Revenue Administration has historically been the primary responsibility of District Administration. This involves collection and fixing of land revenue, registration, mutation and overall management in regard to land- private and public. Besides the revenue branch of the Deputy Commissioner's office, which is looked after by Assistant Commissioner (Revenue),Tehsildars are responsible for collecting land revenue (Khazna) from land owners (pattadars). All the Tehsildars and also the settlement officer are required to submit 'doul' (demand of revenue) to DC, and after his approval, Tehsildars are to collect revenue as per the demand.
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Assistant Commissioner Revenue.
Planning and Development.
Apart from Revenue matters, District Development is one very important objective of the District Administration. As head of the District Administration, DC is responsible for all round development activities in the district under various programmes such as MP's Local Area Fund, MLA's fund, Untied Fund, Sub-divisional Plan Scheme Fund, Employment Assurance Scheme (EAS) fund and so on. For this work, the DC assigns one Assistant Commissioner (Development) for the specific task of looking after and coordinating various developmental activities undergoing in various sectors of Rural Development. All development departments in the district, like PWD, Irrigation, Health, Education and many others are aided in this matter by the Planning Section of the DDC's Office, headed by the Chief Planning Officer. Under the Government policy of rapid up liftment of rural population, a District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) is functioning in the district which has the District Development Commissioner as Chairman and one Project Director as its functional head. All schemes for Rural Development are implemented by agency and in this work, it is aided by the Community Development Blocks situated in outlying rural areas of the district. These C.D. Blocks are supervised by Block Development Officers (BDO's)
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Chief Planning Officer.
Telephone: 01957-226084
In the National Educational Scenario, J&K State is subsumed as educationally backward in reference to the established indices namely literacy rate, teacher pupil ratio , dropout rate and the absorption pattern of the educated persons. The disquieting features are low literacy rate, higher drop-out rate gender disparity, mismatch between education and employment. The J&K State strictly adheres to the National Education Policy and with the exponential growth of the institutional framework and reach of services as a consequence of sustained investment folio through plan strategy, improvement in every parameter is visible. The improvement is more pronounced in the field of girls literacy. Education is one of the most valuable means in achieving gender equality and empowerment of women. The Education Department with broaden objectives of Universalization of Elementary Education, Extension of School facilities with in every school, development of infrastructure and providing incentive structure to improve enrolment and retention in implementing various schemes.
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Chief Education Officer.
Telephone: 01957-225062
Rural Development.
Rural Development Department in Jammu and Kashmir State in fact has come of age through the Panchayati Raj route and has, for last more than two decades, been involved in the implementation of the various Centrally sponsored schemes and the schemes having been carved out by the State government for upliftment of the rural society.National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), Sampooran Gramin Rozgar Yojna (SGRY), Swaranjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna (SGSY), Indira Awas Yojna (IAY), Integrated Watershed Development Programme (IWDP –Haryali) and host of other Centrally sponsored schemes are presently being looked after through Rural Dev.Deptt. by which rural infrastructure has been greatly strengthened and wage employment to poor and down-trodden strata of the society afforded at their doorstep. Efforts on sustained basis have been made to eradicate poverty from rural life and provide means of livelihood o the rural poor masses.Rural Development Department further has been encompassing various other development programmes like BADP, MPLAD and CDF to ensure providing durable infrastructure with better quality at a low cost to the public besides providing wage employment.The Rural Development Development and Panchayati Raj in Jammu and Kashmir State thus in the present context emerges to be the sole movement destined to change the face of the rural society.
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Assistant Commissioner Development.
Telephone: 01957-225045
Public Health Engineering Department controls the Water Supply & Sanitation Budget of the State Government (major head 2215/4215) and undertakes programmes of implementation of water supply and sanitation services mainly through Public Health Engineering Directorate under its administrative control.
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Telephone: 01957-226600
Social Welfare.
District Social Welfare Officer is a nodal officer for implementing welfare schemes devised for weaker sections of society, Handicapped, Militancy victim families and other Backward classes such as Mochies, Gada hanjees etc.
1. Integrated Social Service Scheme (ISSS)
2. National Old Age Pension Scheme (NOAPS)
3. Rehabilitation of Militancy victims
4. National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS)
5. Anupurnama
6. Lump Sump Aid to Widows/Destitute
7. Organizing Rural Women Camps and artificial limb camps for physically handicapped persons.
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District Social Welfare Officer.
Telephone: 01957-225360
District Industries Center.
General Manager, DIC is nodal officer to translate the state Industrial Policy into reality. He is been empowered to register SSI units and to facilitate financing of registered units through various financial institutions. Various incentives related with the development of Industries such as Transport subsidy, interest subsidy, Subsidy on DG sets and CST refunds etc are also provided to the entrepreneurs by DIC. Prime Ministers Rozgar Yojna is being implemented by DIC for educated unemployed youth who desire to set up their own ventures in Industry, service and business categories falling within the project cost of Rs.2.00 lacs and Rs.1.00 lacs. Related incentives such as Interest subsidy etc is being provided to the selected persons, besides facilitating them bank loans.
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General Manager, DIC.
Telephone : NA
Deputy Director Employment is looking after revised and modified State Self Employment Scheme having better incentives like interest subsidy/margin money etc. Un-employed youth within the age group of 18 to 40 years having qualification middle and above is eligible to avail the benefits of the SSES through Deputy Director Employment. Further registration for labour market is another sphere of activity with Deputy Director Employment
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Deputy Director Employment.
National Informatics Centre
Government of India has setup National Informatics Centre to promote Informatics Culture in the Government Departments and develop computer based management information systems for decision support at various levels National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Department of Information Technology is providing network backbone and e-Governance support to Central Government, State Governments, UT Administrations, Districts and other Government bodies. It offers a wide range of ICT services including Nationwide Communication Network for decentralized planning, improvement in Government services and wider transparency of national and local Governments. NIC assists in implementing Information Technology Projects, in close collaboration with Central and State Governments, in the areas of (a) Centrally sponsored schemes and Central sector schemes, (b) State sector and State sponsored projects, and (c) District Administration sponsored projects. NIC endeavors to ensure that the latest technology in all areas of IT is available to its users The organizational set up of NIC encompasses its Headquarters at New Delhi, State Units in all the State capitals and Union Territory Headquarters and District Centres in almost all the Districts of India. The Organization employs a large pool of efficient technical manpower.NIC District Informatics Centre, Bandipora was established in 2010 under National Informatics Centre, Govt. of India. The Centre is presently situated in the premises of Deputy Commissioner's Office Complex,Bandipora.District Informatics Centre is headed by the District Informatics officer with the help of various other officials.

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