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 are posted.
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 animal husbandry.
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.
Industry : Top
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 department.
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.
Horticulture : Top
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 exhibitions.
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 Top
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 : Top
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 here.
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 time.