In order to assist the Mamlatdar in exercising proper supervision over the village officers and village servants, Circle Officers and Circle.. Inspectors are appointed. There are about 30 to 50 villages in charge of a Circle Officer or a Circle Inspector. They form a link-between the Mamlatdar and the village officers. There are generally two Circle Officers and three Circle Inspectors in each taluka. Their duties relate to-

(1) boundary marks inspection, inspection of crops including the estimating of the annewari, inspection of tagai works and detection of illegal occupation of Government land;

(2) preparation of agricultural and other statistical returns, viz., crop statistics,' cattle census, and water supply;

(3) supervision of the village officers in the preparation and maintenance of the Record of Rights, the mutation register and the tenancy register;

(4) examination of land revenue receipts and supervision of revenue collection; and

(5) such other miscellaneous work as the Mamlatdar may, from time to time, entrust them with, e.g., enquiry into alleged encroachments, etc.