The Department of Personnel is run by the Officers/ Officials belonging to the different services viz. Indian Administrative Services, Goa Civil Service and Secretariat Cadre. The administrative Secretariat Head is the 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, Govt. of India. The next Officer below the Chief Secretary attached to the Personnel Department is the Special Secretary (Personnel) who is also Group ‘A’ Officer belonging to the IAS cadre. The next Officer below the Special Secretary (Personnel) is the Joint Secretary (Personnel) and Under Secretary (Personnel) who are Group ‘A’ Officer 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 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.