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Coordination & International Cooperation (C&IC) Division


The Wing deals with intra-Ministry coordination work, public grievances (PGs), publication of Annual Report of the Ministry, Record Retention Schedule, custody of classified and non-classified records of the Ministry, furnishing of various reports of SCs/STs and Persons with Disabilities, etc, processing of all miscellaneous Cabinet Notes/ EFCs received from other Ministries, Swachchhata Action Plan, coordination of work relating to EODB, Regulating Compliances, maintenance and updation of contents on the website of MHA, implementation of e-Office in the Ministry, etc

Annual Reports

Annual Reports

Preparation and publication of Annual Report of the Ministry of Home Affairs

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1 Annual Report Click Here

Administrative Reforms

Administrative Reforms
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1 Work relating to the implementation of recommendations concerning MHA contained in <b>15 Reports</a></b> of 2nd Administrative Reforms Commission, excluding Division-specific reports Click Here

Public Grievances

Public Grievances
  • Coordination work relating to Public Grievances in respect of MHA. The Public Grievances received in hard copy and also through Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) are sent to the concerned Division in the MHA who attend to all grievances. The Director(Coord-II) and Joint Secretary(Coordination & International Cooperation) have been designated as Nodal Officer and Appellate Authority respectively for Public Grievances.
  • Contact details of Nodal Officer for public grievances is as under:

         Shri S M I Tanvir
         5th Floor inside Media Wing, NDCC-II Building, Jai Singh Road
         New Delhi-110001
         Tele No.23438061
         E-Mail: dircoord-mha[@]nic[dot]in

  • Contact details of Nodal Authority for filing appeal is as under:

         Ms Saheli Ghosh Roy
         Joint Secretary (CIC)
         Room No. 188, North Block
         New Delhi-110001
         Telefax No.23092392
         E-Mail: jscpg-mha[@]gov[dot]in

  • A public Grievance Officer is required to be nominated, by each Division also to monitor the progress of the redressal of Public Grievances relating to the respective Division. The details thereof may be available on the website of the respective Divisions.
  • Centralized Public Grievance Redress And Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) is an online web-enabled system and is the platform based on web technology which primarily aims to enable submission of grievances by the aggrieved citizens from anywhere and anytime (24x7) basis to Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations who scrutinize and take action for speedy and favorable redress of these grievances. Tracking grievances is also facilitated on this portal through the system generated unique registration number.

    However, the following issues are not taken up for redress:

    •      Sub-judice cases or any matter concerning judgment given by any court.
    •     Personal and family disputes
    •     RTI matters
    •     Anything that impacts upon territorial integrity of the country or friendly relations with other countries
    •     Suggestions
  • For lodging Grievances centrally, Please click

Monthly Reports/ Returns

Monthly Reports/ Returns
  • Compilation of pendency position in regard to receipts/MP/VIP references, PMO references in different Divisions, Monthly Summary for Cabinet and Monthly DO letter to Cabinet Secretary, e-Samiksha etc.

National/ International Days

National/ International Days
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1 Policy & guidelines for declaration of National/International days Download (580.85 KB)

Official Language

Official Language
  • The Division looks after the work relating to :-
  • Implementation of Official Language Act in the MHA and its Attached and Subordinate Offices
  • The entire work of translation from English to Hindi and vice -versa
  • Organising the meetings of the Hindi Salahkar Samiti
  • Administering various schemes for promotion of the use of Hindi in the Ministry
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  • The Library housed in MHA have about 1,10,000 books relating to different disciplines such as Philosophy, Law, Public Administration, Terrorism, Naxalite Management, Center State Relations, Border Management, Disaster Management, Internal Security, Police and Police Modernization, Literature, Fiction, Geography, History etc. that are relevant to the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Library houses Census of India publications since 1931, some selected parts of Gazette of India Publications, Law Journals like All India Reporter, Supreme Court Reports, Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha Debates, Annual Reports of the Ministry of Home affairs since mid 50's. Some of the other important journals are Supreme Court Cases, Service Law Reporter, Criminal Law Journal, All India Service Law Journal etc. As a part of Reference Collection, the library has Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, AIR Manuals, Encyclopedia of Central Acts and Rules, important Reports of the Commissions appointed by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Miscellaneous Matters

Miscellaneous Matters
  • Publication of Pink Book relating to revision of allocation of work in different Divisions
  • Publication of Green Book relating to the level of Disposal and Channel of Submission in MHA
  • Matters relating to the status of the pending Court Cases of different Divisions, Legal Information Management & Briefing System (LIMBS)
  • Preparation of Material for Budget Speech of Finance Minister and address of the President of India to both Houses of Parliament, PM's Independence Day Speech
  • Record Retention Schedule
  • List of Files/Records transferred to National Archives of India
  • Annual Action Plan of the Ministry
  • Custody of classified and non-classified records of the Ministry
  • Furnishing of various reports relating to the employment of SCs/STs and Persons with Disabilities etc.
  • Apart from above the Coordination Division also looks after other miscellaneous items, e.g. receipt and distribution of dak including the classified dak; and maintenance and custody of top secret files 
  • Matters relating to India Code Portal


  • The Wing deals with matters relating to policies/coordination in respect of International/Bilateral Security issues such as Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, Agreement/Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on security-related matters, security issues pertaining to multilateral organizations viz. BIMSTEC, BRICS, SCO & SAARC etc.
  • The modus operandi of perpetrators or potential perpetrators of crime, particularly of those engaged in international terrorism, organized crime and illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs etc has evolved and changed with the advancement of technology and has assumed a transnational dimension. Accordingly, the Ministry has entered into and pursued a variety of multilateral/bilateral initiatives on security-related issues with various countries to counter transnational crime, terrorism, and other serious offences, such as drug trafficking, money laundering, counterfeit currency, smuggling of arms and explosives etc.


