Abbreviations Related to Revenue Department
A/C Account
A/D Acknowledgement Due
AAM Area Alteration Memorandum
AC Assistant Commissioner
AD Anno Domini
ADC Assistant Development Commissioner
ADM Additional District Magistrate
adm Administration
advt Advertisement
AG Advocate General
AIS All India Service
AIT Agricultural Income Tax
ALC Appeal Land Complaint
AM Ante Meridiem
AN After Noon
AVA Additional Village Assistant
BDO Block Development Officer
BLO Booth Level Officer
BT Basic Tax
BTR Basic Tax Registers
BW Bailable Warrant
CA Chartered Accountant
CA Confidential Assistant
CAG Comptroller and Auditor General
CB Call Book
CC Calender Case
CC Collection Charge
CCA

City Compensatory Allowance 

CF Court Fine
CF Current File
CI Circle Inspector
CID Criminal Investigation Department
CJM Chief Judicial Magistrate
CL Casual Leave
CM Chief Minister
CMA Civil Micellaneous Appeal 
CMP Civil Micellaneous Petition
CP Commissioner of Police
CP Central Prison
CP Counter Petitioner
CPC Civil Procedure Code
CR Confidential Report
CrPC Criminal Procedure Code
CSD Central Stamp Depot.
CSO Central Survey Office
CSR Civil Service Regulations
CWs  Court Witnesses 
D DIS Destroy Disposal
D/O Delinquent Officer
DA Daily Allowance
DA Darness Allowance
DC District Collector
DCB Demand collection and Balance Statement
DCRG  Death cum Retirement Gratuity 
DEO District Educational Officer
DIO District Informatics Officer
DIO District Information Officer
DM District Magistrate
DMO District Medical Officer
DN Demand Notice
DO Demi-Official Letter
DoB Date of Birth
DoD Date of Death
DSAB  District Soldier's and Airmens Board 
DSLR Director of Survey and Land Records
DT Deputy Tahsildar
DT(HQ) Deputy Tahsildar(Head Quarters)
DVS Detailed Valuation Statement
DWs  Defendant's Witnesses 
DY.SP Deputy Superintendennt of Police
EC Encumbrance Certificate
EDC Election Deputy Collector
EDL  Earned Leave 
EDM instrument Electronic Distance Measuring Instrument
EDT Election Deputy Tahsildar
EL Earned Leave
EM Executive Magistrate
EP  Execution Petition 
EPF  Employees Provident Fund 
EST Eastern Standard Time
EW East West
FAO Food and Agricultural Organisation
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBS  Family Benefit Scheme 
FCI Food Corporation of India
FIR First Information Report
FIS First Information Statement
FMB Field Measure Book
FN Fore Noon
FO Finance Officer
FYP Five Year Plan
GIS  Group Insurance Scheme
GO Government Order
GO  Gazetted Officer 
GO (MS) Government Order (Manuscript)
GO (P) Government Order (Printed)
GO (Rt) Government Order (Routine)
GP Government Pleader
GP Government Proceedings
GPF  General Provident Fund 
GPO General Post Office
GS Government Store
GT station Great Trigonometrical station
HC High Court
HC Head Clerk
HD Head Draftsman
HG Higher Grade
HH His Highness
HH Her Highness
HMO Head Ministerial Officer
HPL Half Pay Leave
HQ Head Quarters
HRA  House Rent Allowance 
HS Huzur Sheristadar
HS Head Surveyor
i/c in charge
IA Interim Application
IA  Interlocutory Application 
IAS Indian Administrative Service
IBMS Internet Based Messaging System
IGP Inspector General of Police
ILDM Institute of Land and Disaster Management
IMG Institute of Management in Government
IO  Interlocutory Order 
IPC Indian Penal Code
IPS Indian Police Service
IQ Intelligence Quotient
IST Indian Standard Time
IT Income Tax
IT  Information Technology 
JFM Judicial First Class Magistrate
JS Junior Superintendent
KAC  Kerala Account Code 
K DIS Keep Disposal
KBT Kerala Building Tax
KIRTADS Kerala Institute For Research Training And Development Studies Of Sch. Castes And Sch. Tribes
