or if he decides that none of the parties was then in
such possession as is referred to in section 145, or if he is unable to satisfy himself as to which
of them was then in such possession, he may attach the subject of dispute.
until a competent Court has determined the rights of the parties. He is also empowered to
appoint a Receiver to look after the subject of the dispute.

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147 Dispute concerning right of use Whenever a District Magistrate has cause to believe that a dispute likely to cause a breach of
of land or water. the peace exists regarding any alleged right of user of any land or water within his local
jurisdiction, whether such right be claimed as an easement or otherwise, he shall make an
order in writing, stating the grounds of his being so satisfied and requiring the parties
concerned in such dispute to attend his Court in person or by pleader to put in written
statements of their respective claims.

148 Local Inquiry. Whenever a local inquiry is necessary a District Magistrate may depute any Magistrate
subordinate to him to make the inquiry, and furnish him with such written instructions as may
seem necessary for his guidance, and may declare by whom the whole or any part of the
necessary expenses of the inquiry shall be paid.

174 Police to enquire and report on The District Magistrate is empowered to receive report on every case where a person has
suicide etc., to the nearest committed suicide, or has been killed by another or by an animal or by machinery or by an
Executive Magistrate. accident, or has died under circumstances raising a reasonable suspicion that some other
person has committed an offence.

176 Enquiry by Magistrate into cause When any person dies while in the custody of the police or when the case is of the nature
of death. referred to in clause (i) or clause (ii) of sub-section (3) of section 174, the nearest Magistrate
empowered to hold inquests shall hold an inquiry into the cause of death. He shall have all the
powers in conducting it which he would have in holding an inquiry into an offence. The
Magistrate holding such an inquiry shall record all the evidence taken by him. Whenever such
Magistrate considers it expedient to make an examination of the dead body he may cause the
body to be disinterred and examined.

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411 Making over or withdrawal of A District Magistrate may make over, for disposal, any proceeding which has been started
cases by Executive Magistrates. before him, to any Magistrate subordinate to him; withdraw any case from, or recall any case
which he has made over to, any Magistrate subordinate to him, and dispose of such proceeding
himself or refer it for disposal to any other Magistrate.

412 Reasons to be recorded. A Magistrate making an order under section 408, section 409, section 410 or section 411 shall
record his reasons for making it.

2. Code of Civil Procedures, 1908


Summary The Code of Civil Procedures defines the procedural aspects of Collector's administrative and court related work. It delineates
Collector's powers with respect to trying suits, receiving proof of facts by affidavits, summoning and enforcing attendance of
persons and examining them on oath, compelling the production of documents, issuing of commissions, and execution of
decrees.

Section Subject Description

Order XX Power to determine partition of Where the decree is for the partition of an undivided estate assessed to the payment of
estate or separation. revenue to the Government, or for the separate possession of a share of such an estate, the
partition of the estate or the separation of the share shall be made by the Collector or any
gazetted subordinate of the Collector deputed by him in this behalf, in accordance with the law
(if any) for the time being in force relating to the partition, or the separate possession shares,
of such estates.

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Order XXI Execution of decrees and orders Where the execution of a decree has been transferred to the Collector under section 68, he
- 67, 68 by Collectors. may
(a) proceed as the Court would proceed when the sale of immovable property is postponed in
order to enable the judgment-debtor to raise the amount of the decree; or
(b) raise the amount of the decree by letting in perpetuity, or for a term, on payment of a
premium, or by mortgaging, the whole or any part of the property ordered to be sold; or
(c) sell the property ordered to be sold or so much thereof as may be necessary.

80 Procedure of Collector in special Where the execution of a decree, not being a decree ordering the sale of immovable property
causes. in pursuance of a contract specifically affecting the same, but being a decree for the payment
of money in satisfaction of which the Court has ordered the sale of immovable property, has
been so transferred, the Collector, if, after such inquiry as he thinks necessary, he has reason to
believe that all the liabilities of the judgment-debtor can be discharged without a sale of the
whole of his available immovable property, may proceed as hereinafter provided.

Part III, Notice to be given to decree- (1) In any such case as is referred to in paragraph 2, the Collector shall publish a notice,
36-74, holders and to persons having allowing a period of sixty days from the date of its publication for compliance and calling
Execution claims on property. upon
of (a) every person holding a decree for the payment of money against the judgment-debtor
Decrees capable of execution by sale of his immovable property and which such decree-holder desires
to have so executed, and every holder of a decree for the payment of money in execution of
which proceedings for the sale of such property are pending, to produce before the Collector a
copy of the decree, and a certificate from the Court which passed or is executing the same,
declaring the amount recoverable thereunder;
(b) every person having any claim on the said property to submit to the Collector a statement
of such claim; and to produce the documents (if any) by which it is evidenced.

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(2) Such notice shall be published by being affixed on a conspicuous part of the court-house of
the Court which made the original order for sale, and in such other places (if any) as the
Collector thinks fit; and where the address of any such decree-holder or claimant is known, a
copy of the notice shall be sent to him by post or otherwise.

Amount of decrees for payment (1) Upon the expiration of the said period, the Collector shall appoint a day for hearing any
of money to be ascertained, and representations which the judgment-debtor and the decree-holders or claimants (if any) may
immovable property available desire to make, and for holding such inquiry as he may deem necessary for informing himself as
for their satisfaction. to the nature and extent of such decrees and claims and of the judgment-debtor's immovable
property, and may, from time to time, adjourn such hearing and inquiry.

(2) Where there is no dispute as to the fact or extent of the liability of the judgment-debtor to
any of the decrees or claims of which the Collector is informed, or as to the relative priorities of
such decrees or claims, or as to the liability of any such property for the satisfaction of such
decrees or claims, the Collector shall draw up a statement, specifying the amount to be
recovered for the discharge of such decrees, the order in which such decrees and claims are to
be satisfied, and the immovable property available for that purpose.

(3) Where any such dispute arises, the Collector shall refer the same, with a statement thereof
and his own opinion thereon, to the Court which made the original order for sale, and shall,
pending the reference, stay proceedings relating to the subject thereof. The Court shall dispose
of the dispute if the matter thereof is within its jurisdiction, or transmit the case to a
competent Court for disposal, an the final decision shall be communicated to the Collector,
who shall then draw up a statement as above provided in accordance with such decision.

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Where District Court may issue The Collector may, instead of himself issuing the notices and holding the inquiry required by
notices and hold inquiry. paragraphs 3 and 4, draw up a statement specifying the circumstances of the Judgment-debtor
and of his immovable property so far as they are known to the Collector appear in the records
of his office, and forward such statement to the District Court; and such Court shall thereupon
issue the notice hold the inquiry and draw up the statement required by paragraphs 3 and 4
and transmit such statement to the Collector.

Effect of decision of Court as to The decision by the Court of any dispute arising under paragraph 4 or paragraph 5 shall, as
dispute. between the parties thereto, have the force of and be appealable as a decree.

Scheme for liquidation of (1) Where the amount to be recovered and the property available have been determined as
decrees for payment of money. provided in paragraph 4 or paragraph if 5, the Collector may,

(a) if it appears that the amount cannot be recovered without the sale of the whole of the
property available, proceed to sell such property; or

(b) if it appears that the amount with interest (if any) in accordance with the decree, and, when
not decreed, with interest (if any) at such rate as he thinks reasonable, may be recovered
without such sale, raise such amount and interest (notwithstanding the original order for
sale)

(i) by letting in perpetuity or for a term, on payment of a premium, the whole or any part of the
said property; or

(ii) by mortgaging the whole or any part of such property; or

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(iii) by selling part of such property; or

(iv) by letting on farm, or managing by himself or another, the whole or any part of such
property for any term not exceeding twenty years from the date of the order of sale; or

(v) partly by one of such modes, and partly by another or others of such modes.

(2) For the purpose of managing the whole or any part of such Property, the Collector may
exercise all the powers of its owner.

(3) For the purpose of improving the saleable value of the property available or any part
thereof, or rendering it more suitable for letting or managing, or for preserving the property
from sale in satisfaction of an encumbrance, the Collector may discharge the claim of any
incumbrancer which has become payable or compound the claim any incumbrancer whether it
has become payable or not, and, for the purpose of providing funds to effect such discharge or
composition, may mortgage, let or sell any portion of the property which he deems sufficient. If
any dispute arises as to the amount due on any encumbrance with which the Collector
proposes to deal under this clause, he may institute a suit in the proper Court, either in his own
name or the name of the judgment-debtor, to have an account taken, or he may agree to refer
such dispute to the decision of two arbitrators, one to be chosen by each party, or of an umpire
to be named by such arbitrators.

(4) In proceeding under this paragraph the Collector shall be subject to such rules consistent
with this Act as may, from time to time, be made in this behalf by the State Government.

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Recovery of balance (if any) Where, on the expiration of the letting or management under paragraph 7, the amount to be
after letting or management. recovered has not been realized, the Collector shall notify the fact in writing to the judgment-
debtor or his representative in interest, stating at the same time that, if the balance necessary
to make up the said amount is not paid to the Collector within six weeks from the date of such
notice, he will proceed to sell the whole or a sufficient part of the said property; and, if on the
expiration of the said six weeks the said balance is not so paid, the Collector shall sell such
property or part accordingly.

Collector to render accounts to (1) The Collector shall, from time to time, render to the Court which made the original order for
Court. sale an account of all monies which come to his hands and of all charges incurred by him in the
exercise and performance of the powers and duties conferred and imposed on him under the
provisions of this schedule, and shall hold the balance at the disposal of the Court.

(2) Such charges shall include all debts and liabilities from time to time due to the Government
in respect of the property or any part thereof, the rent (if any) from time to time due to a
superior holder in respect of such property or part, and, if the Collector so directs, the
expenses of any witnesses summoned by him.

(3) The balance shall be applied by the Court

(a) in providing for the maintenance of such members of the judgment-debtor's family (if any)
as are entitled to be maintained out of the income of the property, to such amount in the case
of each member as the Court thinks fit; and

(b) where the Collector has proceeded under paragraph 1, in satisfaction of the original decree
in execution of which the Court ordered the sale of immovable property, or otherwise as the

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Court may under section 73 direct ; or

(c) where the Collector has proceeded under paragraph 2,

(i) in keeping down the interest on encumbrances on the property;

(ii) where the judgment-debtor has no other sufficient means of subsistence, in providing for
his subsistence to such amount as the Court thinks fit; and

(iii) in discharging rateably the claims of the original decree-holder and any other decree-
holders who have complied with the said notice, and whose claims were included in the
amount ordered to be recovered.

(4) No other holder of a decree for the payment of money shall be entitled to be paid out of
such property or balance until the decree-holders who have obtained such order have been
satisfied and the residue (if any) shall be paid to the judgment-debtor or such other person as
the Court directs.

Sales how to be conducted. Where the Collector sells any property under this schedule, he shall put it up to public auction
in one or more lots, as he thinks fit, and may

(a) fix a reasonable reserved price for each lot :

(b) adjourn the sale for a reasonable time whenever, for reasons to be recorded, he deems the
adjournment necessary for the purpose of obtaining a fair price for the property;

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(c) buy in the property offered for sale, and re-sell the same by public auction or private
contract, as he thinks fit.

Restrictions as to alienation by (1) So long as the Collector can exercise or perform in respect of the judgment-debtor's
judgment debtor or his immovable property, or any part thereof, any of the powers or duties conferred or imposed on
representative, and prosecution him by paragraphs 1 to 10, the judgment-debtor or his representative in interest shall be
or remedies by decree-holders. incompetent to mortgage, charge, lease or alienate such property or part except with the
written permission of the Collector, nor shall any Civil Court issue any process against such
property or part in execution of a decree for the payment of money.

(2) During the same period no Civil Court shall issue any process of execution either against the
judgment-debtor or his property in respect of any decree for the satisfaction whereof Provision
has been made by the Collector under paragraph 7.

(3) The same period shall be excluded in calculating the period of limitation applicable to the
execution of any decree affected by the provisions of this paragraph in respect of any remedy
of which the decree-holder has been temporarily deprived.

Provision where property is in Where the property of which the sale has been ordered is situate in more districts than one,
several districts. the powers and duties conferred and imposed on the Collector by paragraphs 1 to 10 shall be
exercised and performed by such one of the Collectors of the said districts as the State
Government may by general rule or special order direct.

Powers of Collector to compel In exercising the powers conferred on him by paragraphs 1 to 10 the Collector shall have the
attendance and production. powers of a Civil Court to compel the attendance of parties and witnesses and the production
of documents.

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Part IV, Exercise of powers of Advocate- The powers conferred by sections 91 and 92 on the Advocate-General may, outside the
93 General outside presidency- presidency-towns, be, with the previous sanction of the State Government, exercised also by
towns. the Collector.

Order Recovery of amount of court Where an order is made under rule 10, rule 11 or rule 11A, the court shall forthwith cause a
XXXIII, 14 fees. copy of the decree or order to be forwarded to the Collector who may, without prejudice to
any other mode of recovery, recover the amount of court-fees specified therein from the
person or property liable for the payment as if it were an arrear of land revenue.

Order XL, Appointment of Collector as The Collector may be appointed Receiver by the Court where the property is land paying
5 Receiver. revenue to the Government, or land of which the revenue has been assigned or redeemed, and
the Court considers that the interests of those concerned will be promoted by the
management of the Collector.

3. Madhya Pradesh Land Revenue Code, 1959


Summary This Act defines the primary revenue powers of Collectors in Madhya Pradesh. It defines the supreme control of Collector
overall Revenue Officers in the district, the Collector's power to delegate his/her revenue functions to any officer of
Additional Collector rank in the district, and delegate the powers of Tahsildars to Additional Tahsildars. The Collector also has
powers to make a Joint Collector/Deputy Collector/Assistant Collector rank officer in-charge of a sub-division. The Act
empowers Collector to make land revenue assessment on any unassessed land. The Collector is also equipped with the
powers of a Settlement Officer defined under Sections 68-73. The Act defines the procedure of Revenue Officers and Revenue
Courts. Additionally, the Collector is empowered to determine nistar rights or right of grazing cattle for villages on
unoccupied land.

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Section Subject Description

12 Control over revenue officers. Unless the State Government otherwise directs all Revenue Officers in a district shall be
subordinate to the Collector.

17 Power to appoint and assign An Additional Collector shall exercise such powers and discharge such duties conferred and
duties to Additional Collectors. imposed on a Collector by or under this Code or by or under any other enactment for the
time being in force, in such cases or class of cases as the State Government may, by a general
order, notify or as the Collector of the district may, subject to any general or special
restrictions imposed by the State Government, by an order in writing direct.

19 (2) Assigning duties to Tahsildars, An Additional Tahsildar shall exercise such power and discharge such duties conferred or
Additional Tahsildars and Naib imposed on a Tahsildar by or under this Code or by or under any other enactment for the
Tahsildars. time being in force as the Collector of the district may by an order in writing direct.

22 Assigning duties to Assistant The Collector may place one or more Assistant Collectors or Joint Collector or Deputy
Collectors. Collector in-charge of one or more sub- divisions of a district.

26 Collector in case of temporary If the Collector dies or is disabled from performing his duties, the officer who is temporarily
vacancy. placed in charge of the current duties of the Collector shall be held to be the Collector under
this Code.

30 (1) Power to transfer cases to and A Collector may withdraw or delegate any case or class of cases arising under the provisions
from subordinates. of this Code or any other enactment for the time being in force, to and from any Revenue
Officer subordinate to him competent to decide such case or class of cases.

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30 (2) Power to transfer cases to and A Collector may make over for inquiry and report any case or class of cases arising under the
from subordinates. provisions of this Code or any other enactment for the time being in force from his own file
to any Revenue Officer subordinate to him.

33 (1) Powers of Revenue Officers to Subject to the provisions of Sections 132 and 133 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (V of
require attendance of persons 1908) and to rules made under Section 41, every Revenue Officer acting as a Revenue Court
and production of documents shall have power to take evidence, to summon any person whose attendance he considers
and to receive evidence. necessary either to be examined as a party or to give evidence as a witness or to produce any
document for the purposes of any inquiry or case arising under this Code or any other
enactment for the time being in force.

33 (4) Powers of Revenue Officers to Every such Revenue Officer shall have power to issue a commission to examine any person
require attendance of persons who is exempted from attending Court or who cannot be ordered to attend in person or is
and production of documents unable to attend on account of sickness or infirmity.
and to receive evidence.

34 (1) Compelling attendance of If witnesses fail to comply with Summons, the Collector can issue a warrant of arrest, order
witnesses. him to furnish security for appearance or impose a fine up to rupees one thousand.

44 (1) Appeal and appellate The Collector will hear appeals on orders passed by the SDM
authorities.

50 Revision of orders. The Board may, at any time on its motion or on the application made by any party or the
Collector or the Settlement Officer may, at any time on his motion, call for the record of any
case which has been decided or proceeding in which an order has been passed by any
Revenue Officer subordinate to it or him and in which no appeal lies thereto.

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51 Review of orders. The Board and every Revenue Officer may review any order passed by itself/himself or by any
of its/his predecessors in office. If the Collector thinks it necessary to review any order which
he has not himself passed, he shall first obtain the sanction of the Board.

60 (1) Assessment by whom to be On all lands on which the assessment has not been made the assessment of land revenue
fixed. shall be made by the Collector in accordance with rules made under this Code.

86 (1) Power of Collector to complete Where the settlement operations are closed all applications and proceedings then pending
unfinished proceedings. before the Settlement Officer shall be transferred to the Collector who shall have the powers
of a Settlement Officer for their disposal.

90 (1) Power of Collector during term After the closure of the revenue survey and during the term of a settlement, the Collector,
of Settlement etc. shall, when so directed by the State Government, exercise the powers of a Settlement Officer
under Sections 68, 69, 70, 72 and 73.

93 (1) Powers of Collector to divide Subject to rules made under this Code, the Collector may
lands into plot numbers.
(a) divide the lands in an urban area into plot numbers; and

(b) recognize existing survey numbers as plot numbers, reconstitute plot numbers or form
new plot numbers.

94 (1) Powers of Collector to re- The Collector may either re-number or sub-divide plot numbers into as many sub- divisions as
number or sub-divide plot may be required in view of the acquisition of rights in land or for any other reason.
numbers.

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237 (1) Power of Collector to set apart Subject to the rules made under this Code, the Collector may set apart unoccupied land for
land for exercise of Nistar rights. purposes defined in the act.

238 (1) Rights in waste land of another Where the Collector is of the opinion that the waste land of any village is insufficient and it is
village. in public interest to proceed under this section, he may, after such enquiry as he deems fit,
order that the residents of the village shall have a right of nistar or a right of grazing cattle, as
the case may be, in the neighbouring village to the extent specified in the order.

4. The Mines Act, 1952


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to serve as an Inspector of Mines allowing him to inspect mines and mining operations,
conduct searches to determine unlawful mining and working conditions at mines, and seize any article under suspicion.

Section Subject Description

5 (3) Inspectors and Certifying The District Magistrate may exercise the powers and perform the duties of an Inspector
Surgeons. subject to the general or special orders of the Central government.

7 (1) Powers of Inspectors of Mines. The Collector as Inspector may examine and inquire if the Act's provisions are being met in a
mine as well as its state and condition. The Collector may exercise such other powers as may
be prescribed by regulations made by the Central government in this behalf.

7 (2) Powers of Inspectors of Mines. An inspector may search any place and take possession of any register or other record
appertaining to the mine, apply to any search or seizure under this Act as they apply to any
search or seizure made under the authority of a warrant issued under section 98 of that
Code.

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16 (1) Notice to be given of mining The Collector shall be notified of any mining operation by the owner, agent or manager of a
operations. mine within his jurisdiction.

75 Prosecution of owner, agent or No prosecution shall be instituted against anyone under this Act except at the instance of the
manager. Chief Inspector or of the District Magistrate.

5. Madhya Pradesh Excise Act, 1915

Summary The Act empowers the Collector to grant and cancel passes for the import, export and transport of intoxicants; seize any
promotional material banned by the State government, close shops to maintain public peace and confiscate any materials
related to an offence under the Act.

Section Subject Description

2 (7) Power of Collector as Excise Excise Officer means a Collector or any officer or other person appointed or invested with
Officer powers under Section 7 of the Act

11 Passes for import, export or The District Magistrate shall grant passes for the import, export or transport of intoxicants.
transport.

23 (5) Powers related to seizing of The District Magistrate may seize any newspaper, book, leaflet, booklet or other publication
banned promotional material. containing advertisements for intoxicants notified for forfeiture by the State Government.
The District Magistrate may by warrant authorise any police officer not below the rank of
sub-inspector to enter upon and search for the same in any premises may be reasonably
suspected to be.

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24 Closing of shops for the sake of The District Magistrate, by notice in writing to the licensee, may require, that any shops in
public peace. which any intoxicant is sold shall be closed at such times or for such period as he may think
necessary for the preservation of the public peace.

33 Surrender of licences. Any licence holder under this Act may surrender his licence on expiration to the Collector.

47 (2) Order of confiscation. When an offence under this Act has been committed, but the offender is not known or
cannot be found, the case shall be inquired into and determined by the Collector, who may
order confiscation. The Collector may also direct sale of the confiscated goods if he is of the
opinion that it is liable to speedy and natural decay, or that the sale would be for the benefit
of its owner.

47-A (2) Confiscation of seized When the District Magistrate is satisfied that an offence covered under Section 34 has been
intoxicants, articles, committed and where the quantity of liquor found exceeds fifty bulk litres he may order the
implements, utensils, materials, confiscation of the intoxicants, articles, implements, utensils, materials, conveyance etc. so
conveyance etc. seized. He may, during the pendency of the proceedings for such confiscation also pass an
order of interim nature for the custody, disposal etc. of the confiscated articles etc. as may
appear to him to be necessary in the circumstances of the case.

47-A (3) Confiscation of seized No order under sub-section (2) shall be made unless the District Magistrate has intimated the
intoxicants, articles, Excise Commissioner, issued a notice to persons from whom such articles have been seized,
implements, utensils, materials, and given reasonable opportunity for hearing.
conveyance etc.

47-B (1) Appeal against the order of Any person aggrieved by an order of confiscation passed under sub-section (2) of Section 47-
confiscation. A may, within thirty days of such order prefer an appeal to the Collector. Such appeal
memorandum shall be accompanied by a certified copy of the order appealed against.

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47-B (2) Appeal against the order of The District Magistrate on presentation of such memorandum of appeal shall issue a notice
confiscation. to the appellant and to any other person who is likely to be adversely affected by the order
that may be passed in appeal.

47-B (3) Appeal against the order of The District Magistrate after hearing the parties to the appeal, shall pass an order confirming,
confiscation. reversing or modifying the order of confiscation appealed against.

48 (1) Power to compound offences The District Magistrate may accept a sum of money not exceeding rupees ten thousand from
and impose penalty. any person whose license is liable to be cancelled or suspended in lieu of such cancellation or
suspension by way of composition for such offence. On the payment of fine to the Collector,
the accused person shall be discharged, and the property seized shall be released, and no
further proceeding shall be taken against such person or property.

48-A Special provision for the Notwithstanding the limit of penalty of rupees ten thousand prescribed under sub-section (1)
imposition of penalty by the of Section 48, the Collector in the event of any breach of contravention of the rules or
Excise Commissioner or conditions of licence, may impose penalty to the extent provided in such rules or conditions
Collector. of licence under the provisions of this Act.

51 Power to enter and inspect The District Magistrate may enter and inspect any place in which any licensed person stores,
places of manufacture and sale. sells or manufactures intoxicants, as well as review accounts and registers, and examine, test,
measure or weigh any materials, stills, utensils, implements, apparatus or intoxicant found in
such place.

