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Kerala Govt Deparments

The Government of Kerala are Classified into Different Departments – Secretariat Departments , Government Department and Field Departments . The Department of Kerala is located at Thiruvananthapuram, the Capital of Kerala is the house of various Government Departments.The secretariat refers to the complex of departments.The Secretariat complex was originally constructed as Durbar Hall for Travancore Kingdom.The Government of Kerala was formed in 1Nov 1956 after merging of Royal States of Travancore-Cochin .The Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala was established on 4th September 1957. There are Various Government Department of Kerala among them is listed below –


Govt Deparments of Kerala

Parliamentary Affairs Department

Kerala Parliamentary Affairs Department The task of efficiently handling diverse and important Parliamentary work on behalf of Government in Assembly has been assigned to Parliamentary Affairs Department. This Department serves as an important link between... more »
Agriculture Department of Kerala

Agriculture Department of Kerala

Agriculture Department of Kerala deals with the formulation and implementation of various programmes to augment production of both food crops and cash crops in the State. It undertakes activities among farmers to promote scientific methods... more »
Consumer Affairs Department of Kerala

Consumer Affairs Department of Kerala

Government have formed a separate department of Consumer Affairs as per the GO(MS)No.352/07/GAD dated 17-07-2007 by incorporating the Section of Consumer Affairs under the Food & Civil Supplies Department and the Legal Metrology Department under... more »
Cooperation Department

Cooperation Department

Kerala Department of Cooperation The growth of Co-operative movement in Kerala was insignificant during pre-independent era.Through sustained efforts, co-operatives have made impressive progress in various segments of Indian economy particularly in agriculture credit disbursement, fertilizer... more »
Cultural Affairs Department

Cultural Affairs Department

Kerala Department of Cultural Affairs Kerala is famous for its cultural ethos. The time - honoured traditions in arts, distinctive features in literature and uniqueness of culture made our state vibrant in all aspects of... more »
Election Department

Election Department

Kerala Election Department The work of the Election Department in the state is supervised by the Chief Electoral Officer who is appointed by Election Commission of India.The work of the Election Department in the state... more »
Environment Department

Environment Department

Kerala Environment Department A new Department by name Environment Department was formed by delinking the subject 'Environment' from the then existing Science, Technology and Environment Department, vide G.O. (Ms) No.10/2006/GAD dated 06.01.2006.Later it was felt... more »
Finance Department

Finance Department

Kerala Finance Department In the course of legislative developments in 1865, the foundation stone was laid for the Secretariat building by His Highness Ayilyam ThirunalMaharaja.The Secretariat began to function from 23rd August 1869.Earlier, the Secretariat... more »
Fisheries Department

Fisheries Department

Kerala Fisheries Department Department of Fisheries was Developed in 1 November 1956.The Department of Fisheries, Government of Kerala is considered as one of the most important productive and development sectors of the state.The Governance of... more »
Civil Supplies Department of Kerala

Civil Supplies Department of Kerala

The Civil Supplies Department discharges the important responsibilities of Public Distribution, enforcement of markets discipline and promotion of consumer awareness and protection of their interest. In the 60s and 70s it won many accolades for... more »
Forest & Wild Life Department

Forest & Wild Life Department

Kerala Forest & Wild Life Department Forest Department is one of the few oldest and important administrative organs of the State with its Headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram.KFD like other state departments in India, has evolved over... more »
Health & Family Welfare Department

Health & Family Welfare Department

Kerala Health & Family Welfare Department Historically, the princely rules of the state, made a small beginning to provide infrastructural facilities for a primary health care system. After the re-organization of the state, it has... more »
Home Department

Home Department

Kerala Home Department The department has taken meaningful steps to protect to set up policing with public co-operation and modernising expired laws. The comprehensive community policing project, named as 'Janamythri Suraksh Padhathi', has got attention... more »
Housing Department

Housing Department

Kerala Housing Department The Housing Department acts as the nodal department is the case of all the housing schemes and is coordinating all the housing activities in the State. The Housing Commissioner-ate was formed in... more »
Information and Public Relations Department

Information and Public Relations Department

Kerala Information and Public Relations Department The Department of Information and Public Relations, the authoritative and official publicity agency of Government of Kerala, functions with the objectives of disseminating various information concerning the government and... more »
Industries & Commerce Department

Industries & Commerce Department

Kerala Industries & Commerce Department The Government Secretariat located at Thiruvananthapuram, the Capital of Kerala, is the house of various Government Departments.Department of Handloom and Textiles in Kerala under Industries and Commerce department of Kerala... more »
Information Technology Department

Information Technology Department

Kerala Information Technology Department The Department of Information Technology is supported by the Kerala State Information Technology Mission.Kerala State Information Technology Mission is a Society registered under the Travancore Cochin Literary Scientific & Charitable Societies... more »

Labour & Rehabilitation Department

Kerala Labour & Rehabilitation Department Labour Department is instrumental in maintaining cordial industrial relations and and to enforce various labour laws.The department was formed on 26th ;January 1946 and functioning under ministry of Labour and... more »

Local Self Government Department

Kerala Local Self Government Department Kerala has been the trend setter for decentralized development in the country. In fact the mooring for the grass roots level decentralized democratic functioning of administration was laid by the... more »

