(i) Development of Fish Culture
(ii) Fish and Seeds Production.
(iii) Fisheries extension Scheme.
(iv) Fisheries Survey, Research and Statistics.
(v) Marketing of Fishery produce.
(vi) Transfer of technology to Fish Culturists.
(vii) Loans to Fish Farmers.
(viii) Conservation and management of natural fishery resources under the control of the Department.
(ix) Transfer of Fish farms/ponds created as fishery co-operative Societies controlled by the Co-operative Department for better management and sustainability.
(x) Transfer of Fishery rights in the USF and other areas controlled by other Department like General Administration/Forest Department and thereby Revision of existing norms in the deposit of revenue and also for horizontal expansion of fishery activities in such areas.
(xi) Enactment of Fishery legislation.
(xii) Creation of Fishery ponds in the educational Institution and other recognized/registered Societies extending of technical assistance.


(i) Preparation and compilation of Budget Estimates.
Revised estimates and Supplementary Grants.
(ii) Administration of the Consolidated fund and contingency fund of the State.
(iii) Control of Expenditure and economy measures.
(iv) Audit and Accounts.
(v) All matters relating to Banks and Banking institutions.
(vi) Matters relating creation of posts, fixation of pay and grants-in-aid.
(vii) Financing of Five Years Plans and expenditure sanctions relating to Plan and Non-Plan Schemes of all departments.
(viii) Loans and Advances.
(ix) Exercise of financial powers delegated by the Governor in case where such powers have not been specifically delegated to other departments and authorities.
(x) Scales of pay and allowances, revision etc.
(xi) Reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General and laying it before the Assembly.
(xii) Delegation of financial and cognate powers, honorarium, fees etc.
(xiii) Advice on all matters relating to Pay and Allowances, Pension and General Financial Administration.
(xiv) Codification of financial rules and regulations.
(xv) Framing of financial rules, F.R. and S.R. etc.
(xvi) Small Savings Scheme.
(xvii) Matters relating to Finance Commission, State borrowings, negotiated loans and External funding.
(xviii) Matters relating to Public Accounts Committee.
(xix) Government Companies, Corporations loans, Guarantee etc.
(xx) Policy matters/rules relating to pension.
(xxi) Ways and Means.
(xxii) Annual receipts and disbursements for the purpose of State Government.
(xxiii) Scrutiny of state legislation having financial implication.
(xxiv) Pay Commission.
(xxv) Assessment of Plan Resources.
(xxvi) All matters relating to Audit Reports.
(xxvii) All matters relating to Arunachal Pradesh State Lotteries.
(xxviii) Matters relating to capital restructuring proposals of State Public Sector undertakings.
(xxix) Assessing potential revenues.
Accounts and Treasury
(i) All matters relating to Accounts service.
(ii) Matters relating to General Provident Fund.
(iii) Finalisation and issue of Pension family pension, retiring gratuity, death gratuity, commutation etc.
(iv) Authorisation of benefit under GIS.
(v) maintenance of loans advances, accounts and matters related thereof.
(vi) Internal audit of all Govt. Departments.
(vii) matters relating to Treasury Administration.
(viii) Checking of fixation of pay on revision of pay scale.
(ix) Indian Stamp Act 1899 and Rules make thereunder.
(x) Indian Registration Act, 1908.
(xi) Procurement of non-judicial Stamp and distribution thereof