61-A Tender of pardon to accused Whenever two or more persons are prosecuted for an offence under this Act, the Chief
person turning approver. Judicial Magistrate or any Magistrate of the first class inquiring into or trying the offence
may, for the reasons to be recorded in writing by him, tender to any accused person a pardon
on condition of his making a full and true disclosure of all facts connected with the offence.

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64 (2) Recovery of Government dues. When a grant has been taken under management by the District Magistrate, or has been re-
sold by him, the District Magistrate may recover, in any manner authorised by sub-section
(1), any money due to the defaulter by any lessee or assignee.

6. Madhya Pradesh Entertainments Duty and Advertisements Tax Act, 1936


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to tax entertainment and advertisements in his district. The Collector is empowered to
revoke entertainment licences, and exempt entertainment and advertisements from duty.

Section Subject Description

3 Entertainment Duty payable by Details of facilities provided for the spectators and the amount expended there on shall be
proprietor of an entertainment. presented by the proprietor of the cinema hall to the Collector and if the Collector is not
satisfied with the facilities provided, he may recover the duty in respect of the amount
allowed for facilities also from the proprietor of the cinema.

5-B (1) Power to suspend or revoke of Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law and without prejudice to the other
licence for entertainment. provisions of this Act, the Collector or the Excise Commissioner, may, by order, revoke, or
suspend by way of punishment for a period not exceeding three months, any licence granted
for an entertainment under any other law for the time being in force.

5-B (2) Power to suspend or revoke of If the Collector is of the opinion that the object of the action proposed to be taken would be
licence for entertainment. defeated by the delay in hearing, he may pass an interim order suspending the licence in the
meantime.

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6 (1) Exempting entertainment from Entertainments duty shall not be levied on payments for admission to any entertainment if
duty for charitable or the Collector is satisfied that it is devoted to philanthropic purposes, or is wholly educational,
educational purpose. or supplied by a non-profit for scientific purposes.

6 (2) Exempting entertainment from Where the Collector is satisfied that the whole of the net proceeds of an entertainment are
duty for charitable or to be devoted to philanthropic purposes, and that the expenses of the entertainment do not
educational purpose. exceed twenty percent of the receipts, the amount of the entertainments duty paid in
respect of such entertainment shall be refunded to the proprietor.

6-A Advertisement for charitable or Advertisement tax shall not be levied on any advertisement if the Collector is satisfied that
educational purposes. the advertisement relates to philanthropic, charitable or educational purposes.

7. Madhya Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation) Act, 1952


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to serve as a Licensing Authority for cinemas and suspend exhibitions in case of any
violations.

Section Subject Description

4 Licensing Authority. District Magistrate shall be the Licensing Authority.

5 Restrictions on powers of The District Magistrate shall not grant a licence under this Act, unless he is satisfied that the
Licensing Authority. rules have been substantially complied with; and adequate precautions have been taken in
the place to provide for the safety of persons attending exhibitions therein.

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6 Suspending exhibition of films. District Magistrate may suspend the exhibition of any film if he is of opinion that it is likely to
cause a breach of peace in the district.

8. Madhya Pradesh Dramatic Performances Act, 1961


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to prohibit exhibition of any dramatic performances and review their script for approval.

Section Subject Description

4 Prohibit objectionable dramatic The Collector may prohibit the performance of any play, pantomime or other drama if he
performances temporarily. believes it is an objectionable performance and is likely to lead to a breach of the peace.

8 Power to call for copy of purport If the Collector, has reasons to believe that an objectionable dramatic performance is about
of drama, etc. to take place, he may, by order, direct that a copy of the piece be furnished, not less than
seven days before the performance to the Collector.

9. Madhya Pradesh Public Trusts Act, 1951


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to serve as the Registrar of Public Trusts and regulate the management of trust properties in
his district which includes power to inspect, audit and permit use of trust funds and properties, including sales.

Section Subject Description

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3 (1) Registrar of Public Trusts. The Collector shall be the Registrar of Public Trusts in respect of every public trust the
principal office or the principal place of business of which as declared in the application made
under sub-section (3) of section 4 is situated in his district.

4 (1) Registration of public trusts. Within three months from the date on which this section comes into force in any area or
from the date on which a public trust is created, whichever is later, the working trustee of
every public trust shall, apply to the Registrar having jurisdiction for the registration of the
public trust.

5 (1) Inquiry for registration. On receipt of an application under Section 4 or upon, an application made by any person
having interest in a public trust or on his own motion the Registrar shall make an inquiry in
the prescribed manner for the purpose of ascertaining,-
(i) whether the trust is a public trust;
(ii) whether any property is the property of such trust;
(iii) whether the whole or any substantial portion of the subject-matter of the trust is situated
within his jurisdiction;
(iv) the names and the addresses of the trustees and the manager of such trust;
(v) the mode of succession to the office of the trustee of such trust;
(vi) the origin, nature and object of such trust;
(vii) the amount of gross average annual income and the expenditure of such trust; and
(viii) the correctness or otherwise of any other particulars furnished under sub-section (3) of
Section 4.

6 (1) Findings of the Registrar. On completion of the inquiry provided for under Section 5, the Registrar shall record his
findings with reasons therefor as to the matters mentioned in the said section.

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7 (1) Registrar to make entries in the The Registrar shall cause entries to be made in the register in accordance with the findings
register. recorded by him under Section 6 and shall publish on the notice board of his office the
entries made in the register.

8 (1) Civil suit against the finding of Any working trustee or person having interest in a public trust or any property found to be
the Registrar. trust property, aggrieved by any finding of the Registrar under Section 6 may, within six
months from the date of the publication of the notice under sub-section (1) of Section 7,
institute a suit in a Civil Court to have such finding set aside or modified.

8 (2) Civil suit against the finding of In every such suit, the Civil Court shall give notice to the State Government through the
the Registrar. Registrar, and the State Government, if it so desires, shall be made a party to the suit.

8 (3) Civil suit against the finding of On the final decision of the suit, the Registrar shall, if necessary, correct the entries made in
the Registrar. the register in accordance with such decision.

10 (1) Intimation to the Collector Where any part of the trust property of a public trust is situated within the limits of more
about the trust property than one district, the Registrar shall forward a copy of the entries recorded in the register to
situated in his district. all Collectors within whose jurisdiction any part of the trust property is situate.

10 (2) Recording trust particulars. On receipt of any copy of entries under sub-section (1), the Collector shall cause the
particulars in such entries to be entered in a register prescribed in that behalf.

12 Notice to Registrar in a If, in any proceeding before a Civil Court or a Revenue Officer, any document purporting to
proceeding in which a create a public trust is produced or any question before such Court or officer is likely to affect
document purporting to create any entry in the register such Court or officer shall give notice to the Registrar of such
a public trust is produced. proceedings and shall, if the Registrar applies in that behalf, make him a party to such
proceedings.

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13 Investment of public trust Unless permitted by the Registrar to invest the money in any other manner, all monies
money. belonging to a public trust shall be kept in a scheduled bank or a Post Office Savings Bank or
in any bank registered under the Co-operative Societies Act, 1912 (II of 1912), or with the
approval of the Registrar with any banker or person acting as a banker who has given such
security for the safe custody and repayment on demand of the monies so deposited as the
Registrar may in each case think sufficient.

14 (1) Previous sanction of Registrar, The previous sanction of Registrar is required for sale, mortgage, exchange of gift of any
in cases of sale, etc., of property immovable property; and lease for a period exceeding seven years in the case of agricultural
belonging to a public trust. land or for a period exceeding three years in the case of non-agricultural land or building.

14 (2) Previous sanction of Registrar, The Registrar shall not refuse his sanction in respect of any transaction unless such
in cases of sale, etc. of property. transaction be prejudicial to the interests of the public trust.

15 - 21 Audit powers. The Registrar will have powers to review and inspect all audits and budgets of the trust.

22 Power of the Registrar. The Registrar shall have powers to enter and inspect any property, extract from any
proceedings of the trustees, and accounts or reports belonging to a public trust.

23 (1) Procedure after receipt of the If the report of the auditor made under Section 17 shows, in the opinion of the Registrar,
report by the Registrar. material defects in the administration of the public trust, the Registrar may require the
working trustee to submit an explanation thereon within such period as he thinks fit.

26 (1) Application to Court for The Registrar may direct trustee to court if the original object of the public trust has failed
directions. and court direction is needed for its management.

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26 (2) Application to Court for If the trustee so directed fails to make an application as required, or if there is no trustee of
directions. the public trust or if for any other reason, the Registrar considers it expedient to do so, he
shall himself make an application to the Court.

28 Officers holding inquiries to In holding inquiries under this Act, the Registrar shall have the same powers as are vested in
have the powers of Civil Court. Courts in respect of proof of facts by affidavits; summoning and enforcing attendance of any
person and examining him on oath; compelling production of documents; and issuing of
commissions.

34 Inquiries by Registrar. Where in any case an enquiry is to be made by the Registrar under this Act, he may himself
make the inquiry or may forward the case for investigation and report to any revenue officer
not below the rank of a Deputy Collector.

34A Delegation of powers by The Registrar may delegate all or any of his powers and duties under this Act to any Revenue
Registrar. Officer of his district not below the rank of a Sub-Divisional Officer.

10. Madhya Pradesh Investment Region Development And Management Act, 2013
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to allot government land to agencies.

Section Subject Description

9 (2) Acquisition of land. The Agency shall submit the proposal of acquiring land under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894
(No. 1 of 1894) to the District Collector of such land whose owner does not enter into the
agreement mentioned in sub-section (1) herein above within a period of six months from the
date of publication of the scheme in the Gazette.

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9 (3) Acquisition of land. The Collector of the district may, on an application made in this behalf by the Agency, allot
the Government land after following the due procedure to the Agency and such land shall
hereafter rest in the Agency free of all encumbrances.

11. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989
Summary This Act empowers the District Magistrate to maintain law and order by declaring an area prone to violence and detaining
persons threatening to commit atrocities.

Section Subject Description

17 (1) Preventive action to be taken by A District Magistrate may take necessary preventive action for keeping the peace by
the law and order machinery. declaring an area prone to atrocities if he has reason to believe that a person or a group
within the local limits of his jurisdiction is likely to commit an offence or has threatened to
commit any offence under this Act.

12. The Madhya Pradesh Rajya Suraksha Adhiniyam, 1990


Summary This Act empowers the District Magistrate to maintain law and order by ordering restriction on movement, detention or
removal from district of persons or groups posing a threat to the district's peace and security.

Section Subject Description

3 Power to make restriction If a District Magistrate is satisfied with respect to any persons that he is acting or is likely to
order. act in a manner prejudicial to the security of the State or the maintenance of public order and

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that, in order to prevent him from so acting it is necessary in the interest of the general
public to make an order under this Section, the District Magistrate, may make an order,-
(a) requiring him to notify movements;
(b) imposing restrictions upon him;
(c) prohibiting or restricting the possession or use of certain articles by him.

4 Dispersal of gangs and bodies of The District Magistrate can order dispersal or orderly conduct of gangs or groups whose
persons. movement or encampment in the district is causing or is calculated to cause danger or alarm.

5 Removal of persons about to The District Magistrate can order the removal of any persons or groups of persons whenever
commit offence. it appears to him that their movements or acts are causing or calculated to cause alarm,
danger or harm; or that there are reasonably grounds for believing that such person is
engaged or is about to be engaged in the commission of an offence; or an outbreak of
epidemic disease is likely to result from the continued residence of an immigrant.

6 Removal of persons convicted of The District Magistrate can remove persons convicted under the following offences if he has
certain offences. reason to believe that they are likely to engage in a similar offence:
(i) under Chapter XII, XVI or XVII or under Section 506 or 509 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860
(45 of I860); or
(ii) under the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 (22 of 1955); or
(b) twice, of an offence under Suppression of Immoral Traffic in Women and Girls Act, 1956
(104 of 1956); or
(c) thrice, of an offence within a period of three years under [Section 3 or 4 or 4-A] of the
Public Gambling Act, 1867 (3 of 1967), in its application to the State of Madhya Pradesh.

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8 Hearing to be given before Before an order under Section 3, 4, 5 or 6 is passed against any person, the District
order under Section 3, 4, 5 or 6 Magistrate shall inform the person in writing of the general nature of the material allegations
is passed. against him and give him a reasonable opportunity of tendering an explanation regarding
them.

11 Procedure on failure of person If a person to whom a direction has been issued under Section 4, 5 or 6 fails to remove
to leave the district, etc. and his himself, the District Magistrate may cause him to be arrested and removed in police custody.
entry therein after removal.

12 Temporary permission to enter The District Magistrate may in writing permit, any person in respect of whom an order under
or return to the district etc. Section 4, 5 or 6 has been made to enter or return, for such temporary period and subject to
from which a person was such conditions as may be specified in such permission, to the district.
directed to remove himself.

13. Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967


Summary This Act empowers the District Magistrate to regulate the use of public spaces for unlawful activities and associations. The
Collector is empowered to notify places frequently used for unlawful activities and prevent peoples entry there.

Section Subject Description

8 (2) Power to notify places used for The District Magistrate shall make a list of all movable properties found in the notified place
the purpose of an unlawful in the presence of two respectable witnesses.
association.

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8 (3) Power to notify places used for If, in the opinion of the District Magistrate, any articles specified in the list are or may be used
the purpose of an unlawful for the purpose of unlawful association, he may make an order prohibiting any person from
association. using the articles.

8 (4) Power to notify places used for The District Magistrate may order that no person who at the date of the notification was not
the purpose of an unlawful a resident in the notified place shall, without permission, enter the notified place.
association.

8 (5) Power to notify places used for Any person is granted permission to enter, or to be on or in, the notified place, that person
the purpose of an unlawful shall, while acting under such permission, comply with such orders for regulating his conduct
association. as may be given by the District Magistrate.

47 Limitation of prosecution. No proceeding taken under this Act by the District Magistrate shall be called in question in
any civil court or by way of appeal or revision.

14. Civil Defence Act 1968


Summary This Act empowers the District Magistrate to serve as a Controller of the Civil Defence Corps and in this role dismiss officers
found guilty of improper conduct.

Section Subject Description

4 (1) Civil Defence Corps. Officer of the rank of District Magistrate shall serve as the Controller of Civil Defence Corps.

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6 Appointment of Civil Defence The Collector as Controller may dismiss by an order, after due inquiry and offering him a
Corps members. reasonable opportunity at being heard, any member of the Corps who is proven to have
failed in the discharge of his duties.

16 Limitation of prosecution. No prosecution for any offence punishable under this Act shall be instituted against any
person except by, or with the consent of, the Controller or any person authorized by the
Controller in this behalf.

15. Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to prevent prostitution and trafficking in his district by regulating prostitution near public
places, searching premises without warrant and rescuing persons from prostitution and placing them in protective
institutions.

Section Subject Description

7 (1) Prostitution in or in the vicinity Any person who carries on prostitution and the person with whom such prostitution is
of public place. carried on, in any premises which are within a distance of two hundred meters of any place
of public religious worship, educational institution, hotel, hospital, nursing home or such
other public place of any kind as may be notified in this behalf by the Commissioner of Police
or Magistrate in the manner prescribed, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term
which may extend to three months.

13 (2) (A) Special police officer and The District Magistrate may confer upon any retired police or military officer all or any of the
advisory body. powers conferred by or under this Act on a special police officer, with respect to particular
cases or classes of cases or to cases generally.

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15 (5) Search without warrant. The special police officer or the trafficking police officer after removing person(s) shall
forthwith produce her before the appropriate Magistrate.

16 (1) Rescue of person. Where a Magistrate has reason to believe from information received from the police or from
any other person authorised by State Government in this behalf or otherwise, that any
person is living, or is carrying, or is being made to carry on, prostitution in a brothel, he may
direct a police officer not below the rank of a sub-inspector to enter such brothel, and to
remove therefrom such person and produce her before him.

16 (2) Rescue of person. The police officer, after removing the person shall forthwith produce her before the
Magistrate issuing the order.

18 Closure of brothel and eviction A Magistrate may issue notice on the owner to show cause why the same should not be
of offenders from the premises. attached for improper use if he suspects that a house, room, place within a distance of two
hundred metres of any public place is being run or used as a brothel, or is being used by
prostitutes for carrying on their trade. The Magistrate may also pass orders directing eviction.

19 Application for being kept in a District Magistrate has the power to order that an applicant who has been made to carry on
protective home or provided prostitution be kept in a protective home or a corrective institution.
care and protection by court.

16. Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to enter and search premises where he suspects an offence under the Act is being
committed.

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Section Subject Description

5 (1) (A-C) Power to enter and search. The Collector is authorised to enter and search any place in which he has reason to believe
that an offence under this Act has been or is being committed; seize any advertisement or
any book, pamphlet, paper, film which he has reason to believe contravenes any of the
provisions of this Act; examine any record, register, document or any other material object
found in any place and seize the same if he has reason to believe that it may furnish evidence
of the commission of an offence punishable under this Act.

17. Prevention of Black Marketing and Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act, 1980
Summary This Act empowers the District Magistrate to detain persons disrupting the supply of essential commodities.

Section Subject Description

3 (1) Power to make orders detaining District Magistrate has the power to issue orders detaining persons provided he submits
certain persons. report to the State Government with the grounds on which the order has been made.

7 (1) Powers in relation to District Magistrate has the power to issue orders detaining a person to prevent him from
absconding persons. acting in any manner prejudicial to the maintenance of supplies of the commodities essential
to the community.

18. Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act, 1985


Summary This Act empowers the District Magistrate to search premises, arrest suspects and seize contraband narcotics, drugs and
psychotropic substances, including illegally cultivated crops.

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Section Subject Description

41 Power to issue warrant and A District Magistrate may issue a warrant for the arrest of any person whom he has reason to
authorisation believe to have committed any offence punishable under this Act, or for the search of any
building, conveyance or place in which he has reason to believe any narcotic drug or
psychotropic or controlled substance liable for seizure or freezing, or evidence is concealed.

42 Power of entry, search, seizure A District Magistrate may any upon suspicion that any narcotic drug, or psychotropic
and arrest without warrant or substance, or controlled substance in respect of which an offence punishable under this Act
authorisation.- has been committed or any document or other article which may furnish evidence of the
commission of such offence or any illegally acquired property or any document or other
article which may furnish evidence of holding any illegally acquired property which is liable
for seizure or freezing or forfeiture is kept or concealed in any building, conveyance or
enclosed place, may between sunrise and sunset enter into and search any such building,
conveyance or place; seize such drug or substance and all materials used in the manufacture;
and detain and search, and, if he thinks proper, arrest any person.

43 Power of seizure and arrest in District Magistrate may seize in any public place, any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance
public place or controlled substance in respect of which he has reason to believe an offence punishable
under this Act has been committed. He may also seize any animal, conveyance, article,
document which may furnish evidence.

45 Procedure where seizure of Where it is not practicable to seize any goods (including standing crop) which are liable to
goods liable to confiscation not confiscation under this Act, any officer duly authorised under section 42 may serve on the
practicable owner or person in possession of the goods, an order that he shall not remove, part with or
otherwise deal with the goods except with the previous permission of such officer.

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46 Duty of land holder to give Every holder of land shall give immediate information to the District Magistrate of all the
information of illegal cultivation. opium poppy, cannabis plant or coca plant which may be illegally cultivated within his land
and every such holder of land who knowingly neglects to give such information, shall be liable
to punishment.

47 Duty of certain officers to give The Collector shall receive information on illegal cultivation of opium, poppy, cannabis, or
information of illegal cultivation. coca from officers, panch and sarpanch.

48 Power of attachment of crop The District Magistrate may order attachment of any opium poppy, cannabis plant or coca
illegally cultivated. plant which has been illegally cultivated.

49 Power to stop and search The District Magistrate has the power to stop and search any conveyance he suspects of
conveyance. transporting narcotics and psychotropic substances.

19. Mental Health Act, 1987


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to make judicial inquisitions into the health of mental persons, and appoint and supervise
the proper conduct of guardians and managers for their estate/property.

Section Subject Description

50 Application for judicial The Collector may make an application to the District Court to hold an inquisition into the
inquisition. mental state of an alleged mentally ill person under his jurisdiction.

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53 (1) Appointment of guardian of Where a direction has been issued under sub-section (2) of section 54, the Collector of the
mentally ill person. District, may appoint any suitable person to be his guardian.

53 (2) Appointment of guardian of The Collector shall be subject to the supervision and control of the State Government or of
mentally ill person. any authority appointed by it in that behalf.

54 (2) Appointment of manager for The District Court may direct the Collector to take charge of the mentally ill person and such
managing property of mentally part of his property or interest as cannot be taken charge of by the Court of Wards.
ill person.

55 Appointment of manager by Where the property of a mentally ill person has been entrusted to the Collector by the
Collector. District Court, he may, subject to the control of the State Government or of any authority
appointed by it in that behalf, appoint any suitable person for the management of the
property.

56 Manager of property to execute Every person who is appointed as the manager of the property of a mentally ill person by the
bond. Collector shall enter into a bond for such sum, in such form and with such sureties as the
Collector may specify.

57 (1) Appointment and remuneration No person, who is the legal heir or a mentally ill person shall be appointed under section 53,
of managers and guardians. 54 or 55 to be the guardian of such mentally ill person or, as the case may be, the manager of
his properly unless the Collector, for reasons to be recorded in writing, considers that such
appointment is for the benefit of the mentally ill person.

60 Manager to furnish inventory The Collector shall receive within three months of the close of the financial year annual
and annual accounts. accounts of the property from the manager.

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66 Proceedings if accuracy of If any relative of the mentally ill person or the Collector impugns, by a petition to the District
inventory or accounts is Court, the accuracy of the inventory or accounts, the Court may summon the manager for
impugned. inquiry. The Court may also refer the petition to the Collector.

67 Payment into public treasury of Where the Collector is Appointing Authority, all sums received by the manager from the
proceeds of estate. property shall be paid into the public treasury unless directed by the Collector.

69 (1) Removal of managers and The Collector, for sufficient cause and for reasons to be recorded in writing, may remove the
guardians. manager and appoint a new manager in his place.

20. The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to nominate his representative on the Review Board and regulate the operation of mental
health institutions.

Section Subject Description

74 Mental health review boards. District Collector will nominate a representative to be a member of the Review Board.

107 Offences and penalties. The Collector shall recover penalty from any institution under his jurisdiction operating a
mental health institution without registration.

21. The Special Marriages Act, 1954


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to function as a Civil Court for the purpose of solemnising marriages under this Act.

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Section Subject Description

3 Appointment of Marriage In Madhya Pradesh, Collector and Additional Collector have been appointed as Marriage
Officer. Officer under Section 3 of this Act.

5 Notices of intended marriage. Parties intending to marry will give notice to the Marriage Officer (Collector) of the district in
which at least one of them resides.

6 (1) Marriage Notice Book and The Marriage Officer shall keep all notices given under Sec. 5 in the Marriage Notice Book,
publication. and such book shall be open for inspection at all reasonable times, without fee, by any
person desirous of inspecting the same.

6 (2) Marriage Notice Book and The Marriage Officer shall cause every such notice to be published by affixing a copy thereof
publication. to some conspicuous place in his office.

7 (1) Objection to marriage. The Marriage Officer shall record all objections in the Marriage Notice Book.

8 (1) Procedure on receipt of If an objection is made the Marriage Officer shall not solemnize the marriage until he has
objection. inquired into the
matter of the objection or the objection is withdraw by the person making it.

9 (1) Powers of Marriage Officers in For the purpose of any inquiry under Sec.8, the Marriage Officer shall have all the powers
respect of inquiries vested in a Civil Court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908).

11 Declaration by parties and Before the marriage is solemnized the parties and
witnesses. three witnesses shall, in the presence of the Marriage Officer, sign a declaration and the
declaration shall be countersigned by the Marriage Officer.

