Personnel Deptt Looks after manning Govt offices for seamless administration which is essential in optimizing governance. It includes taking care of the service conditions of the employees assessing the need in near future and filling up the gap. It's the cadre-controlling authority of the Assam Civil Service officers. As a referral Department, it concurs, interprets and relaxes service rules and general service condition of the employees of the Govt. of Assam. It has to ensure that the rules and principles relating to services in general are properly followed.
The Personnel Department, Government of Assam, deals with postings and transfer of senior officers in the Government and coordinates on issues concerning recruitment, service conditions, training, career development, staff welfare and post retirement dispensation to senior officials of the state. The Department is intimately concerned with the task of formulating a responsive, people-oriented modern administration.
For administrative convenience, it is split into two wings - Personnel(A) and Personnel(B).
The role of the Personnel (A) Department can be conceptually divided into two parts:-
i. Act as the formulator of policies and the watch-dog of the Government to ensure that certain accepted standards and norms, as laid down by it, are followed by all other Departments and Government Agencies in matters of recruitment, regulation of Service conditions and deputation of personnel as well as other related issues. Towards this end, guidelines are issued by it for the benefit of all other Departments and Agencies and it monitors the implementation of these guidelines.
ii. Advise all Departments/ Agencies of the Government of Assam on issues of Personnel Management. The Department has direct responsibility as the Cadre controlling authority for the Assam Civil Service (ACS). This is in addition to being the local Cadre controlling Authority for the Officers of the Assam Segment of the Assam-Meghalaya Joint IAS Cadre.
The Personnel (B) Department acts as the formulator of policies and the watchdog of the Government to ensure that certain accepted standards and norms, as laid down by it, are followed by all other Departments and Government Agencies in matters of recruitment, regulation of service conditions and other related issues. Towards this end, guidelines are issued by it for the benefit of all other Department and Agencies and it monitors the implementation of these guidelines.