Right to Information and Obligations of Public Authorities Under Section 4(1)(b),

Chapter-II of the Right to Information Act, 2005.


Introductory notes :- 

                           Champhai District came into exsistence on 12th December, 1997. The District, located in the North East corner of Mizoram is border with Manipur in the North and Myanmar in the East and South. The District is divided into three Sub-Divisions i.e Champhai, Ngopa and Khawzawl and consists of four blocks namely Champhai, Khawzawl, Ngopa and Khawbung. Champhai Town is the administrative Headquarters of the District.   

                           The Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Champhai District, Champhai was established on 22nd April 1998 and had Pu C.Hmingthanzuala, MCS as its first Deputy   Commissioner.           

(i)                            The particulars of its organisation, functions and duties :-


The broad set up of the DCís establishment is as follows :

                  Deputy Commissioner is the head of the establishment. The sub-ordinate Officers and Staff working under his control in order of seniority are :-

                           Deputy Commissioner                     -           1 Post

                           Addl.Deputy Commissioner             -           1 Post

                           Sud-Divisional Officer(Sadar)          -           1 Post

                           Sud-Divisional Officer(Civil)             -           2 Posts

                           Sub-Deputy Commissioner/SDC      -           3 Posts

                           Superintendent                             -           1 Post

                           Assistant                                       -           3 Posts

                           Stenographer-II (PA-DC)                 -           1 Post

                           Stenographer-III(PA-Addl.DC)          -           1 Post

                           Upper Division Clerk(UDC)              -           8 Posts

                           Lower Division Clerk (LDC)              -           9 Posts

                           Circle Assistant-I(CA-I)                     -           3 Posts

                           Circle Assistant-II(CA-II)                   -           5 Posts

                           Driver                                               -           7 Posts

                           Group D                                            -           33 Posts

                           Total                                                 -           77 Posts


(ii)                         Functions and Duties (In brief) :

                            1)    ADMINISTRATIVE  FUNCTIONS:

i)        The Office of the Deputy Commissioner acts as the Administrative Headquarters  of the District.

ii)      The Deputy Commissioner is the head of the District Administration.

iii)       This Office ensures constant co-ordination with all Government Departments for smooth functioning of administrative machinery in the District.

iv)       It is the incharge of revenue administration in the District.


Population (2011 Census)


* The details of "East Lungdar and Biate", Champhai District which fall under Serchhip PCO also included.


Range of Temp in Summer

15-35 C

Range of Temp in Winter

10-25 C

Principal Languages

Mizo and English

Literacy rate


Vehicle Registration Code


Time zone

IST (UTC+5:30)

Area in 000' sq. km

21,087 sq. kms


NewRTI of DC Office




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