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13 (1) Certificate of marriage. When the marriage has been solemnized the Marriage Officer shall enter a certificate thereof
in the Form specified in the Fourth Schedule in a book to be kept by him for that purpose and
to be called the Marriage Certificate Book and such certificate shall be signed by the parties
to the marriage and the three witnesses.

13 (2) Certificate of marriage. On a certificate being entered in the Marriage Certificate Book by the Marriage Officer, the
certificate shall be deemed to be conclusive evidence of the fact that a marriage under this
Act has been solemnized and that all formalities respecting the signatures of witnesses have
been complied with.

15 Registration of marriages The Marriage Officer may register any marriage celebrated, whether before or after the
celebrated in other forms. commencement of this Act, other than a marriage solemnized under the Special Marriage
Act, 1872.

22. Madhya Pradesh Lok Dhan (Shodhya Rashiyon Ki Vasuli) Adhiniyam, 1987
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to recover dues from defaulters on behalf of banking companies.

Section Subject Description

3 (1) Recovery of certain dues as In the case of banking company, the local agent thereof may send a certificate to the
arrears of land revenue. Collector to collect from the person who normally resides or carries on business or owns
property in the district.

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3 (2) Recovery of certain dues as The Collector on receiving the certificate shall take steps to recover the amount stated
arrears of land revenue. therein as an arrear of land revenue under the Madhya Pradesh Land Revenue Code, 1959
(No.20 of 1959).

4 (2) Savings. The Collector may direct proceedings to be taken for recovery of the sum due, as arrear of
land revenue before or at the same time the proceedings to be taken for sale of the goods
pledged.

4 (3) Savings. In every case of mortgage, charge or other encumbrance on immovable property, such
property shall first be sold in recovery proceedings. Any other proceedings may be taken
thereafter only if the Collector certifies that there is no prospect of realization of the entire
sum due through the first mentioned process.

23. Waqf Act, 1954


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to recover damages and dues from Waqf properties on behalf of The Tribunal.

Section Subject Description

7 Recovery of survey dues and The Collector will recover on behalf of the Tribunal damages to Waqf property as arrears of
penalties. land revenue.

34 Recovery of amount determined The Collector will recover from mutawalli or any other person amounts due as certified by
under Section 33 of the Act. the Chief Executive Officer or The Tribunal, and pay the same to them.

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52 (1) - (5) Recovery of Waqf property Upon receiving intimation from Waqf Board, the Collector shall pass an order directing the
transferred in contravention of person in unauthorised possession of waqf property to deliver the property to the Board
section 51. within thirty days. In any instance of non-compliance, the Collector is authorised to assume
control of the property by force.

90 (2) Notice of suits, etc., by courts. The Collector shall give notice to the Board for ordering sale of any Waqf property to recover
dues.

24. Madhya Pradesh Anusuchit Jati Tatha Anusuchit Janjati Rin Sahayata (Sanshodhan Tatha Vidhimanva
Karan) Adhiniyam, 1984
Summary The Act provides legal protection to all decisions of Collectors passed in accordance with the Act for recovery of debts
through possession of immovable property.

Section Subject Description

5 Validation of certain orders etc. All legal proceedings held, decisions made or orders passed for redelivery of possession of
immovable property mortgaged or for return of movable property pawned owed by debtors,
by the Collector shall be deemed for all purposes to have been validly held.

25. Madhya Pradesh Anusuchit Jati Tatha Anusuchit Jan Jati (Rini Sahayata) Adhiniyam, 1967
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to recover debts on behalf of the Debt Relief Court, and gives revisional jurisdiction over the
orders of the Debt Relief Court.

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Section Subject Description

14-A (2) Debt Relief Court to pass further In relation to final order of the Debt Relief Court passed on an application referred to in sub-
order in certain cases. section (1) the Collector may exercise revisional jurisdiction and the provisions of Section 22
shall apply mutatis mutandis to such proceedings in revision.

16 (1) Provisions governing payment Every instalment shall be payable on or before the date fixed by the order of the Debt Relief
of instalments. Court and this may, at the option of the debtor be paid either to the Collector or to such
other Revenue Officer as he may authorise in this behalf or to the creditor who shall pass a
receipt therefor in such form as may be prescribed.

17 (1) Provisions when default made in If any instalment is not paid on or before the due date, the creditor may apply, within
payment of instalments. eighteen months from the date of default to the Collector within whose jurisdiction the
debtor owns land, ordinarily resides or earns his livelihood or to such other Revenue Officer
as may be appointed in this behalf by the State Government, for the recovery of such
instalment as an arrear of land revenue, and thereupon the Collector or such other Revenue
Officer shall recover such instalment as an arrear of land revenue.

17 (2) Provisions when default made in If the instalment or part thereof is irrecoverable, the Collector or other Revenue Officer may
payment of instalments. certify accordingly.

17 (3) Provisions when default made in If an instalment or part thereof is certified as irrecoverable under sub-section (2) or if two
payment of instalments. consecutive instalments remain in arrears, the Collector, on the application of the creditor
shall pass an order that the order of the Debt Relief Court fixing instalments shall cease to
have effect, and he may fix such smaller instalments for the remaining debt and in such
manner as he thinks fit.

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17 (4) Provisions when default made in If an instalment is recoverable as an arrear of land revenue, the Collector, or other Revenue
payment of instalments. Officer shall, as far as may follow the procedure laid down for the time being in force, for the
recovery of Government dues as arrears of land revenue.

18 Provisions regarding application When the Collector recovers any sum he shall, in the first instance, apply it to the amount
of sums recovered under payable on account of the debt which is secured by a mortgage or lien on such property in
Section 17. accordance with the provisions of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 (IV of 1882). If there is a
surplus towards the payment of any other amount due by the debtor in accordance with
scheme drawn up by the Debt Relief Court.

19 (2) Invalidity of transfer made by Every transfer of immovable property made by a debtor in respect of whose debts a scheme
debtor in certain has been prepared under sub-section (1) of Section 15, shall be void unless made with the
circumstances.. sanction of the Collector within whose jurisdiction the debtor owns land, ordinarily resides or
earns his livelihood. The Collector shall not sanction any transfer of such property unless he is
satisfied that such transfer will not defeat the claims of any creditor the payment of whose
claims has been ordered by such scheme.

22 (1) Power of revision over orders of The Collector may, at any time, on his own motion or on application made by any person
Debt Relief Courts. aggrieved by an order of a Debt Relief Court within ninety days of such order call for and
examine the record of any case pending before or disposed of by such Debt Relief Court.

25 Provisions related to legal No suit or other legal proceedings shall be instituted against the Government or the Collector
protection to Collector through or the Revenue Officer authorised by the Collector in respect of anything done in dealing with
barring of suits or other legal any instalments paid by a debtor under sub-section (1) of Section 16, but nothing in this Act
proceedings shall prevent any creditor entitled to recover such instalment from recovering from any
person to whom it has been paid by the Collector or the Revenue Officer.

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26. Madhya Pradesh Adim Jan Jatiyon Ka Sanrakshan (Vrakshon Me Hit) Adhiniyam, 1999
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to regulate the cutting of trees in his district.

Section Subject Description

4 (1) Permission to cut the specified Any Bhumiswami belonging to an Aboriginal Tribe, who intends to cut any specified tree
trees. standing on his holding shall apply for permission to the Collector, in the prescribed form,
giving full and complete reasons thereof in such manner as may be prescribed.

4 (2) Permission to cut the specified The Collector shall have the application enquired into in accordance with such rules as may
trees. be prescribed and shall not grant or reject the application without considering the report
from Tahsildar, the Sub-Divisional Officer (Revenue) and the Divisional Forest Officer having
territorial jurisdiction

4 (3) Permission to cut the specified The permission to cut the trees in a year shall be restricted only to such number of specified
trees. trees as may fetch the Bhumiswami such amount of money, not exceeding rupees fifty
thousand in a year as is considered by the Collector to be adequate to meet the purpose
specified in the application: Provided that under special circumstances the Collector may,
after due consideration, grant permission in a year for a value not exceeding rupees two lakh
or the value of one tree, whichever is higher.

6 (1) Payment of consideration of the The amount of consideration payable to the Bhumiswami shall be deposited in any branch of
Bhumiswami. a Nationalised Bank or the Central Co-operative Bank of the district in the joint account of the
Collector and the Bhumiswami to be operated jointly by both of them.

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6 (2) Payment of consideration of the The Collector shall exercise utmost caution and care in withdrawals from the joint account
Bhumiswami. ensuring that the same is done in the best interest of the Bhumiswami and for the sole
purpose of meeting his bona-fide and genuine requirement.

8 Appeal, revision and review. The provisions of Appeal, Revision and Review as in the Code shall also apply to any order
passed by the Collector under this Act.

27. Madhya Pradesh Accommodation Control Act, 1961


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to regulate tenancies in his district by appointing a Rent Controlling Authority and granting
permission for letting of properties in his district. The Collector is empowered to allot any vacant accommodation in the
district to a person holding an office of profit under the State or Central Government or agencies mentioned in the Act.

Section Subject Description

19 Recovery of possession in ease Where a landlord does not require the whole or any part of any accommodation for a
of tenancies for limited period. particular period and the landlord, after obtaining the permission of the Collector, lets the
whole of the accommodation or part thereof as a residence for such period as may be agreed
and the tenant does not, on the expiry of the said period, vacate such accommodation, then
notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) of Section 12 or in any other law, the
Court may, on a suit being filed before it in this behalf by the landlord within such time as
may be prescribed, place the landlord in vacant possession of the accommodation or part
thereof by evicting the tenant and every other person who may be in occupation of such
accommodation.

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28 (1) Rent Controlling Authority. The Collector shall, with the previous approval of the State Government appoint an officer,
not below the rank of Deputy Collector to be the Rent Controlling Authority for the area
within his jurisdiction to which this Act applies.

28 (2) Rent Controlling Authority. The Collector may, with the previous approval of the State Government, appoint, from
amongst officers, not below the rank of a Deputy Collector, one or more Rent Controlling
Authorities, as he deems fit to assist the Rent Controlling

39 (1) Provisions related to control of The Collector may, on his own motion or on application made to him in this behalf require a
letting. landlord to give information in writing of any accommodation which has fallen vacant or is
likely to fall vacant and also require him to let or not to let such accommodation except in
accordance with such order as he may give in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter.

39 (2) Provisions related to control of If any accommodation which has fallen vacant is required for occupation by any person
letting. holding an office of profit under the Union or State Government or any person in the service
of a local authority, the Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board, the Board of Secondary Education,
Madhya Pradesh, or such other body corporate as may be specified by the State Government
by a notification in the Gazette, the Collector, may, by order allot the accommodation to any
such person as may be specified by him in the order and direct the landlord to put him in
possession of the accommodation.

39 (4) Provisions related to control of The Collector may take or cause to be taken such steps and use or cause to be used such
letting. minimum force including police force as may, in his opinion is reasonable for securing the
compliance with, or for preventing or rectifying contravention of the Act or rules thereunder
or for the effective exercise of such power.

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40 Allotment of accommodation. The Collector shall as far as possible allot accommodation under sub-Section (2) of Section 39
in accordance with principles defined in the Act.

42 Termination of tenancy. The Collector may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, extend the period for vacating the
accommodation by a further period not exceeding four months.

48 Collector as Rent Controlling The Collector shall be the Rent Controlling Authority or the officer authorised by the Collector
Authority. under sub- section (1) of Section 39.

49 Protection of action taken in No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Collector, or the Rent
good faith. Controlling Authority or the officer authorised by the Collector under sub-section (1) of
Section 39 in respect of anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in
pursuance of this Act.

28. Madhya Pradesh Municipal Corporation Act, 1956


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to declare wards unreserved, facilitate election of speaker and pass a no-confidence motion
against him, decide property claims by or against the Corporation and make inquiries or inspection of any department of
office under the Corporation.

Section Subject Description

11 (2) Reservation of seats and wards. The Collector is competent to declare a ward unreserved.

17-B (1) Oath or affirmation by the Every Mayor and every Councillor shall before taking part in the Election of Speaker in the
Mayor and the Councillor. first meeting of the Corporation or before entered upon his office, as the case may be, shall
make and subscribe in the presence of the Collector an oath or affirmation

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18 (3) Election of Speaker. The meeting for Speakers election shall be called and presided over by the Collector.

23-A (2) No-Confidence motion against A No-Confidence motion meeting of the Corporation shall be convened and presided over by
Speaker. the Collector.

79-A (1) Decision of claims to property Where any immovable property or any right in or over any such property is claimed by or on
by or against Corporation. behalf of the Corporation or by any person as against the Corporation, it shall be lawful for
the Collector after formal enquiry, of which due notice has been given, to pass an order
deciding the claim.

79-A (2) Decision of claims to property The Corporation or any person aggrieved by an order passed by the Collector under sub-
by or against Corporation. section (1) may institute a suit in any competent Civil Court to set aside such order to claim a
relief.

79-A (4) Decision of claims to property The Collector may, by general or special order delegate the powers conferred on him under
by or against Corporation. this Section to a Deputy Collector subordinate to him.

175 (2) Warrants. Where the property is within the limits of the City, the warrant shall be addressed to an
officer of the Corporation and where the property is outside the limits to the Collector of the
district concerned.

329 (7) Levelling, metalling etc. of Where the property referred to in sub-section (6) is outside the limits of the Corporation, the
streets. warrant shall be addressed to the Collector of the district.

405 (2) Power of Governor to include or If the local authority having jurisdiction in the said area or any person resident therein,
exclude certain area. objects to such declaration such authority or person may submit an objection in writing to
the Collector.

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417-A Power to make inquiry or The Government may depute Divisional Commissioner, Director, Urban Administration or
inspection of any department or Collector to make an enquiry into the affairs of a Corporation or inspection or examination of
office under the authority of the any department, office, service, work or thing under the control of any Corporation authority
Corporation and to report to it the result of such enquiry, inspection or examination.

429 Hearing by Corporation of A copy of any new byelaw made by the Corporation shall be affixed in a conspicuous place in
objections to proposed byelaw. the office of the Collector for 6 weeks consecutively before the date on which the
Corporation finally consider such byelaw.

29. Madhya Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1961


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to approve boundary marks to be erected by the Council.

Section Subject Description

123 (1) (t) Duties of Council. It shall be the duty of a Council to erect substantial boundary marks of such description and
in such position as shall be approved by the Collector, defining the limits or any alteration in
the limits of the Municipality.

30. Madhya Pradesh Nagar Tatha Gram Nivesh Adhiniyam, 1973


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to serve as a member of the Town and Country Development Authority and demolish any
unauthorised constructions at the cost of the defaulter.

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Section Subject Description

10 Restriction on use of land or If any work is carried out in contravention of the provisions of this Act, the Municipal
development. Corporation or Municipal Council within its local area, and the Collector in areas outside such
local areas, may cause such work to be removed or demolished at the cost of the defaulter.

40 Membership in Town and Every Town and Country Development Authority shall consist of the Collector of the district
Country Planning Authority. or his nominee.

31. Madhya Pradesh Nagariya Kshetro Ke Bhoomihin Vyakti (Pattadhriti Adhikaron Ka Pradan Kiya Jana)
Adhiniyam, 1984
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to call for and examine record of any case disposed of under the Act.

Section Subject Description

4-A Power to examine records of The Collector may, at any time, on his own motion or on application make by any party
any case disposed. interested for the purpose of satisfying himself as to legality or propriety of any order passed
by or as to the regularity of any proceeding before the authorised officer, call for and
examine record of any case disposed of by or pending before such officer and may pass such
order in reference thereto as he thinks fit.


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32. Madhya Pradesh Bhiksha Vritti Nivaran Adhiniyam, 1973
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to take finger prints of people ordered to be detained under the Act.

Section Subject Description

29 (1) Power to take finger prints. Every person ordered to be detained in a certified institution under this Act shall at any time
allow his finger prints to be taken, by the District Magistrate or any officer not below the rank
of a Magistrate, Second Class empowered by him in this behalf.

33. Bhumi Sudhar Yojana Adhiniyam, 1967


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to preside over the meetings of the District Committee and recover dues from defaulters to
be paid to land owners, terminate possession on completion of reclamation, authorise officers to enter and survey land, and
to determine compensation.

Section Subject Description

5 (2) Constitution of District The Collector shall preside over the meeting of the District Committee.
Committee.

5 (5) Constitution of District A non-official member may, at any time, resign his membership by tendering his resignation
Committee. in writing under his hand to the Collector.

16 (2) Liability of persons other than The amount shall be paid within such time as may be specified by the District Committee. If
owner benefited by the scheme. default is made in the payment of such contribution within the time specified by the District
Committee, the Collector or any Officer authorised by him in this behalf shall recover from

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the defaulter and pay the same to the owner of the land in such manner, as may be
prescribed.

17-D Presiding officer of Rate Fixation In the absence of Commissioner, Collector will preside over the Rate Fixation Committee.
Committee.

18 (3) Preparation of recovery When a final statement is prepared under this Section, the Executive Officer shall send a duly
statements. authenticated copy to the Collector who shall cause any rights and liabilities shown therein to
be entered in the record of rights.

19 Recovery of cost. The cost directed to be recoverable under Section 18 together with such interest as the State
Government may determine, shall be recoverable by the Collector in such number of annual
instalments and in such manner as may be prescribed.

20 (5) Obligation of persons to Any dispute as to the amount of expenses shall be decided by the Collector and his decision
maintain and repair works. shall be final.

24 (1) Power to terminate possession When the reclamation of the land is complete in the opinion of the Collector and in any case
on completion of reclamation. before the expiry of the period of ten years from the date of taking possession, the Collector
shall terminate possession by order in writing after making an enquiry in the prescribed
manner.

25 (1) Power to determine As soon as may be, after the date of taking possession of the land, the Collector shall make an
compensation for period of enquiry in the prescribed manner and determine the annual rent payable by the tenant and
possession. average net annual income.

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25 (2) Power to determine The annual rent payable and average net annual income shall be payable by the Collector as
compensation for period of compensation on each anniversary of the date of taking possession of land until the date
possession. referred to in sub-section (2) of Section 24.

26 Accounts. The Collector shall maintain in such form and in accordance with such rules, as may be
prescribed an account of all receipts and payments by the Collector in respect of the land,
and the owner of the land or any other person having an interest therein, may, on payment
of a fee of 50 paisa inspect the account.

32 Right of entry. The Collector may after giving notice to the owner/occupier enter upon, survey and mark out
such land that is needed for the purpose of surveying, preparing, sanctioning or executing
any scheme, repairing or maintaining any works under any scheme.

34 Delegation of power, etc. The State Government and subject to the control so State Government, the Board or the
District Committee, or the Collector or the Soil Conservation Officer may delegate to any
officer or authority subordinate to it or to him any of the powers, functions and duties
conferred and imposed on it or on him by of under this Act.

34. Madhya Pradesh (Rajya) Bhumi Vikas Nigam Adhiniyam, 1976


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to recover dues from land holders and pay the same to the Nigam.

Section Subject Description

28 (1), (4) Recoveries from land holders. The Managing Director of the Nigam shall forward a certificate of sums payable by a land
holder to Nigam under this Act to the Collector. On recovery of the amounts in pursuance of

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a certificate under this Section, the Collector shall forthwith take all necessary steps for
payment thereof to the Nigam.

35. The Indian Stamp (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Act, 2016


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to stamp instruments, and take duty on instruments omitted from stamping.

Section Subject Description

40 Collector's power to stamp Collector has the power to stamp instruments impounded.
instruments impounded.

41 Instruments unduly stamped by If any instrument chargeable with duty and not duly stamped is produced by any person
accident. before the Collector and he offers to pay the Collector the proper duty and the Collector is
satisfied that the omission had been occasioned by accident, he may, receive such amount.

48-B Provisions related to power to Where the deficiency of stamp duty is noticed from a copy of any instrument, the Collector
recover deficit stamp duty. may require the production of the original instrument to satisfy himself as to the adequacy of
duty paid. If the original instrument is not produced it shall be presumed that it is not duly
stamped and the Collector may proceed in the manner provided in Section 40 for the
recovery of deficit stamp duty and penalty.

36. Madhya Pradesh Society Registrikaran Adhiniyam, 1973


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to take charge of all movable and immovable assets of a society after the cancellation of its
registration.

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Section Subject Description

36 (1) Determination after dissolution In the event of cancellation of the Registration of Society under sub- section (3) of Section 34
that property be utilised by the movable and immovable assets of the society or its institution or centres shall vest in the
Government. State Government to the extent of assistance, grant, aid or donation that the society may
have received from Central or State Government or any of the Statutory Bodies. It shall be
the duty of the Collector of the District where the property is situated to take charge of the
same on intimation of cancellation by the Registrar.

37. The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to verify the occurrence of accidents and determine appropriate relief for victims.

Section Subject Description

5 Verification of incident by Whenever it comes to the notice of the Collector that an accident has occurred at any place
Collector and publicity. within his jurisdiction, he shall verify the occurrence of such accident and cause publicity to
be given in such manner as he deems fit for inviting applications for relief.

6 Application for claim or relief . Relief claims should be submitted to the Collector in prescribed form within 5 years of
occurrence of incident.

7 (1) Determination of relief. On receipt of application the Collector shall hold an inquiry into the claim and may make an
award determining the amount of relief.

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7 (2) Delivering copies of award to The Collector shall arrange to deliver copies of the award to the parties concerned
parties. expeditiously.

38. Madhya Pradesh Regulation of Uses of Land Act, 1948


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to regulate land use in his district by notifying controlled areas, acquire lands for various
purposes and handle appeals and compensation claims.

Section Subject Description

3 (1) Declaration of controlled area. The Collector may with the previous sanction of the State Government by notification,
declare any land adjacent to and within a distance of four hundred and forty yards from the
centre line of any road in his district to be a controlled area for the purpose of this Act.

3 (2) Declaration of controlled area. Not less than three months before making a declaration under sub-section (1) the Collector
shall cause to be published in the Gazette and in at least two locally read newspapers printed
in the court language of the district a notification stating that he proposes with the previous
sanction of the State Government, to make such a declaration and specifying therein the
boundaries of the land in respect of which the declaration is proposed to be made, and
copies of every such notification or of the substance thereof shall be published by the
Collector in such manner as he thinks fit at his office and at such other places in the area of
which any part is included within the said boundaries.

3 (3) Declaration of controlled area. Any person interested in any land included within the said boundaries may, at any time
before the expiration of thirty days from the last date on which the notification is published
by the Collector object to the making of the declaration or both inclusion of his land or any
part of it within the said boundaries.

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3 (4) Declaration of controlled area. Every objection under sub-section (3) shall be made to the Sub-Divisional Officer in writing
and the Sub-Divisional Officer shall give to every person so objecting an opportunity of being
heard either in person or by pleader and shall after all such objections have been heard and
after such further enquiry, if any, as he thinks necessary, forward to the Collector, the record
of the proceeding held by him together with a report setting forth his recommendations of
on the objection.

3 (5) Declaration of controlled area. If before the expiration of the time allowed by sub-section (3) for the filling of objection no
objection has been made, the Collector may proceed at once to the making of a declaration
under sub-section (1). If any such objection has been made, the Collector shall consider the
record and the report referred to in sub- section (4) and shall hear any parties applying to be
heard and may either

5 Right of entry. For the purpose of preparation of any such plan, any public servant or any person duly
appointed or authorised in this behalf by the State Government or the Collector may after
giving such notice as may be prescribed to the owner, occupier, or other person interested in
any land, enter upon, survey and mark out such land and do all acts ancillary thereto.

