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Kozhikode : Opening up the gateway of India to Vasco-da-Gama the adventurous Portuguese navigator in 1498, Kozhikode has carved for itself a landmark in the history of India. The land of the ancient Zamorins had many more things to offer to the western world other than the savoury spices for which they even ventured to discover a sea route. Occupying a prominent place in the international trade map of the country right from the 13th century Kozhikode paved the way for trade tourism in India. This trade centre is regaining much of its ancient glory by opening up air routes to Persian Gulf and other regions.

The Collectorate play a pivotal role in the District administration. Collector in the Cadre of I.A.S heads the District. He acts as the District Magistrate for maintaining Law and Order in his jurisdiction. He deals mainly with planning and development, law and order, general elections, arms licensing etc.The Additional Collector/ District Revenue Officerruns the Revenue administration under various enactments in the District. He is also designated as Additional District Magistrate. He mainly deals with civil supplies, land matters, mines and minerals, village officers etc.The District Revenue Officer (DRO) and Deputy Collectors assists the Collector in discharging their duties. The District Revenue Officer looks after all the branches of the Collectorate. He deals mainly with general administration and is vested with supervision of day-to-day functions of the Collectorate.The Project Officer District Rural Development Agency in the cadres of IAS/DRO , Personal Assistant Panchayat Development in the cadre of Deputy Collector, Assistant Director Town panchayats, Municipal commissioners & Municipal Corporation Commissioner areassisting collector in panchayat development and urban local body related works.

District Collector Office : Kozhikode Collectorate, Civil Station P.O Kozhikode – 673020


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District Collector Dr. NARASIMHUGARI T L REDDY IAS DISTRICT COLLECTOR & DISTRICT MAGISTRATE dckzk.ker@nic.in Kozhikode Collectorate, Civil Station P.O, kozhikode 04952371400

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