Department of Home (West Bengal)

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Department of Home and Hill Affairs
Department overview
Jurisdiction Government of West Bengal
Headquarters Writers' Building, Kolkata
Minister responsible
Department executive
  • Atri Bhattacharya, IAS[1], Principal Secretary (Home)
Child agencies
Website Official Website

The Department of Home and Hill Affairs' known as the Home Department is a Bengal government department. It is an interior ministry mainly responsible for the administration of the West Bengal National Volunteer Force and Civil-Military Liaison, welfare of military personnel, RIMC admission test, scholarship to RIMC/NDA cadets, World War-II veteran pension, concessions to volunteer-members of Territorial Army, rewards to Gallantry/Distinguished Service Awardees.[2]

Ministerial Team and Senior Officials[edit]

The ministerial team at the Home Department is headed by the Cabinet Minister for Home Affairs, who may or may not be supported by Ministers of State, the current Minister of Home and Hill Affairs is Mamata Banerjee who is also the Chief Minister of West Bengal.

The Department's administration is headed by an IAS officer of rank of either Additional Chief Secretary or Principal Secretary.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Secretaries". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved September 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Functions and Objectives". Department of Home, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved September 12, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Contact Numbers of Officers of Home Department". Department of Home, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved September 12, 2017.