Administrative HQ

The office of the Deputy Commissioner, West Khasi Hills District started functioning right from the date of its attaining the district-hood i.e, 28th-October-1976. At that time, the G.A.D. Quarters were used as its office building. However, at present the office is functioning in its own three-storied building.

With the main objective of bringing the district administration closer to the people, DC's establishment deals on subject matters relating to activities like Housing, Supply, Relief, Registration, Planning, Development, Election, Excise, Revenue, judicial matters including the activities of the DRDA and the DSC. Currently, the DC is being assisted, at different level of functions by two ADC's, four EAC's, DDS, DHO, RO, DIO, EE, and a number of Assistants both technical and ministerial.

Your best work is your expression of yourself. Now, you may not be the greatest at it, but when you do it, you're the only expert.

Arunkumar Kembhavi - Deputy Commissioner

Our Philosophy

To uphold and uplift the Constitution of India and bringing the Government closer to the citizens of the region and helping the progress of rural and urban communities socially, economically and peacefully.

Our Achievements

  • District & Sessions Judges - 2014
  • Disaster Relief Fund - 2012
  • Nongstoin Civil Hospital - 2010
  • Nongstoin Greater Water Supply - 2009

Our Team

  • P D Sangma MCS
    Addl District Magistrate
  • Kum.B. Ranee MCS
  • Shri.S. Warjri MCS


  1. Housing
    District Housing Officer
    Details H

    OUSING: The Housing branch is being run under the charge of the DHO who supervises all the housing programmes like RHS, EWS, LIGP, etc. Under the infrastructure development scheme, land measuring 1.10 Acres have been acquired for construction of departmental buildings and the construction works is in progress under EWS and LIGP, the target from 1988-89 upto 93-94 is 1,502 whereas the achievement is only 802. The shortfall in achievement is attributed to the financial constraints during the recent past.

  2. Supply
    Superintendent of Supply
    Details S

    UPPLY: The Supply branch is looked after by the DDS with the help of one Inspector and three SI’s. As the position stands today, the public distribution system has wholesalerships and fair-price-shops dealerships spread throughout the district for ensuring supply of essential commodities at subsidised rate to the rural population.

  3. Planning
    Research Officer
    Details P

    LANNING: With the objective for decentralisation of the planning process the District Planning organisation is currently being run by the District Planning Officer (of the IAS/ MCS cadre) with the help of RO and RA’s. The organisation is engaged in activities of formulation of annual plan and five year plan, review of plan schemes, evaluations and minitoring of developmental schemes, coordination and other allied matters. The organisation is also recently engaged in implementing the schemes of Science and Technology Cell of the Planning department for popularisation of science and technology in the district. Under the banner of “West Khasi Hills District Science Club”, which was formed in 1992 with the DC as the President and representatives of all educational institutions as members, various science popularisation schemes in the form of competitions, fairs , exposure trips for school children have been organized.

  4. Development
    Details D

    EVELOPMENT: Significant part of the District Administration is focused on developmental activities. The organisational set up in the development sector is headed by the DC and assisted by the ADC (Dev) in the District Head Quarter and by the BDO’s at the Six block Head Quarters at Nongstoin, Mairang, Mawkyrwat, Mawshynrut, Ranikor and Kynshi. Each BDO in turn is assisted by technical extension officers drawn from various departments such as Agriculture, Veterinary, Statistics, etc. Formulation of technical plans and estimates at Block level is looked after by subordinate Engineers and Sectional Assts.. Each Block is divided into fifteen Gram Sevak Circles under the charge of the Gram Sevak. Another important wing of the developmental set-up is the DRDA which is an autonomous agency with the Deputy Commissioner as its Chairman and the Project Director from the ADC level. The Project Director is assisted by the Executive Engineer and the Subordinate Engineer on one hand and by a number of Assistant Project Officers in-charge of DWCRA and Monitoring, etc. on the other

  5. Treasury
    District Treasury Officer
    Details T

    REASURY: There are two banking treasuries at Nongstoin & Mairang and one non-banking treasury at Mawkyrwat each headed by the Treasury Officer drawn from the MFS cadre. All government transactions, bills and cheques are being passed for payment by the Treasury Officer with the help of the Accountant and bill assistants. All the three treasuries have their own strong room for keeping stamps etc. and are also being used for safe custody of important government articles like ballot boxes and ballot papers, public examination question papers, whenever necessary. Government stamps like non-judicial, court-fee and revenue are also made available for sale at the treasuries.

  6. National Informatics Center
    District Informatics Officer
    Details N

    ATIONAL INFORMATICS CENTRE: The District Unit of NIC, attached to the Deputy Commissioner’s Office is of immense help in various works. Several Central and State projects/ Programmes / Schemes are programmed and processed with the help of the NIC personnel. Internet connection is also available at present where emailing facility is utilised to send & receive important messages. Different branches in the Office use the Computer in various works. Data-base records and text records are fed and retrieved whenever needed. The unit is currently run by the DIO, with the help of the DIA and DC’s office staff. The activities of routine nature includes Relief Registration, Revenue, Establishment, Supply, Nazarath and General Administration etc