Revenue Department of HampiSince Hampi is a major tourist destination in Karnataka, major part of the revenue comes from tourism and then various industries, of which mining plays a crucial role. To look after these revenues and maintain records the Revenue Department headed by the Deputy Commissioner is established.
It is his duty to maintain overall administration of the district, maintain law and order. There are various officials both at the district level and Taluk level to assist the Deputy Commissioner, which includes Assistant Commissioner, Thashildars, Shirstedars, Revenue Inspectors and Village Accountants who function and co-ordinate with each other for better progress of the place. These officers are responsible for supervision, guidance and overall management of work in their branch. Under this department there are various sections which help the district in proper governing, some important sections are listed below:
Commissioner's office, Bellary district
Administrative SectionThis section deals with the matters relating to appointments, vacancies, pay and allowances, transfers and promotion, postings, retirement, personal department, accounts, audits reports, business and statistics, classification control and appeals of the revenue department which in turn helps in easy governing of the district.
Revenue SectionThis Section deals with the Demand, Collection and Balance of the revenues of the district, they are also responsible for land grants, land deals, land acquisition, conversion, land reform cases, mines and minerals and regularization of land encroachments. Since Hampi is a land of ruins major part of the land is in government undertaking and needs to be monitored and allocated wisely.
Election sectionThis Department is responsible for the elections conducted fairly, on time and without any violence in the district. Most of the Elections that need to be monitored are the Loksabha, Vidhan Sabha, Vidhan Parishad, all local bodies, Gram Panchayat, Taluk Panchayat, Zila Panchayat, all Municipalities, APMC and other co-operative institutions.
Municipal sectionThis Section is responsible for maintain services and progress under the water Supply schemes, housing Schemes, Slum Development, and various schemes like Swarna Jayanthi Shahari Rozgar Yojana, Integrated Development of Small and Medium towns.
Census SectionThis section deals with the census and population of the district
Judicial SectionThis Section deals with the judgement matters such as Law and order Issues , Licenses for Arms, Ammunition and Cinemas.
Miscellaneous SectionThis section deals with all small things like PWD works, issue of various certificates like birth, death, salary etc house rent control and other miscellaneous matters of Revenue department.
The Rural Development and Panchayat Raj of HampiThis department deals with the major development of the rural sector, The department is implementing various schemes for the following;
- Improvement of Rural Infrastructure
- Rural Energy Program
- Development of Rural Roads
- Rural Water Supply
- Poverty Alleviation
The Administrative SectionFor the smooth and fast functioning of the administrative office of Zilla Panchayat office various officers are appointed to undertake and implement the projects for example the Chief Executive Officer is designated to carry out the administration of Zilla Panchayat. Various other Senior Officers in Zilla Panchayat are there to share the responsibilities like;
- Chief Accounts Officer
- Chief Planning Officer
- Project Director
- Deputy Secretary (Development)
- Deputy Secretary (Administration)