Deputy Commissioner's Office

DC's Office, Williamnagar

The Development of the district is a very important objective of the District Administration. As the executive head the Deputy Commissioner plays an important role in coordinating with all developmental heads of the district for all round developmental activities under various development schemes & programmes such as MPLADS, MLA's fund, Border Areas Development Funds, Employment Assurance Schemes and so on.

The District Planning Officer [DPO] is assigned to see, formulate and release of fund for development schemes. The DPO is aided in this matter by the Planning Branch of the DC's office. All development departments in the district, like PWD, Irrigation, Health, Education and many others work in co-ordination and a District Development Committee (DDC) headed by DC has been in place to ensure this coordination.

Under the Government policy to rapidly uplift rural population, rural development is an important function. There exists the District Rural Development Agency [DRDA] of which the DC is the Chairperson. The Project Director is the functional head of the DRDA. All schemes of rural development are implemented by the Block Development Officers at the Community & Rural Development Block levelss and the necessary funds are routed through DRDA.

In revenue matter the DC is assisted by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) i/c of Revenue and other Revenue and Enforcement staff. There is a constitutionally recognised Garo Hills Autonomous District Council in the district which collects most of the revenue collection like settlement of Hats (Bazar), Ghats, Ponds, Ferries, Professional Tax, but revenue collection of a few things like acquisition of Govt. land, encroachment of Govt. land, allotment of land to central department, payment of compensation money, etc., are done by the DC's office.

The DC plays a key role during natural disaster period like flood, earthquake, landslide, cyclone/storm damage or fire incidence. The DC generally takes prompt action whenever situation arises in any part of the district, and provides assistance either in cash or kind to the victims according to the nature of damage.

Besides all these the DC being the head of the district, also holds the post of Chairman of various committees, colleges, schools, banks, etc.,

Law and Order

Maintenance of law and order is another important aspect of district administration to give proper security and to safeguard the lives and properties of the citizen. In this regard the DC act as the District Magistrate for maintenance of law and order in the district. The District Magistrate is assisted by Additional District Magistrate, Sub-Divisional Magistrates and other Executive Magistrates and keeps close link with police department for necessity. The Superintendent of Police is the head of the Police Administration.

Revenue

In revenue matter the DC is assisted by ADC i/c of Revenue and other Revenue and Enforcement staff. There is constitutionally recognized Garo Hills Autonomous District Council in West Garo Hills District. Hence all types of revenue collection like settlement of Hats (Bazar), Ghats, Ponds, Ferries, Professional tax are directly dealt by Dist. Council, except matters like acquisition of Govt. land, encroachment of Govt. land, allotment of land to central department, payment of compensation money etc.

Natural Calamity

The DC plays a key role during Natural disaster period like flood, earthquake, landslide, cyclone/storm damage or fire incidence. The DC generally takes prompt action whenever situation arises in any part of the district, and provides assistance either in cash or kind to the victims according to the nature of damage.

Besides all these the DC being the head of the district also holds the post of Chairman of various committee, colleges, schools, Banks etc.

Who's who at the DC's Office

 

Work Charges of theAdministrative Officers

Sl. No. Name Work Charge
1. Shri. L. Ch. Marak, MCS, 
Addl. Deputy Commissioner
(1) PD, DRDA
(2) Planning
(3) Election
(4) Judicial
(5) Development Branch:-
PWD (Road & Building), PHE, Water Resources, Horticulture, Agriculture, Soil & Water Conservation, Tourism, District Art & Culture Society
6. Establishment:-
GPP & NPS, Service Books, MeECL, Office Order, Appointment & Transfer, ID Cards, CL & El, etc.
7. General Branch (to DC):-
Medical & Health matters, Social Welfare matters, National Trust, ICDS, RTA matters, RTI, Permission, NGO matters
8. Supply
2. Shri. A. Ch. Marak, MCS, 
Addl. Deputy Commissioner
(1) Nazarat Branch & Circuit House:-
Meghalaya Day, Independence Day & Republic Day Celebration and VIP functions, Salary, LOA, TA, etc. (2) SC/ST Certificates, PRC, Domicile
(3) Birth & Death Certificate
(4) Arms & Explosives
(5) Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation
(6) Disaster Management
(7) Housing
(8) Census/Aadhar
(9) District Selection Committee
10) MPSC Cell
3. Smti. P. T. D. Sangma MCS, 
Extra Assistant Commissioner
(1) (Election through ADC)
(2) Education - SSA, RMSA, KGBV, Govt. College, Complaint etc. (to DC)
(3) Nazarat Branch & Circuit House, Meghalaya Day, I/D and Republic Day celebrations and VIp functions, Salary, LOA, TA etc. (through ADC)
(4) SC/ST Certificates, PRC, Domicile (through ADC)
(5) Establishment:- GPF & NPS, Service Books, MeECL, Office Order, Appointment & Transfer, ID Cards, CL & EL etc. (through ADC)
(6) Birth & Death Certificates (through ADC)
(7) Development Branch:- PWD (Roads & Building), PHE, Water Resources, Horticulture, Agriculture, Soil & Water Conservation, Tourism, District Art & Culture Society (through ADC)
4. Smti. Y. W. Momin, MCS, 
Extra Assistant Commissioner
(1) Judicial:-
Firing Incident, Magisterial Inquiry, NHRC, DEIAA & DEAC, Jail matters, Ex-gratia payment, Court Clearance Certificate, Benami Transactions, Child Sexual Abuse, Appointment of PP/GP, APP/AGP, Appointment of Notaries, DLSA, Forest matter, NGT (Polution) matters (through ADC)
(2) Revenue, Relief & Disaster Management (through ADC)
(3) Bakijai & other Bank matters
(4) Registration (to DC)
(5) All matters related to IT icluding District e-Governance Society (through ADC)
(6) Housing (through ADC)
(7) Census/Aadhar (through ADC)

 

Location of Deputy Commissioner's Office

 

Our Working Hours

  • Summer
    • Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
    • Sat & Sun: Closed
  • Winter
    • Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM
    • Sat & Sun: Closed

National & Local Holidays: Closed

 

Day Date Holiday Name Type
Wed Jan 01 New Years Day Regional Holiday
Sun Jan 26 Republic Day Public Holiday
Tue Mar 10 Holi Regional Holiday
Wed Apr 01 Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday
Fri Apr 10 Good Fri Regional Holiday
Mon May 25 Id-Ul-Fitr Regional Holiday
Wed Jul 08 Behdienkhlam Regional Holiday
Fri Jul 17 U Tirot Sing Day Regional Holiday
Sat Aug 01 Id-Ul-Zuha Regional Holiday
Wed Aug 12 Janmashtami Regional Holiday
Sat Aug 15 Independence Day Public Holiday
Fri Oct 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday
Fri Oct 23 Maha Saptami Regional Holiday
Sat Oct 24 Maha Ashtami Regional Holiday
Fri Nov 06 Wangala Festival Regional Holiday
Sat Nov 14 Diwali Regional Holiday
Mon Nov 23 Seng Kut Snem Regional Holiday
Sat Dec 12 Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma Regional Holiday
Fri Dec 18 Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Regional Holiday
Thu Dec 24 Christmas Eve Regional Holiday
Fri Dec 25 Christmas Day Regional Holiday
Sat Dec 26 Christmas Festival Regional Holiday
Sun Dec 27 Christmas Festival Regional Holiday
Wed Dec 30 U Kiang Nangbah Regional Holiday

 

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