SDM Full Form – Sub Divisional Magistrate

SDM Full Form

SDM Full Form – Sub Divisional Magistrate

The word “S.D.M.” is Stands for “Sub-Divisional Magistrate” .

It is a title which is sometimes given to the head official of a “district subdivision”,

“S.D.M.” is generally an officer of State Public Service Commission ranking. Each district is divided into tehsil.

It is an administrative officer that is sometimes below the level of district, depending on a country’s government structure.

It is empowered by “tax inspector”, “Collector”, “magistrate”. .

In India, a sub divisional magistrate has several executive and magisterial roles to play under Criminal Procedure Code 1973.

All subdivisions “tehsils” are under the charge of SDM or “Sub Divisional Magistrate”.

The Revenue functions involve maintenance of land records, conduct of revenue cases, and carrying out of demarcation and mutations, and settlement operations and functioning as custodian of public land.

The subordinate revenue staff consisting of “Girdavars”, “Kanungos” or “Revenue Inspectors” and “Patwaries” are supervised by Tehsildars who are involved in field level revenue activities and mutations.

The “Sub Divisional Magistrates” or “S.D.M.” are designated as Assistant Collectors and Revenue Assistants and are primarily responsible for day to day revenue work.

They are also empowered to issue various kinds of statutory certificates including SC/ST & OBC, Domicile, Nationality etc.

SDM Full Form – Sub Divisional Magistrate

The Registration of Property documents, sale deeds, power of attorneys, share certificates and all other documents which need to be compulsorily registered as per law is made at Sub Registrar’s Office which are 9 in the numbers.

The “Deputy Commissioners” or “D.C.” are Registrars for their respective districts and exercise supervisory control over the Sub Registrars.

Magisterial functions :-

The “Sub Divisional Magistrates” or “S D.M.” are exercise powers of Executive Magistrates.

In this role they are responsible for operating preventive Sections of Code of Criminal Procedure.

The Officers of this Department are also expected to act as eyes and ears of the Government and conduct enquiries into all major accidents including major fires incidents, riots and natural calamities etc.

“S D.M.” also carry out enquiries in cases of unnatural deaths of women within seven years of marriage and issue directions to the Police for registration of case, if required.

Sub Divisional Magistrates are empowered to conduct enquiries into custodial deaths including deaths in Police Lock Up, Jails, Women Homes etc.

The Disaster Management Edit

The Disaster Management responsible for coordinating and implementing disaster management plan for natural and chemical disasters and awareness generation programme on disaster preparedness is being carried out with the assistance of United Nations Development or UN development.

SDM Full Form – Sub Divisional Magistrate

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