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Government Of Assam Bongaigaon District

District Administration

  • After the declaration of Bongaigaon as a newly created district, the administrative set up of the district has been thoroughly framed in the following manner.

    1.       General Administration

    2.       Planning & Development

    3.       Revenue Administration

    4.       Law and Order

    General Administration: The District Administration is headed by the Deputy Commissioner. He is also responsible to act as a District Magistrate in case of Law and Order and General Administration, Revenue Collector in case of Revenue Matters, as a District Election Officer in case of conducting Election in the district and so on.The Deputy Commissioner is aided by number of officers like Additional Deputy Commissioner : The Deputy Commissioner is assisted by Additional Deputy Commissioner in matters relating to Revenue, Development ,Personnel, Magistracy,Census,Election, Relief and Rehabilitation etc.

    Sub-Divisional Officer : There are three Sub-Divisions in the district viz. Bongaigaon(Sadar), Manikpur(C) and North Salmara(C).Sub-Divisonal Offices are administered by the respective Sub-Divisional Officer.

    Assistant Commissioner : Four Extra Assistant Commissioner have been included to support the district administration.

    Planning & Development: District Development is the very important key sector of District Administration.The Deputy Commisioner is responsible for all kind of development activities in the district under various programme such as MP's Local Area Fund, MLA's fund, Untied Fund, Sub-Divisional Plan Scheme Fund, Border Area Development Fund and so on.For all these works, DC assigns the ADC(D) to look after and co-ordinate  various developmental activities undertaken in various sectors. The ADC(D) is aided by the Decentralised Planning Cell of the DC's office. All development departments in the district like Irrigation, PWD, Health, Education etc. works in co-ordination and District Development Committee(DDC) headed by DC has been in place to ensure this coordination. Under the Goverment policy of rapid upliftment of rural population, a District Rural Development Agency is functioning in the district with the DC as the Chairman and Project Director as its functional head. All schemes for Rural evelopment are implemented by this agency and P.D. (DRDA)  is helped by  Block Development Officers(BDOs) and Senior BDOs. of 7 development Blocks .

    Revenue Administration: Apart from Development matters, Revenue Administration has  key responsibility regarding Revenue matters.This involves collection and fixing of land revenue, registration, mutation and overall management in regard to land matters- private and public. Besides the Revenue Branch of the Deputy Commissioner's Office, which is looked after by the Additional Deputy Commissioner(R), there are 5(Five) Revenue Circles in the district headed by Circle Officers.

    Law and Order:  Maintenance of Law & Order is another highly important aspect of the district administration and the DC, also being D.M, is responsible for proper maintenance of the same. The DC is aided by the Additional District Magistrate(ADM), Sub-Divisional Magistrate(SDM) and Executive Magistrate(EM). The Circle Officer of the circles also function as Executive Magistrates and responsible for maintenance of Law & Order in their respective circle areas. The DM and other magistrate take necessary assistance from the Police Department when such necessity arises. District Police Administartion is headed by the Supperintendent of Police. The Police Deptt. has an infrastructure of 8(Eight), 15 (Fifteen) out-posts and other auxiliary establishment in the district.

    NAME OF DC'S TILL DATE UNDER BONGAIGAON DISTRICT

    Sl No

    Name of DC

    Designation

    From

    To

    1

    Sri Dinesh Ch. Barman, ACS

    DC

    10/12/1989

    4/9/1991

    2

    Sri Atul Chaturvedi, IAS

    DC

    4/12/1991

    8/3/1992

    3

    Sri Munish Ch Jauhari, IAS

    DC

    8/3/1992

    11/12/1993

    4

    Sri R K Das (I/C), ACS

    DC

    11/12/1993

    1/2/1994

    5

    Sri D Kumar, IAS

    DC

    3/2/1994

    16/12/1994

    6

    Sri Aftab Ahmed, IAS

    DC

    16/12/1994

    17/12/1996

    7

    Sri K K Hazarika, IAS

    DC

    17/12/1996

    27/8/1997

    8

    Sri K N Buragohain, ACS

    DC

    27/8/1997

    26/8/1998

    9

    Sri B R Samal, IAS

    DC

    26/8/1998

    3/8/2000

    10

    Sri K C Samria, IAS

    DC

    3/08/2000

    1/7/2001

    11

    Sri G K Kalita, ACS

    DC

    23/7/2001

    12/8/2004

    12

    Sri Mrigendra Kr. Kalita, ACS

    DC

    8/12/2004

    28/9/2005

    13

    Sri M C Sahu, IAS

    DC

    28/9/2005

    8/6/2008

    14

    Dr. M.Angamuthu,IAS

    DC

    8/6/2008

    25/2/2009

    15

    Sri Utpalananda Sarma, IAS

    DC

    27/2/2009

    1/1/2010

    16

    Sri Shantanu P Gotmare,IAS

    DC

    4/1/2010

    29/6/2012

    17

    Sri Shankar Prasad Nandi,IAS

    DC

    29/6/2012

    28/11/2014

    18

    Sri Biswajit Pegu, IAS

    DC

    28/11/2014

    06/02/2018

    19

    Sri Babulal Sharma, ACS

    DC

    07/02/2018

    22/01/2019

    20 Adil Khan, IAS DC 22/01/2019