Kodagu Zilla Panchayath

Government of Karnataka

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The Government appoints the Chief Executive Officer to carry out administration of Zilla Panchayat and also appoints Chief Accounts Officer, Chief Planning Officer and one or more Deputy Secretaries who work directly under the Chief Executive Officer and assist him, at Taluk Level Executive officers help CEO in implementing Taluk Level Programmes.
The Kodagu district ZP organization structure is as follows:

Organization Chart

Functions of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

The Chief Executive Officer shall perform the following functions :

  1. exercise all the power specially, imposed or conferred upon him by or under the Act or under any other law for the time being in force
  2. control the officers and official of, or holding office under, the Zilla Panchayat subject to the general superintendence and control of the Adhyaksha and such rules as may be prescribed
  3. supervise and control the execution of all works of the Zilla Panchayath
  4. take necessary measures for the speedy execution of all works and developmental schemes of the Zilla Panchayath
  5. have custody of all papers and documents connected with the proceedings of the meetings of the Zilla Panchayath and its committees
  6. draw and disburse monies out of the Zilla Panchayath Fund and
  7. Exercise such other powers and discharge such other functions as may be prescribed
  8. The Chief Executive Officer shall attend meeting of the Zilla Panchayat and shall have right to attend the meeting of any committee thereof and to take part in the discussion but shall not have right to move any resolution or to vote.

Chief Accounts Officer (CAO)

The Chief Accounts Officer shall advice the Zilla Panchayat in matters of financial policy and shall be responsible for all matters relating to the accounts of the Zilla Panchayat including the preparation of the annual accounts and budget. The Chief Accounts Officer shall ensure that no expenditure is incurred except under proper sanction and in accordance with this Act and rules and regulations made there under and shall disallow any expenditure not warranted by the Act or the rules or regulations for which no provision is made in the budget.

Functions of the Chief Planning Officer (CPO) :