About The Department

Home Department- An Overview

  • State Police, Homeguards & Fire Services, Civil Defence, Jail Inspectorate, Prosecution Directorate, Sainik Kalayan Nideshalaya, Forensic Science Directorate are important wings of the Home Department.

  • Maintenance of law and order through agencies like Police, Homeguards, central Para-Military Forces, RAF etc.

  • Crime control, Police Modernisation, Maintenance of communal harmony, Disaster Management, Passport/Visa formalities to foreign/Indian nationals, Control over Private Security Agencies etc are also some important functions of the department.

  • Supervises Anti Naxal Operations carried out by the State Police and CAPFs; also provides ex-gratia payment and other benefits to NOK of the police personnels and civilians killed in naxal violence.

  • Sainik Kalyan Nideshalaya provides various welfare services to ex-servicemen and their dependents.

  • Provides security cover to VIP/VVIPs as well as important Govt./PSU establishments.