8 (1) Right of appeal. Any person aggrieved by an order of the Sub- Divisional Officer under sub-section (2) of
section 7 granting permission subject to conditions or refusing permission may within thirty
days from the date of such order prefer an appeal to the Collector. The order of the Collector
on appeal shall be final.

9 (2) Compensation. When an order has been made refusing permission to erect or re-erect a building, any person
who has exercised the right of appeal given by sub-section (I) of section 8, may within three
months of the date of the order of the Collector make to the Collector a claim for

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compensation on the ground that his interest in the land concerned is injuriously affected by
the said order.

9 (3) Compensation. On receipt of a claim under sub-section (2) the Collector shall either proceed to acquire the
land concerned under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (1 of 1894), or transfer the claim for
disposal to an officer exercising the powers of a Collector under the said Act:

9 (4) Compensation. Provided that in case the Collector decides to acquire the land, the claimant shall be entitled
to be repaid by the acquiring authority the amount of expense which he may have properly
incurred in connection with the preparation and submission of his claim for compensation
under this section, and in default of agreement such amount shall be determined by the
authority deciding the value of the land in the proceedings under the Land Acquisition Act,
1894 (1 of 1894).

10 (1) Compulsory acquisition. If the Collector decides to acquire the land under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (1 of 1894),
then notwithstanding anything contained in that Act,

(i) proceedings under section 5-A of that Act shall not be required;

(ii) the notification under section 6 of that Act shall be published within six months from the
date of institution of the claim failing which the claim shall be transferred for disposal to an
officer exercising the power of a Collector under that Act;

(iii) the market value of the land shall be assessed as though no declaration under sub-section
(1) of section 3 had been made in respect of the area in which it is situated arid no restriction
upon its use and development had been imposed, any compensation already paid to the
claimant or to any of his predecessors-in- interest for injurious affection being deducted from
the market value as so assessed.

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39. Wild Life Protection Act, 1960
Summary This Act empowers the Collector to protect the rights of persons residing in areas notified as sanctuaries by inquiring into the
legitimacy of their claims, and facilitate land acquisition by awarding compensation where rightfully determined.

Section Subject Description

19 Collector to determine rights in The Collector shall inquire into, and determine the existence, nature and extent of the rights
notified sanctuary area. of any person in or over the land comprised within the limits of the area notified as a
sanctuary.

21 (A)-(B) Proclamation by Collector. When a notification has been issued under Sec.18 the Collector shall publish a progamation:
(a) specifying the situation and the limits of the sanctuary; and
(b) requiring any person, claiming any right mentioned in Sec. 19, to submit a written claim in
the prescribed form specifying the nature and extent of such right, with necessary details and
the amount and particulars of the compensation, if any, claimed in respect thereof.

22 Inquiry by Collector The Collector shall, after service of the prescribed notice upon the claimant, expeditiously
inquire into:
(a) the claim preferred before him under Sec.21, and
(b) the existence of any right mentioned in Sec.19 and not claimed under Sec.21. The inquiry
can be made with the help of records of the State Government and the evidence of any
person acquainted with the same.

23 Powers of Collector to survey, The Collector has the power to enter in or upon any land and to survey, demarcate, and
demarcate, map and act as Civil make a map of the same or to authorise any other officer to do so. The Collector also has the
Court. same powers as are vested in a Civil Court for the trial of suits.

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24 (1) Acquisition of rights. In the case of a claim to a right in or over any land referred to in Sec.19, the Collector shall
pass an order admitting or rejecting the same in whole or in part.

24 (2) (A - Acquisition of rights. If such claim is admitted in whole or in part, the Collector may either
C) (a) exclude such land from the limits of the proposed sanctuary, or
(b) proceed to acquire such land or rights, or
(c) allow, in consultation with the Chief Wildlife Warden, the continuance of any right of any
person in, or over any land within the limits of the sanctuary.

25 (1) (A, E, Acquisition proceedings. For the purpose of acquiring such land, or rights in or over such land,
F) (a) the Collector shall be deemed to be a Collector, proceeding under the Land
Acquisition Act, 1894.
(e) the Collector, with the consent of the claimant, may award compensation in land or
money or partly in land and partly in money, and
(f) in the case of the stoppage of a public way or a common pasture, the Collector may
provide for an alternative public way or common pasture.

40. The Indian Forest Act, 1927


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to acquire forest land, hear appeals on claims and manage private land as protected forest at
the owners' behest.

Section Subject Description

11 Acquiring land. Collector shall be deemed to be the Forest Settlement-Officer for acquiring land.

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17 Appeal on orders passed under Any person who has made a claim under this Act may appeal any order on the claim to the
section 11, 12, 15 or 16. Collector within three months.

38 Power to protect forests at The Collector may manage a forest land as a reserved or a protected forest on behalf of the
request of owner. owner at their application.

41. Madhya Pradesh Resettlement And Rehabilitation Of Displaced Persons (Land Acquisition) Act, 1949
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to expedite resettlement of displaced persons from acquired land.

Section Subject Description

4 Disposal of land. The Collector may deal with any land acquired under the provisions of this Act in such
manner and subject to such conditions as may appear to him to be expedient for the purpose
of resettling displaced persons. Any such allotted land can be transferred by the displaced
person only upon Collector's written consent.

42. Madhya Pradesh Pariyojana Ke Karan Visthapit Vyakti (Punhsthapan) Adhiniyam, 1985
Summary This Act empowers the Collector to execute and maintain abadi layouts, extend abadi for public utilities and ensure Record of
Rights is maintained.

Section Subject Description

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23 (1) Entrustment of execution of Execution of every layout of a new abadi or the extension of an existing abadi as it relates to
layout to Collector. public utilities, amenities and services and maintenance thereof shall be entrusted to the
Collector. He shall ensure the abadi is included in the Record of Rights of the village and also
in the annual papers.

43. Madhya Pradesh Resettlement of Displaced Landholders (Land Acquisition) Act, 1954
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to acquire, mark out, measure and dispose notified land after hearing objections to
acquisition and settling compensation.

Section Subject Description

5 Power to acquire, mark out and On the publication of the notification under Section 3 the Collector shall cause for land
measure land. proposed to be acquired to be marked out and also cause it to be measured and if no plan
has been made thereof, a plan to be made of the same.

6 Serve notice to owner or Collector shall serve a notice by registered post on the owner of the land and also on the
occupier affected by acquisition. occupier or where untraceable publish in the Gazette mentioning the particulars of
acquisition.

8 (1) Objections to acquisition. Any person interested in any land which has become vested in the State Government under
Section 7 may, within one month file his objection to the acquisition before the Collector and
the Collector may, after making such enquiry as he thinks fit, either dismiss the objection or
release the land in respect of which objection has been filed from acquisition.

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9 (1) Notice to persons interested in The Collector shall cause public notice to be given at convenient places on or near the land of
land. which possession has been taken under Section 7, stating that claims to compensation for all
interests in such land may be made to him.

9 (2) Notice to persons interested in Such notice shall state the particulars of such land and shall require all persons interested in
land. the land to appear personally or by agent before the Collector at a time and place therein
mentioned, and to state the nature of their respective interests in the land and the amount
and particulars of their claims to compensation for such interests, and their objections, if any,
to the measurements made under Section 5. The Collector may in any case require such
statement to be made in writing and signed by the party or his agent.

9 (3) Notice to persons interested in The Collector shall also serve notice to the same effect on the occupier, if any, of such land
land. and on all such persons known or believed to be interested therein, or to be entitled to act
for persons so interested, as reside or have agents authorised to receive service on their
behalf, within the revenue district in which the land is situated.

9 (4) Notice to persons interested in In case any person so interested resides elsewhere, and has no such agent, the notice shall be
land. sent to him by registered post in a letter addressed to him at his last known residence,
address or place of business.

11 Power for disposal of land. The Collector may use or deal with any land acquired for the purpose referred to in Section 3
in such manner and subject to such conditions as may appear to him to be expedient for the
purpose of resetting displaced landholders.

12 Power to secure information for The Collector may, with a view to determining the compensation payable under this Act, by
determining compensation. order, require any person to furnish to such authority as may be specified in the order such
information in his possession relating to the land that may be so specified.

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44. Madhya Pradesh Sinchai Prabandhan Me Krishkon Ki Bhagidari Adhiniyam, 1999
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to manage water supply in the district by facilitating the election (and removal) of the
President of the Water Users' Association.

Section Subject Description

4 (2) Managing Committee of Water The District Collector shall make arrangements for the election of President of the Managing
Users' Association. Committee of the Water Users' Association by direct election by the method of secret ballot
in the manner prescribed.

4 (3) Managing Committee of Water The District Collector shall also cause arrangements for the election of the members of
Users' Association. Managing Committee.

6 (2) Power to make arrangement for The District Collector shall cause arrangements, in such manner as may be prescribed for the
election of Managing election by the method of secret ballot of the President, and Members of the Managing
Committee of Distributory Committee which shall not be more than five from amongst the members of the General
Committee Body of the Distributory Committee.

8 (2) Election of Managing The District Collector, shall cause arrangements for the election of Chairperson and Managing
Committee for Project every Committee consisting of not more than nine members from amongst the members of the
Committee. general body of the Project Committee

10 (2) Procedure for recall. If the motion is carried with the support of two-thirds majority of the members present and
voting and half of the total number of members of the association, voting at a meeting of the
general body specially convened for the purpose, the District Collector shall by order remove
him from office.

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45. Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Act, 1931
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to ensure supply and maintenance of water for irrigation through canals. He is empowered
to authorise removal of obstructions to supply, settle claims for compensation, cause inquiry over canals running through the
district and recommend amount of Betterment Contribution to be made by people whose lands lie in the command area. He
is also empowered to facilitate constitution of Irrigation Panchayats and grant permissions to permanent land holders for the
construction of a dam etc. on any river or stream.

Section Subject Description

23 Appeals. Appeals for orders passed by the Collector shall rest with the Commissioner, and for orders
passed by Canal Officer with the Collector.

24 Revision. A Commissioner may, at any time inquire into the propriety of any order passed by a
Collector who is subordinate to him, and any Collector may, at any time, inquire into the
propriety of any order passed by a canal officer or canal subordinate.

30 (2) Compensation for damage. Claims under this section may be enforced by application made to the Collector within one
year from the reduction of the rent or revenue, or the diminution of the supply.

30 (3) Compensation for damage. Any person aggrieved by the decision of the Collector under sub-section (2) may, within six
months from the date of such decision, institute a suit in a Civil Court to have such decision
set-aside or modified.

31 (2) Construction and maintenance After entry under this section, the canal officer shall, before leaving, tender compensation for
of canals. any damage which may have been caused by any proceeding under this section; and, in case
of dispute as to the sufficiency of the amount so tendered, he shall refer the matter for

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decision by the Collector. Such decision shall be final, and no suit shall lie in a Civil Court to
have it set-aside or modified.

32 Power to enter for repairs and In every such case the Executive Engineer shall tender compensation to the proprietors or
to prevent accidents. occupiers of the said lands for all damage caused thereto. If such tender is not accepted, the
Executive Engineer shall refer the matter to the Collector, and compensation for the damage
shall be determined as through the State Government had directed the occupation of the
land under Part IV of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894.

34 Power to remove obstructions. The Collector or any canal officer authorised by the State Government in this behalf, may
after such publication, issue an order to the person causing or having control over any such
obstruction to remove or modify it within a time fixed in the order.

If, within the time so fixed, such person does not comply with the order, the Collector or said
canal officer may remove or modify the obstruction, and the expenses incurred in such
removal or modification shall be recoverable as arrears of land revenue.

35 (1) Power to cause inquiry over In accordance with rules made under this Act a revenue officer and canal officer shall make a
canal. joint inspection of the alignment of all canals to be constructed and maintained at the cost of
the Government, and shall make a second joint inspection of all such canals after not less
than three years from the completion of such canals and shall report to the Collector, where,
in their opinion, means of crossing such canals should be provided for the reasonable
convenience of the inhabitants of the adjacent lands.

35 (3) Power to cause inquiry over If, at any time after the second of such inspections, five or more of the permanent holders of
canal. such lands apply to the Collector for the construction or further means of crossing, he shall
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constructed, he shall forward his opinion to the State Government, which shall cause such
measures to be taken as it thinks proper.

44 (6) Immunity from legal action. No suit shall lie in a Civil Court contesting any decision made by a canal officer under this
section or by the Collector on appeal from such decision.

58-C (1) Recommending rates for There shall be levied once on every permanent holder of land whose land is situated within
betterment contribution. the command area, the betterment contribution at such rate which shall be fixed from time
to time by the State Government. The rates of betterment contribution shall be
recommended by the Collector to the State Government after consultation with the
Presidents of the Concerned water Users Association of the District.

62 (1) Irrigation Panchayats. In accordance with the rules made under this Act, an Irrigation Panchayat shall be established
for every village, or chak, and at the discretion of the Collector, for a group of villages in the
commanded area of the canal. Such Panchayats shall consist of a Sarpanch and two or more
members elected by the permanent holders and occupiers of the land from among
themselves. Such election shall be subject to the approval of the Collector, who shall have
power to nominate one member to any Panchayat, and, for reasons to be recorded in
writing, to dismiss any member and to dissolve any Panchayat subject to an appeal to the
Commission.

62 (4) Irrigation Panchayats. Money collected by a Panchayat under sub-section (3) shall be expended by the Panchayat,
subject to the control of the Collector on any work of public utility in the village.

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75-B (6) Appeal. Any person aggrieved by the order of the Executive Engineer may prefer an appeal to the
Collector within 30 days from the date of the order and the provisions of sub-section (4) and
(6) of Section 23 shall apply to such appeals.

76-A (1) Grant of permission to Any permanent holder desiring to construct a dam or any other work of a similar nature in
permanent holder to construct any river, natural stream, natural drainage channel, lake or other natural collection of water
dam, etc., in any river, natural as part of a private irrigation work or a grant-in-aid irrigation work, may apply in writing in
stream, etc. the prescribed form to the State Government through the Collector for permission to
construct such dam or work.

76-A (2) Grant of permission to If, after making such inquiry as the Collector thinks fit, he is satisfied that the application is in
permanent holder to construct order, he shall cause public notice of such application to be given at convenient places in the
dam, etc., in any river, natural village and to be published in such newspapers as he considers necessary.
stream, etc.

76-A (3) Grant of permission to Such notice shall state the prescribed particulars and shall require all persons having interest
permanent holder to construct in such waters to appear personally or by agent before the Collector at any time and place
dam, etc., in any river, natural therein mentioned (such time not being earlier than thirty days after the date of publication
stream, etc. of notice), and to state the nature of the respective interests in the water in respect of which
permission is sought and objections, if any. The Collector may in any case, require such
statements to be made in writing and signed by the party or his agent.

76-A (4) Grant of permission to On the day so fixed, or on any other day to which the inquiry may be adjourned, the Collector
permanent holder to construct shall enquire into the respective interests of the persons who appear before him and the
dam, etc., in any river, natural objections made to the grant of permission, if any.
stream, etc.

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76-A (5) Grant of permission to After completing such inquiry, the Collector shall forward to the State Government the
permanent holder to construct application together with the papers of the inquiry and his report.
dam, etc., in any river, natural
stream, etc.

77 Power to enforce maintenance Where any grant-in-aid irrigation work has been constructed or improved by or on behalf of a
of grant-in irrigation works. permanent holder he shall, in accordance with rules made under this Act, keep such work fit
for the purpose for which it was constructed or improved. If such work is rendered unfit, the
permanent holder shall at once report the matter to the Executive Engineer and shall carry
out such repairs as the Collector on consideration of the Executive Engineer's report may
prescribe. If the permanent holder or his representative-in-interest fails to make such a
report or to comply with the Collector's order within such time as the Collector may specify,
the grant received from the State Government for that work may be recovered from them by
the Collector.

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land for grant-in-aid irrigation construction of which the State Government has sanctioned a grant or loan of money, and to
works. acquire tor such purpose the land of another may apply in writing to the State Government
through the Collector stating

(a) that he has endeavoured unsuccessfully to acquire the land; and

(b) that he desires the Collector on his behalf and at his cost, to acquire the land for him
under this Act.

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79 (1) Power to determine If the Collector, after making such inquiry as may be prescribed by rules under this Act,
demarcation and acquire land considers that the application should be granted, he shall require the applicant to deposit the
required for grant-in-aid estimated cost of the demarcation of the land. When such deposit has been made, the
irrigation works and estimate of Collector shall proceed to demarcate the land and frame a preliminary estimate of the cost of
cost. acquiring it under this Act.

79 (2) Power to determine If such deposit is not made within the specified time the Collector may dismiss the
demarcation and acquire land application.
required for grant-in-aid
irrigation works and estimate of
cost.

80 (1) Power of State Government to The Collector shall report the result of his inquiry to the State Government which may, on
direct acquisition of land for receipt of such report either refuse the application or direct that the land demarcated be
grant-in-aid irrigation works. acquired by the Collector.

81 Acquisition of land for grant-in- If the State Government directs acquisition of the land, the Collector shall proceed to acquire
aid irrigation works. the land under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, as if the State Government had directed the
Collector to take order for the acquisition of the land under Section 7 of that Act.

82 Applications for acquisition of Any permanent holder who desires to construct a private irrigation work for which no grant
land for private irrigation works. or loan has been sanctioned by the State Government and to acquire for such purpose the
land of another person may apply in writing to the State Government through the Collector
stating

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(a) that he has endeavoured unsuccessfully to acquire the land;

(b) that he desire the Collector on his behalf and at his cost, to acquire the land for him under
this Act;

(c) that he is willing and in a position to deposit, when so required all costs involved in the
acquisition of the land; and

(d) that he is in a position to meet the cost of construction of the work he desires to
undertake.

83 (1) Inquiry to be made by Collector. The Collector shall, thereupon, fix a date (of which the person to whom the land belongs shall
receive not less than a month's notice) for holding an inquiry and shall publish a notice for
the application and the date fixed for the inquiry in the village or villages concerned.

83 (2) Inquiry to be made by Collector. At such inquiry the Collector shall determine --

(a) whether the proposed improvement is of sufficient importance to justify action under this
Act;

(b) whether the most suitable situation or alignment for the proposed work necessitates the
acquisition of the land;

(c) whether the execution of the work is likely to cause damage to land belonging to other
permanent holders, and whether any such land should be acquired;

(d) whether the statements in the application mentioned in Section 82 are true; and

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(e) generally, whether the application should be granted.

84 (1) Demarcation of land required If the Collector considers that the application should be granted he shall require the applicant
for private irrigation works and to deposit within such time as the Collector may specify, the estimated cost of demarcation
estimate of cost. of the land which in his opinion it will be necessary to occupy for the construction of the
work, and, when such deposit has been made, the Collector shall proceed to demarcate such
land and frame a preliminary estimate of the cost of acquiring it under this Act.

84 (2) Demarcation of land required If such deposit is not made within the specified time the Collector may dismiss the
for private irrigation works and application.
estimate of cost.

85 Power of State Government to The Collector shall report the result of his inquiry to the State Government which may on
direct acquisition of land for receipt of such report either refuse the application or direct that the land demarcated be
private irrigation works. acquired by the Collector.

86 (1) Acquisition of land for private When the State Government directs acquisition of the land, the Collector shall require the
irrigation works. applicant to deposit, within such time as the Collector may specify, the cost of acquisition as
estimated under Section 82, and when such deposit has been made, shall proceed to acquire
the land under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, as if the State Government had directed the
Collector to take order for the acquisition of the land under Section 7 of that Act.

86 (2) Acquisition of land for private If such deposit is not made within the specified time the Collector may, if he thinks fit, take
irrigation works. no further proceedings.

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87 (1) Conditions of delivery of If the final cost of acquisition is less than the amount deposited by the applicant under
occupation to applicant. Section 86, the balance shall be returned to him, but if it is greater, he shall be required to
deposit the deficit within a time to be specified by the Collector. If the applicant fails to do so
the Collector shall quash all proceedings hitherto taken and return the amount deposited
under Section 86 after deducting a tenth part thereof or the actual expenditure already
incurred, whichever is greater.

87 (2) Conditions of delivery of When the final cost of acquisition does not exceed the amount deposited by the applicant
occupation to applicant. under Section 86, or when the deficit in the said amount has been duly deposited by the
applicant under sub-section (1), he shall be placed in occupation of the land acquired.

87 (3) Conditions of delivery of Thereafter the applicant and his representative-in-interest shall construct and maintain, to
occupation to applicant. the satisfaction of the Collector all works which in the opinion of the Collector are required
for the passage of water or traffic across the aforesaid land of water-courses existing
previous to the construction of the work for which such land was acquired, and of drainage
intercepted by such work, and for affording proper communications across it for the
convenience of the neighbouring lands.

89 (1) Result of applicant's failure to The applicant must construct and maintain the necessary works to the satisfaction of the
construct work or comply with Collector; within a time to be specified by the Collector. The person who owned the land at
conditions. the date of acquisition may claim in the Court of the Collector the return of the land on
payment of the compensation paid to him after deduction of depreciation and costs of
acquisition.

89 (2) Result of applicant's failure to An order of the Collector for the return of the land shall operate to re- vest the land in the
construct work or comply with person to whom it belonged before the acquisition or in his representative-in-interest, as the
conditions. case may be, subject to all the rights of other person existing at the time of acquisition.

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89-A (1) Application of the right of Any permanent holder of irrigable or wet land desiring to have the right of supply of water
supply through an existing through a private water-course of another person passing through or by the side of or within
private water-course. easy reach of such land may apply to the Collector.

89-A (2) Application of the right of If the applicant undertakes to defray all costs involved in acquiring such right and to share the
supply through an existing expenses made by the owner in the construction of the water- course, the Collector shall
private water-course. serve a notice on the owner to show cause why the right should not be granted.

89-A (3) Application of the right of If the owner of the water-course raises no objection, the Collector may declare the applicant
supply through an existing to be the joint holder of the water-course on such conditions as to the payment of cost,
private water-course. compensation or otherwise as may appear to him equitable.

90 (2) Compensation for damage. Claims under this section may be enforced by application made to the Collector. Any person
aggrieved by the decision of the Collector institute a suit in a Civil Court to have such decision
set-aside or modified.

46. Madhya Pradesh Peya Jal Parirakshan Adhiniyam, 1986


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to regulate the availability of water to the public. The Collector may do so by declaring an
area as water scarce and prohibiting use of water for industrial or irrigation purposes in the interest of maintaining supply to
the public as well as regulating the digging of tube-wells.

Section Subject Description

3 Declaring an area as water The Collector may declare an area as water scarce for maintaining or increasing supply of
scarce. water to the public or for securing its equitable distribution.

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4 (1) Prohibiting use of water for The Collector may prohibit use of water for irrigation or industrial or any other purpose from
irrigation or industrial or any sources declared water scarce without prior permission.
other purpose from sources
declared water scarce.

4 (2) Prohibiting purpose from An application for permission under sub-section (1) shall be made to the Collector concerned
sources declared water scarce. in such form and accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed.

4 (3) Prohibiting purpose from The Collector may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, refuse to grant permission in the
sources declared water scarce. public interest if in his opinion it is necessary to preserve water in order to ensure supply
thereof to the public from such water source for domestic purposes.

4 (4) Prohibiting purpose from Every permission under this section shall be subject to the condition that the Collector may,
sources declared water scarce. for reasons to be recorded in writing by order prohibit the taking of water from the water
source for such period as may be specified in such order if in his opinion it is necessary in the
public interest.

6 (1) Prohibiting digging of tube wells No person shall dig tube-well in the water scarcity area for any purpose without the
without permissions. permission of the Collector.

7 (1) Appeal. Any person aggrieved by an order passed by the Collector may prefer an appeal to the
Commissioner of the Division within thirty days.

