Confidential

CONFIDENTIAL SECTION OF HOME DEPARTMENT 

The Confidential Section of Home Department is headed by an two Joint Secretaries and assisted by two Under Secretaries, one Office Superintendent and one Legal Officer along with supporting ministerial staff. This section looks after the following matters:-

  • Administration of Justice
  • Internal Security & Public Order.
  • Allocation of Business to State Departments
  • Police matters.
  • Jail matters (administration).
  • Publication of Gazette, Issue of Notification.
  • Cipher Correspondence.
  • NHRC/SHRC and Litigations.
  • Election related matters.
  • Matters relating to citizenship.
  • Sikkim Vigilance Police.
  • Rajya Sainik Board.
  • Political Clearance for foreign travel.
  • State Emblem.
  • Raj Bhawan matters.
  • Preparing Oaths for swearing-in of Governor, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Council of Ministers and Chief Justice/Judge in co-ordination with Protocol Section of the  department.
  • Almanac, declaration of holidays.
  • Appointment of Ministers/Chairpersons/Advisors.
  • Influx and Border management.
  • Civil Military Liaison Conference (CMLC) and Army matters.
  • To conduct  entrance examination for admission into Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) and filling up of the State quota.
  • State and National Awards.
  • Restricted Area Permit (RAP), Protected Area Permit (PAP) and Inner Line Permit (ILP)
  • Alpine/Trekking Expedition.
  • Tibetan Refugee Issues.
  • Correspondence with other States and Central Government.
  • Private Security Agencies (PSA) operating in the State.
  • Permission for film shooting.
  • Official language.