Organisation Chart

Accounts Branch -1

Accounts Branch -2

Administration Branch -1

Administration Branch -2

Computer Center

Executive Branch

Legislative Branch

Legislator's House

Library

Marshal's Office

Protocol Department

Question Branch

Reporting Branch

Receipt and Issues

Records Branch

Translation Branch

Watch and Ward

Secretariat of Karnataka Legislative Council

The Secretariat of Karnataka Legislative Council was set up pursuant to the provisions contained in Article 187 of the Constitution. The said Article, which provides for a separate secretarial staff for each House of Parliament, reads as follows:- “187. Secretariat of State Legislature " .

  1. The House or each House of the Legislature of a State shall have a separate secretarial staff: Provided that nothing in this clause shall, in the case of the Legislature of a State having a Legislative Council, be construed as preventing the creation of posts common to both Houses of such Legislature. 
  2. The Legislature of a State may by law regulate the recruitment, and the conditions of service of persons appointed, to the secretarial staff of the House or Houses of the Legislature of the State. 
  3. Until provision is made by the Legislature of the State under clause (2), the Governor may, after consultation with the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly or the Chairman of the Legislative Council, as the case may be, make rules regulating the recruitment, and the conditions of service of persons appointed, to the secretarial staff of the Assembly or the Council, and any rules so made shall have effect subject to the provisions of any law made under the said clause.

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