The Department of Personnel consists of Officers/Officials belonging to the different services viz. Indian Administrative Services, Goa Civil Service and Secretariat Cadre. The administrative Secretariat Head is the Secretary Personnel/Chief Secretary who is Group ‘A’ Officer belonging to the IAS (AGMUT) cadre. The appointment of the IAS cadre officers is done by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. The next officer below the Secretary (Personnel)/ Chief Secretary is the Special Secretary/Addl. Secretary (Personnel) and thereafter Under Secretary (Personnel-I) and Under Secretary (Personnel-II) who all are Group ‘A’ Officers belonging to the Goa Civil Service cadre. The supervisory staff attached to the Department is Section Officer who is a Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officer belonging to the Secretariat cadre. The Senior Assistant, Assistant, Jr. Assistant, Steno and Peon are Group ‘C’ Officials belonging to the Secretariat Cadre and the cadre controlling Department for these officials including Section Officer is the General Administration Department, Secretariat.