Office of Sub Divisional Officer & Sub Divisional Magistrate - Western Suburban
(SDO & SDM Western Suburban)

Office of  Sub Divisional Officer & Sub Divisional Magistrate - Western Suburban (SDO & SDM)

Duties of SDO & SDM

Administrative setup

Right to Information

Office Address

Tahsil Office Services

Office of  Sub Divisional Officer & Sub Divisional Magistrate - Western Suburban

In Mumbai suburban District, there are 2 Sub-Divisional Offices (Sub Divisional Officer & Sub Divisional Magistrate - Western Suburban and Sub Divisional Officer & Sub Divisional Magistrate - Eastern Suburban) which are headed by Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) or Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM). This office has control and supervision over the work of Tahsildars, Circle Officers, Talathis and Bill Collectors of Andheri & Borivali Talukas of the district.

Duties of Sub Divisional Officer :-

The most important duties & work scope of SDO are as follows:
Court Work :
To hear all the cases filed before him against the orders passed by the Tahsildar in connection with
a)  Record of Rights under Maharashtra Land Revenue Code, 1966
b)  Tenancy cases under the Bombay Tenancy & Agricultural Lands Act, 1948 etc.
c)  To hear the cases pertaining to restoration of Land to Scheduled Tribes under Maharashtra Restoration of Lands to Scheduled Tribes Act, 1974.

Competent Authority : SDO is competent authority under M.P.I.D. Act.
Magisterial Work :
Enquiry into Police Firing cases, Police custody deaths as a Sub-Divisional Magistrate of the District and to submit report to the Government and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

Excavation Permissions : Under M.L.R code, 1966 upto 1000 Brass.

Issue of Caste Certificate :SC, ST, OBC, DT, NT and Non Creamy Layer Certificates (Borivali Taluka).

Solvency Certificates : up to Rs.5 Lakhs.

Detection of unauthorised Non- Agriculture (NA) use or Change of use Cases and passing orders levying NAA and fine u/s 45 of Maharashtra Land Revenue Code, 1966.

Sale Permission u/s 43 of Bombay Tenancy & Agricultural Lands Act, 1948.

Conduct of Elections : as a Returning Officer (RO) of 177 - Vandre West Assembly Constituency.

Electoral Registration Officer of 177 - Vandre West Assembly Constituency Registration of Voters, Revision of Electoral Rolls etc.

Other Functions : Under various Act and as per the orders of the Government.

Administrative setup At SDO Office:

              Sub Divisional Officer (Western Suburban) 
   |                                                                                |
Tahsildar (Andheri)                                                           Tahsildar (Borivali)
   |                                                                                |
Circle Officer,                                                           Circle Officer,
Extra Awal Karkun,                                                          Extra Awal Karkun, 
Treasury Awal Karkun                                                           Treasury Awal Karkun 
   |                                                                                |
Talathis & Bill Collectors                                                          Talathis & Bill Collectors

Office Address:

Office of the Sub-Divisional Officer,
9th Floor, Administrative Building,
Bandra (E), Mumbai.
Phone No. : 26556799   Extn  723

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