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Is Village Officer a Gazetted officer?

Is he authorized to attest copies of certificates etc?

Any catagory of persons who are listed in "Gazette of India" are Gezetted. As simple as that..!!

Governments categorise their employees from Class 1 to 4.

Class 4: Unskilled or semiskilled.

eg. Peon, attender, driver, gardener, Lans Naik, Naik etc

Class 3: Semi skilled with no decision making authority.

eg. Clerk, Head clerk, Assistant, Typist, Stenographer, Telephone operator, Havaldar, Havaldar major and NCOs, etc

Class2: Officers with some supervisory/managerial role.

eg. Section Officer, BDO, Tahsildar, Junior doctors, Assistant Executive Engineer, Lecturers in Government colleges, Headmaster of Government high schools, Junior Doctors in Government hospitals, 2nd Lieutenant to Major, etc

Class 1: Executive power vested officers,with decision making powers.

All India services, though posted to states; promotees from states to the cadre of Assistant Commissioner and above and to the cadre of All India services ; Police officers of Circle Inspector and above; Additional District Civil surgeons, Executive Engineers and above, District Medical Officer and above, Lt.Col. and above, Principals of Government colleges and above, Readers and above of Universities, etc.

Nationalised bank officials are not gazetted officers but protocol ranks exist.