About S&GAD

Services and General Administration Department is the central personnel agency of the Government of AJ&K. It is responsible for the determination of the principles of control of Govt. servants and securing to all Govt. servants the rights and privileges conferred on them by the law for the time being in force. Services and General Administration Department is also responsible for selection of officers for appointment under the federal or provisional Govt. of Pakistan and AJ&K council.


To co-ordinate different departments of Govt. as well as general administration of the state, also over see and assign tasks for day to day running of the governance and to issue Govt. policies for the smooth functioning of the state organs.

Services & General Administration Functions

1- Cabinet Work Including
  • Cabinet appointments, salaries and privileges of Ministers
  • All Secretariat work of the Cabinet including convening of meetings
  • Airline industry expansion
  • Fewer travel restrictions
  • Countries pursuing tourism as means to create jobs, diversify their economies and earn foreign currency
  • Tourism as a source of private profit and economic development
2- General Co-ordination
3- Honours, Awards and Sanads for Public Service
4- Cypher and other Codes
5- Ceremonials including:
  • Warrant of Precedence, Table of precedence and protocol
  • AJ&K Flag Rules
  • Civil Uniforms
  • Court mourning
  • Liveries and clothing Rules
6- Holidays
7- Office management, including:
  • Civil Secretariat and Government offices generally
  • Secretariat standing orders
  • Memorials and petitions standing orders
8- Preparation of civil list
9- Service Associations
10- Service rules relating to various services and posts and interpretation thereof
11- Rights and interests of members of Services
12- Matters connected with the recruitment, training, pay, allowances, promotion, leave, posting and transfers of:
  • Civil Secretariat and Government offices generally
  • Secretariat standing orders
  • Memorials and petitions standing orders
13- Re- employment of retired officers.
14- Appointment of Commissions of Inquiry or panel of officers in cases of misconduct of Government Servants.
15- Organization and methods including;-
  • Periodic Review of the organization staff, functions and procedure of the departments, Attached Department and Subordinate Offices and suggestions for improvement thereof;
  • Improvement of general efficiency and economic execution of Government business
  • Advice regarding proper utilization of stationery and printing resources of
  • the Government
  • training in organization and Method
  • suggestions Scheme
  • preparation of Manuals
  • career pattern of Government employees
  • review of the staffing pattern of Government Departments
  • simplification of forms and procedures
  • departmental examinations
  • in- service/ pre-service training of ministerial employees and Section Officers
  • matters connected with training at the National Institutes of Public Administration , Lahore Peshawar, Quetta & Karachi & Pakistan Academy for Rural Development Peshawar (Divisional level Courses)
  • O& M assignments
16- Administrative matters relating to Public Service Commission.
17- Framing and alteration of Rules of Business for Government and allocation of Business among ministers.
18- Provision of residential accommodation to Government Servants;-
  • Sponsoring and co-ordination of schemes relating to the construction of pooled Government accommodation for residences. N.B Maintenance, additions, alteration and improvements in respect of such schemes shall continue to rest with Communication and Works Departments
  • Allotment of residential accommodation including requisitioning of private houses for residential purposes and assessment of rent
  • Civil Secretariat Complex
  • General Co-ordination in the above matters
19- Observance of national days
20- Provisions of official address system
21- Monitoring the implementation of Government policies.
22- Official Language Committee.
23- High officers Reservation.
24- Identity cards for Civil officers.
25- Compilation of the list of persons dismissed/ debarred for future employment under Govt. for submission to the Government of Pakistan.
26- Partition work.
27- Absorption of surplus staff and allied matters.
28- Expeditious finalization of delayed pension and G.P Fund cases.
29- Employees welfare schemes.
30- Administrative matters relating to Service Tribunal.
31- Essential Services maintenance Act.
  • Standardization of stores/ equipments etc of common use of all departments
  • Examination and approval of recommendations of the departmental standardization of stores/equipments etc; of specialized nature to be used by a particular department
  • Approval of amendments/ deletions etc. in the list of standardized stores/ equipment etc; proposed by the Departmental Standardization Committee
  • Issuance of purchase Manual and its amendments/ clarifications etc whenever required in consultation with Finance Department
33- Purchase of stores and capital goods for the Department.
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Published: 29-04-2016, Source: http://sngadajk.gok.pk