Personnel, Administrative Reforms and Rajbhasha Department envisions to attain accountable, transparent, responsive, effective and efficient functioning of the business allotted to the Department. It endeavours to ensure a seamless delivery of public services by disciplining and strengthening the cutting-edge administration.
Followings are the mission of the Department:
  1. To build a strong, effective and efficient district administration.
  2. To provide transparent, effective and efficient recruitment, promotional and disciplinary policies.
  3. To put forth administrative reforms and service process re-engineering with utmost importance.
  4. To train mentor and motivate personnel for developing high level skills with high moral and ethical standards in work.
  5. To adopt the use of Information and Communication Technology to attain the requirements.
  6. To encourage and empower personnel to use Hindi as Rajbhasha in the State.
List of work responsibilities of the Department:
  1. Indian Administrative Service.
  2. Jharkhand Civil Service (Including Judicial Officers) Note :- The immediate control of officers of the services specified in entries (i) and (ii) who are employed in different branches of the administration, controlled by other Departments of the Secretariat rests with the Departments concerned. But the Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department should invariably be consulted for any proposed order inflicting punishment or censure. Action which may lead to dismissal, removal or reduction in rank of any member of these services shall be taken in the Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department.
  3. Appointment of High Court Judges
  4. Administrative charge of residences, other than those at Ranchi, of officers of the Indian Administrative Service or of officer holding substantively or officiating of the posts borne on the cadre of the Indian Administrative Service. Note :- This does not include the residences of officers of the Indian Civil Service or the Indian Administrative Service in charge of subdivisions.
  5. The Civil list
  6. Interpretation of all rules affecting the Public Service other than those rules which regulate pay, allowance, pension and other financial matters
  7. Holidays
  8. Departmental Examinations
  9. Government Servants Conduct Rules
  10. The Public Service Commission.
  11. Staff Selection Commission
  12. Territorial jurisdictions of Districts and Subdivisions
  13. Manpower Plan and Training Plan of all State Personnel (State Service) and SKIPA.
  14. Co-ordination of development of service life of all State Personnel (State level Government servant).
  15. Liaison with Union Public Service Commission
  16. Development of personnel for high posts – Appointment of Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Officers of Assistant Secretary’s level in the Secretariat and Officers of regional level
  17. Appointment of assistants, stenographers, lower division clerks, etc. of the Secretariat and attached offices and conduct of prescribed examination for them
  18. Control and establishment of joint cadre of ministerial staffs of the Secretariat
  19. Establishment of Secretariat IVth Grade employees
  20. Appointment of Lokayukt and all matters concerning his establishment etc.
  21. State Information Commission, Commission for Backward Classes
  22. Reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes, employment and education policy formulation and reservation formulation of different classes
  23. Establishment of Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Sub-divisional officers
  24. Establishment of all subordinate officers and employees of the department
  25. Maintenance of all movable and immovable properties under control of the department
  26. Ensure cleanliness in offices and buildings within the department.
Administrative Reforms & Innovation
  1. Public Service Delivery.
  2. Innovation in Governance.
  3. Administrative upgradation in all departments and reforms in policy related and work culture as well as innovation.
  4. Research work regarding personnel administration.
  5. Organisation and Method.
  6. Simplification of procedures applied in departmental works, digitization and establishment of a transparent system though e-government tools.
  1. Determination and implementation of the language police of the State.
  2. Hindi Translation of official literature along with translation of Gazetteer and laws.
  3. Preparation and publication of guideline literature for official work in Hindi.
  4. To evolve, compile, publish and propagate Hindi lexicon
  5. Determination of the status of Hindi in departmental examination for appointment, confirmation and promotion of Government servants and formulation of status of the other language
  6. Conducting of training and examination in Hindi of Government Servants.
  7. Co-ordination with Central and other State Government in the matter of State language.
  8. Arranging conference, seminars, exhibitions etc. on State language and sanctioning of grants-in-aid to institutions connected therewith.
  9. Inspection of the progress in the usage of Hindi in Government officers.
  10. Hindi Pragati Samiti and other advisory committees.
  11. Translation and publication of official literature in the linguistic minority languages such as Urdu, Bengali and Oriya.
  12. Publication of the Magazine ‘Rajbhasha’.
  13. Rajbhasha research Institute.
  14. Co-ordination of the work relating to official language in different departments.