KFC Kerala Financial Code
KG Kilogram
KG Kindergarten
KSR  Kerala Service Rules 
KVA Kilo Volt-Ampere
KW Kilo-watt
L DIS Lodged Disposal
LA Land Assignment
LA Land Acquisition
LAA Land Acquision Appeal
LAC  Land Acquisition Case 
LAO Land Acquisition Officer
LAR Land Acquisition Reference
LC Land Conservancy
LDC Lower Division Clerk
LDT Lower Division Typist
LGS Last Grade Servant
LIGHS Lower Income Group Housing Scheme
LP Late Permission
LPC Last Pay Certificate
LR Land Reforms
LRM Land Record Maintenance
LROBT Land Revenue Other than Basic Tax
LT Land Transfer
LT Land Tribunal
LT Land Tax
Ltd Limited
LWA Leave Without Allowance
MA  Mileage Allowance 
MACT Motor Accident Claim Tribunal
MC Miscellaneous Case
MC Minor Circuit
MC Main Circuit
MC Medical Certificate
MD Managing Director
MGP Modernising Government Programme
MIGHS Middle Income Group Housing Scheme
ML Maternity Leave
MLA Member of Legislative Assembly
MLC Member of Legislative Council
MO Money Order
MO Material Object
MO Medical Officer
MOP  Manual of Office Procedure 
MP Member of Parliament
Mr. Mister
Mrs. Mistress
NB nota bene
NBW Non-Bailable Warrant
NDC National Development Council
Ndis Non disposal
NF Note File
NGO Non Gazetted Officer
NGO  Non Government Organisation 
NIC National Informatics Centre
NLC Non Liability Certificate
No. Number
NOC No Objection Certificate
NSS National Service Scheme
OBC Other Backward Community
OC Office Copy
OEC Other Eligible Community
OK orl korrect
OP Original Petition
OS Original Suit
P&T Post and Telegraph
PA Personal Assistant
PCA Permanent Conveyance Allowance
PCA Police Constable
PGRC Public Grievance Redressal Cell
PIL Public Interest Litigation
PLR Preparation of Land Records
PM Post Meridiem
PM Prime Minister
PMG Post Master General
PO Post Office
POA Power of Attorney
PP Public Prosecuter
PP Personal Pay 
PR Personal Register
PRD Public Relation Department
Prox. Proximo(in the next month)
PS Postsript
PSC Public Service Commission
PTA Permanent Travelling Allowance
PTI Press Trust of India
PTO Please Turn Over
PTS Part Time Sweeper
PUC Paper Under Consideration
PV Pokku Varavu
PWD Public Works Department
PWs  Plaintiff's Witnesses 
R DIS Retain Disposal
RDO Revenue Divisional Officer
RI Revenue Inspector
RI Rigorous Imprisonment
RMF  River Management Fund 
RO Returning Officer
RP Revision Petition
RPF Railway Protection Force
RR Revenue Recovery
RTR Remittance Transfer Receipt
SAP Special Armed Force
SC Sessions Case
SC Supreme Court
SC Scheduled Caste
SDL  Special Disability Leave 
SDM Sub Divisional Magistrate
SF Stock File
SGT Senior Grade Typist
SI Sub Inspector
SIDCO State Industrial Development Corporation
SLI  State Life Insurance 
SLP Special Leave Petition
SP Superintendent of Police
SR Service Register
SS Senior Superintendent
ST Service Register
ST Scheduled Tribe
ST Sales Tax
ST Case Summary Trial Case
STD Subscriber Trunk Dialling
STO  Sales Tax Officer 
SVO Special Village Officer
TA Travelling Allowance
TB Tuber Culosis
TB Traveller's Bunglow
TB Tubercle Bacillus
TCS Travancore Civil Service
TDR Treasury Deposit Receipt
TP Thandaper
TPO Town Planning Officer
TR Transfer of Registry
UC Upper Case
UDC Upper Division Clerk
UDT Upper Division Clerk
ult ultimo (in the last month)
UO Note Un Official Note
VA Village Assistant
VIP Very Important Person
VLA Valuation Assistant
VM Village Man
VO Village Officer
VOC Village Officers Certificate
VVIP Very Very Important Person
WA Writ Appeal
WHO World Health Organisation
WP Writ Petition
WWO  Women Welfare Officer 
X 'mas Christmas
X 'tian Christian