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

The Kerala Conservation of Paddy land & Wetland (Amendment) Ordinance 2017


Tahsildar/SS Promotion Order Erratum dated 04.01.2018


Tahsildar/SS Promotion Order dated 22.12.2017


Revenue Dept.- Chain survey training- Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur centres- deployment of officials -reg


Tahsildar/SS Promotion Order dated 04.12.2017


Senior Clerk/SVO Transfer and Promotion Order dated 19.12.2017


HC/RI Reallotment Order dated 15.12.2017


HC / RI Promotion Order dated 12.12.2017


Tahsildar/SS Promotion Order dated 04.12.2017


Promotion/ Re-allotment in the cadre of DT/ JS dated 01-12-2017


Higher Survey December 2017 - Relinquishment Order


Chain Survey Training - Relinquishment 28.11.2017


Higher Survey Training from 05.12.2017 to 31.01.2018


Guidelines for relieving employees to other departments for employment


Statewise Final Seniority list of Clerk/VA for the period from 01-01-2014 to 31-12-2015


Chain Survey Training from 01.12.2017 to 30.12.2017


Tahsildar/SS Promotion Order dated 15.11.2017


U D Typist Promotion Order dated 14.11.2017


Senior Grade Typist Promotion Order dated 08.11.2017


Selection Grade Typist Promotion Order dated 07.11.2017


Higher Survey Training October 2017 - Extension of Period


KPL & WL Rules Amendment in  GO, GO (MS) 4592/2017/RD Dtd 31.10.2017


Driver Ratio Promotion Dated 31.10.2017


Chain Survey Training - Relinquishment 31.10.2017


Promotion / Re-allotment  Order in the cadre of Senior Clerk/SVO  dated 26.10.2017


Chain Survey Training from 01.11.2017 to 30.11.2017


Promotion in the cadre of Tahasildar  - Erratum


Creation of 2 additional LA units in Kollam and Kottayam


Promotion/Re-allotment in the cadre of RI/HC dated 19.10.2017


Promotion/Re-allotment in the cadre of DT/JS dated 19.10.2017


Probation -Tahsildar/SS  Order   dated 16.10.2017


Promotion / Re-allotment in the cadre of Tahsildar order dated 05.10.2017


Higher Survey Relinquishment order dated 03.10.2017


Chain Survey Relinquishment order dated 27.09.2017


Higher Survey  from 05.10.2017 to 30.11.2017


Chain Survey Training from 03.10.2017 to 31.10.2017


Tahsildar/SS - Higher Grade Order  dated 16.09.2017


Tahsildar/SS - Declaration of Probation dated 15.09.2017


Redeployment of Employees from abolished LA KRP Offices - Orders issued dated 31.08.2017


Promotion/Transfer of Tahasildars dated 30.08.2017


Higher grade in the cadre of Deputy Tahasildar


LRM Grievance redressal - Re-defining Duties and Responsibilities


Declaration of probation inthe cadre of Tahasildar


Sri Lankan Migrants - Issue of Certificate -  G.O(Ms).55/2017/SCSTDD


Confidential Assistant - Ratio Promotion order dated: 22.08.2017


Fair Copy Superintendent - Promotion Order dated 08.08.2017


Extension of validity period for caste Certificate G.O(MS)264/2017/RD dated04.08.2017


Writing off loans availed by government employees after their death G,O(p) no:91/17/Fin dated 17.07.2017


DPC (Lower) Select List for the year 2017

Redeployment of Staffs in LA Units Dated 30.06.2017

Circular on Collection of Land Tax Dated 24.06.2017

Assessment of Flats for Building Tax - Hon. Supreme Court Judgement

VO - Handing over Charge - Circular

Previous Promotion/Transfer/Misc Orders/Circulars -Establishment

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