South West Khasi Hills is an administrative district in the state of Meghalaya in India. The District has been carved out of the West Khasi Hills district in the year 2012. The district is composed of all the villages of two Community & Rural Development Blocks viz. Ranikor and Mawkyrwat. The district headquarters is located at Mawkyrwat.
Deputy Commissioner is the Administrative Head of the District. The Deputy Commissioner is entrusted with overall responsibility for law and order, implementation of government schemes and is also authorised to hear revenue cases pertaining to the district. He/she is also authorised to collect Land Revenue and is therefore also referred collector (revenue) and also to control encroachment of government land in the district.
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