8 (1) Review. Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Collector may either on his own motion or on the
application of the aggrieved party, if no appeal has been preferred, may review the order
passed by him or by any of his predecessors in office and pass such order as he thinks fit.

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47. Madhya Pradesh Peya Jal Parirakshan (Sanshodhan) Vidheyak, 2002
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to address water scarcity by temporarily requisitioning any water source in the area for
supplying water to public.

Section Subject Description

4-A Requisition of water source The Collector may temporarily requisition any water source situated in the water scarcity
temporarily. area for increasing domestic water supply. Such order shall be addressed and served to the
owner or the person in possession of the water source as the case may be, in such manner as
he thinks fit.

48. Madhya Pradesh Extension of Laws Act, 1958


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to grant petitioners right of supply of water through any private water-course.

Section Subject Description

89-A (1) Acquisition of the right of supply Any permanent holder of irrigable land desiring to have the right of supply of water through a
through an existing private private water-course of another person may apply to the Collector.
water-course.

89-A (2) Acquisition of the right of supply If the applicant undertakes to defray all costs involved in acquiring such right and to share the
through an existing private expenses made by the owner in the construction of the water-course, the Collector shall
water-course. serve a notice on the owner to show cause why the right should not be granted.

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89-A (3) Acquisition of the right of supply If the owner of the water-course raises no objection, the Collector may declare the applicant
through an existing private to be the joint holder of the watercourse on such conditions as to the payment of cost,
water-course. compensation or otherwise as may appear to him equitable.

49. Madhya Pradesh Panchayati Raj Evam Gram Swaraj Adhiniyam, 1993
Summary This Act empowers the Collector to organise Gram Sabhas, divide Gram Panchayat into wards and allot reserved seats to
these wards on rotation. The Collector is also empowered to collect taxes and fines from the Gram Panchayat and disqualify
office bearers.

Section Subject Description

6 Meeting of Gram Sabha. The Collector will nominate a government officer for suitable arrangements of Gram Sabha
meetings.

12 Division of Gram Panchayat into The Collector will be responsible for dividing each Gram Panchayat into wards.
wards.

13 (4) Constitution of Gram Panchayat. In a Gram Panchayat where fifty percent or less than fifty percent seats have been reserved
both for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, twenty five percent scats of the total
number of seats shall be reserved for Other Backward Classes and such seats shall be allotted
by rotation to different wards in that Gram Panchayat by the Collector in the prescribed
manner.

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21 (4) No-confidence motion against If the Sarpanch or the Up-Sarpanch desires to challenge the validity of the no-confidence
Sarpanch and Up-Sarpanch. motion they may refer the dispute to the Collector who shall decide it within thirty days from
the date on which it was received by him, and his decision shall be final.

21-A (4) Recalling of office bearers of If such Sarpanch or Panch desires to challenge the validity of recalling him he may refer
Gram Panchayat. dispute to the Collector who shall decide it within 30 days from the date on which it was
received by him, and his decision shall be final.

23 (3) Division of Block into In the Janpad Panchayat where fifty percent or less than fifty per cent seats have been
constituencies. reserved both for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, twenty five per cent seats of
the total number of seats shall be reserved for Other Backward Classes and such seats shall
be allotted by rotation to different constituencies by the Collector in the prescribed manner.

30 (3) (i) & Division of district into In the Zila Panchayat where fifty per cent or less than fifty per cent seats have been reserved
(5) constituencies. both for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, twenty five per cent seats of the total
number of seats shall be reserved for Other Backward Classes and such seats shall be allotted
by rotation to different constituencies by the Collector.

36 (3) Disqualification for being office- Collector will be the authority competent to decide whether a vacancy has occurred under
bearer of Panchayat. sub-section (2) in respect of Gram Panchayat and Janpad Panchayat. Until, the Collector
decides that the vacancy has occurred, the person shall not cease to be an office-bearer.

81 Recovery of arrears. Any arrear of tax, or fee and fines imposed, or any amount due under this Act shall be
recoverable by the Collector as if it were an arrear of land revenue.

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109 Certain suits against members, With the previous permission of the Collector suit against any office-bearer, officer or servant
officers, etc. to be defended at of a Panchayat or Gram Sabha arising out of anything done or any action taken by him under
cost of Panchayat or Gram this Act shall be defended by the Panchayat or Gram Sabha concerned on behalf of such
Sabha. person and the expenses incurred on such defence shall be paid out of the funds of the
Panchayat or Gram Sabha concerned.

113 Acquisition of land. The Collector can recommend to the State Government acquisition of any land that the
Panchayat is unable to acquire and requires.

122 Election petition. The Collector shall inquire into any Janpad Panchayat election conducted under this act on
the basis of a petition.

130 (3) Repeal and savings. The Collector, shall apportion the assets and liabilities of the existing Gram Panchayat
amongst the corresponding Gram Panchayat constituted under this Act according to the
guideline issued by the State Government for the purposes.

50. Madhya Pradesh Gram Nyayalaya Adhiniyam, 1996


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to settle disputes over disqualification of members from Gram Nyayalaya and recover dues
to the body.

Section Subject Description

7 (2) Disqualification from If any question arises as to whether a member of a Gram Nyayalaya has become subject to
membership of Gram any of the disqualifications mentioned in sub-section (1), the question shall be referred to the
Nyayalaya. Collector.

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10 Severance of membership of Every member shall, before assuming office of the Member of a Gram Nyayalaya, make a
political party. declaration before the Collector stating that he has ceased to be a member of any political
party and that he would conscientiously perform his duties in accordance with law.

30 Power to Recovery of fines or The Collector shall recover unpaid compensation or fines imposed by a Gram Nyayalaya as if
compensation. it were an arrear of land revenue and shall remit it to the Gram Nyayalaya upon recovery.

51. The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to recover any money due to workmen from their employers.

Section Subject Description

33-C Recovery of money due from an The Collector shall recover any money due to a workman from an employer as if it were an
employer. arrear of land revenue.

52. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to serve as Chairperson of the District Consumer Protection Council.

Section Subject Description

8A Membership in District The Collector will be the Chairperson of the District Consumer Protection Council.
Consumer Protection Council.

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25 (3) Power to recover dues on behalf The Collector shall recover any amount due from any person under an order made by a
of a District Forum, State or District Forum, State Commission or the National Commission as arrears of land revenue
National Commission. upon receiving a certificate from them.

53. The Disaster Management Act, 2005


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to act as the Chair of the District Disaster Management Authority and direct disaster efforts
in the district.

Section Subject Description

25 Collector to be Chairperson of The Collector will be the Chairperson of the District Authority.
the District Disaster
Management Authority.

54. The Right To Fair Compensation and Transparency In Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement
Act, 2013
Summary This Act empowers the Collector to facilitate land acquisition for the appropriate Government and serve as acquiring
authority. The Collector is empowered to assess and report on the feasibility and cost of acquisition, market value of land,
solatium and impact of acquisition on families. The Act ensures the Collector updates land records and pays up to four times
the value to correct any inaccuracies. It protects agricultural interests by enforcing that the Collector ensure that no other

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unutilized lands are available before he moves to acquire farm land. It also stipulates that the Collector take possession of
land only after ensuring that full payment of compensation as well as rehabilitation and resettlement entitlements are paid.

Section Subject Description

11 (4) Notification and acquisition. The Collector may exempt the owner of notified land under this section to make any
transactions related to the land.

11 (5) Notification and acquisition. After issuance of notice under sub-section (1), the Collector shall, before the issue of a
declaration under section 19, undertake and complete the exercise of updating of land
records as prescribed within a period of two months.

13 Payment for damage. The Collector will hear disputes related to sufficiency of damages under section 12 and his
decision shall be final.

15 (2) Hearing of objection. Every objection under sub-section (1) shall be made to the Collector in writing, and the
Collector shall give the objector an opportunity of being heard. After hearing all such
objections either make a reopen in respect of the land which has been notified under sub-
section (1) of section 11, or make different reports in respect of different parcels of such
land, to the appropriate Government, containing his recommendations on the objections,
together with the record of the proceedings held by him along with a separate report giving
the approximate cost of land acquisition, particulars as to the number of affected families
likely to be resettled.

17 (1) Power to review the The Collector shall review the draft Scheme submitted under sub-section (6) of section 16 by
Rehabilitation and Resettlement the Administrator with the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Committee at the Project level
Scheme. constituted under section 45.

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17 (2) Power to review the The Collector shall submit the draft Rehabilitation and Resettlement Scheme with his
Rehabilitation and Resettlement suggestions to the Commissioner Rehabilitation and Resettlement for approval of the
Scheme. Scheme.

19 (1) Publication of declaration and The Collector shall publish a summary of the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Scheme along
summary of Rehabilitation and with draft declaration referred
Resettlement Scheme.

19 (2) Publication of declaration and The Collector shall be responsible for ensuring that the rehabilitation and resettlement
summary of Rehabilitation and process is completed in all its aspects before displacing the affected families.
Resettlement Scheme.

20 Power to mark out, measure The Collector shall thereupon cause the land, unless it has been already marked out under
and plan land. section 12, to be marked out and measured, and if no plan has been made thereof, a plan to
be made of the same.

21 (1) Power to issue notices to The Collector shall publish the public notice on his website and cause public notice to be
persons interested in land. given at convenient places on or near the land to be taken, stating that the Government
intends to take possession of the land, and that claims to compensations and rehabilitation
and resettlement for all interests in such land may be made to him.

21 (2) Power to issue notices to The public notice referred to in sub-section (1) shall state the particulars of the land so
persons interested in land. needed, and require all persons interested in the land to appear personally or by agent or
advocate before the Collector at a time and place mentioned in the public notice not being
less than thirty days and not more than six months after the date of publication of the notice,
and to state the nature of their respective interests in the land and the amount and
particulars of their claims to compensation for such interests, their claims to rehabilitation

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and resettlement along with their objections, if any, to the measurements made under
section 20.

21 (3) Power to issue notices to The Collector may in any case require such statement referred to in sub- section (2) to be
persons interested in land. made in writing and signed by the party or his agent.

21 (4) Power to issue notices to The Collector shall also serve notice to the same effect on the occupier, if any, of such land
persons interested in land. and on all such persons known or believed to be interested therein, be entitled to act for
persons so interested, as reside or have agents authorised to receive service on their behalf,
within the revenue district in which the land is situate.

21 (5) Power to issue notices to In case any person so interested resides elsewhere, and has no such agent, the Collector shall
persons interested in land. ensure that the notice shall be sent to him by post in letter addressed to him at his last
known residence, address of place or business and also publish the same in at least two
national daily newspapers and also on his website

22 Power to require and enforce The Collector may also require any such person to make or deliver to him, at a time and place
the making of statements as to mentioned (such time not being less than thirty days after the date of the requisition), a
names and interests. statement containing, so far as may be practicable, the name of every other person
possessing any interest in the land or any part thereof as co-proprietor, sub-proprietor,
mortgagee, tenant or otherwise, and of the nature of such interest, and of the rents and
profits, if any, received or receivable on account thereof for three years next preceding the
date of the statement.

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23 Enquiry and land acquisition On the day so fixed, or on any other day to which the enquiry has been adjourned, the
award by Collector. Collector shall proceed to enquire into the objections (if any) which any person interested
has stated pursuant to a notice given under section 21, to the measurements made under
section 20, and into the value of the land at the date of the publication of the notification,
and into the respective interests of the persons claiming the compensation and rehabilitation
and resettlement, shall make an award under his hand of

25 Period within which an award The Collector shall make an award within a period of twelve months from the date of
shall be made. publication of the declaration under section 19 and if no award is made within that period,
the entire proceedings for the acquisition of the land shall lapse

26 (1) Determination of market value The Collector shall adopt the following criteria in assessing and determining the market value
of land by Collector. of the land, namely:

(a) the market value, if any, specified in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 for the registration of sale
deeds or agreements to sell, as the case may be, in the area, where the land is situated; or

(b) the average sale price for similar type of land situated in the nearest village or nearest
vicinity area; or

(c) consented amount of compensation as agreed upon under sub-section (2) of section 2 in
case of acquisition of lands for private companies or for public private partnership projects

27 Determination of amount of The Collector having determined the market value of the land to be acquired shall calculate
compensation. the total amount of compensation to be paid to the land owner (whose land has been
acquired) by including all assets attached to the land.

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28 Parameters to be considered by The Collector shall determine compensation based on market value; various damages
Collector in determination of sustained by persons interested through loss of crops, movable and immovable property,
award. sub-division of land, loss of home and place of business, loss of profits; and other grounds
based on equity, and justice.

29 (1) Determination of value of things The Collector in determining the market value of the building and other immovable property
attached to land or building. or assets attached to the land or building which are to be acquired, use the services of a
competent engineer or any other specialist in the relevant field, as may be considered
necessary by him.

29 (2) Determination of value of things The Collector for the purpose of determining the value of trees and plants attached to the
attached to land or building. land acquired, use the services of experienced persons in the field of agriculture, forestry,
horticulture, sericulture, or any other field, as may be considered necessary by him.

29 (3) Determination of value of things The Collector for the purpose of assessing the value of the standing crops damaged during
attached to land or building. the process of land acquisition, may use the services of experienced persons in the field of
agriculture as may be considered necessary by him.

30 (1) Power to award solatium. The Collector having determined the total compensation to be paid, shall, to arrive at the
final award, impose a Solatium amount equivalent to one hundred per cent. of the
compensation amount.

31 Rehabilitation and Resettlement The Collector shall pass Rehabilitation and Resettlement Awards for each affected family in
award for affected families by terms of the entitlements provided in the Second Schedule
Collector.

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32 Provision of infrastructural In every resettlement area as defined under this Act, the Collector shall ensure the provision
amenities in resettlement area. of all infrastructural facilities and basic minimum amenities specified in the Third Schedule.

33 Corrections to awards by The Collector may at any time correct any clerical or arithmetical mistakes in either of the
Collector. awards or errors arising therein either on his own motion or on the application of any person
interested or local authority.

34 Adjournment of enquiry. The Collector may, for any cause he thinks fit, from time to time adjourn the enquiry to a day
to be fixed by him.

35 Power to summon and enforce For the purpose of enquiries under this Act, the Collector shall have powers to summon and
attendance of witnesses and enforce the attendance of witnesses, including the parties interested of any of them, and to
production of documents. compel the production of documents by the same means, and (so far as may be) in the same
manner as is provided in the case of a Civil Court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5
of 1908).

36 Power to call for records, etc. The appropriate Government may at any time before the award is made by the Collector
under section 30 call for any record of any proceedings (whether by way of inquiry or
otherwise) for the purpose of satisfying itself as to the legality of any findings or order passed
or as to the regularity of such proceedings and may pass such order or issue such direction in
relation thereto as it may think fit.

37 (1) Awards of Collector when to be The Awards shall be filed in the Collectors office and shall, except as hereinafter provided, be
final. final and conclusive evidence, as between the Collector and the persons interested, whether
they have respectively appeared before the Collector or not, of the true area and market
value of the land and the assets attached thereto, solatium so determined and the
apportionment of the compensation among the persons interested.

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37 (2) Awards of Collector when to be The Collector shall give immediate notice of his awards to such of the persons interested who
final. are not present personally or through their representatives when the awards are made.

37 (3) Awards of Collector when to be The Collector shall keep open to the public and display a summary of the entire proceedings
final. undertaken in a case of acquisition of land including the amount of compensation awarded to
each individual along with details of the land finally acquired under this Act on the website
created for this purpose.

38 (1) Power to take possession of The Collector shall take possession of land after ensuring that full payment of compensation
land to be acquired. as well as rehabilitation and resettlement entitlements are paid or tendered to the entitled
persons within a period of three months for the compensation and a period of six months for
the monetary part of rehabilitation and resettlement entitlements listed in the Second
Schedule commencing from the date of the award made under section 30.

38 (2) Power to take possession of The Collector shall be responsible for ensuring that the rehabilitation and resettlement
land to be acquired. process is completed in all its aspects before displacing the affected families.

39 Additional compensation in case The Collector shall, as far as possible, not displace any family which has already been
of multiple displacements. displaced by the appropriate Government for the purpose of acquisition under the provisions
of this Act, and if so displaced, shall pay an additional compensation equivalent to that of the
compensation determined under this Act for the second or successive displacements.

40 (1) Special powers in case of In cases of urgency, whenever the appropriate Government so directs, the Collector, though
urgency to acquire land in no such award has been made, may, on the expiration of thirty days from the publication of
certain cases. the notice mentioned in section 21, take possession of any land needed for a public purpose
and such land shall thereupon vest absolutely in the Government, free from all
encumbrances.

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40 (2) Special powers in case of The powers of the appropriate Government under sub-section (1) shall be restricted to the
urgency to acquire land in minimum area required for the defence of India or national security or for any emergencies
certain cases. arising out of natural calamities or any other emergency with the approval of Parliament.

45 Chairperson of rehabilitation Where land proposed to be acquired is equal to or more than one hundred acres, the
and resettlement committee at appropriate Government shall constitute a Committee under the chairmanship of the
project level. Collector to be called the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Committee, to monitor and review
the progress of implementation of the Rehabilitation and Resettlement scheme and to carry
out post-implementation social audits in consultation with the Gram Sabha in rural areas and
municipality in urban areas.

47 Quantification and deposit of Where the Collector is of the view that the obligations of the Requiring Body with regard to
rehabilitation and resettlement rehabilitation and resettlement can be quantified into monetary amount, he shall allow the
amount. payment of such amount into an account in complete satisfaction of such obligations, which
shall be administered by the Administrator appointed under section 43, under the
supervision of the Collector.

64 Reference to Authority. Any person interested who has not accepted the award may, by written application to the
Collector, require that the matter be referred by the Collector for the determination of the
Authority.

a. the situation and extent of the land, with particulars of any trees, buildings or standing
crops thereon;

b. the names of the persons whom he has reason to think interested in such land;

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c. the amount awarded for damages and paid or tendered under section 13, and the amount
of compensation awarded under the provisions of this Act;

d. the amount paid or deposited under any other provisions of this Act; and

e. if the objection be to the amount of the compensation, the grounds on which the amount
of compensation was determined.

72 Collector may be directed to pay If the sum, which in the opinion of the Authority concerned, the Collector ought to have
interest on excess awarded as compensation is in excess of the sum which the Collector did award as
compensation. compensation, the award of the Authority concerned may direct that the Collector shall pay
interest on such excess at the rate of nine per cent. per annum from the date on which he
took possession of the land to the date of payment of such excess into Authority.

73 (2) Re-determination of amount of The Collector shall, on receipt of an application under sub-section (1), conduct an inquiry
compensation on the basis of after giving notice to all the persons interested and giving them a reasonable opportunity of
the award of the Authority. being heard, and make an award determining the amount of compensation payable to the
applicants.

73 (3) Re-determination of amount of Any person who has not accepted the award under sub-section (2) may, by written
compensation on the basis of application to the Collector, require that the matter be referred by the Collector for the
the award of the Authority. determination of the Authority concerned.

76 Dispute as to apportionment. When the amount of compensation has been settled, if any dispute arises as to the
apportionment of the same or any part thereof, or as to the persons to whom the same or
any part thereof is payable, the Collector may refer such disputes to the Authority.

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77 (1) Payment of compensation or On making an award under section 30, the Collector shall tender payment of the
deposit of same in Authority. compensation awarded by him to the persons interested entitled thereto according to the
award and shall pay it to them by depositing the amount in their bank accounts.

80 Payment of interest. When the amount of such compensation is not paid or deposited on or before taking
possession of the land, the Collector shall pay the amount awarded with interest thereon at
the rate of nine per cent. per annum from the time of so taking possession until it shall have
been so paid or deposited:

81 (1) Temporary occupation of waste Whenever it appears to the appropriate Government that the temporary
or arable land, procedure when occupation and use of any waste or arable land are needed for any public purpose, the
difference as to compensation appropriate
exists. Government may direct the Collector to procure the occupation and use of the same for such
terms as
it shall think fit, not exceeding three years from the commencement of such occupation.

81 (2) Temporary occupation of waste The Collector shall thereupon give notice in writing to the person interested in such land of
or arable land, procedure when the purpose for which the same is needed, and shall, for the occupation and use thereof for
difference as to compensation such term as aforesaid, and for the materials (if any) to be taken therefrom, pay to them such
exists. compensation, either in a gross sum of money, or by monthly or other periodical payments,
as shall be agreed upon in writing between him and such persons respectively.

81 (3) Temporary occupation of waste In case the Collector and the persons interested differ as to the sufficiency of the
or arable land, procedure when compensation or apportionment thereof, the Collector shall refer such difference to the
difference as to compensation decision of the Authority.
exists.

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82 (1) Power to enter and take On payment of such compensation, or on executing such agreement, or on making a
possession and compensation reference under section, the Collector may enter upon and take possession of the land, and
on restoration. use or permit the use thereof in accordance with the terms of the said notice.

83 Difference as to condition of In case the Collector and persons interested differ as to the condition of the land at the
land. expiration of the term, or as to any matter connected with the said agreement, the Collector
shall refer such difference to the decision of the Authority concerned.

90 Offences to be cognizable only No court shall take cognizance of any offence under this Act except on a complaint in writing
on complaint filed by certain made by the Collector or any other officer authorised by the appropriate Government or any
persons. member of the affected family.

91 Enforce surrender as If the Collector is opposed he shall enforce the surrender of the land to himself.
Magistrate.

55. Madhya Pradesh Drugs (Control) Act, 1949


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to discharge the powers of the State Government related to marking of prices and
prohibition of sales.

Section Subject Description

17 Provision to assume powers of The State Government may, by order, direct that the powers conferred on it by Section 10
the State Govt. (marking of prices) or Section 12 (prohibition of sales) shall also be exercisable by a Collector
in such circumstances and under such conditions, if any, as may be specified in the order.

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56. The Essential Commodities Act, 1955
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to confiscate seized essential commodities and put them up for sale under special
circumstances.

Section Subject Description

6A (1) Confiscation of essential Where any essential commodity is seized in pursuance of an order made under section 3 a
commodities. report of such seizure shall be made to the Collector of the district and the Collector may, if
he thinks it expedient so to do, direct the seized essential commodity to be produced for
inspection before him.

6A (2) Sale of seized essential Where the Collector, on receiving a report of seizure or on inspection of any essential
commodities. commodity, is of the opinion that the essential commodity is subject to speedy and natural
decay or it is otherwise expedient in the public interest so to do, he may order its sale on
controlled prices or by public auction. In case of food grains, the Collector may, for its
equitable distribution and availability at fair prices, order the same to be sold through fair
price shops at the price fixed by the Central Government or the State Government, as the
case may be, for the retail sale of such food grains to the public.

57. Madhya Pradesh Co-Operative Societies Act, 1960


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to take possession of record and property of any Society suspected of fraud.

Section Subject Description

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57-A (1) Taking possession of record and Where the Registrar is satisfied that the books and records of a society are likely to be
property. suppressed, tampered with or destroyed, or the funds and property of a society are likely to
be misappropriated or misapplied, the Registrar may apply to the Executive Magistrate within
whose jurisdiction the society is functioning, for seizing and taking possession of the records
and property of the society.

57-A (2) Taking possession of record and On receipt of the application under sub-section (1), the Magistrate may authorize any police
property. officer not below the rank of a sub- inspector to enter and search any place where the
records and property are kept are likely to be kept and to seize them and handover
possession thereof to the Registrar or the person authorized by him, as the case may be.

85 Execution of orders. Application for the recovery has to be made to the Collector.

58. Madhya Pradesh Krishi Upaj Mandi Adhiniyam, 1972


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to better regulate the buying and selling of agricultural produce and manage the
establishment and proper administration of markets of agricultural produce in their district.

