The Revenue Department functions with the following broad objectives:
- Providing efficient delivery of services of various Government schemes to the people of Uttar Pradesh.
- Providing relief and implementing rehabilitation measures for those affected by Natural Calamities.
- Functioning as the custodian of Government lands and ensuring proper maintenance of land records for the State.
- Implementation of Land Reforms and providing land to the needy and eligible persons.
The department serves the needs of farmers, students, unemployed, weaker sections, entrepreneurs and Industry by providing a range of services like issuing a wide range of certificates essential for accessing a host of services and benefits ranging from credit, scholarships, community registration, birth and death registration, legal heir-ship, income status, mutations of land records, licences etc. In addition, Revenue Department plays a vital role in the conduct of Elections under the superintendence of the Election Commission of India.