Revision of Record of Rights (popularly known as Khatian) – All
lands belonging to a person in a Mauza are recorded in a sheet/s of
paper along with the noting of revenue payable against the land, use
of land and other interests on the land like barga, easement, etc.,
- this is called the Record of Right or one-man one-Khatian of a
person in respect of a Mauza.) and Mauza Maps, Mutation of Names of
landowners on the Records of Right and Recording of Names of
Detection & Determination of Ceiling Surplus Land, Vesting (including
Vesting of ceiling surplus land held by the Tea Gardens, Mills and
Factories) and Distribution of Vested Agricultural Lands.
Assessment of the amount of money to be paid in Compensation of the Vested
Lands to the concerned parties.
Assessment & Collection of Land Revenue.
Collection of cess and royalty on Major minor Minerals.
Administrative Functions – DLR&S, WB is the administrative head of the Land
Records Directorate who exercises control and superintends the Officers
and Staff subordinate to him throughout the State. This power is to some
extent delegated to the DLLROs at the district level. One most important
Administrative function of DLR&S, WB is judicious in nature – he is the
appellate authority in some matters related to employees under his control.
Research & Training – One research institute styled as Analysis, Research
and Training Institute at Shalbani, Paschim Medinipur
was established by Land & Land Reforms Department, Government of West
Bengal in 1991. DLR&S and Jt. LRC, West Bengal is also the Director of
the Institute and it runs under his superintendence and control. Another Land Management
Training Institute (LMTC) at Berhampur, Murshidabad also runs the training
programs. New recruits in the WBSLRS Grade-I, WBCS (Ex), IAS/IPS, members of the Judicial
Service, etc. are given both practical and theoretical training on land
records and surveys.
Survey, Preparation of Cadastral maps and records and updation of maps and records.
Settlement of Agri land to the landless people or land poor people.