Section Subject Description

8 Vesting of property of local Collector will determine compensation to be paid by the Market Committee to the local
authority in Market Committee. authority. Any party aggrieved by the order of the Collector may, within thirty days from the
date of such order, appeal to the State Government.

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8 (3) Vesting of property of local The local authority shall deliver possession of the land or building vesting in the Market
authority in Market Committee. Committee under sub-section (2) within a period of seven days from such vesting and on
failure of the local authority to do so, within the period aforesaid, the Collector shall take
possession of the land or building and cause it to be delivered to the Market Committee.

8(4) Vesting of property of local The order of the State Government and subject to that order, the order of the Collector
authority in Market Committee. under sub-section (2) shall be final and binding on both the parties.

8(5) Vesting of property of local The Collector shall fix the amount of compensation for the land or building.
authority in Market Committee.

8 (6) Vesting of property of local The compensation fixed under sub-section (5), may, at the option of the Market Committee,
authority in Market Committee. be paid in lump-sum or in such number of equal annual instalments not exceeding ten as the
Collector may fix.

10 , 56 (1), Appointment of Officer-in- In the event of death, resignation, leave or suspension of the Officer-in-Charge a casual
57 (1) Charge pending constitution of vacancy shall be deemed to have occurred. This vacancy shall be filled temporarily by a
first Market Committee. person nominated by the Collector to act as an Officer-in-Charge.

11 Constitution of Market The Collector shall nominate an Officer of the Agriculture Department of the State
Committee Government as member to the Market Committee. Further, if the electorate under clause (b)
or (c) of sub-section (1) fails to elect a representative to the Committee, the Collector shall
nominate the representative of the agriculturists or traders, as the case may be.

11(A) - (1) Division of market area for The Collector shall by notification in the local Newspaper divide a market area into as many
constituencies and reservation numbers of constituencies equal to the number of the representatives of the agriculturists to
of seats be chosen from that area.

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11(A) - (5) Division of market area for Not less than one-third (including the number of seats reserved for women belonging to
constituencies and reservation Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes) of the total number of seats
of seats shall be reserved for women and such seats shall be allotted by the Collector to different
constituencies in the prescribed manner.

12(A) - (1) Taking possession of record and Where the Collector is satisfied that the books and records of a Market Committee are likely
property. to be suppressed, tampered with or destroyed, or the funds and property are likely to be
misappropriated or misapplied, he may order for seizing and taking possession of the record
and property of the Market Committee.

13 (1) First meeting, terms of office, The first meeting of the Market Committee shall be convened by the Collector within one
resignation by Chairman, Vice- month from the date of publication of result of election of Chairman and members in the
Chairman or member and official gazette.
vacancy in their office.

13 (3) First meeting, terms of office, The Chairman, Vice-Chairman or a member may resign his office at any time in writing
resignation by Chairman, Vice- addressed to the Collector and such resignation shall be effective from the date of its
Chairman or member and acceptance by the Collector.
vacancy in their office.

13 (6) First meeting, terms of office, In the event of occurrence of any vacancy in the office of the Chairman such member as the
resignation by Chairman, Vice- Collector may appoint shall exercise powers and perform the functions of the Chairman till
Chairman or member and the Chairman is duly elected.
vacancy in their office.

23 (1) Power to stop vehicles The Collector can stop vehicles in any market area at any time when so required.

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75 Effect of splitting up Until the Market Committees are constituted the Collector shall be deemed to be the
representative of the original Market Committee for the purposes of suing or being used by
or for continuing pending suit or proceedings by or against the original Market Committee

59. Madhya Pradesh Sugarcane (Regulation of Supply and Purchase) Act, 1958
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to recover cane prices from occupier and determine occupier for the purpose of the Act.

Section Subject Description

20 (1) Power to determine payment of The occupier shall make suitable provision to the satisfaction of the Collector for the
cane price. payment of the price of cane.

20 (4) Power to recover dues from The Cane Commissioner shall forward to the Collector a certificate under his signature
occupier. specifying the amount of arrears on account of the price of cane plus interest, if any, due
from the occupier and the Collector, on receipt of such certificate, shall proceed to recover
the amount from the occupier as if it were an arrear of land revenue.

25 Determination of occupier for The firm or association may give notice to the Collector that it has nominated one of its
the purpose of this Act. members to be occupier for the purpose of this Act, and such individual shall be deemed to
be occupier, until further notice cancelling his nomination is received by the Collector or until
he ceases to be a partner or member of the firm or association.

27 (1) Institutions of proceeding. No prosecution shall be instituted under this Act except upon complaint made by or under
authority from the Cane Commissioner or the Collector of the district.

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27 (2) Institutions of proceeding. On the application of a person accused of an offence under this Act, the Collector may at any
stage compound such offence by levying a composition fee not exceeding the fine which
could be imposed for such offence.

60. Madhya Pradesh Tractor Dwara Kheti (Prabharo Ki Vasuli) Adhiniyam, 1972
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to recover tractor cultivation charges from the cultivator.

Section Subject Description

5 (2) Recovery of tractor cultivation On completion of the work of tractor cultivation, the Director shall call upon him to make the
charges. payment to the Collector and forward a copy of the notice to the Collector for purpose of
recovery of the tractor cultivation charges.

5 (4) Recovery of tractor cultivation If any instalment of tractor cultivation charges together with the interest is not paid by the
charges. due date, it shall be recoverable by the Collector from the cultivator as arrears of land.

61. Madhya Pradesh Vas-Sthan Dakhalkar (Bhumiswami Adhikaron Ka Pradan Kiya Jana) Adhiniyam, 1980
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to hear appeals against the orders of the Authorised Officer.

Section Subject Description

6 Appeal against the order of An appeal against the order passed by the authorised officer shall lie to the Collector of the
authorised officer. district.

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7 Revision. The order passed by the Collector shall be final except that the Board of Revenue may at any
time call for and examine the record of any case.

62. Madhya Pradesh Sahakari Krishi Aur Gramin Vikas Bank Adhiniyam, 1999
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to put a purchaser in possession of a property.

Section Subject Description

31 Possession of property. The Collector shall put the purchaser in possession of a sold property offered as security if it
is still in occupation of the loanee or of some person on his behalf.

63. Madhya Pradesh Padat Bhumi Ka Krishikaran Adhiniyam, 1966


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to revise orders passed by Tahsildars under the provisions of this Act.

Section Subject Description

11 Revision. The Collector may for the purpose of satisfying himself as to the legality or propriety of any
order passed by call for and examine the record of any case pending before, or disposed of by
a Tahsildar. The Collector shall not vary or reverse any order unless notice has been served
on the parties interested and opportunity given to them for being heard.

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64. Madhya Pradesh Tractor Dwara Tori Gai Bhoomiyon Par Asudhar Shulka Adhiniyam, 1972
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to authorise Revenue Officers to perform certain functions under the Act.

Section Subject Description

3 (1) Duties and powers which The authorised officer shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as are imposed or
authorised officer shall perform conferred upon him by or under this Act.
or exercise under Act.

3 (2) Duties and powers which The Collector may appoint one or more Revenue Officers not below the ranks of a Sub-
authorised officer shall perform Divisional Officer to be authorised officer who shall have jurisdiction over such area and shall
or exercise under Act. perform such duties and exercise such powers as may be specified in the order.

65. Madhya Pradesh Samaj Ke Kamjor Vargon Ke Krishi Bhumi Dharakon Ke Bhumi Hadapane Sambandhi
Kuchakron Se Paritran Tatha Mukti Adhiniyam, 1976
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to hear appeals, revise orders made by officers junior to him and states that all proceedings
before the Collector shall be considered judicial proceedings.

Section Subject Description

8 Appeal. Any person aggrieved by an order of the Sub-Divisional Officer under Section 7 may, within
30 days of the date of passing of such order, appeal to the Collector in such form and manner
and accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed.

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9 Finality of order. Save as otherwise expressly provided in this Act every order made by the Collector in appeal
or of a Sub-Divisional Officer, shall, if no appeal is filed, be final and shall not be called in
question, in any Court, Tribunal or Authority by way of an appeal or revision or in any original
suit, application or execution proceedings.

13 Enquiries and proceedings to be All enquiries and proceedings before the Sub-Divisional Officer, or the Collector shall be
judicial proceedings. deemed to be judicial proceedings within the meaning of Sections 193 and 228 of the Indian
Penal Code, 1860 (XLV of 1860) and for the purposes of Section 196 thereof.

66. Madhya Pradesh Ceiling On Agricultural Holding Act, 1960


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to regulate sub-division of agricultural land holdings.

Section Subject Description

5 (1) Restrictions on transfer or sub- Transfer or sub-division of agricultural land cannot be done without the written permission of
divisions of land. the Collector.

5 (2) Restrictions on transfer or sub- The Collector can refuse to grant any such permission if s/he is of the opinion that transfer or
divisions of land. sub-division of the land will defeat the purpose of the Act.

37 (1) Temporary leases of land liable If the Collector considers that allotment of land under section 35 is likely to take time and
to be allotted under Section 35. that with a view to preventing the land remaining uncultivated, it is necessary to take such a
step, he may lease the land for cultivation to any agriculturist who has under personal
cultivation land less than the ceiling area.

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67. Madhya Pradesh Cattle Diseases Act, 1934
Summary This Act empowers the Collector to auction cattle if marking and vaccination fees remain unpaid.

Section Subject Description

6 (2) Liability to pay vaccination and The Collector shall be notified if fees for marking and vaccination are not paid.
marking fee.

6 (4) Liability to pay vaccination and The Collector shall issue a notice and cause the cattle so seized to be sold by auction.
marking fee.

68. Madhya Pradesh Fisheries Act, 1948


Summary This Act empowers the Collector to compound scheduled offences under the Act.

Section Subject Description

8 (1) Power to compound offences. Any offence specified in the schedule can be compounded by the Collector by acceptance of
a sum not exceeding one thousand rupees.

69. Madhya Pradesh Agricultural Cattle Preservation Act, 1959


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to hear appeals on orders of Competent Authority under the Act, and grant exemptions for
slaughtering for medical, religious purposes.

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Section Subject Description

4 (3) Appeal. Any person aggrieved by the order of the Competent Authority may prefer an appeal to the
Collector of the district.

17 (1) Power to grant exemptions. The Collector may exempt the slaughter of any male or female buffalo or the possession of
flesh thereof for any religious, medical or research purposes.

70. Madhya Pradesh Dharmadaya Funds Act, 1951


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to regulate the establishment and use of dharmadaya funds by summoning accounts for
inspection, appointing maintainer, and recover dharmadaya funds from defaulters.

Section Subject Description

4 (1) Establishment of fund. Every person desiring to establish a dharmadaya fund shall apply to the Collector of the
district in which he resides or carries on business.

6 (1) Statement and utility of the Every person who has in his possession any amount collected by way of dharmadaya shall file
fund collected before the a statement before the Collector in the prescribed form stating the amount of dharmadaya in
commencement of this Act. his possession, the manner in which it is invested and the charitable purpose or purposes in
which he proposes to spend it. Every such statement shall be accompanied by a statement of
accounts of the dharmadaya collections and expenditure therefrom for a period of three
years immediately preceding such date.

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6 (2) Statement and utility of the On receipt of such statement, the Collector shall determine the amount of dharmadaya fund
fund collected before the with such person and direct the person filing the statement to spend the dharmadaya
commencement of this Act. collection on such charitable purpose as may be specified by the Collector and in accordance
with such terms and conditions as he may specify.

6 (3) Statement and utility of the In any enquiries under sub-section (2) the Collector shall not reopen accounts for any period
fund collected before the preceding the period of three years immediately before the date on which the Act comes into
commencement of this Act. force in the area concerned.

7 (1) Power to direct management by If the Collector finds that the accounts of any dharmadaya fund are not properly maintained
person other than the by a maintainer or that the maintainer has wilfully contravened any of the provisions of this
maintainer Act then the Collector may appoint any person or persons to manage such dharmadaya fund.

8 Order with respect to a The Collector may, after making enquiry into a suspected defaulter's accounts, decide
defaulter. whether the defaulter has in his possession any dharmadaya amount, determine the amount
outstanding, and direct the defaulter to place the amount so determined, at the disposal of
such person as may be appointed by the Collector to administer the fund.

71. Madhya Pradesh Public Religious Building and Place Regulation Act, 1984
Summary This Act empowers the Collector to regulate the construction, and use of religious buildings in his district.

Section Subject Description

3 Restrictions on the use of public No person will be able to use a public place for religious events without the prior written
places for religious events. consent of the Collector.

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4 (1) Construction of religious No construction of public religious buildings, or conversion of any public place for religious
buildings. purposes can be done without the written consent of the Collector.

4 (2) Receiving applications for The Collector will receive all applications for construction of religious buildings, and
construction of religious conversion of vacant places into religious community centres.
buildings.

5 (1) Granting permission for The Collector may refuse permission or grant permission with or without conditions.
construction or conversion.

7 Power to give orders for The Collector shall issue orders to relevant officers to follow given procedure for removal of
removing unauthorised unauthorised construction.
construction.

72. Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 1968


Summary This Act empowers the District Magistrate to maintain a record of religious conversions in his district.

Section Subject Description

5 Intimation to be given to District Whoever converts any person from one religious faith to another shall send an intimation to
Magistrate with respect to the District Magistrate of the district in which the ceremony has taken place of the fact of
conversion. such conversion in such form as may be prescribed.

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7 Prosecution to be made with No prosecution for an offence under this Act shall be instituted except by, or with the
the sanction of District previous sanction of, the District Magistrate or such other authority, not below the rank of a
Magistrate. Sub-Divisional Officer, as may be authorized by him in that behalf.

73. Madhya Pradesh Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1964
Summary The Act empowers the Collector to remove any building or persons from within a State-protected monument as well as
regulate excavations in State-protected areas.

Section Subject Description

19 (2) Power to put restrictions on The State Government may, by order, direct that any building constructed by any person
enjoyment of proprietary rights within a State-protected monument in contravention of the provisions of sub-section (1) shall
in State-protected areas. be removed within a specified period, and, if the person refuses or fails to comply with the
order, the Collector may cause the building to be removed and the person shall be liable to
pay the cost of such removal.

21 Power to regulate excavations All persons who intend to enter upon and make excavations in any State-protected area must
in State-protected areas. submit a written notice to the Collector and the owner.

74. Madhya Pradesh Zila Yojana Samiti Adhiniyam, 1995


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to act as the Secretary of the Zila Yojana Samiti.

Section Subject Description

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8 Power as Secretary of Zila The Collector of the district shall be the Secretary of the Committee and shall be responsible
Yojana Samiti. for maintaining the record of the Committee, preparing the record of discussions and
communication of decisions and all other incidental and ancillary matters.

75. Madhya Pradesh Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Adhiniyam, 1982


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to serve as a member of the temple management committee and appoint the Administrator.

Section Subject Description

6 Constitution of the The Collector of Ujjain District and two officers nominated by him shall be members of the
Mahakaleshwar Mandir Committee.
Management Committee.

16 Appointment of Administrator. Provided that if a full time Administrator is not considered necessary the Collector may
appoint any officer not below the rank of a Tahsildar as the Administrator of the Mandir.

76. Madhya Pradesh Maa Sharda Devi Mandir Adhiniyam, 2002


Summary The Act empowers the Collector to serve as a member of the temple management committee and appoint the Administrator.

Section Subject Description

16 Constitution of Maa Sharda Devi The Collector of Satna and four officers nominated by the Collector of Satna will be members
Mandir Managing Committee. of the Committee.

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17 (2) Creation of posts and Appointment of all officers other than Administrator and other employees of the Mandir shall
appointment of officers & be made by the Collector.
employees.

19 Appeal against the order of the Any person aggrieved by order passed by the Administrator may, within thirty days of the
Administrator. date of communication of the order under section 18 to him, prefer an appeal before the
Collector.

20 Emergency powers of the The Collector may in cases of emergency, direct the execution of any work or the doing of
Collector. any Act which is not provided for in the budget for the year and immediate execution or the
doing of which is in his opinion necessary for the preservation of the properties of the Mandir
and its endowments or for the service or safety of the pilgrims resorting to the Mandir or for
the due performance of the rituals therein and may direct that the expenses of executing
such work or doing the Act shall be paid from the kosh of the Mandir. The Collector shall
forthwith report to the Committee the action taken under this section and the reason
therefore.

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Part B


Role of District Collectors in Committees











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Role of District Collectors in Committees
Department of Urban Housing and Environment

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

1. S hasi Nikaay Chairperson Order from Urban This committee assists 1. Programme Officer - Annually
Development and in the implementation District Urban Development
Environment Department, and monitoring of Agency
Government of Madhya schemes for the welfare
Pradesh no 73, dated of poor people in urban 2. District-level officers of
16/09/1991 areas of the district. urban administration

3. NGO representatives of
SC/ST

4. NGO women
representative

2. M
M Arthik Kalyan Chairperson Order from Urban This committee assists 1. Programme Officer - Annually
Yojana Shahari Development and in the implementation District Urban Development
Samitiyan Environment Department, and monitoring of Agency
Government of Madhya schemes for the welfare
Pradesh no 82, dated of hawkers, street 2. Superintendent of Police

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(i)Cycle Riksha/Hath 11/02/2013. vendors and cycle 3. Chairperson of the City
Thela Chalak) These committees have been rickshaw pullers in the Sales Committee (Nagar Vikray
constituted under urban areas of the Samiti)
Mukhyamantri Arthik Kalyan district.
Yojana 2012 (for various 4. 2 sales representatives
urban poor such as Cycle nominated by the Collector
Riksha/ Haath Thela/
(ii)Pheriwalon Ke Pheriwale) 5. 2 non-government
Liye representatives nominated by
the Minister-in-charge

3. A
MRUT (Atal Co-Chair Order no 473, dated This committee assists 1. MP - Lok Sabha Annually
Mission for 22/10/2015 in the implementation (Chairperson)
Rejuvenation and and monitoring of the
Urban AMRUT scheme for the 2. Commissioner Municipal
Transformation) expansion of sewerage Corporation
Samiti network in designated
3. Chief Municipal Officer
urban areas.
4. MLAs

5. 2 members nominated by
Mayor/Chairperson, Urban
Development Authority

4. K esh Shilp Yojana Chairperson Order no 316, dated This committee helps in 1. Programme Officer - Annually
Samiti 05/06/2014. the implementation and District Urban Development
This committee was monitoring of schemes Agency

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constituted under the Kesh for the welfare of 2. Superintendent of Police
Shilpi Yojana 2013. barbers in the urban (SP)
areas of the district.
3. Chairperson of the City
Sales Committee (Nagar Vikray
Samiti)

4. 2 sales representatives
nominated by the Collector

5. 2 non-government
representatives nominated by
the Minister-in-charge

5. Z ila Paryatan Chairperson This committee was This committee assists 1. Programme Officer - As per need
Samvardhan Vikas formulated on the Collector's in coordination, District Urban Development
Parishad / Tourism orders. (Different years of planning and Agency
Promotion Council creation in districts.) implementation of
programmes for the 2. District Forest Officer
promotion of tourism in
3. CEO - Zila Panchayat
the district.
(composition varies across
districts)

4. NGO representatives

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5. SC/ST/Women
representatives

(composition may vary across


districts)

6. Z ila Stariya Samiti Member - Order from Urban This committee assists 1. MP Lok Sabha Annually
Swachch Bhaarat Secretary Development and in planning and (Chairperson)
Mission (Urban) Environment Department, implementation of
Government of Madhya activities under SBM in 2. MP Rajya Sabha (Co-
Pradesh no 51, dated the district. Chair)
08/02/2016.
3. All MLAs
This committee was
constituted according to 4. Mayor/ Chairperson,
guidelines issued under the Urban Development Authority
Swachch Bhaarat Mission.
5. Commissioner Municipal
Corporation /Chief Municipal
Officer

6. Programme Officer -
District Urban Development
Agency

7. 2 NGO members
nominated by the Chairperson

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7. S mart City Chairperson This committee has been The committee is a high- 1. Commissioner Municipal Annually
formed under the guidelines level planning and Corporation
issued for the Smart Cities monitoring body to
Mission, 2015. ensure the speedy, and 2. Representative Town and
efficient Country Planning
implementation of the
3. CEO- Urban Development
Smart Cities Mission in
Authority
the city.
4. Executive Engineer - Public
Health and Engineering

5. Executive Engineer - Public


Works Department

6. Engineer MPEB

7. RTO

8. Others

8. S aadhikar Samiti, Chairperson Letter from Deputy Secretary, The committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per need
Madhya Pradesh Urban Development and responsible for the
Grah Nirman Environment Department, implementation of 2. Commissioner Municipal
Mandal Government of Madhya redensification policy Corporation
Pradesh no. 3-57/15/18-5, and programmes, as
3. Additional District
dated 20/04/2016 well as fulfilling its
Magistrate

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inherent provisions in 4. Executive Engineer - Public
the district. Works Department

Department of Commerce, Industry and Employment

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

9. S ameeksha Samiti Chairperson Memorandum of Commerce, This committee ensures 1. CEO -Zila Panchayat Quarterly
(Mukhyamantri Industry and Employment effective
Swarozgaar Yojana) Department, Government of implementation of the 2. Lead Bank Manager
Madhya Pradesh no. F-2- Mukhyamantri
3. District Coordinators of 3
6/2014/A-11 Bhopal, dated Swarozgaar Scheme by
main public sector banks
21/7/2014 helping establish aided
industries and resolving 4. Representative from
problems for beneficiary CEDMAP MSME
entrepreneurs.
5. Project Officer - District
Urban Development Authority

6. District Employment
Officer

7. District Heads of relevant


departments

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8. General Manager - District
Industries Centre

10. Z ila Stariya Chairperson Memorandum of Commerce, This committee ensures 1. CEO -Zila Panchayat Quarterly
Taskforce Samiti Industry and Employment effective
(Mukhya Mantri Department, Government of implementation of the 2. Lead Bank Manager
Yuva Udhyami Madhya Pradesh no. F-2- Mukhyamantri
3. District Coordinators of 3
Yojana) 6/2014/A-11 Bhopal, dated Swarozgaar Scheme by
main public sector banks
21/7/2014 helping establish aided
industries and resolving 4. Representative from
problems for beneficiary CEDMAP MSME
entrepreneurs.
5. Project Officer - District
Urban Development Authority

6. District Employment
Officer

7. District Heads of relevant


departments

8. General Manager - District


Industries Centre

11. Z ila Udyog Kendra Chairperson This committee has been This committee is 1. Office-bearing members of Quarterly
Sanyukt formed according to the responsible for resolving accredited Employees'
instructions of the the problems of Associations in the district

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Paramarshdatri Department of General departmental 2. All district level officers
Samiti Administration, Government employees.
of Madhya Pradesh.

