The Revenue Department is the oldest administrative organ of the Government which plays a key role in the overall administration in the state, down from village level to district level. The main objective of the department is maintenance of village revenue records and, updating and protection of revenue records in addition to the collection of different cesses like Water Tax, NALA and collection of dues to government. The Revenue Department also administers several acts and rules in the state pertaining to land and civil administration. The department also plays active part in implementation of various schemes of government in the state.
The Chief Commissioner of Land Administration (CCLA) is the chief controlling authority for the revenue administration consisting of Revenue, Survey, Settlement & Land Records and Urban Land Ceiling wings. The CCLA exercises statutory functions and general superintendence over all the functionaries of Revenue Department.