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Thursday, April 17

TNPSC VAO Basics Part 1.0 - Role, Functions Duties and Responsibilities of a Village Administrative Officer in VILLAGE and REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

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The Village Administrative Officer is the basic village level functionary. He is assisted by one Village Assistant.

His main functions are:

  • Preparation and Maintenance of Village Revenue and Land Records 
  • Collection of Land Tax, Tree Tax, etc.
  • Recovery of dues to the Government
  • Keeping vigil and reporting to the higher authorities regarding important happenings in the village such as unnatural death, caste feud, objectionable encroachments, etc.
  • Issue of certain certificates to the farmers
  • Furnishing inspection reports and enquiry reports on petitions.
  • Assistance to higher authorities in carrying out inspections, searches, raids etc.
  • Keeping vigil and immediate reporting to higher authorities during natural calamities and assisting in relief operations/rehabilitation measures.
  • Gathering of vital field level data useful for various departments such as Below Poverty Line (BPL) survey for Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department
  • Keeping vigil over incidents of bonded labour
  • Arrangement of polling booths during election and for periodical electoral registration.
  • Issue of Solvency Certificate for Bail purposes.

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  1. sir is it adequate. or else we need extra points for vao functions.

  2. if extra points we need means. which book we need to refer. please reply sir.

  3. Thank you for the points.. But still need much more for exam oriented ..


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