12. B
eemar Ikaiyon Ke Chairperson This committee has been This committee 1. Additional Director / Joint Meeting is
Punarvaas Hetu formed under the Industrial sanctions the Director Industrial Range Office called upon
Ghoshit Punarvas Promotion Policy, 2014 rehabilitation proposals receiving
Yojana 2014 Ke created by the Commerce, of sick units and 2. Deputy Commissioner applications.
Anatrgat Gathit Zila Industry and Employment forwards them to state- Commercial Tax
Stariya Task Force Department, Government of level committee with
3. Divisional Engineer MPEB
Samiti Madhya Pradesh. recommendations.
4. Lead Bank Manager

5. Representative of financial
institutions MPFC/SIDBI

6. Representative of appraisal
agency

7. Representative of AKVN

8. General Manager - District


Industries Centre

13. Z ila Udyog Kendra Chairperson This committee has been 1. Additional Director / Joint Meeting is
Ke Liye Udyog formed under the Industrial Director Industrial Range Office called upon

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Samvardhan Evam Promotion Policy, 2014 2. Commissioner - Municipal receiving
Sahayata Samiti created by the Commerce, Corporation applications.
(Single Window Industry and Employment
Pranali) Department, Government of 3. Senior most officer of
Madhya Pradesh. MPEB in the region

4. District Officer of Urban


and Rural Investment
Department
This committee provides 5. Representative of AKVN
approvals for projects
above 10 crores. 6. District Labour Officer

7. Commercial Tax Officer

8. Member Pollution Control


Board

9. Manager - Lead Bank

10. General Manager - District


Industries Centre

14. L aagat Poonji Chairperson Order of Commerce, Industry This committee 1. Additional Director / Joint Monthly
Anudan Udyog and Employment facilitates and promotes Director Industrial Range Office
Nivesh Samvardhan Department, Government of
Sahayata, Byaj Madhya Pradesh no. F-16- 2. Lead Bank Manager

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Anudaan, Pravesh 11/2014/B-11 Bhopal, dated MSMEs through various 3. Deputy Commissioner
Kar Choot, Mandi 1/7/2015 schemes. Commercial Tax or
Shulk, Vidyut Shulk representative
Choot Sambandhit
Prakrano Ka 4. General Manager - District
Nirakaran Hetu Jila Industries Centre
Stariya Samiti.

Department of Horticulture

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

15. U
dyaniki Mission Chairperson This committee has been This committee ensures 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat Twice a year
Samiti constituted under letter from composite development
Vallabh Bhawan Bhopal no. in horticulture. 2. Deputy Director -
B-7-3/4/14-2 dated Agriculture
31/01/2006. National
3. Government and non-
Horticulture Mission
government members
Registration Certificate no.
07/33/01/06057/06

16. A
ushadhiya Paudh Chairperson This committee has been The committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat Twice a year
Mission Yojana constituted under the responsible for
Samiti improving area under 2. Deputy Director -
medicinal plants and for Agriculture

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National Medicinal Plant their composite 3. Government and non-
Mission 2008-09 development. government members

17. P radhanmantri Chairperson Order no. D-17-7/15/14-3, This committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat Twice a year
Krishi Sinchai Samiti dated 03/10/15 responsible for ensuring
more quality production 2. Deputy Director -
per drop of water in the Agriculture
district.
3. Government and non-
government members

Department of Women and Child Development

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

18. Z ila Samanvay Chairperson Order no. This committee is 1. Superintendent of Police Once every
Samiti, Usha Kiran 3059/2786/2016/50-2, dated responsible for month.
Yojana 09/12/2016 monitoring and 2. Chief Medical and Health
implementation of laws Officer
related to women
3. Chief Prosecuting Officer
security. It also issues
timely guidance on 4. PO-ABVS
related issues.
5. PO-Women and Child
Development

6. Vidhik Sahayata

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7. Tribal Welfare

8. District Education Officer

9. 2 NGO Members (1 from


District Dowry Prevention
Board)

19. Z ila Bal Sanrakshan Co-Chair This committee was been This committee is 1. Chairperson - Zila Parishad Once every
Samiti formed on 06/07/2015 under responsible for (Chair of committee) month.
the guidelines issued for the monitoring of activities
Juvenile Justice (Care and performed in 2. Superintendent of Police
Protection of Children) Act, accordance with the
3. Kishor Justice Board
2015. Juvenile Justice (Care
and Protection of 4. Chief Medical and Health
Children) Act, 2015. Officer

5. Deputy Director -
Education

6. Deputy Director - Social


Welfare

7. District Labour Officer

8. Local officer of Railways

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9. District Women
Empowerment Officer

20. Z ila Stariya ICDS Chairperson Order from the Department This committee helps 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat Quarterly
Anushravan Samiti of Women and Child review and monitor the 2. PO- Women and Child
Development, Government of progress of programmes Development
Madhya Pradesh, Vallabh run under ICDS. 3. Chief Medical and Health
Bhawan, Bhopal no. Officer
192/1717/2011/50-2 4. Deputy Director - Social
Welfare
Letter from the Ministry of 5. Deputy Director -
Women and Child Agriculture
Development, Government of 6. Deputy Director -
India, New Delhi no. FN 16- Horticulture
8/2010 ME, dated 7. Executive Engineer - Public
31/03/2011 Health and Engineer
8. MPs and MLAs
9. Principal - MLTS and AWTC
10. Field officer of Food and
Nutrition Board
11. District Programme
Coordinator ICDS
12. District Education Officer

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21. A
tal Bihari Baal Chairperson This committee functions as a This committee helps 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat Quarterly
Arogya Evam society. The registration of monitor nutrition levels
Poshan Mission society was done according of children in the district 2. PO- Women and Child
Samiti to Societies Registration Act and improve their Development
1973 as instructed by the health and nutrition
3. Chief Medical and Health
Department of Women and status to lower the rates
Officer
Child Development via letter of infant and child
no. MBV/10/205, dated mortality. 4. District Programme
07/08/2010 Coordinator

5. Additional Commissioner
Tribal Welfare Welfare

6. District Education Officer

7. District Food and Civil


Supplies Officer

Department of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

22. Chairperson This committee is 1. MP Quarterly


responsible for the
timely development of 2. MLA

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DISHA - Zila Vikas the district through 3. Chairperson Zila
Samanvay Evam coordination between Panchayat
Nigrani Samiti the MP, State legislature
and elected 4. Mayor and Chairperson -
representatives of local Urban Body
governments. It ensures
This committee has been procedural 5. Chairpersons - Janpad
formed by the Government implementation of Panchayat
of India.
6. CEO Zila Panchayat

7. All CEO Janpad


Panchayat

8. CMO

23. S wachch Bhaarat Chairperson This committee has been It monitors works done, 1. All MLAs Quarterly
Mission (Rural) formed under Swachch sanctions new works,
Bhaarat Mission Guidelines and coordinates with all 2. All MPs
from the Government of line departments for the
3. Chairperson of Zila
India/Madhya Pradesh. planning and
Panchayat's Standing
implementation of the
Committee on Sanitation
scheme.
4. CEO - Zila Panchayat

5. Officers from Education,


Health, Social Welfare, ICDS,
Water Resources, Agriculture,

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Public Relations and
Panchayati Raj

24. M
adhya Pradesh Chairperson This committee has been It is responsible for 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat and Quarterly
Khadi Tatha created by the Khadi selection and approval other officers from Zila
Gramodyog Board Gramodyog Board under the of loan cases under Panchayat
Pradhaanmantri Srijan Pradhanmantri Rozgaar
Programme. Srijan programme.

25. H
aat Samiti Chairperson Letter from Principal This committee is 1. CEO Zila Panchayat Twice a year
Secretary, Department of responsible for
Panchayat and Rural monitoring of works and 2. PO National Rural
Development, Government of allocation of stalls to the Livelihood Mission
Madhya Pradesh no. 11711 self-help groups.
3. Executive Engineer - Public
dated 28/08/2010.
Health and Engineer

4. Manager MPEB

5. Manager DIC

6. Deputy Director - Public


Relations

7. 2 members from Zila


Panchayat

8. 2 Chairpersons from SHGs

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26. G
ram Panchayat Member Madhya Pradesh Panchayat This committee is 1. CEO Zila Panchayat As per need
Sachiv Niyukti Service (Gram Panchayat responsible for
Samiti Secretary Recruitment and appointment of 2. Representative of Collector
Conditions of Service) Rules, Panchayat secretaries. - an officer not below Class 2
2011.
3. SC/ST officer nominated by
Collector - not below Class 2

4. Additional CEO - Zila


Panchayat

27. Z ila Stariya Appeal Chairperson This committee has been This committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per need
Samiti Pradhaan created following instructions responsible for deciding 2. One NGO member
Mantri Awaas from Vikas Ayukt Karyalaya, matters related to nominated by the Collector
Yojana - Gramin Madhya Pradesh in letter no. appeals from
P 15/12/PK 2017, dated applications disqualified
25/04/2017. or rendered ineligible
under the Pradhaan
Mantri Awaas (Gramin)
scheme.

28. Z ila Stariya Member This committee has been This committee will 1. Chairperson - Minister-in- Monthly
Antyodaya Samiti formed in 2017 with monitor progress and Charge of the district
instructions from the State implementation of 25 members of the BJP District
government. various social sector Cell
programmes and report These committees will function
during the tenure of the

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directly to the government and will
government. automatically dissolve with the
onset of the Legislative
Assembly elections.

Department of Commercial Tax

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

29. Z ila Abkari Samiti Chairperson Every year the notification for This committee 1. Superintendent of Police Once every
(Deshi/Videshi excise licensing is published oversees the following quarter or at
Evam Bhang by the government of activities: least thrice
Dukanon Ke Madhya Pradesh. This annually.
Nishpadan Ke notification specifies the 1. Licensing of liquor 2. Divisional Deputy
Sambandh Mein) roles and responsibilities of shops Commissioner Excise
the committee and its
2. Determination of 3. Member of Divisional
members. For the year 2017-
reserve prices Flying Squad
18, gazette notification has
been published by the 3. Deciding the area of 4. CEO Zila Panchayat
government on 18/01/2017. location for each shop

4. Formation or 5. Additional Commissioner -


reformation of liquor Excise / District Excise Officer
shop clusters

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5. Resolution of
problems related to
public movement post
licensing, or
displacement of liquor
shops due to any other
reasons or licensee
being deemed a criminal
by the police/excise
department.

6. Other works as
directed by the state
government or Excise
Commissioner.

Department of Sports and Youth Welfare

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

30. K hiladi Prashikshan Chairperson Order no. 416, dated These committees are 1. Superintendent of Police As per need
Samiti 14/05/2006 responsible for issuing
This committee has been administrative sanctions 2. District Sports Officer
formed in accordance with for various sports
3. District Trainer
the Madhya Pradesh Khel Niti related activities,
2005. finalising contractual 4. International player

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31. S amvida Niyukti Chairperson Order no. 416, dated appointments and 1. Superintendent of Police As per need
Sambandhi Samiti 14/05/2006 organisation of sports
This committee has been competitions. 2. District Sports Officer
formed in accordance with
3. District Education Officer
the Madhya Pradesh Khel Niti
2005. 4. SC/ST Officer nominated
by Jila Adhyaksh

32. V
ibhinn Vibhagiya Chairperson Order no 420, dated 1. Superintendent of Police As per need
Pratiyogita Ayojan 7/02/2007 2. District Sports Officer
Samiti

33. S amayman Chairperson Letter no. 1635, from This committee has 1. Superintendent of Police As per need
Vetanman Swikriti Madhya Pradesh Sports and been formed to monitor 2. Divisional / District Sports
Samiti Youth Welfare Department, the promotions of 3rd and Youth Welfare Officer
dated 21.08.2000. and 4th class
employees. The
approval of timescale
and salary scale of all
3rd and 4th class
employees posted at the
district office can be
done only by the
committee.

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Department of School Education

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

34. Z ila Stariya Anudan Chairperson Order no. This committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per need
Samiti RSK/2005/033/2767-68 responsible for
Bhopal, dated 06/08/2005 examining and 2. District Programme
sanctioning grant Coordinator
proposals.
3. Assistant Commissioner
Tribal Welfare

4. Principal DIET

5. Chairperson of Zila
Panchayat Standing Committee
on Education

6. 2 non-government
members of Rajeev Gandhi
Shiksha Mission

35. Z ila Stariya Nirman Chairperson Order no. This committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per need
Samiti RSK/2005/033/2767-68 responsible for
Bhopal, dated 06/08/2005 implementing and 2. Executive Engineer - Public
monitoring construction Health and Engineering

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works, and framing 3. Engineer from District
guidelines and processes Education Office or Mission
for the same.
4. Executive Engineer - Public
Works Department or Water
Resources Department

5. 2 non-government
members from Rajeev Gandhi
Shiksha Mission

6. District Programme
Coordinator

36. Z ila Stariya Niyukti Chairperson Order no. This committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per need
Samiti RSK/2005/033/2767-68 responsible for filling
Bhopal, dated 06/08/2005 vacant posts by 2. Chairperson of Zila
selecting officers on Panchayat Standing Committee
deputation or on Education
contractual basis.
3. 2 non-government
members from 7 non-
government members
nominated by district unit

4. Deputy Director - Tribal


Welfare

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5. Chairperson - Zila
Panchayat

6. Representative of District
Programme Office

37. Z ila Ikai Samiti Co-Chair Order no . This committee is 1. Chairperson - Zila As per need
RSK/2005/033/2767-68 responsible for Panchayat
Bhopal, dated 06/08/2005 sanctioning District
Project, and monitoring 2. CEO - Zila Panchayat
of various programmes
3. 2 local MLAs
sanctioned under the
project. 4. Women and Child
Development Officer

5. Assistant Commissioner -
Tribal Welfare Welfare

6. District Programme
Coordinator

7. Principal DIET

8. District Education Officer

Nominated members:

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9. 2 Block Chairpersons
nominated by Zila

10. Panchayat Chairperson

11. 2 Sarpanch nominated by


Zila Panchayat Chairperson

12. All members of Zila


Panchayat Standing Committee
on Education

13. 7 members from the


following categories who have
been nominated by Shiksha
Mission on the basis of their
work on education:

a. Women's education and


development

b. NGOs in education sector,


literary figures (at least 1
woman and 1
SC/ST/OBC/Minority)

14. 1 member nominated by


Chairperson, Zila Panchayat

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from chairpersons of block
units

15. Up to 2 members from the


General Body of the Mission as
per Rule 8 (15) and (17).

38. Z ila Stariya Kray Member Order no . This committee is 1. Chairperson - Zila As per need
Samiti RSK/2005/033/2767-68 responsible for inviting Panchayat Adhyaksh
Bhopal, dated 06/08/2005 tenders and finalising
work orders. It also 2. CEO - Zila Panchayat
ensures rules and due
3. District Programme
process are followed for
Coordinator
purchase.
4. Additional Director
Programme

5. Assistant Commissioner -
Tribal Welfare Welfare

6. Chairperson of Zila
Panchayat Standing Committee
on Education

7. 2 non-government
members from 7 non-

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government members
nominated by district unit

8. Joint Director, Education

39. N
ihshulk Shiksha Chairperson This committee was This committee resolves 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per need
Antargat Pados constituted by the Collector objections related to
Seema Apatti following instructions in determination of 2. District Programme
Nirakaran Samiti letter from Commissioner, neighbourhood Coordinator
Rajya Shiksha Kendra no. boundaries for free
RSK/730/7/91/2017/20-2 school admissions under
Bhopal, dated 01/04/2017 the Right to Education.

40. Z ila Stariya Utkrisht Chairperson This committee was The committee makes 1. Chairperson of Zila Twice a year
Vidhyalay formulated under guidelines plans for development Panchayat's Shiksha Samiti
Prabandhan Samiti issued by Government of of utkrisht schools. It is
Madhya Pradesh for Utkrisht also responsible for 2. Chairperson of Municipal
Vidyalay. filling vacant posts of Corporation's Shiksha Samiti
lecturers/teachers/other
3. Commissioner Municipal
officers.
Corporation

4. CEO - Zila Panchayat

5. Chief Medical and Health


Officer

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6. Executive Engineer - Public
Works Department

7. Executive Engineer - Public


Health and Engineering

8. 2 teachers

9. 1 member from Parent


Teacher Association (male)

10. 1 member from Parent


Teacher Association (female)

41. Z ila Padonnati Chairperson This committee was The committee is 1. Principal, Higher Secondary Twice a year
Samiti formulated under the responsible for the School
Madhya Pradesh Gazetteer, following promotions:
Departmental Promotion
Rules 1. Promotion from 2. Principal, Higher Secondary
Assistant Teacher to School (SC/ST)
Teacher

2. Promotion from 3. Assistant Director/ CEO -


Assistant Teacher to Zila Panchayat
Head Master, Primary
School

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3. Promotion from
Teacher to Head Master,
Middle School

42. Z ila Stariya Core Chairperson This committee was This committee ensures 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat Every month
Group constituted by the Collector the Shala-Siddhi 2. District Programme
following instructions in programme is effective Coordinator
letter from Commissioner, and result-oriented. It
Rajya Shiksha Kendra no. assesses and resolves
RSK/PAPU/2016/6393 difficulties in the
Bhopal, dates 02/09/2016 implementation of the
scheme and
internal/external audits.

Department of Economics, Planning and Statistics

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

43. Z ila Moolyankan Chairperson This committee was formed This committee is 1. Executive Engineer - Public Annually
Samiti under the Madhya Pradesh responsible for drafting Works Department
Preparation and Revision of real estate guidelines in
Market Value Guidelines the district. 2. EE-Water Resources
Rules, 2000. Department

3. Commissioner - Municipal
Corporation

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4. CEO - Zila Panchayat

5. District Forest Officer

6. CEO - District Development


Authority

7. Additional Director/Deputy
Director Urban and Rural
Investment Department

8. General Manager - District


Industries Centre

9. Superintendent of Land
Records / Diversion

44. Z ila Antarvibhagiya Chairperson Madhya Pradesh Gazetteer This committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat Quarterly
Samanvay Samiti 2/12/2003 responsible for ensuring
(Jeevan-Mrityu) smooth implementation 2. Chief Medical and Health
of Life-Death Officer
Registration Scheme by
3. Civil Surgeon
removing any
roadblocks. It is also 4. Deputy Director - Social
responsible for issuing Welfare

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guidance to 5. Deputy Director - Public
implementing agencies. Relations

6. PO - Integrated Women and


Child Development

7. Sub-Divisional Magistrate

8. Local registrar (life-death)


(urban)

9. District Planning Officer

10. District Registrar (life-


death)

45. Z ila Yojana Samiti Member- Madhya Pradesh District This committee is 1. Elected member of District Quarterly
Secretary Planning Committee Act 1995 responsible for Planning Committee
sanctioning proposals.
2. 1 Specially invited member

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Department of Social Welfare

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

46. Z ila Local Level Chairperson Order of National Trust, New This committee is 5 Government and non- quarterly
Samiti Delhi no. 19(48), dated responsible for government members
19/03/2014 monitoring all schemes
related to disabilities.

47. Z ila Viklang Chairperson Order no. 185/2014/26-2, This committee is 6 Government and Non- Annually
Punarvas Kendra dated 04/02/2015 responsible for Government members
Samiti monitoring and proper
functioning of Deputy
Director - RCs.

48. Z ila Stariya Nirashrit Chairperson This committee has been This committee in 9 Government and Non- Quarterly
Prashikshan/Shiksha formed by the Collector's planning for activities Government members
Aur Punarvas Samiti orders. related to training,
education and
rehabilitation of people
with disabilities.

49. M
ata Pita Bharan Chairperson This committee has been This committee 8 Government/Non- Quarterly
Poshan Adhiniyam formed by the Collector's monitors issues related Government members
Zila Stariya Samiti orders. to the welfare of elderly
people in the district.

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Department of Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

50. R
ashtriya Khadya Chairperson This committee has been The committee is 9 Government and 14 Non- Twice a year
Suraksha Mission formed under the National responsible for Government members
Yojana Food Security Mission implementation and
guidelines, 2007. monitoring of the
scheme.

51. S oil Health Card Chairperson Order no. D-6-1/2015/14- The committee is 4 Government members As per need
Yojana 3/Bhopal, dated 31/03/2015 responsible for
implementation and
monitoring of the
scheme.

52. P radhan Mantri Chairperson Order no. B-8-5/2016/14- The committee is 12 Government members As per need
Fasal Beema Yojana 2/Bhopal, dated 11/03/2016 responsible for
implementation,
monitoring and
evaluation of works
sanctioned under the
scheme.

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53. P radhan Mandtri Chairperson Order no. D-17-7/15/14- The committee is 3 Government and 7 non- Once every
Krishi Sinchai Yojana 3/Bhopal, dated 03/10/2015 responsible for creating Government members quarter
the district's irrigation
policy, annual irrigation
plan, and regular
monitoring of works.

54. N
ational Mission On Chairperson Order no. D-6/3/2014/14-3 The committee is 9 Government and 5 Non- As per need
Sustainable Bhopal, dated 05/04/2014 responsible for Government members
Agriculture implementation and
monitoring of the
scheme.

55. A
tma Governing Chairperson This committee has been The committee is 10 Government and 10 Non- Once every
Body formed under the ATMA responsible for planning Government members quarter
guidelines, 2014. and monitoring of all
activities under ATMA.

56. U
rvarak Vikray Chairperson This committee has been This committee will 1. Deputy Directory - Farmer As per need
Samiti formed on the Collector's serve as Working Welfare and Agriculture
orders following instructions Committee for Direct Development
in letter from Ministry of Beneficiary Transfer 2. Deputy Director -
Chemicals and Fertilisers, under the scheme for Horticulture
Government of India, no. sale of fertilizers.
15011/6/2016 and letter no. 3. Deputy Registrar -
Cooperative Bodies

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15011/2/2017/DBT dated 25 4. District Marketing Officer
April 2017. 5. Manager, District Central
Cooperative Bank
6. District Manager - M.P Agro
7. District Manager - NIC
8. Wholesalers/ Retailers of all
fertilizer companies
9. Two farmers awarded under
ATMA

Department of Transport

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

57. S adak Suraksha/ Chairperson Notification of Transport This committee is 1. Transport Officer As per need
Yatayat Samiti Department dated responsible for making
05/05/1988 under Section plans for road safety in 2. Executive Engineer - Public
215 of Motor Vehicles Act the district. Works Department
1988

58. B
us Stand Nigrani Chairperson Letter from Department of This committee is 1. Transport Officer As per need
Samiti Transport, Government of responsible for
Madhya Pradesh no. maintenance and 2. Executive Engineer - Public
Works Department

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F22/554/04/8 Bhopal, dated smooth functioning of
26/05/2007 bus stops in the district.

59. S chool Bus Chairperson Order from Department of This committee is 1. Transport Officer As per need
Sanchalan Samiti Transport, Government of responsible for resolving
Madhya Pradesh no. disputes related to 2. Sub-Divisional Magistrate
1987/2922/2015/8 Bhopal, management of school
dated 23/06/2015 buses and fares.

Department of Public Health and Family Welfare

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

60. R
ogi Kalyan Samiti , Chairperson The committee has been This committee makes Working Committee General Body
Zila Chikitsaalay of the constituted under guidelines special arrangements Members: Meeting - 1
General issued by the Public Health for patients that are not 25 government officers annually
Body and Family Welfare covered under any 1. Chief Medical and Health
Meeting Department. government schemes. Officer Working
For eg. Making 2. 2 senior health officers Committee -
CEO of the provisions for clean 3. PO - Women and Child 04 annually
Working water, cleanliness, Development and
Committee maintenance of garden, 4. Executive Engineer - Public additional
and providing health Works Department meetings as
services to the poor. 5. Commissioner Municipal per need per
Corporation month
6. Civil Surgeon

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7. Government Hospital
Manager
8. 1 donor - who has made a
minimum donation of 1 lakh
rupees
9. 1 NGO member
(Lions/Rotary Club)
10. 1 social worker from the
health sector

General Body Members:

12. Minister-in-charge of
district (prabhaari mantri)

13. MP - Lok Sabha

14. MP- Rajya Sabha

15. All MLAs

16. Chairperson, Zila Panchayat

17. Mayor/Chairperson Nagar


Palika or any urban local body

18. Chief Medical and Health


Officer

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19. CE-MPEB

20. Chairperson - IMA (district-


unit)

21. Member nominated by


district Press Club

22. PRO

23. Civil Surgeon

24. 1 donor - who has made a


minimum donation of 1 lakh
rupees.

