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Assistant Commissioner Office

The Assistant Commissioners actually working in the Revenue Department man the following categories of posts,

i) Headquarters Assistants to Deputy Commissioners
ii) Sub-Divisional officers
iii) Special Land acquisition Officers
iv) Special Assistant Commissioners for Land Reforms

The sub-Divisional Officers(S.D.O) are placed in charge of specific taluks in a district and they supervise both revenue and Development Departments. They are also Sub-Divisional Magistrates. In regard to revenue matters the Tahsildars are subject to the control and supervision of the sub-divisional officers. The Assistant Commissioners in charge of the sub-divisions have been vested with powers of the D.C. under many of the Sections of the Karnataka Land Revenue Act, 1964 and also other state laws. The AC is the first appellate authority in respect of revenue matters handled by his sub-ordinates and he is also the lowest level at which powers of revision under section 56 of Karnataka Land Revenue Act, 1964 are vested. The SDO normally handles the land acquisition work relating to his sub-division and is also the chairman of the Tribunals constituted under Karnataka Land Reforms Act, 1961 for the Taluks in his sub-division. Special Land Acquisition Officers are to be handled by the SDO along with his normal work. The SDO is also the returning officer for one or more of the Assembly constituencies in his sub-division.

Contact Details of Assistant Commissioners of the District

    Address for Correspondence
Bhatkal Phone : +91-8385-223722
Fax     : +91-8385-223722
Email  : bhatkalac[at]gmail[dot]com
Office of the Assistant Commissioner & Sub Divisional Magistrate
Bhatkal
Karnataka State
Karwar Office : +91-8382-226360
Fax    : +91-8382-226360
Email  : ackarwar[at]gmail[dot]com
Office of the Assistant Commissioner & Sub Divisional Magistrate
Karwar - 581 301
Karnataka State
Kumta Office : +91-8386-222052
Fax    : +91-8386-222052
Email  : acokumta[at]gmail[dot]com
Office of the Assistant Commissioner & Sub Divisional Magistrate
Near Inspection Bunglow, Kumta - 581 343
Karnataka State
Sirsi Office : +91-8384-226382
Fax    : +91-8384-226382
Email  : acsirsi[at]gmail[dot]com
Office of the Assistant Commissioner & Sub Divisional Magistrate
Sirsi 581 401
Karnataka State