Environment and Forest

A. Forest
(i) Conservation and management of Forests and their bio-diversity.
(ii) Forest Administration.
(iii) Administration of Forest acts, their enforcement and Forest Policies viz.
(a) Assam Forest Regulation, 1891 and rules made thereunder.
(b) Arunachal Pradesh Anchal and Village Forest Reserves (con- stitution and Maintenance) Act, 1975 as amended upto date and Rules made thereunder.
(c) Indian Forest Act, 1927.
(d) Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 as amended during 1988 and rules made thereunder.
(iv) Forestry Research and matters relating to STATE FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTE.
(v) Forest based industries.
(vi) Development of wastelands including social Forestry and Integrated Afforestation and Eco-development and other allied matters.
(vii) Forest protection including raising of a Forest Protection Force its creation and Administration.
(viii) Orchids-their Preservation, development and cultivation etc.
(ix) Conservation and development of Medicinal and Aromatic plants etc.
(x) Construction of roads in the forests and Buildings of the Forest department.
(xi) Public Garden Parks.
b. Wildlife
(i) Conservation and development of Wildlife.
(ii) Administration of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 as amended uptodate and rules made thereunder.
(iii) Matters relating to CITES, IUCN, Central Zoo Authority, WWP, IBWL, and other allied matters.
(iv) Management of Zoo (s) and other parks and gardens.
C. Environment
(i) All matters relating to conservation and development of environment and control of pollution.
(ii) Enforcement and Administration of relevant Acts and Rules in the field of environment and pollution viz.
(a) Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Rules in the field of environment and pollution viz.
(b) The water (prevention and control of pollution) Act, 1974 as amended upto 1988 and Rules made thereunder.
(c) The Air (prevention and control of pollution) Act, 1981 as amended in 1987 and Rules made thereunder.
(d) The water (prevention and control of pollution) cess Act, 1977 as amended upto 1991 and Rules made thereunder.
(iii) Constitution of the State pollution Control Board, Administration and Management of its business.
(vi) Matters relating to paryavaran Vahini, National environment awareness compaign, International Day for preservation of ozone layer, Earth day, world Environment Day and other allied matters.
(v) State Environmental Council.
D. Public Sector Undertaking
(i) All matters relating to Administration and Management of Arunachal Pradesh Forest Corporation Ltd.
(ii) Arunachal Pradesh Medicinal and Aromatic Plans Development Corporation.
E. Forest Personnel
(i) All matter relating to recruitment promotions, service conditions, service rules and regulations, transfer and postings, pension cases and all service matters relating to :
(ii) Indian Forest Service of AGMU cadre posted in the State.
(iii) Arunachal Pradesh Forest Service.
(iv) Subordinate executive Forest Service (Forest Rangers, Deputy Forest Rangers, Foresters, Forest Guards,Forest Watchers etc) Including scientists under the Department of Environment and Forest.
(v) All ex-cadre gazetted and non gazetted post including scientist under this department of Environment and Forests.
(vi) Preparation of Civil lists of various categories of Officers and Staff of services referred to in item (I) above and periodical cadre review of IFS and APSFS.
(vii) Training and career development of the Officers of Indian Forest Service, State Forest Service including subordinate executive Forest Staff, Scientists and other Gazetted and non-Gazetted Officials.


(i) Conduct of elections to Parliament and State Legislative Assembly.
(ii) Election petitions and tribunals.
(iii) All correspondence with Election Commission of India.
(iv) Delimitation of constituencies.
(v) Revision/Preparation of Electoral Rolls.
(vi) Work relating to Photo Identity Card (PIC).
(vii) Reference to requirement of staff and action to be taken thereon vis-a-vis communication from the Election Commission.


A. Directorate of School Educaation
(i) Pre-Primary, Elementary and Basic Education.
(ii) Middle, Secondary and Higher Secondary Education.
(iii) Libraries of Educational institutions.
(iv) Stipend/Scholarships and loans for general Education upto Higher Secondary level.
(v) Administration of educational Institutions under this sector.
(vi) Approval of School text books.
(vii) Development and propagation of Hindi.
(viii) Trusts and charitable endowments for educational purposes.
(ix) Incentive Schemes.
(x) National Cadet Corps (NCC) and Auxiliary Cadet Corps (ACC).
(xi) Scouts and Guides.
(xiii) Omitted
(xv) Science Seminar and the exhibitions and conduct of National Talent Search Examination.
(xvi) Teacher’s Training/Orientation programmes.
(xvii) Appointment of all categories of teachers and other non-gazetted staff under the school Education.
(xiii) Social Education and Adult Education including National Literacy Mission.
B. Directorate of Higher and Technical Education
(i) College Education.
(ii) Expansion, development and propagation of Technical and professional Education (other than Medical Education).
(iii) Stipend/Scholarships and loans for Higher Education including Technical Education.
(iv) Administration of Educational institutions under this sector.
(v) Matters relating to Arunachal University.
(vi) Matters relating to conduct of joint Entrance Examination and allotment of seats to Technical and professional courses including Medical, Engineering, Agriculture, Horticulture, Pisciculture etc. against Arunachal Pradesh quota.
(vii) National Service Scheme.
(viii) Matters relating to nomination of students to Engineering Institutions.

District Administration

(i) Matters relating to district administration.
(ii) Reorganization of Districts, Subdivisions, Circles and declaration of their boundaries.
(iii) Matters relating to Auxiliary Labour Corps (ALCS) and animal transport in the districts.
(iv) Establishment of Divisional Commissioners.
(v) Empowering divisional Commissioners, DCs, SDO and Circle Officers with judicial, executive and financial powers.
(vi) Monitoring their activities and issue of guidelines.
(vii) Payment of ‘POSSA’ Compensation to the Tribal Chiefs of Bomdila and Tawang.
(viii) Scrutiry of TA/LTC/MR bills of D. Cs and A.D. Cs.


