Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions


The India -Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is headed by Shri Suresh Pachauri. The Ministry consists of three departments and mainly deals with issues related with training, recruitment, post retirement and other problems. It is a unit of the Central Government, concerned with the recruitment of efficient people into the administration. The three important departments of the India -Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions are:
  1. Department of Personnel and Training
  2. Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances
  3. Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare


The Department of Personnel and Training constitutes several training institutes like Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Institute of Secretariat Training & Management (ISTM), (PESB), Central Vigilance Commission, Public Enterprises Selection Board and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions of India is under Prime Minister of India. He is helped by a state minister in performing his works for the Ministry. Presently, the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions of India has seven divisions. Each of the divisions is monitored by Joint Secretaries or officers above his post. The entire Ministry is controlled by a Secretary, who in turn is assisted by a number of joint and additional secretaries.

The Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances has been entrusted with the task of improving Government structures, networking with different organization, simplifying Government procedures and other works. The department aims to develop the working processes of the Central Government by restructuring certain policies and schemes of the administration. Handling the public grievance is one of the major concerns of the department.

The Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions of India formulates new policies for pensioners and handles all the matters related with post retirement. Apart from creating policies for the Central Government employees, it also serves as a platform for pensioners redressal.

Last Updated on 1st Oct 2012