  • The legal framework for combating Crime including International terrorism includes Treaties on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, Memorandum of Understandings/Bilateral Agreements to counter Organized Crimes, Joint Working Groups on Counter Terrorism/International Terrorism which are signed between India and other countries on bilateral basis. Such treaties/agreements are with a view to securing bilateral cooperation against various forms of crime like terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering, counterfeiting of Indian currency notes.
  • The Ministry also has separate bilateral dialogue/meeting mechanism with many countries like the Homeland Security Dialogue (HSD) with USA, Home Affairs Dialogue (HAD) with UK etc. through which issues mutually affecting the countries are deliberated and to carry forward further collaborations.


  • The Ministry of Home Affairs is the nodal Ministry for concluding Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties in Criminal Matters which are designed to facilitate widest measures of mutual assistance in investigation, prosecution and prevention of crime, service of summons and other judicial documents, execution of warrants and other judicial commissions and tracing, restraint, forfeiture or confiscation of proceeds and instruments of crime.
  • These agreements assume importance in combating transnational organized crimes, trans-border terrorism, crimes and other serious offences, such as drug trafficking, money laundering, counterfeit currency, smuggling of arms and explosives, etc. India has so far signed these Treaties/Agreements with the following 44 countries:-


  • Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cambodia, Egypt, France, Hongkong SAR, Iran, Indonesia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Oman, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, The United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.
  • Further India along with other SAARC countries had signed a Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters in 2008. India has since ratified the Convention. The Convention will come into force after the ratification of the Convention by Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Convention aims to strengthen regional cooperation in the investigation and prosecution of crime.

Bilateral Agreements/ Memorandum of Understanding on Security Cooperation and Prevention of and Combating Illicit Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Chemical Precursors, as well as related Offences

  • India has signed 42 bilateral Agreements/Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on security cooperation, narcotic drugs and other related fields with Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Iran, Israel, Italy, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Laos People’s Democratic Republic, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom, United State of America, Uzbekistan and Zambia.


  • BRICS is an acronym for the powerful grouping of the world’s leading emerging market economies, namely, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
  • The BRICS mechanism aims to promote peace, security, development and cooperation. It also aims at contributing significantly to the development of humanity and establishing a more equitable and fair world.
  • The first BRIC Summit took place in Russia, where the elected leaders of the four countries formally declared the membership of the BRIC economic bloc. South Africa joined in December 2010, resulting in BRICS.
  • BRICS has since its inception had a positive effect on the international system. BRICS countries have individually emerged to assume new economic rankings.


  • The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a regional organization comprising seven Member States around the Bay of Bengal region. BIMSTEC constitute a unique bridge between south and South-East Asia with five Members from South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India Nepal and Sri Lanka) and two from South-East (Myanmar and Thailand).
  • It came into being on 6June 1997 through the Bangkok Declaration. Initially, the economic bloc was formed with four Member States with the acronym ‘BIST-EC’ (Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand Economic Cooperation). Following inclusion of Myanmar on 22 December 1997 during a special Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, the Group was renamed “BIMST-EC” (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand Economic Cooperation). With the admission of Nepal and Bhutan at the 6th Ministerial Meeting (February 2004, Thailand), the name of the grouping was changed to ‘Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation’ (BIMSTEC).
  • Three Summits have been held so far-2004 [Bangkok], 2008 [New Delhi] and 2014 [Nay Pyi Taw]. Nepal is the Current chair of BIMSTEC. Permanent Secretariat of BIMSTEC is operational since September 2014 in Dhaka.


  • The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is an Eurasian political, economic and security alliance.
  • The SCO is the successor to the Shanghai Five, a mutual security agreement formed in 1996 between China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. On 15 June 2001, the leaders of these nations and Uzbekistan met in Shanghai to announce a new organisation with deeper political and economic cooperation; the SCO Charter was signed on 7July 2002 and entered into force on 19 September 2003. Its Membership has since expanded to eight states, with India and Pakistan joining on 9 June 2017. Several countries are engaged as observers or partners.
  • The SCO is governed by the Heads of State Council (HSC), its supreme decision-making body, which meets once a year


  • SAARC was set up in 1985 as an association of States whose aim was to promote the well-being of the population of South Asia and improve their standard of living; to speed up economic growth, social progress and cultural development; to reinforce links between the countries of this area; and, lastly, to promote mutual collaboration and assistance in the economic, social, cultural technical and scientific fields.
  • SAARC is the organization for cooperation in South Asia. It aims to promote peace, trade and development in the region through dialogue and cooperation. The SAARC Secretariat is based in Kathmandu (Nepal).