All matters relating to :-
(i) Promotion of Co-operative Movement.
(ii) Co-operative Extension Programme.
(iii) Enactment and enforcement of Co-operative Act, 1978 and Rules, 1982.
(iv) Organization, registration, inspection, supervision, monitoring and auditing of Co-operative Societies.
(v) Government financial assistance to Co-operative societies in the shape of loan, subsidy and share capital participation.
(vi) Implementation and monitoring of all Government Schemes including NCDC relating to Co-operative Movement and providing Policy support.
(vii) Implementation of credit policy of Government through Arunachal Pradesh State Co-operative Apex Bank and other Co-operative Institutions.
(viii) To develop marketing and processing of Agri/Horti Produces, Handloom and Handicraft, Procurement and Distribution of essential commodities.
(ix) Ensuring proper utilization of Government investments in Co-operative sector and recovery thereof.
(x) Realisation of Audit fee and dividend due to Government from Co-operative Societies.
(xi) Re-organization, amalgamation, rehabilitation and liquidation of Co- operative Societies.
(xii) Liaison and intersection with various concerned Government Depart- ments and national level co-operative institutions including NCDC, RBI, NCCT etc.
(xiii) Establishment matters of the Department of co-operation.

Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs

Civil Supplies.
(i) Implementation of Public Distribution System in Arunachal Pradesh.
(ii) Obtaining state allocation of rice, wheat, levy sugar, Iodised Salt, edible oil, POL products, Iron and Steel, soft Coke/coal and controlled cloth from Government of India and Sub-allocation to districts.
(iii) Liaison with Ministries of Civil Supplies, Food, Petroleum, Coal, Iron and Steel etc. of Government of India for various matters relating to State allocations, procurement etc. of various controlled commodities.
(iv) Liaison with FCI, Railway and Salt Commissioner and IOC, etc for timely release of allotted State quota.
(v) Fixation of retail selling rate of different controlled commodities on the basis of central issue price fixed by Government of India from time to time.
(vi) Obtaining approval of carriage rates for different routes in the different routes in the district from FCI for HTS.
(vii) Food grains, levy sugar, I/salt etc.
(viii) Petroleum Products.
(ix) Iron and Steel.
(x) Soft Coke/Coal.
(xi) Controlled cloth.
(xii) Enforcement of Essential Commodities Act 1955 and other controlled orders issued by the Government of India and State government from time to time, including prevention of black marketing.
(xiii) Establishment of storage facilities at District Headquarters/Public Distribution Centres and all other vulnerable locations.
(xiv) Replacement of CPO by PDs in a phased manner with the extension of road network in the State.
(xv) All establishment matter of officials of Civil Supplies Department.
(xvi) Trade and Commerce in, and Supply and Distribution of foodgrains.
(xvii) Implementation of LTS Scheme and Monitoring.
(xviii) Air lifting operations.
(xix) Monitoring of open market price of various essential commodities.
(xx) Controlling authority of establishment and all other relating to D.R.C, Office, Calcutta, Guwahati, Shillong, Tezpur, Mohanbari and Lilabari including Guest House Calcutta and Guwahati.
(xxi) Implementation of the Essential Commodities Act 1980 including prevention of black marketing.
Consumer Affairs.
(i) Standarisation of Metric System in the State.
(ii) Administration of Enforcement of 1976, Act No. 60 of 1976, Central Act (Enacted by the Parliament).
(iii) Approval of models of Weights, measures, weighing and measuring instrument manufactured in the State and recommendation of models manufactured in the country as a whole.
(iv) To regulate the inter-state trade and commerce of packaged commodities.
(v) Verification and stamping of weights and measures used in course of inter state trade and commerce.
(vi) Verification of Special seal used for inter-state calibration of tank lorries carrying petroleum products and chemical products.
(vii) To recommend the licence for Importer/export of weights and mea sures manufactured in the State.
(viii) Enforcement of the packaged commodity rules 1977 including amend- ments for sale, distribution or any commercial transaction on packaged commodities.
(ix) Determination of quantity, potency, tolerance etc. of the packaged com- modities sold by volumes number, weights of measure.
(x) Enforcement of standard of Weights and Measures Act 1985 in the State.
(xi) Registration of packers/manufacturers of packaged commodities within the state.
(xii) Registration of users of weights and measures.
(xiii) Appointment, Administration of Enforcement Officers/Official in the State.
(xiv) Determination of local jurisdictions of all Inspectorates, Asstt. Controllers.
(xv) Procurement, verification and custody of working standards, second- ary standards including verification and stamping of all weights and measures etc.
(xvi) Issue of licence to all manufacturers, repairers and dealers of weights and measures and verification, maintenance of all records and documents.
(xvii) To regulate the use of non-standard, false and unstamped weights and measures.
(xviii) To cause search, raids, seizures, forfeiture of and surprise checks on fraudulent use of weights and measures.
(xix) Provision with regard to sale of any items by heaps, quantity or number.
(xx) Approval to Compounding of offence committed in respect of weights, measures, weighing and measuring instruments.
(xxi) Sanction for cognizance of offence for trial in the Courts of 1st class Magistrate.
(xxii) Framing and amendment of State rules in accordance with the enforce- ment Acts entrusted with the Department.
(xxiii) Arrangement for Summary trial of the offences on certain cases.
(xxiv) Realization of fees and fines to be credited to Govt. account.
(xxv) Administration and enforcement of Consumer protection Act, 1986.
(xxvi) Establishment of three tier quasi-judicial bodies viz. State Council, State Commission District Fora for redressal of consumer disputes.
(xxvii) Rendering of financial assistance to voluntary consumer organisation of and NGOS registered in State and working for consumer, interests and regulate the consumer welfare fund and created in the State.
(xxviii) Organisations working group, seminar, workshop, world consumer programmes including publicity and propaganda necessary for creati- ing awareness amongst consumers and general people.
(xxix) Nomination of members (judicial and non-judicial) and official, non- official in three quasi-judicial bodies and in National Council.
(xxx) Training of enforcement officers and non-judicial members and mem- bers of voluntary organisation.
(xxxi) Raising of voluntary organisations throughout the State and imparting guidance to them.
(xxxii) Implementation of quality control orders of the Bureau of Indian stan- dards as Nodal Department.
(xxxiii) Enforcement and administration of BIS Act 1986.
(xxxiv) Formation of State level monitoring committee on quality control.
(xxxv) Issue of Licence for manufacture of weights and measures under stan- dard of weights and measures Act 1985 in the State.

