District collector office
District Collectorate is a direct representative of the state government at the district level. It is at this level that the policies of the Government are translated into practice. Almost every citizen of a district comes in contact with District Administration. A Collector is the highest functionary in hierarchy of a district. Hence, As a central institution of district administration, the main objectives of the Collectorate are,
Time bound delivery of essential services to the citizens of the district.
To play a key role as a coordinator of all the government offices of the district.
To strive for efficient, transparent and citizen centric administration with the use of latest technologies available.
To resolve the issues related to land and to preserve and nurture all the government assets.
Under section- 8 and 9 of the land Revenue Act 1879 the Prant officer enjoys power of land revenue administration and exercises power of sub divisional officer by virtue of his office. The Prant officer is a coordination officer of Taluka and exercises control on affairs of other offices of the state government. Moreover, he supervises the work of local self government bodies and revenue work transrred to Panchayats. He acts as Asst. electoral officer of Loksabha and election officer of Vidhansabha. He also works as election registration officer and electoral officer in election of local self government bodies.
The office of Mamlatdar has assumed important status from ancient times. The word “Mamlatdar” is derived from original Arabic World MUAMLA (Mamla) means complicated matter or case and the officer who solves such matters or issues is Mamlatdar. The Mamlatdar is the Head of revenue administration consisting of average 50 or more groups of villages.
The state government appoints Mamlatdar under section-12 of Land Revenue Code. Mamlatdar is also an executive magistrate under section-20 of the Indian Criminal Procedure Code 1973. The Mamlatdar is a gazetted officer of the State Government. As the collector is the head of the district so Mamlatdar plays role of head of Taluka. He is responsible to Prant officer and collector and he solves problems of people by coming in direct contact of the people. Thus the Mamlatdar has a multipurpose role to play at Taluka level.
Villages & Panchayat
With total Area of 6585 = 42 sq.k.m. Ahmedabad is Geographically at the center of Gujarat is situated between 21.6 to 23.4 north latitude and 71.6 to 72.9 east longitude. Total population of District is 7059056 (2011). Headquarter of District is Ahmedabad city.
Ahmedabad District is surrounded by Kheda District in the east, Mehahana in the north, Anand District in the south and Surendranagar in the west. 9 talukas of the District include 474 villages, 1 deserted village, 1 corporation, 1 cantonment area and 7 municipalities.