This district belongs to Bastar division of Chhattisgarh State. District is the main unit of the state. The District Collector & Magistrate is the administrator of the district . The most important work of the the District Collector is to maintain law and order, various rules and implementation of various govt. schemes. Being a top administrator of the district , he/she can directly order the police department whenever required. He is also responsible to maintain peace and justice in the district.