All Establishment and service/personal matters in respect of the officers/staff of the Ministry of Tourism
Administration-I is a key Division of the Ministry responsible for handling all establishment matters, allocation of work among various Divisions of the Ministry and transfer/ postings of officials of the Ministry within India and abroad. It deals with appointment, recruitment and promotion of the officials involving reference to and from the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), The Department of Personnel & Training and Staff Selection Commission (SSC). It is entrusted with framing Recruitment Rules for various posts of the Ministry. It deals with retirement of officials, verification and grant of terminal benefits.
In addition to the functions cited supra, it deals with misc. Establishment matters of the Ministry viz. grant of Leave, Leave Travel Concession, encashment of leave, verification of character and antecedents, forwarding application of officials for working on deputation to other departments, maintenance of service records, Grant of MACP, fixation of pay, verification of service, training, disciplinary proceedings, review of officials under FR 56(j) etc.