25. 2 social workers from the


health sector

61. Z ila Swasthya Samiti Chairperson The committee has been This committee is 1. Chief Medical and Health Monthly
(13 Upsamitiyan): constituted under guidelines responsible for the Officer
issued by the Public Health monitoring and
TB and Family Welfare implementation of the 2. Nodal Officer of relevant
Department. various health related programme
schemes run by the
Malaria 3. PO-Women Empowerment
government. The
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Leprosy Collector maintains 4. District Education Officer
administrative control
Blindness and sanctions financial 5. Executive Engineer - Public
orders above 10 lakh. Works Department

Iodine 6. Relevant NGOs

Surveillance

Fluorosis
Programme

Mental Health

Mouth Diseases

NDCP (Asanchari
Rog)

Diabetes And Stroke

Various
Immunizations

62. P CPNDT Samiti Chairperson This committee has been This committee 1. Chief Medical and Health Once every 2
formulated under guidelines maintains control over Officer months
issued for the Pre-Conception the functioning of all the
and Pre-Natal Diagnostic 2. Nodal Officer - PCPNDT Act

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Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, district sonography and
1994. Collector is Competent pathology centres.
Authority at the district level
under the PCPNDT Act, 1994.

63. C ommittee for Chairperson This committee has been This committee has 1. A nominee of the Collector As per need
inspection of formed by the Medical been formed to inspect of Additional Collector rank
paramedical Education Department, the proper functioning 2. Executive Engineer - Public
institutions Government of Madhya of paramedical Works Department
Pradesh through order no F institutions according to
5-3/2014/1-55. established guidelines. 3. Chief Medical and Health
Officer or his nominee
4. Experts from Medical
College
5. District Ayush Officer

Department of Science and Technology

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

64. Z ila E-Governance Chairperson Jt Secretary, Ministry of This committee ensures 1. Superintendent of Police Quarterly
Society - 1 Science and Technology, effective
Government of India letter implementation of e- 2. District Forest Officer
no. 8-43/2009-EG-I, dated governance projects.
3. Deputy Director -
20/09/2010.
Agriculture

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4. DIO-NIC
Additional - CEO, MAPIT,
Bhopal letter no. 5. CEO - Zila Panchayat
MAPIT/495/, dated
08/04/2010 6. Additional District
Magistrate

65. Z ila E-Governance Member- Jt Secretary, Ministry of This committee ensures 1. Minister-in-charge of Annually
Society - 2 Secretary Science and Technology, effective district
Government of India letter implementation of e-
no. 8-43/2009-EG-I, dated governance projects. 2. MP
20/09/2010.
3. MLAs
Additional - CEO, MAPIT,
Bhopal letter no. 4. Superintendent of Police
MAPIT/495/, dated
08/04/2010 5. District Forest Officer

6. Deputy Director -
Agriculture

Department of Water Resources

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

66. Z ila Jal Upyogita Chairperson Order no. 18/3/P/B/31/79, This committee is 1. Executive Engineer-Water Annually, and
Samiti dated 11/9/1979 responsible for taking Resources Department as per need

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decisions related to 2. All MPs
water provision for
irrigation and drinking 3. All MLAs
from various water
bodies managed and 4. Chairperson of Water
owned by the Water Users Association
Resources Department.
5. Executive Engineer - Public
Health and Engineering

6. Deputy Director -
Agriculture

Department of Tribal Welfare

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

67. V
an Adhikar Samiti Chairperson Gazetteer of India This committee is 1. District Forest Officer Upon receipt
(Asaadharan), Part 2, Section responsible for of claims
3, Sub-section 1, dated reviewing and granting 2. District Organiser Tribal from sub-
01/01/2008 final sanction to forest Welfare Welfare (Tribal division.
rights claims after Welfare)
analysing
3. 3 members nominated by
proofs/documents
Zila Panchayat ( at least 2 of
received from the sub-
which are from Scheduled
division.
Tribes)

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68. A
ntarjatiya Vivaah Chairperson MP Prevention of This committee is 1. Deputy Director - Social Upon receipt
Protsahan Chayan Untouchability and responsible for Welfare and Empowerment of cases
Samiti Promotion of Inter-caste sanctioning cases under the
Marriage Rules 2005 received under the 2. CEO - Zila Panchayat scheme.
Inter-Caste Marriage
3. Tribal Welfare
Promotion Scheme.

69. A
divasi Vitt Vikaas Chairperson Order no. F-23-2/13/25- This committee is 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per need
Nigam Laabhaarthi 2/1832 Bhopal, dated responsible for
Chayan Samiti 11/12/2014 forwarding cases 2. Manager - Lead Bank
received by Tribal
3. District Coordinators of 3
Welfare Finance and
main public sector banks
Development
Corporation under 4. 1 Representative of
Mukhyamantri CEDMAP MSME
Swarozgaar Yojana/
Mukhyamantri Arthik 5. Programme Officer -
Kalyan Yojana/ District Urban Development
Mukhyamantri Yuva Agency
Udhyami Yojana to
6. District Employment
relevant banks.
Officer

7. General Manager - District


Industries Centre

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70. A
nusoochit Jati Chairperson MP Gazetteer (asadharan) This committee ensures 1. Tribal Welfare Once
Janjati Chatravaas Bhopal, dated 26/09/2014 admission of new annually (at
Chayan Samiti and no. F-23-17-2014-25-5 students every academic 2. PO- Women the start of
year. Empowerment the academic
session)
3. 1 SC/ST MLA nominated by
District Collector

4. 1 member nominated by
District Collector from local
educational institute

71. A
nusoochit Jati Chairperson Letter no. F-23- This committee is 1. MP Once every
Janjati Zila Stariya 66/99/4/25/part Bhopal, responsible for quarter
Satarkta Evam dated 04/1/2006 monitoring and making 2. All MLAs
Monitoring Samiti suggestions for the
3. Superintendent of Police
implementation of cases
for relief and 4. Deputy Director - Tribal
rehabilitation received Welfare
under Rule 17 of the SC,
ST (Prevention of 5. 3 SC gazetted officer
Cruelties) Act, 1995
6. Up to 3 non-SC, non-ST
members

7. NGO members

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8. Up to 5 ST non-
government members

9. Nodal Officer

Department of Revenue

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

72. M
ining Task Force Chairperson This committee has been The District Level Task 1. Superintendent of Police Annually
formed under the Mineral Force will annually
Policy 2010, Mineral inspect mineral 2. Additional District
Resources Department, concessions granted for Magistrate
Government of Madhya mining of major
3. Sub-Divisional Magistrate
Pradesh. minerals in the district,
so as to ensure that all 4. District Mining Officer
the rules, especially
mining rules,
environment rules and
labour rules are being
followed.

Department of Home

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

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73. S hanti Samiti Letter from Department of This committee 1. Superintendent of Police As per need
Coordinator Home Affairs, Government of oversees law and order
Madhya Pradesh no. 44- in the district 2. Additional Superintendent
26/87/C-1, dated 08/07/87 of Police

3. Additional District
Magistrate

4. MLAs

5. MPs

6. NGO members

74. D
isaster Chairperson This committee has been The committee works 1. Zila Panchayat Chairperson As per need.
Management formed under the Disaster for the management
Advisory Committee Management Act, 2005. and implementation of 2. Mayor
any disasters in the
3. Commissioner Municipal
district following the
Corporation
guidelines of Central
and State government 4. Superintendent of Police
Disaster Management
Authority. 5. Additional Collector

6. CEO Zila Panchayat

7. Chief Medical Officer

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8. Chief Engineer PWD

9. District Disaster
Management Officer

Department of Finance

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

75. D
istrict Level Chairperson DCCs were constituted in This committee Reserve Bank of India, Quarterly
(Bankers) 1970s as a common forum at periodically assesses NABARD, all the commercial
Coordination district level for bankers as and evaluate the banks in the district, co-
Committee - DLCC well as Government agencies progress made in operative banks including
towards coordination of achieving the road map District Central Cooperative
activities in implementing to provide banking Bank (DCCB), RRBs, various
various schemes under Lead services to the district State Government
Bank Scheme. within the prescribed departments and allied
time frame. It follows up agencies are the members of
on the Financial the DCC. The Lead District
Inclusion Plan and Officer (LDO) represents the
assistance under Reserve Bank as a member of
Government sponsored the DCC. The Lead District
schemes. Manager convenes the DCC
meetings. The Director of
Micro Small and Medium

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Enterprises Development
Institutes (MSME-DI) is an
invitee in districts where
MSME clusters are located to
discuss issues concerning
MSMEs.


Department of Animal Husbandry
Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings
Role

76. Z ila Gaupalan Evam Chairperson The committee has been The committee is 1. Deputy Director - Animal Annually
Pashudhan formed through the order of responsible for Husbandry
Samvardhan Samiti Animal Husbandry maintenance and
Department, Government of construction of 2. 1 MLA
Madhya Pradesh, no. cowsheds in the district.
3. Superintendent of Police
23/81/04/35, dated It also ensures
6/7/2004. protection of cows and 4. CEO Zila Panchayat
The registration of the society buffaloes under the
was done on 26/07/2004. Madhya Pradesh 5. Commissioner Municipal
with the no. Prevention of Cow Corporation
07/33/01/05175/04 under Slaughter Rules 2004.
6. Chairperson - Zila
the Madhya Pradesh
Panchayat's Standing
Committee on Agriculture

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Societies Registration Act 7. Secretary, Krishi Upaj
1973 Mandi

8. Deputy Director - Farmer


Welfare and Agriculture
Development

9. Manager MPEB

10. 2 members nominated by


Gaupalan evam Pashudhan
Samvardhan Board

11. 2 members nominated by


Minister-in-Charge of district

Department of Labour

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

77. B
andhak Shram Chairperson This committee has been This committee is 1. Superintendent of Police Annually
Satarkta Samiti formed on the Collector's responsible for
order pursuant to the The monitoring and 2. CEO - Zila Panchayat
Bonded Labour System implementation of the
3. Assistant Commissioner
(Abolition) Act, 1976. Bonded Labour System
Tribal Welfare

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(Abolition) Act, 1976. It 4. 3 SC/ST members
ensures registration of nominated by the Collector
any cases of bonded
labour, and action 5. 2 NGO members
against violators. It nominated by the Collector
further ensures
economic and social 6. 1 member from financial
rehabilitation of bonded institutions nominated by the
workers in the district. Collector

Department of Co-operatives

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

78. S ahkari Sansthaon Chairperson This committee has been This committee 1. Chairperson - Central As per need
Mein Gaban formed on order of the investigates cases of Cooperative Bank
Dhokhadhadi Ki Department of Cooperatives, fraud in cooperatives.
Sameeksha Government of Madhya 2. Chairperson - District
Pradesh. Cooperative Agriculture and
Rural Development Bank

3. Superintendent of Police

4. Deputy Registrar -
Cooperative.

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79. D
ugd Salahkaar Chairperson This committee is part of the To ensure proper milk Government and non- As per need
Samiti three tiered operational and dairy production government cooperative
structure of the Milk and and supply. members.
Dairy Cooperative Federation
of Madhya Pradesh.

Department of Public Works

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

80. G
ramin Evam Anya Chairperson This committee has been This committee has 1. Executive Engineer - Public Once in two
Zila Margon Ko formed on order of the been formed to declare Works Department years
Mukhya Zila Marg Collector following direction rural and other road as
Ghoshit Karne Ke from Engineer-in-Chief, Public main roads in the 2. SE - Rural Roads
Liye Zila Stariya Works Department, district.
3. Development Authority
Samiti Government of Madhya
Pradesh. 4. Executive Engineer - Public
Health and Engineering

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Department of General Administration

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

81. N
armada Sewa Chairperson This committee has been This committee has 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per the
Mission Samiti formed following instructions been formed to 2. District Forest Officer Collector's
from the General expedite the 3. Deputy Director - orders.
administration Department in implementation of the Agriculture
letter dated 27/03/2017. Narmada Sewa Mission. 4. Deputy Director -
Horticulture
5. General Manager - District
Industries Centre
6. Deputy Director - Animal
Husbandry
7. Executive Engineer - Water
Resources Department
8. District Mining Officer
9. Deputy Director - Gram
Udyog
10. CEO of all district industries
units
11. DE - Power

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Department of Energy

Name Collector's Rule/Scheme Committee's Purpose Other Members Meetings


Role

82. C ommittee for Chairperson This committee has been This committee has 1. CEO - Zila Panchayat As per the
pump electrification formed under instructions been formed under the 2. District Officer - Madhya Collector's
scheme from the Madhya Pradesh pump electrification Pradesh Electricity Board orders.
Gazette dated 23/12/2016. scheme for the 3. Assistant Commissioner /
identification of SC/ST District Programme
farmers requiring Coordinator
extension of power lines
in their habitations to
facilitate irrigation, and
approval of works
related to the scheme.

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Part C


District Collectors Role in Departmental Schemes




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Role of District Collectors in Departmental Schemes
Department of Urban Development and Housing
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

1. Mukhya Mantri Arthik Kalyan Yojana The Collector oversees implementation and monitors the scheme by serving
as the Chairperson on the schemes Committee. He is empowered with all
executive powers for urban development with respect to the scheme.

2. Mukhya Mantri Yuva Swarojgar Yojana The Collector oversees implementation and monitors the scheme by serving
as the Chairperson on the schemes Committee. He is empowered with all
executive powers with respect to the scheme.

3. National Urban Livelihood Mission The Collector is responsible for planning livelihood support to urban street
vendors.

4. Atal Ashray Yojana The Collector is responsible for allotment of land and finalisation of
beneficiary list.

Department of Horticulture
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

5. Mission for Integrated Development of The Collector oversees implementation and monitors the scheme by serving
Horticulture (MIDH) as the Chairperson on the schemes Committee. He is responsible for
review, evaluation, financial approvals and granting permissions.

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6. Medicinal Plants Mission The Collector oversees implementation and monitors the scheme by serving
as the Chairperson on the schemes Committee. He is responsible for
review, evaluation, financial approvals and granting permissions.

7. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana The Collector oversees implementation and monitors the scheme by serving
as the Chairperson on the schemes Committee. He is responsible for
review, evaluation, financial approvals and granting permissions.

8. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana The Collector has financial powers, and the power to dispose of fines.

9. Rajya Poshit Sookshm Sinchai Yojana The Collector has financial powers, and the power to dispose of fines.

Department of Public Works
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

10. PWD Works (buildings) The Collector is responsible for allotting land for works for the
implementation of these schemes and review progress on the same
periodically.

11. Building works under Rajya Shiksha Board The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

12. Building works of Skill Development The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

Department

13. Tribal department works The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

14. Health department building works The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

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15. Higher Education and AYUSH building The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

works

16. Law department works The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

17. Revenue building works The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

18. Transport building works The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

19. Technical education building works The Collector also gives sanctions for civil works.

Department of School Education
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

20. OBC Post-Metric Scholarship Scheme The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

21. Mukhya Mantri Swarozgar Scheme/Arthik The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
Kalyan under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

22. Meritorious Students Scholarship Scheme The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

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23. Scholarship scheme for research in foreign The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
countries under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

24. MP Civil Sewa Protsahan Yojana The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

25. Post-metric boys/girls hostel scheme The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

26. Awas Sahayata Scheme - Post-Metric The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
Boys/Girls under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

27. Training centres run by non-government The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
organizations Scheme under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

28. Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

29. All scholarship The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

30. Cycle distribution The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

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31. Books distribution The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

32. IEDSS The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

33. Vocational education The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

34. Girls hostels The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

35. Model School Scheme The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.


Department of Economics, Planning and Statistics
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

36. MPLADS Scheme The Collector is the designated District Authority for the implementation of

works according to guidelines.

37. Allocation for Rajya Sabha received from The Collector is the designated District Authority for the implementation of

other districts works according to guidelines.

38. MLALADS The Collector is the designated District Authority for the implementation of

works according to guidelines.

39. Janbhagidari Scheme The Collector/CEO-ZP is responsible for releasing funds to Panchayats upon

receiving their application.

40. CM Swechchanudan The Collector/CEO-ZP is responsible for releasing funds to Panchayats upon

receiving their application.

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41. MLA Swechchanudan The Collector/CEO-ZP is responsible for releasing funds to Panchayats upon

receiving their application.

42. Mantri Swechchanudan The Collector/CEO-ZP is responsible for releasing funds to Panchayats upon

receiving their application.

43. Life-death registration The Collector serves as the Additional Chief Registrar (Death-Birth). The
Collector is responsible for ensuring that the District Registrar maintains 100
per cent birth-death registration.


Department of Public Health and Family Welfare
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

44. District Hospital Rogi Kalyan Committee The Collector serves as Chairperson and Executive Director of RKS. S/he is
responsible for organizing the annual Standing Committee meeting and
Executive Committee meetings once in two months. S/he is also responsible
for nomination, approval and removal of members. As Chair, the Collector
has to ensure compliance and execution of orders passed in the Committee.
Collector also has financial powers for projects between 5 lakh- 10 lakh at
the District Hospital.

45. AYUSH Disease Control The Collector reviews progress and has the power to impose penalties.

46. Family welfare The Collector reviews progress and has the power to impose penalties.

47. Patient treatment The Collector reviews progress and has the power to impose penalties.

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Department of Commerce, Industry & Employment
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

48. Prime Ministers Employment Guarantee The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Committee for the scheme.

Programme

49. Mukhya Mantri Yuva Udhyami The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Task Force Committee. The

Collector is responsible for selection of candidates.

50. Mukhya Mantri Swarozgaar Yojana The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Committee for the scheme.

51. Mukhya Mantri Arthik Kalyan Yojana The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Committee for the scheme.

52. Board of Directors The Collector serves as Chairperson on the Board.

53. Employment Fair The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Committee responsible for

organizing the Employment Fair.

54. Planning and Employee calculations in MP The Collector is responsible for overall monitoring and assistance in

administrative area. implementation.

55. Income and expenditure, budget of local The Collector is responsible for overall monitoring and assistance in

urban/rural bodies. implementation.

56. Wholesale rates for livestock and poultry The Collector is responsible for overall monitoring and assistance in

in rural/urban markets. implementation.

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57. Wholesale and retail prices for fish. The Collector is responsible for overall monitoring and assistance in
implementation.

58. District-level publications. The Collector is responsible for overall monitoring and assistance in

implementation.

59. Monthly/ Annual Industrial Production The Collector is responsible for overall monitoring and assistance in

Survey. implementation.

60. Inspection/supervision related to National The Collector is responsible for overall monitoring and assistance in

Sample Survey implementation.

61. Sixth Annual Employment-Unemployment The Collector is responsible for overall monitoring and assistance in

Survey - division level inspection works implementation.

62. Regional transport development. The Collector is responsible for reviewing transport services.

63. Prime Ministers Employment Generation The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Committee.

Scheme (Srijan)

64. MSME The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Task Force Committee.

65. E-promotion The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Task Force Committee.

66. Standing Committee The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Committee.


Department of Co-operation

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Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

67. CRISC Scheme The Collector is responsible for allotting matters to revenue officers.

Department of Fisheries
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

68. Pond licences The Collector has powers to issue approvals for lease deeds. These powers

have been delegated by the Collector to Panchayats.

69. Accident insurance for fisherman The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

70. Fisherman's Cooperative The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

71. Fish food distribution The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

72. Pond construction The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

73. Pond culture The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

74. Fisherman Training The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

75. Fisherman Credit Card The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

76. Savings-with-relief The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.



Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Protection

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Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

77. Essential Commodities Act The Collector is responsible for disposal of cases.

78. New licenses The Collectors role in the programme is statutory. S/he is the Licensing

Authority responsible for issuing licenses and permissions to petrol pumps.

Department of Panchayati Raj & Rural Development
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

79. MNREGS The Collector serves as District Programme Coordinator and Mission Leader.

80. Swachch Bharat Mission The Collector serves as District Programme Coordinator and Mission Leader.

81. Mid-Day Meal The Collector serves as District Programme Coordinator and Mission Leader.

82. Prime Ministers Awas Yojana The Collector monitors progress and conducts inspection. The Collector also

serves as Chairperson on the schemes committee for Appeals.

83. Watershed The Collector serves as Mission Leader.

84. Mukhya Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana The Collector serves as Mission Leader.

85. Mukhya Mantri Swarozgar Yojana The Collector serves as Mission Leader.

86. Mukhya Mantri Arthik Kalyan Yojana The Collector serves as Mission Leader.

Department of Sports and Youth Welfare

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Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

87. Training of players The Collector serves as Mission Leader.

88. Purchase of sports equipment for district The Collector serves as Mission Leader.

training centres

89. Scheme for promotion of players The Collector serves as Mission Leader.

90. Yuva Sandhi ke Anudaan The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme

periodically to ensure efficient implementation. related to contractual
appointments.

91. Honorarium to trainers The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme

periodically to ensure efficient implementation. related to contractual
appointments.

92. District Olympic/Youth Olympic The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme

periodically to ensure efficient implementation. related to contractual
appointments.

93. Infrastructure The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme

periodically to ensure efficient implementation. related to contractual
appointments.

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94. Various district level sports competitions The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.

95. Tenders related to various sports The Collector is responsible for sanctioning approval for works/projects
equipment under the programme, as well as monitor progress under the scheme
periodically to ensure efficient implementation.



Department of Social Welfare
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

96. Social Security Pension The Collector is responsible for supervision.

97. National Old Age Pension The Collector is responsible for supervision.

98. National Disabled Pension The Collector is responsible for supervision.

99. National Widow Pension The Collector is responsible for supervision.

100. Financial assistance to mentally


The Collector is responsible for supervision.

challenged and disabled beneficiaries

101. National Family Welfare Pension


The Collector is responsible for supervision.

102. Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivaah


The Collector is responsible for supervision.

103. Mukhya Mantri Kanya Nikaah


The Collector is responsible for supervision.

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104. Marriage assistance to disabled persons
The Collector is responsible for supervision.

105. Tools for disabled persons


The Collector is responsible for supervision.

106. Scholarship for college to disabled girls


The Collector is responsible for supervision.

and boys

Department of Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

107. Rashtriya Khad Suraksha Mission


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.

108. Rajya Micro-irrigation Scheme


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.

109. Soil Health Card Scheme


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.

110. Prime Ministers Fasal Beema Yojana


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.

111. Prime Ministers Irrigation Scheme


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.

112. National Mission on Sustainable


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.

Agriculture

113. ATMA Scheme


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.

114. District Development Authority


The Collector is a member of the Board of Directors.

Department of Animal Husbandry

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Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

115. Vats Paalan Protsahan Yojana


The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

116. Samunnat Pashu Prajnan Yojana


The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

117. Goat shed


The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

118. Murra Pada Cattle shed


The Collector is responsible for monitoring progress.

Department of Water Resources
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

119. District Water Use Committee


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.


Department of Public Health and Engineering
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

120. SC/ST Pump electrification (1 ha)


The Collector serves as Chairperson under the Scheme, and has both

administrative and financial powers.

121. Maintenance of hand pumps and other


The Collector supervises works.

works

122. MP Building Construction


The Collector is responsible for coordination and planning.

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Department of Labour
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

123. Building and other Construction Workers


The Collector serves as member to the Board and ensures coordination with

Board government agencies.

124. Child Labour


The Collector serves as Committee Chairperson.

Department of Women and Child Development
Scheme/Programme Collector's Role and Powers

125. Mukhya Mantri Mahila Sashaktikaran


The Collector serves as Chairperson of Committee constituted for

Yojana identification of beneficiaries.

126. Integrated Child Protection Scheme


The Collector serves as Chairperson of the Baal Sanrakshan Samiti under the

scheme.

127. Laadli Lakshmi Scheme


The Collector has power to grant permissions for appeals, and financial

powers in routine matters.

128. ICDS - Poorak Poshan Aahar


The Collector is responsible for implementation and monitoring.

129. Atal Bal Arogya Evam Poshan Mission


The Collector serves as Chairperson of the schemes Committee.

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