Home Department plays a key role in Administration. It is bedrock of Police Administration. This Department oversees the maintenance of law and order; prevention and control of crimes; prosecution of criminals besides dealing with Fire Services and Prisons Administration.
It is the nodal Department so far as State Secretariat Service is concerned. Apart from these, Fire Services, Home Guards Services are also being looked after in Home Department. It is closely connected with the conduct of elections to Parliament, and State Legislatures. It keeps a close liaison with Defence Services of Military and Civil Co-operation and for setting up of defence projects in the State.
Divisions of Department: