Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) announces Village Revenue Officer (VRO) 2020 job position. The Village Revenue Officer is assigned in the Revenue Department of Telangana with the job of maintenance of Village records, collection of taxes, land revenue, issuing needful certificates, protect of Government properties, etc. TSPSC recruitment can considered as the most prestigious Government job that an aspirant can earn. Most of the people start their preparation to crack the TSPSC VRO Exam 2020. In this article let’s discuss on TSPSC VRO Job Profile 2020 – Duties, Responsibilities, Promotion.
TSPSC VRO Job Profile 2020 – Duties, Responsibilities, Promotion
The Village Revenue Officer (VRO) will be the authority for the maintenance of village records, collection of taxes, land revenue, preliminary reports on the issue of certificates, protection of Government properties, monuments and assisting the police by reporting the offenses.
Duties and Responsibilities of Village Revenue Officer 2020
The duties assigned to the VRO can be General Administrative/ Revenue Duties, Police Functions, Community Welfare Developments, and others too. The detailed description of each job if given below.
I. General Administrative / Revenue Duties:
- Maintenance of Village revenue record sand all Village revenue Accounts promptly and accurately.
- Collection of Land Revenue, Cessee, Taxes and other sums pertaining to the Revenue Department.
- Azmoish of crops (100%) inclusive of inspection of survey stones.
- Issue of Certificates: The Village Revenue Officers shall issue the following certificates in their respective Villages duly following the procedure:
- Nativity certificate and Solvency certificate.
- Residence Certificate
- Pahani / Adangal extracts
- Provide intimation regarding fire accidents, floods cyclone and other accidents and calamities to the higher officials whenever and wherever they occur and provide assistance to the Revenue Officials in assessing loss sustained because of natural calamities and in providing relief.
- Preparation of pay bills of Village Servants.
- Maintenance of Village Chavadies.
- Protection of Government lands Government tanks, trees and other Government properties and take effective steps to safeguard the interest of Government.
- Inform promptly to the higher officials in respect of treasure trove and unclaimed property and escheat.
- Intimate the Mandal Revenue Officer/Tahsildar of any intended demolition of ancient buildings and any inscriptions on any such ancient monuments which would have archaeological, cultural heritage importance.
- Preserve and safeguard Government lands and properties form encroachments, damage or misuse include the lands available to the public, such as roads, streets and open spaces in and near their villages.
- Report encroachments or misuse of Government lands and damage to Government property promptly to the Mandal Revenue Officer/Tahsildar and take effective follow-up action.
- Provide assistance to the concerned authorities while issuing the proceedings under the provisions of the Revenue Recovery Act by obtaining property details.
- Assist the authorities in serving legal notices and summons.
- Cause beat of tom-tom and adopt other methods for informing people about events.
- Assist in loan recoveries.
- Keep Government attached property in safe custody.
- Assist in the preparation, updating of electoral rolls and perform other election duties as the government may direct.
- Attend the meetings convened by Gram Panchayat in their jurisdiction and on request to furnish information relating to sanction of pensions, number of ration cards in circulation, house site pattas distributed and on other matters relating to Revenue Administration.
- A Village Revenue Officer when called upon to do so, produce the account, registers and other records, maintained by him or which are in his custody for inspection of any revenue official or any other officer authorized by the Collector, RDO or Tahsildar. Except when called upon to produce his accounts and other records as mentioned above, the Village Revenue Officer shall keep the accounts, registers and records in his personal custody.
- In the situation of transfer/suspension/removal/dismissal/retirement or proceeding on leave other than casual leave, he shall hand over all the accounts, registers, records and the like to the person duly appointed by the competent authority or authorized to take charge by the Tahsildar.
II. Police functions:
- Give prompt information to the Police Department regarding murders, suicides, unnatural deaths and other important developments which may threaten peace in the village.
- Inform the police of strangers of suspicious appearance who have entered and taken refuge in the village.
- Prevent the commission of any offence or public nuisance.
- Take measures to bring the offenders to justice.
- Search for stolen property and bring to the Police Station.
- Preserve in-tact the scene of the offence.
- Take charge of unclaimed property and send to the Policy Station.
III. Community Welfare and Development:
- Assist the concerned government department in the implementation of important Government programmes such as Indiramma Prabha, Indira Kranthi Pathakam, National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme, etc.
- Furnish data on income levels of persons in the village prepared on the basis of government guidelines issued in that regard from time to time.
- Do necessary documentation and assist in the implementation of the Weaker Section Housing Programme.
- Report on the atrocities against women and children to the authorities concerned and take action within 24 hours.
- Report cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes & Schedule Tribes to the authorities concerned & provide assistance to them.
- Strive for the eradication of untouchability of providing access to Schedule Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Temples, and removal of discrimination in all forms against the scheduled caste population.
- Report any outbreak of communicable disease especially Malaria, Japanese Encephalitis and Gastroenteritis to the nearest Primary Health Centre immediately.
- Attend meetings of Village Tribal Development agencies and assist them in preparation of micro plans and in implementing them.
- Assist the Education department in conducting the literacy classes.
- Assist the department of Agriculture in implementing its programmes and disseminating extension information.
- Assist in the maintenance of agriculture statistics and giving information to the concerned officials about any black market sales of seeds, fertilizers and pesticides.
- Assist in the maintenance of household data of weavers both within and outside Co-operation fold and their economic status.
- Issue Dependency Certificate for handloom weavers if any desired.
- Function as Marriage Officer for the cluster of the village under the Act for the compulsory registration of marriages in the State (Act No. 15 of 2002).
Promotion of Village Revenue Officer
On the basis on performance and potential in working are the major factors which VRO Promotion in TSPSC. Following are the levels of promotion of a Village Revenue Officer in TSPSC;
- Junior assistant
- Senior assistant
- Revenue inspector
- Deputy MRO
- MRO (Mandal revenue officer)
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