The General Administration Department looks after various important subjects as entrusted to it by “The Government of Mizoram (Allocation of Business) Rules, 2019”. The Department functions under the leadership of the Hon’ble Chief Minister. The Secretariat is headed by the Additional Chief Secretary, Pu J.C. Ramthanga, IAS ably assisted by one Additional Secretary, two Deputy Secretaries, two Under Secretaries, two office Superintendents and 20 supporting staff.
GAD, being entrusted with “District Administration” is the Administrative Department for all offices of Deputy Commissioners of all the 11 (eleven) Districts of Mizoram, viz, Aizawl, Lunglei, Saiha, Champhai, Kolasib, Serchhip, Mamit, Lawngtlai, Saitual, Khawzawl and Hnahthial. The Deputy Commissioners look after all administration in the respective districts and are the authority to issue Inner-line permits (ILP), Tribal Certificates and Residential Certificates.
It is the Administrative as also the Directorate for all the 7 (seven) Mizoram Houses in New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Guwahati, Shillong, Silchar and Bangaluru. The Mizoram Houses are Guest Houses for Mizos and all other employees of the State Government and are being utilized by all walks of people, patients who go to these places for medical treatment, students , officials on tour and the general public during travel, etc. GAD also looks after the State Guest House & Circuit House, Aizawl.
Protocol & Hospitality Wing, looked after by a State Protocol Officer and supporting staff functions as a separate wing under GAD and is entrusted with hospitality to VIP visitors and all ceremonial functions including Celebration of Republic Day and Independence Day.
Aviation Wing functions under GAD and attends all matters relating to Aviation in the State. It looks after Lengpui airport and Helicopter Operations to all District Headquarters.