Cultural Affairs

(i) Preservation of artistic works like wood carving, painting wearing etc.
(ii) Artistic performance like song, dances, drama etc.
(iii) Conduct of traditional festivals.
(iv) Inter-State Cultural Exchanges.
(v) “See Your Own Country” – Cultural Tour of India.
(vi) Conduct and participation of Zonal cultural Festivals.
(vii) Contact with North East Zonal Cultural Centre.
(viii) Construction of traditional cultural institutions like Gompas, Deres, Maongs etc.
(ix) Creation/Establishment of infrastructure of Art and Cultural Department.
(x) Seminars on traditional culture.
(xi) Maintenance of community Halls and maintenance of Cultural Complex of the State.
(xii) Procurement of traditional costumes.
(xiii) Publication/Printing on traditional cultural aspects of the tribes.
(xiv) Documentation of audio-visual cassettes and photographs.
(xv) Correspondence with Sangeet Natak Academics of Government of India.
(xvi) Protection of indigeneous tribal faith, customs, and photographs.
(xvii) Promotion of fine arts.
(xviii) Open air theatres in rural areas and theatres in the State capital.
(xix) Procurement and publication of rare manuscripts.
A. Library
(i) Setting up, Organization and management of Library Services in the State including mobile libraries.
(ii) Implementation of Legislation or Library Acts to support Library and Information System.
(iii) To support the National Literacy Programme of the Education Department.
(iv) To avail Assistance from Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation an Autonomous organization functioning under the auspices of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
(v) To promote and support the National Policy of Adult Education Programme by providing Reading Materials and other Library facilities.
(vi) To assist guide and entertain Research Scholars/academician.
(vii) To preserve manuscripts and Reading Materials out of print and rare books.
(viii) To organize Library Book exhibitions, Seminars and conduct competition among children.
B. Research
(i) Maintenance of ancient and historical monuments and record.
(ii) Management of museums and archives.
(iii) Research on indigenous tribes anthropology.
C. Gazetteers
(i) Matters pertaining to preparation and publication of gazetteers.
* Substituted by the 7th amendment with entries thereunder vide Notification No. GA(A)-40/98 dated 24-02-2000.

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary

A. Animal Husbandry
(i) Extension and Training.
(ii) Cattle and Buffalo Development.
(iii) Poultry Development.
(iv) Sheep, Goat and Wool Development.
(v) Piggery Development.
(vi) Other Livestock Development.
(vii) Conservation and Development of Indigenous Livestock.
(viii) Livestock Census.
(ix) Frozen Semen Technology and Artificial Insemination.
(x) Upgradation/improvement of Domestic Animal.
(xi) Feed & Fodder Development.
B. Veterinary
(i) Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseased animal/birds.
(ii) Prevention and Control livestock and poultry diseases.
(iii) Prevention against the cruelty of animals and birds.
(iv) Prevention and Control of Zoonotic diseases.
C. Dairy Development
(i) Enhance the milk production.
(ii) Processing of milk and milk products.
(iii) Collection and marketing of milk and milk products.
(iv) Organisation of dairy Co-operative Society through integrated Dairy Development programme.
(v) Imparting training on dairy management.