The Department is headed by Chief Minister assisted by Parliamentary Secretary and Secretary as AHOD. The Department looks after the Revenue Administration and Land Records and Survey. The detailed powers and duties of each employee is explained under the Powers and Duties Section. The Organization Chart is given below:
Directorate level activities.
(a) Land Revenue Administration.
The Commissioner, Nagaland functions as the ex-Officio Director of Land Revenue and he is assisted by the Deputy Commissioner at Headquarter level and ADC/SDO at Sub-Divisional level and two Revenue Officers in Kohima and Dimapur. The Revenue Administration primarily deals with land Settlement and Collection of Land Revenue.
b) Directorate of Land Records and Survey and its Branches.
The Director functions as the Head of Land Records and Survey Department. The Additional Director, a Joint Director, two Deputy Directors and two Assistant Directors assist in carrying out the Departmental Works, Activities and Assignments.
The primary duty of the Directorate is to construct up-date and maintain the Land Records and carry out all Survey works.
c) District level.
The Land Records and Survey Officers head the District Land Records and Survey Offices in all the eight Districts. They carry out Departmental works and also assist the District Administration in all Technical matters relating to Settlement and Land Revenue.
d) Survey Training Institute.
The Survey Training Institute is an important unit of the Directorate of Land Records and Survey. A Training Officer in the rank of Land Records and Survey Officer heads the Institute.
The Institute imparts Comprehensive Training to all in-Service Technical Officers and Staff of the Department and conduct Training on fundamental of Surveying, the importance of Land Records, Settlement, Land Revenue and Map Reading to the I.A.S. and N.C.S. Probationers of the State.