The Department is under the control of the Revenue Minister. The Secretariat is headed by Revenue Secretary who is assisted by Additional Secretaries / Joint Secretaries / Deputy Secretaries. The Revenue Department is headed by Land Revenue Commissioner who is assisted by Additional Commissioner / Assistant Commissioners. The State of Kerala consists of 14 districts, 21 revenue divisions, 63 taluks and 1453 villages. Each district is headed by a District Collector who is assisted by Deputy Collectors among others. Each revenue division is headed by a Revenue Divisional Officer and assisted by a Senior Superintendent among others. Each taluk is headed by a Tahsildar who is assisted by Additional Tahsildar / Deputy Tahsildars among others. Each village is headed by a Village Officer who is assisted by Special Village Officer / Village Assistants.
The Director of Survey and Land Records at Trivandrum is in-charge of survey operations and updation of land records and is assisted by Additional Director / Joint Directors / Assistant Directors among others. Each district office is headed by an Assistant Director