The Rural Development Department of Kerala
Commissionerate of Rural Development started its functions on 1987 January 24, as part of the decentralisation of the Rural Development Department. The charge of the rural development activities at district level holds by concerned district collectors. But the overall control and supervision of their activities are entrusted with the Commissionerate of the Rural Development. A separate ministerial wing is also formed for Commissionerate of Rural Development. The implementation of Rural development projects are also entrusted with CRD. For this an internal audit section, a project cell headed by a supporting engineer etc are also formulated.