SDM: Sub Divisional Magistrate
SDM represents Sub Divisional Magistrate. A region is isolated into subdivisions. Every subdivision is going by a SDM who appreciates the forces of an Executive Magistrate and Collector. He performs different authoritative assignments under Criminal Procedure Code 1973 and a few other minor acts.
An SDM can be a lesser individual from the Indian Administrative Service or a senior individual from the State Civil Services with applicable involvement with subordinate positions. He has direct command over Tahsildars of his subdivision and fills in as a channel of correspondence between the District Officer of the District and Tahsildars of his subdivision.