ଏହା ସାମରିକ ଓ ବେସାମରିକ ସହଯ଼ୋଗ ନିମନ୍ତେ ପ୍ରତିରକ୍ଷା ସେବା ସହିତ ଯୋଗସୂତ୍ର ରକ୍ଷା କରେ l

It is the nodal Department so far as State Secretariat Service is concerned. The administration of various cadres of the State Secretariat service, like Common Cadre of Assistants, Typists, Cadres of Steno Graphers/ Personal Assistants/Private Secretaries and O.S.S. Officers are assigned to Home Department. Apart from these, Civil Defence and 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 for Military and Civil Co-operation