Commissionerate of Land Revenue - CLR
The Commissionerate of Land Revenue(CLR) working under the Revenue Department in Government is headed by the Land Revenue Commissioner who is assisted by Additional Commissioner /Joint Commissioner/Deputy Commissioner and Assistant Commissioners. The Commissioner is in overall charge of Revenue administration in 14 Districts, 21 revenue Divisions, 75 Taluks and 1664 Villages. The districts are headed by District Collectors assisted by Deputy Collectors among others. Each Revenue Division is headed by a Revenue Divisional Officer and assisted by a Senior Superintendent among others. Each Taluk is headed by a Tahsildar who is assisted by Additional Tahsildar, Deputy Tahsildars among others. Each Village is headed by a Village officer who is assisted by Special village Officer and Village Assistants.
The Land Revenue Commissioner is also the State Land Board and assisted by Secretary Land Board for disposal of land ceiling cases under Kerala Land Reforms Act. Every District has Taluk Land Boards headed by                     Revenue Divisional Officers /Deputy Collectors.

Land Revenue Commissioner and Subordinate officers in the State  are responsible for the various functions which include :-

Collection of Basic Tax, Plantation Tax, Building Tax etc and effecting Revenue Recovery.
Maintenance and updation of Land records and act as custodian of Government land.
Conduct of Elections including revision of electoral rolls and issuance of photo identity cards for the purpose of voting and general census operations.
Assignment of Government lands to various categories of institutions/organisations/individuals and acquisition of land for public purposes
Issuance of various certificates for general public purpose eg: Caste Certificate, Community Certificate, Possession Certificate etc.
Transfer of Government lands between Departments
Conservation of Government lands and trees
Implementation of calamity relief operations and disbursement of funds to eligible persons including Chief Minister’s Distress Relief fund (CMDRF) to the needy.
Implementation of various pension schemes e.g. Freedom fighter’s pension and implementation of various housing schemes eg: R.H.S, M.I.G.H., L.I.G.H etc.
Management and control of natural resources,regulation of sand mining, granite mining etc and issuance of Arms License, Explosive license etc.
Issuance of Arms License, Explosive license etc
Implementation of MPLADS and various other development schemes
Redressal of public grievances
Implementation of various pension schemes e.g. Freedom fighter’s pension
Implementation of various housing schemes eg: R.H.S, M.I.G.H., L.I.G.H etc.
Management and control of natural resources,regulation of sand mining, granite mining etc
District and Taluk level Executive Magisterial Functions.



CLR Newsflash

Provisional seniority list of UDC/SVO for the period from 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2015 new

Tahsildar/SS Final Seniority from 01.01.2014 to 31.12.2015

DT/JS Final Seniority from 01.01.2014 to 31.12.2015

Tahsildar/SS - Probation Orders issued Dated 25.05.2017

Promotion - Transfer and Posting of Tahsildar/SS Orders issued Dated 25.05.2017

Higher survey training from 01.06.2017 to 29.07.2017

Promotion/Re-allotment of fair copy superintendent


Chain survey training  from 01.06.2017 to 30.06.2017

State wise Final Seniority List of Confidential Assistants  From 26/03/2006 to 31/12/2014


Final seniority list of UDT/Selection Grade Typists and Fair Copy Superintendant for the period from 01/01/2014 to 31/03/2016


SS/Tahasildar promotion from 01.01.2014 to 31.12.2015 Regularization as per Section 28 b(ii)


Holding all Party Meetings - Guidelines

Raising limit of District Collectors for cmdrf allotment

State wise provisional Seniority list of Clerk/VA for the period from 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2015

Final Seniority List of LD Typist from 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2015

Chain Survey - Relinquishment order

Award of higher grade to Tahsildar/SS

CMDRF - Special TSB Account for Tahsildars

Probation- Tahsildar/SS order dated 26.04.2017

Chain survey training in TVM and TSR from 02.05.2017 to 30.05.2017

Appointment of Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Authority- GO(Ms)- No.321/2016/Home

Validity Period of Nativity/Domicile Certificates orders issued

Removal of Paravans of Malabar area from SEBC  list orders issued

Protection of Paddy Land /Wet Land/ Escheats -Circular dated 30.09.2016

Moratorium on loans taken from co-operative banks till 31.03.2017

Circular on Land not included in Data Bank

Previous Promotion/Transfer/Misc Orders/Circulars -Establishment

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