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District Administration

As is clear from the organizational structure chart, Deputy Commissioner is head of the district administration. The collectorate consists of various branches headed by Shirshtedars or Managers who are responsible for supervision, guidance and overall management of work in their branch. Every branch consists of First Division Assistants and Second Division Assistants among whom all work of the branch is divided.

There are various officials both at the district level and at the taluk levels to assist the Deputy Commissioner. They include the Assistant Commissioner’s (Sub-Divisional Magistrate), Tahsildars, Shirstedars, Revenue Inspectors and Village Accountants.

The Deputy Commissioner Court deals with cases pertaining to Revenue Appeals, Revenue Miscellaneous ( KLR Act, 1964 ), Prohibition of transfer of Certain Lands cases ( PTCL Act,1978 ) and inam cases( Inam Abolition Act ). One SDA and Manager of Judicial Branch assist the D.C by doing backoffice work

Location of Deputy Commissioner Office

· The office of Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate is located in NAVANAGAR Newly constructed City of Bagalkot ..

· The office is in district office complex, navanagar

Where should be contacted for what ?

People come to the district level office with variety of grievances and most of the time people don’t know whom to contact and how often need to contact to get his/her work done. Here is a bit of useful information.

The DC’s office has many arms and each arm functions with coordination to one another. They include …

  • Administrative Section : Which deals with the matters relating to vacancies, appointments, pay & allowances, transfers & promotions, postings, retirements, CCA (Classification, Control & Appeals), Personal Deposit Accounts, Audit Reports, DC Diary and Business Statistics.
  • Revenue Section : This section deals with jamabandi, DCB (Demand Collection & Balance), Land Grants, Land Acquisition, Land Conversion, PTCL, Appeals, Land Reforms cases, Mines & Minerals and Regularisation of encroachments.
  • Election Section : This section deals with Election matters pertaining to Loksabha, Vidhansabha, Vidhanparishat, all local body elections such as Grama Panchayat, Taluk Panchayat, Zilla Panchayat, Municipalities, APMC, and other co-operative institutions.
  • Municipal Section : This section deals with all Municipal matters including service matters, progress made under various schemes like SJSRY (Swarna Jananthi Shahari Rozgar Yojana), IDSMT (Integrated Development of Small & Medium towns), Water supply schemes, Housing schemes and Slum Area Development.
  • Muzarai Section : This section deals with construction & renovation of Muzarai temples, appointment of Dharmadarshies and payments to Archaks’ (Tasdik & annuity) salary, Aradhana Schemes.
  • Census Section : This section deals with census matters .
  • Judicial Section : This section deals with judicial matters such as Law & Order (Section 144 etc.,) issue of licenses for Arms and Ammunitions & Cinemas.
  • Miscellaneous Section : This section deals with NSAP, OAP, PHP, MPLAD and other Schemes. It also deals with meeting statistics, PWD works, issue of income and caste certificates, House Rent Control (HRC) and other miscellaneous matters of Revenue Department.
All Taluka Assembly Constituency Details
AC. No.
AC Name
No. of Booths
Male Voters
Female Voters
Other Voters
Total Voters
19 Mudhol 208
95564
96168
3
191735
20 Terdal 232
108789
107186
7
215982
21 Jamkhandi 226
99195
98063
3
197261
22 Bilagi 260
107910
108615
28
216553
23 Badami 255
107074
105098
15
212187
24 Bagalkot 260
113791
113971
17
227779
25 Hungund 253
106698
107644
10
214352
  Total 1694
739021
736745
83
1475849
General Information
SL. No.
Taluk Name
NADA Officers
V A Circles
Hoblies
Grama Panchayaths
No. of Taluk
1 Badami 4 48
4
42
1
2 Bagalkot 3
30
3
30
1
3 Bilagi 2
25
2
24
1
4 Hungund 4
50
4
35
1
5 Jamkhandi 3
42
3
38
1
6 Mudhol 2
42
2
29
1
  Total 18
237
18 198 6