SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Which one of the following is NOT the duty of District Magistrate?

    A)  Maintenance of law and order

    B)  Collection of land revenue

    C)  Implementation of poverty alleviation programmes

    D)  Conduct of local bodies elections

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The District Collector is entrusted with a wide range of duties in the jurisdiction of the district. While the actual extant of the responsibilities varies in each State, they generally involve: AS COLLECTOR: Land assessment Land acquisition Collection of land revenue- Collection of income tax dues, excise duties, irrigation dues etc. Distribution of agricultural loans AS DISTRICT MAGISTRATE: Maintenance of law and order Supervision of the police and jails Supervision of subordinate Executive magistracy Hearing cases under the preventive section of the Criminal Procedure Code Supervision of jails and certification of execution of capital sentences AS CRISIS ADMINISTRATOR Disaster management during .natural calamities such as floods, famines or epidemics Crisis management during riots or external aggression AS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Ex-officio chairman of the District Rural Development Agency, which carries out various developmental activities Chairman of the District Bankers Coordination Committee Head of the District Industries Centre

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