The District Collector is entrusted with a wide range of duties in the jurisdiction of the district. While the actual extant of the responsibilities as Collector and District Magistrate are Land assessment, Land acquisition, Collection of land revenue, Maintenance of law and order, Supervision of the police and jails Supervision of subordinate Executive magistracy, Hearing cases under the preventive section of the Criminal Procedure Code, Supervision of jails and certification of execution of capital sentences, Disaster management during natural calamities such as floods, famines or epidemics, Crisis management during riots or external aggression, Chairman of the District Rural Development Agency, which carries out various developmental activities.

Gujarat is one of the most diverse States in India. Its history stretches over a long period from the age old Harappan Civilization to the Mughal period. Gujarat's endless journey from Roots to Wings is timeless.

Gujarat is also one of the most progressive states in India with state of an art Government infrastructure. Gujarat has State Wide Area Network having connectivity up to taluka level offices. Almost all computers are networked under GSWAN. Village panchayats are also given VSAT connectivity under the e-Gram project. There are many e-governance activities carried out by the state with the help of NIC.