Non-resident Keralites Affairs Department

Kerala Non-resident Keralites Affairs Department Non Resident Keralites Affairs Department was set up by the Government of Kerala in 1996.NORKA is the first department of its kind in India. Norka-Roots is the field agency of... more »

Planning & Economic Affairs Department

Kerala Planning & Economic Affairs Department The Department also conducts awareness programme for the public on land and water related resources. Department also caters to Remote Sensing and GIS needs of line departments.The Planning and... more »

Water Resources Department

Kerala Water Resources Department Water Resources Department of the Government Secretariat takes the Administrative level decisions of the Line/Subordinate Departments. Its Political head is the Hon'ble Minister and the Administrative head is the Principal Secretary... more »

Vigilance Department

Kerala Vigilance Department The Vigilance & Anti-Corruption Bureau, functioning as a separate Department since 1964, is the main Agency of the State to deal with Cases involving corruption.Vigilance & Anti-Corruption Bureau is the main Government... more »

Transport Department

Kerala Transport Department Transport Department of the secretariat takes the administrative level decisions of the line / Subordinate Departments.The history of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation began whilst the development of the transport industry it... more »

Tourism Department

Kerala Tourism Department The present Department of Tourism had its beginning in the State Guest Department of the erstwhile Travancore State and Hospitality Organization of the Cochin State. In Travancore, the State Guest Department had... more »

Taxes Department

Kerala Taxes Department The history of Sales tax in India begins from 1938.The Income Tax Department in Kerala has territorial jurisdiction over entire State of Kerala, Union territory of Lakshadeep and Mahe (Part of Pondicherry).... more »

Stores Purchase Department

Kerala Stores Purchase Department Stores Purchase Department is one of the Departments in the Government secretariat under Government of Kerala.The Department is under the control and managed by the Minister of Finance.The term stores means... more »

Social Welfare Department

Kerala Social Welfare Department The Social Welfare Department was formed on 9 September 1975 for the implementation of social welfare programmes and services in Kerala. The Directorate of Social Welfare is the main arm of... more »

Sports and Youth Affairs Department

Kerala Sports and Youth Affairs Department The Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs was established in the year 1986 for the promotion and development of Sports & Games in the State of Kerala.It has made... more »

Scheduled Castes Development Department

Kerala Scheduled Castes Development Department The classes, which are included in Section 341 of the Indian Constitution, are known as Scheduled Castes. The Central/ State Governments have implemented many programmes for the upliftment of these... more »

Power Department

Kerala Power Department The Kerala Government's top most priority is to increase power generation to ensure availability of power in tune with increased demand.At the same time quality of power is also of equal importance.The... more »

Public Works Department

Kerala Public Works Department Public works department in the State of Travancore (which later formed the major part of Kerala State following the reorganization of states in 1956) made its beginning in the year 1823... more »

Law Department

Kerala Law Department The Law Department is a distinct and independent unit within the Secretariat. The Law Department was at first a part of the State Secretariat Service and comprised in it the Election Department,... more »

Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department

Kerala Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department The personnel & Administrative Reforms Department aims to facilitate satisfactory service system to personnel and provide good governance to citizens.The mission of the Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department is... more »

Scheduled Tribes Development Department

Kerala Scheduled Tribes Development Department The Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) are two groupings of historically disadvantaged people that are given express recognition in the Constitution of India. During the period of... more »

Science Technology & Environment Department

Kerala Science Technology & Environment Department The Separate Department for Science Technology and Environment was created in 1987.The Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) was constituted in November 2002 as an autonomous... more »

Revenue Department

Kerala Revenue Department The land Revenue Department was in existence even before India became independent in 1947.Commissionerate of Land Revenue is Located about 3Kms away from the Central Railway Station, in the East Fort -... more »
Kerala State Water Transport Department

Kerala State Water Transport Department

Kerala State Water Transport Department is a government agency to regulate and maintain the inland navigation of Kerala state of India. It caters traffic needs of the inhabitants of the waterlogged areas of the Districts... more »

Kerala State Lotteries Department

The Kerala State Lotteries Department was started in 1967, the first lottery department setup under a state Government in India. Envisaging revenue from sale of lotteries as a major source of non-tax revenue for the... more »
Kerala PSC

Kerala PSC

Kerala PSC has a long history before the Independence of Country . There was a Public Service Commissioner in the erstwhile Travancore state whose duty was to select candidates for direct recruitment to various categories... more »
Thiruvananthapuram Development Authority

Thiruvananthapuram Development Authority

Thiruvananthapuram Development Authority (TRIDA) is constituted for the implementation of planned and scientific development of Thiruvananthapuram city and adjoining area. ; The jurisdiction of the Authority extends to the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation and 10 surrounding Panchayaths... more »
Greater Cochin Development Authority

Greater Cochin Development Authority

The Greater Cochin Development Authority is the planning and development Authority of the Metropolitan area of Cochin, which is the urban hinterland of Cochin Port. The jurisdictional area of GCDA comprises of the Cochin City,... more »

Kerala RTO Motor Vehicle Department

The Motor Vehicles Department Kerala is regulated by the Government of Kerala in terms of policy formulation and its implementation.  The Department is administered by the Transport Commissioner who is the Head of Department. Transport... more »