The Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency, implements the various schemes of the Government for the rural welfare in this district of Tamil Nadu state. The District Collector has authorized the Project Officer to extend the basic like drinking water, street light and Rural Housing Scheme to the people. The District Supply officer manages the Public Distribution System in co-ordination with the Joint Registrar of Co-operatives, while the Special Deputy Collector for Public Grievance Redressed Cell, attends to the grievances submitted to the Collector and the grievances submitted to the Chief Minister regarding the district of Pudukkottai. The District Collector has two district level officers, one for the welfare of the Adi-Dravidar and another for the Backward Classes and Minorities.
The district's Public health system and the maintenance of Government Hospitals are supervised by the District Collector through the Joint Director of Public Health, Pudukkottai. The Deputy Director of Public Health maintains the rural health system and Primary Health Centers available at the villages under the supervision of the District Collector. The collector of this district also monitors the agricultural and animal husbandry activities in this district through the Joint Director of Agriculture and Assistant Director of Animal Husbandry respectively at Pudukkottai.
The collector of Pudukkottai district also commands the works of the chief educational officer, district educational officer and district elementary educational officer who manage the educational institutions up to the higher secondary level. The district collector executes works relating to irrigation through the public works department authorities and road management through the divisional engineer, highways (Pudukkottai). The collector of the district of Pudukkottai also monitors the welfare actions of the Banking units in the district. In the capacity of the District Magistrate, the Collector also grants various licenses. The Superintendent of Police maintains the Law and Order and exercises the prohibition in the district.