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The present Survey & Land Records Department was formed by integrating the Staff allotted from formerly Madras State, Cochin State and Travancore State, under a Director of Survey & Land Records from 1.11.1956. On 31.1.1977, the post of Director of Survey & Land Records was converted in to IAS Cadre and then Director was posted as Additional Director. The department consists of three wings namely the field wing consisting of surveyors and head surveyors mainly, the office wing consisting of draftsman and head drafts man and an administrative wing. The manpower ratio in the two wings is 2:1. The administrative staff is deployed from the revenue department and headed by a Deputy Collector, designated as Assistant Secretary. The Director is assisted by the Additional Director and Dy.Directors at the head quarters and two regional Joint Directors and 12 field wing deputy Directors at the Directorate. The resurvey operations are carried out by the Asst.Directors of every district. The Superintendents of Survey & Land Records at the District Establishment looks after land records maintenance (LPM) and the SSLRs at other offices looks after resurvey.
The strength of the technical staff
Sl No. Post Perm Temp Total
1 Addl.Director 1 0 1
2 Regional Joint Director 0 2 2
3 Deputy Directors (HQ) 0 3 3
4 Deputy Directors (District) 0 12 12
5 Asst Directors (Mapping) 4 0 4
6 Asst. Directors (District) 15 0 15
7 SSLR 14 51 65
8 Tech.Asst 0 19 19
9 Head Surveyor 12 193 205
10 Head Drafts man 6 96 102
11 First Grade Surveyor 171 667 838
12 First Grade Draftsman 55 337 393
13 Second Grade Surveyor 161 667 838
14 Second Grade Draftsman 55 337 392
Total 559 2329 2888
The names of Director of Survey & Land Records and their period of incumbency are given below:
1. Sri. P. Govindha Menon 01-11-1956 to 13-02-1958
2. Sri. A. Girijavallabha Menon 14 -02-1958 to 30-01-1973
3. Sri P. Balakrishnan Nair 31-01-1973 to 30-01-1977
4. Sri. K. Balakrishnakurup IAS 31-01-1977 to 31-05-1980
5. Sri. P.Sreedhara Menon IAS 05-06-1980 to 31-03-1981
6. Sri. K. Krishnankutty (I/C) 01-04-1981 to 02-07-1981
7. Sri.V.K. Balakrishna Menon IAS 03-07-1981 to 01-06-1982
8. Sri. K.Krishnankutty (I/C) 02-06-1982 to 09-12-1982
9. Sri. T.C. Balakrishnan Nair IAS 10-12-1982 to 14-07-1983
10. Sri. K. Krishnan kutty (I/C) 15-07-1983 to 29-05-1984
11. Sri. T.C. Balakrishnan Nair IAS 30-05-1984 to 24-09-1984
12. Sri. K.Krishnankutty (I/C) 25-09-1984 to 03-02-1985
13. Sri. K. Krishnankutty 04-02-1985 to 30-06-1985
14. Sri,T. Raveendran Thampy IAS 05-07-1985 to 06-01-1986
15. Sri. T. Raveendran Thampy IAS (Addl.Charge) 07-01-1986 to 13-06-1986
16. Sri. V.K. Padmanabhan Nambiar (I/C) 14-06-1986 to 22-02-1987
17. Sri. T. Raveendran Thampy IAS 23-02-1987 to 16-07-1987
18. Sri V.K Padmanabhan Nambiar (I/C) 16-07-1987 to 10–08-1987
19. Sri. K.B.A.Hameed IAS 10-08-1987 to 24-02–1988
20. Sri. V.K. Padmanabhan Nambiar (I/C) 24-02-1988 to 20-07 1988
21. Sri. Mohamed Riazuddin IAS 20-07-1988 to 10-08-1988
22. Sri V.K.Pdmanabhan Nambiar (I/C) 10-08-1988 to 31-08-1988
23. Sri.D. Ravi IAS 31-08-1988 to 27-09-1989
24. Sri.V.K. Padmanabhan Nambiar (I/C) 28-09-1989 to 30-09-1989
25. Sri.V.K.Padmanabhan Nambiar 01-10-1989 to 31-10-1989
26. Sri. B.K. Jaiswar IAS 01-11-1989 to 13-09-1994
27. Sri. J. Sudhakaran IAS 14-09-1994 to 30-10-1996
28. Sri.V.S Senthil IAS (Addl. Charge) 01-11-1996 to 31-03-1997
29. Sri. K.M. Soman (I/C) 01-04–1997 to 31-05-1997
30. Sri. K. Chandrasekhara Babu. IAS 01-06-1997 to 05-10-1998.
31. Sri.P.M.Kuriakose IAS 01-12-1999 to 05-07-2000
32. Sri. V.K. Vasudevan IAS 06-07-2000 to 31-03-2001
33. Sri.K.M.Soman 01-04-2001 to 30-05-2001
34. Sri.S.Sreenivasan IAS 01-07-2001 to 15-09-2001
35. Sri.K.Sashidhara IAS 01-10-2001 to 24-07-2004
36. Sri.A. Velayudhan (I/C) 24-07-2004 to 31-08-2004
37. Sri.A.Velaudhan 01-09-2004 to 30-04-2005
38. Sri.K.S.Chandrasekharan (I/C) 01-05-2005 to11-06-2006
39. Sri.P.P Gopi IAS 12-06-2006 to11-05-2007
40. Sri Dr V.M Gopalamenon IAS 12-05-2007 to 18-05-2007
41. Sri Dr.S Raveendran IAS 19-05-2007 to 31-01-2009
42 Smt  S.Lalithambika IAS 04-02-2009 to 07-06-2009
43 Sri Dr S.Raveendran IAS 08-06-2009 to 04-06-2010
44 Sri P.G.Thomas IAS 24-06-2010 to 01-08-2010
45 Sri Dr S.Raveendran IAS 02-08-2010 to 15-02-2011
46 Sri.V.K. Balakrishnan IAS 16-02-2011 to 03-07-2011
47 Smt K.B.Valsalakumari IAS 04-07-2011 to 03-05-2011
48 Sri M.G Rajamanickam IAS 03-05-2012 to 13-12-2013
49 Sri Dr A.Kowsigan IAS 13-12-2013 to 24-03-2014
50 Mithra.T IAS 24.03.2014 to23.04.2015
51 Sri K. Jeevanbabu IAS 24.03.2015 to18.08.2015
52 Sri,Mir Mohammad Ali.I.A.S 10-08-2015 to 18-04-2016
53 Smt, E.R.Sobhana (Addl.Charge) 18-04-2016   to 27-04-2016
54 Sri, Mir Mohammad Ali.I.A.S 27-04-2016  to 21-05-2016
55 Sri, Karthikeyan,I.A.S (addl Charge) 21-05-2016 to 16-06-2016
56 Sri, Mir Mohammad Ali.I.A.S 16-06-2016  to 17-08-2016
57 Smt, E.R.Sobhana (Addl.Charge) 17-08-2016  to 22-08-2016
58 Sri, E.Devadas ,I.A.S 22-08-2016 to 13-12-2016
59 Sri. K.Gopalakrishnan.I.A.S 13-12-2016 to





At present  MIR MUHAMMED ALI  IAS is The Director of Survey and Land Records,