Role, functions duties and responsibilities of a Village Administrative Officer in Village Revenue Administration

Posted by: D Kessal on 4/25/2014 Categories:|
Village Administrative Officer or VAO is the basic v level administrative functionary. He is assisted by one village assistant.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of a Village Administrative Officer are 

Revenue Records : Preparation and maintenance of records related to village revenue and land records

Tax collection : Land revenue, tree tax and others
Recovery of dues to the government

Reporting Functions : Reporting higher authorities about important happenings in the village such as unnatural death, caste feud, objectionable encroachments etc. 

Certificate Issue to farmers.

Enquiry and Petitions : To furnish inspection and enquiry reports on petitions 

During Natural Calamities : Immediate reporting to higher authorities about natural calamities and assisting in relief operations and rehabilitation measures.

Data Collection : Gathering Field Level data about Below Poverty Line ( BPL), Civil supply and Consumer Affairs

Abolishing Bonded Labour : Being vigil over incident like bonded labour

Election Duties : Arrangement of polling booths during elections
Issue of Solvency Certificate for bail purposes. 

(Basics of VAO Study Materials Series - 1)


  1. tnx a lot sir.please try to update tamil.tnx a lot sir.

  2. vao pathina 25 question ku study material kedaikungala

  3. it is very usefull to all so pls update in tamil sir, pls send to my email poonai55@gmail.com.thanks sir

  4. Please give group 4 details

  5. Very use full vao question paper

  6. what is 25 VAO Questions? do have any study material?

  7. i also asking that have to study material in tamil for regarding VAO related 25 questions ? If u have pls send to My Email id : "muthu.marimuthu78@gmail.com, Thank You.


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