OTHER DEPARTMENTS :
The organizational setup and their main functions of
some important departments like Public Works Department, agriculture, animal husbandry,
industry, forest, co-operative, education, horticulture and information departments
follows as under
Public Works Departments:
PWD do the maintenance and repair work of government
buildings, roads, bridges and construction of pulias etc. . Engineer in chief is the
head of the department and its head quarter is at Lucknow.
Superintendent Engineer Agra-Firozabad circle office
is at Agra. He is responsible for all the seven executive engineers offices those come
under this circle. These are ...
1. Construction Division, TTZ-I, Agra
2. Construction Division-II, Agra
3. Provisional Division, Agra
4. Electrical & Mechnical Division, Agra
5. Temporary Mechnical Division, Agra
6. National Highway Division-I, Agra
7. National Highway Division-II, Agra
Every executive engineer is responsible to do the
work properly. For his help, there are assistant engineers blockwise and junior engineer
For monitoring the agriculture activities in
district Agra, comes under joint director, agriculture extension, Agra division, his head
quarter is also at Agra. At district level deputy director agriculture is responsible for
all the agricultural development works. For his assistance there is a district agriculture
officer, one additional agriculture officer, sub divisional agricultue extension officers,
assistant development officer (agriculture), assistant agriculture inspector and several
kamdars are there.
The work of the plant protection is monitored by
district plant protection officer. For the help there is a senior plant protection officer
and plant protection supervisior at nyay panchayat level.
Animal Husbandry :
Deputy Director, Animal Husbandry covers Agra
Division. His main work to organise and implementation of various progammes related to
At district level there is Chief Veterinary Officer
and many Veterinary doctors are posted. Their main work is to improving the breed
of animals and production. For animals there are many veterinary hospital, two mobile
veterinary office and some artificial invacination center. Apart from this are
dispencieries and Pashu Seva kendra. They organise several programmes to prevent the
animal by various disease. There are several simeon collection centre at Agra.
District Agra is headquarter of industry department
for Agra Division. There is additional director industry, Agra At district level there is
general manager, district industries center. His main work is to provide the various
facilities to the industrialist such as machine, industrial plots, technical guidelines
and financial assistance at one place. For proper working there is a one marketing
manager, manager (loan), project manager, manager (khadi and gramodyog) and account
officer is there.
The headquarter of Social Forestry, Agra division is
at Agra, which is under Divisional Director social forestry. At district level there
is a district forest officer. The main work of the forest department is to make a proper
balance in environment, to prevent land sliding, to make the better climate by plantation
and protection to forest animals. To increase the forest area, to avoid the cutting of
trees in the forest area.
This department monitor the working of cooperatives
societies, their organization and registration. Also monitor and control the work of
employees. The inspection of other cooperative department is also under control of this
The Deputy Registrar, cooperative societies is also
in Agra, is the regional chief of this department. At district level the Assistant
Registrar (cooperative societies) is head of the department which control all the
cooperative societies in his district.
There is a joint director education who
supervise the district inspector of schools (boys), district inspector of schools (girls),
assistant director, basic education and Deputy Director of Education in Agra.
At district level, there is district inspector of
schools for boys and girls, who looks after financial and administrative control of
all high school and inter college in the district. There are deputy inspector of schools
for helping him.
All the primary and junior high schools are under
control of Basic Shiksha adhikari, Agra. There are fifteen assistant basic shiksha
adhikari for assisting him.
Earlier this department was attached with
agriculture department. To maintain old garden and to prepare new garden was the
main aim. From 4th January,1974 this department was separated from agriculture. The main
function of this department is to select the site for the new gardens, to make
arrangements for seeds and ornamental plants, technical guidance for improving the old
gardens. To provide the plants of vegetables on low cost, to promote plantation, to
provide seeds of potato to the farmers in time, increase the production of fruits.
District horticulture officer is the head in his
office. Senior horticulture inspector , horticulture inspector are also there for
assisting him. There are two government and many private nursery.
Information department is an interface between
public and government. The main aim of this department is to make publicity as much as
possible of government activities and policies. For this purpose they use several
books, press advertisement, an article, news reel, documentary films and
At district level, there is a district
information officer who is linked to public through media. He is also responsible to all
press release of district administration.
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS IN AGRA
Income Tax :
The office of the income tax commissioner is in Agra
for income tax fixation and collection of income tax and property tax . There
are deputy commissioner (range), deputy commissioner (tax fixation), deputy
commissioner (administration), assistant income tax commissioner (statistics),
assistant income tax commissioner (vigilance), assistant income tax commissioner
(prosecution) and one assistant income tax commissioner (audit) available for
assisting income tax commissioner.
There is one income tax commissioner (appeal) at
Agra for hearing the appeals against income tax fixation which is responsible
hearing the case for the amount more than one lakhs of all the district under his
control. For the income less that one lakh, deputy commissioner (appeal) is responsible to
hear the case.
Custom & Central Excise
There is one division for custom and central excise
of Agra. A deputy commissioner, is looking this office. This division covers severals
ranges from agra and firozabad district. There are various range offices , each
monitored by the suprintendent, each range in further divided into sectors, inspector is
responsible for each sector.
This department collects the excise duty for the
government of India on various items. These items are all kinds of tobacco, vegetable oil,
eatable items, cigarettes, Items prepared from organic & inorganic things, paints,
cosmetics, soap, tire and tube, rubber & items made by rubber, paper, cotton, threads,
clothes, iron and steel , sugar, match box etc. are the main items.
National Savings :
Deputy Director (National Savings) office also
located at Agra. At district level there are assistant director national savings,
additional district savings officer, investigator cum computer, one publicity assistant
and several others employees who assist him.
This department collects the money for various
government savings schemes like National Savings Certificate (NSC), Kissan Vikas Patra
(KVP), Post office RD Scheme/Monthly Scheme/Saving Bank, Public Provident Fund,
Indra Vikas Patra. After publicity of above schemes several times they create feeling for
saving in general public. Implementation and sales of these schemes done by the Post
Offices with co-ordination of District Saving Office.
Post & Telegraph :
The headquarter of Superintendent (Post) is at Agra,
his work area is in full Agra. There are deputy supdt. post, and postmasters for assisting
him. There are 351 post offices in Agra district. Speed post facility is also available
The head of telegraph General Manager (Telephones)
also at Agra.
National Informatics Center
The district center of NIC under ministry of
information technology , located at Collectorate Agra. District Informatics Officer and
scientists are there. The main aim of this office is to provide the Computer Communication
Network (NICNET) to various offices, to provide technical guidance & training time to