District is the basic unit of administration in a state and District Collector (ZIladhikari) or the District
Magistrate (Zila Magistrate) is the head of the District Administration in Uttar Pradesh.
He is appointed by the
State Government and is a member of the Indian Administrative Service (I.A.S.) recruited by the Central Government.
He has wide powers and manifold responsibilities. In many ways he is chief custodian of law and authority,
the pivot on which runs the local administration.
Bareilly Collector or the D.M. works under the administrative control of Commissioner of Bareilly Division
who also is member of the I.A.S.
|District Magistrate||Room no.1, Collectorate office, Civil lines Bareilly||9454417524,
|ADM E||Room no. 5,Collectorate office, Bareilly||9454417197||
|ADM CITY||Room no. 15,Collectorate office, Bareilly||9454417198||
|City Magistrate||Room no. 17,Collectorate office, Bareilly||9454417199||
|ACM-1||Collectorate office, Bareilly||
|ACM-2||Collectorate office, Bareilly||
|ACM-3||Collectorate office, Bareilly||
|ACM-4||Collectorate office, Bareilly||
District Collector is the executive head of the district with numerous responsibilities in the sphere of revenue
administration, civil administration, development, panchayats, local bodies, etc. Due to immense importance of her
office, the District Collector is considered to be the measuring rod of efficiency in administration. Functionally
the district administration is carried on through the various Departments of the State Government each of which
has an office of its own in the district level. The District Collector is the executive leader of the district
administration and the District Officers of the various Departments in the district render technical advice to
her in the discharge of her duties.
Revenue Functions :-
The District Collector is the highest Officer of revenue administration in the district. In revenue matters,
she is responsible to the Government through the Divisional Commissioner and Chairman, Board of Revenue. She is
responsible for the collection of land revenue, other kinds of Government taxes, fees and all dues recoverable as
arrears of land revenue. She is responsible for ensuring the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date records of
rights as regards the land. Collector is assisted in the Revenue Administration by Sub-Divisional Officers
(Upziladhikari) at Tehsil Level. Both Collector and SDOs deal with various land related issues of the people
such as boundary disputes, mutation, maintenance and correction of maps, Consolidation of Land etc. As the
District Collector, she is the highest revenue judicial authority in the district.
Law and order :-
As District Magistrate, she supervises all Executive Magistrates in the district and controls and directs the
actions of the police. On the magisterial side, she has first-class magisterial powers. The District Collector
is in charge of law and order which is the basis of civilized life. With the assistance of SSP, she maintains
law and order in the district. With the prudent application of the powers conferred under various statutes,
he takes preventive actions to ensure public peace and tranquility in the district. She has powers to bind down
miscreants for good behaviour and peaceful conduct, make the preventive arrests under Criminal Procedure Code,
impose restrictions on unlawful assembly or impose even curfew that restricts free movement in the declared areas,
get the risk to public life removed, order for experiment of hardened criminals from the district boundaries with
directions for regular intimation to them local police about the actual whereabouts, issue/suspend/cancel arms
licenses, order for preventive arrest under National Security Act if there is threat to public security, grant
parole to under-trials/convicted criminals etc. District Magistrate (DM) is the head of the Jail Administration
as well in the district.
Development and other functions :-
As she is the executive head of the civil administration, all departments in the district, which otherwise
have their own officers, look to her for guidance and coordination. She is also responsible for the execution
of rural development schemes. Besides, she is responsible, as District Election Officer, for the peaceful and
orderly conduct of all elections held in the district from time to time. For elections to Lok Sabha
constituency/constituencies of her district, she functions as Returning Officer. She renders active help
during decennial census. She controls and regulates the distribution of scarce essential commodities, etc.
She keeps liaison with military authorities in her jurisdiction and is the Competent Authority for requisition
of land for military purposes. In any matter of public importance which does not fall specifically in the sphere
of any government department, State or Central, she, as a general administrator, is required to take cognizance
of the matter in public interest and take it to its logical conclusion with the help of some Government
department or by processing the matter in his own office. In short, there is nothing of importance that
takes place in the district with which she is not associated, directly or indirectly.
Collectorate is the seat of District Administration and houses the office of the D.M. It also has offices
of the ADMs, City Magistrate, ACMs, courts and various sections to assist the above functionaries such as
Office Superintendents, Nazarat, Revenue Assistant, Judicial Assistant, Suits Clerk, Arms Clerk, Maal Khana,
Record Room Keeper, Consolidation Officer etc.
ADDRESS: Collectorate, Civil Lines, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh 243001
|1.||District Magistrate Office
|2.||District Magistrate Court
|4.||ADM E Chamber and Court
■ Bill Clerk
■ Excise Clerk
■ Judicial Clerk
■ Local Bodies
■ English Room Record
■ ARMS Clerk
■ Farm Keeper
■ Suite Clerk
■ Revenue Record room
■ Judicial Record Room
|10.||Special Land Education Officer
|12.||ADM CITY Court
Additional District Magistrate
The post of Additional District Magistrate has been created to assist the District Officer in his day-to-day working.
The Additional District Magistrate enjoys the same powers as that of District Officer under the rules.
ADM is second top administrative officer lead by district magistrate. He performs various managerial level tasks
under the supervision of DM.There are three ADM's in Bareilly District namely ADM (Executive) ,
ADM (Finance and Revenue) and ADM City.
City Magistrate and Additional City Magistrates (ACM)
There is a City Magistrate who is vested with Magisterial powers over the whole city area. He also
holds powers related to various other law and order related subjects such as Arms and Licenses.
He also manages various protocol and VIP duties.
He is assisted by four ACMs, ACM I, ACM II, ACM III and ACM IV who are given jurisdiction over various thanas
of the city area and they work in tandem with their police counterparts, i.e. Circle Officer (CO) of DSP ranks.
They hold courts and decide cases under various sections of CrPC for their jurisdictional areas.