Tehsils and Tehsildars

A Tehsil is an administrative division of some states across india.

Generally, a tehsil consists of a city or town that serves as its headquarters, possibly additional towns, and a number of villages. As an entity of local government, it exercises certain fiscal and administrative power over the villages and municipalities within its jurisdiction. It is the ultimate executive agency for land records and related administrative matters.

 

Its chief official is called the Tehsildar.

This government official is a revenue adminstrative officer, in charge of obtaining taxation from the tehsil.

 

The deputy of the Tehsildar is known as the Naib Tehsildar