The two-minute video shows their latest ride, a two-hour journey to Cozhai village as part of the monthly mass contact programme where they disbursed Rs 1.4 crore worth welfare measures.
The collector is seated on the first seat next to the front door.
"More than saving fuel it's more of logistics. This time spent with colleagues also helps in bonding as a lot of informal discussions happen. Unlike corporates, we don't have such outing programmes," the collector said.
"It's also a confidence-building measure. People are now more forthcoming to speak to me," he said.