7. Secretariat Records transferred from the
Tamil Nadu Archives, Madras, to Andhra Pradesh State Archives
records relating to the Andhra State covering the period
from 1953-56, and the records of Andhra Pradesh up to 1959 are received and
preserved in the State Archives. All records of the Secretariat Departments and Board of
Revenue are due for retirement to the State Achieves after they are five and ten years old respectively. This is the archival retirement principle being followed in
this State today.
As the Government was established the
departments to run the administration of their States, some times the departments were
merged and separated as per the convenience for smooth functioning of the administration.
The following brief write up on the departments of records transferred from the Tamil Nadu
Archives, Madras, to Andhra Pradesh State Archives clearly states, the administrators.
The 15 departments in existence during Madras Presidency, the Madras
State Government and their setup and subjects dealt by each departments with statistical
data are given below.
All the below mentioned Records of Departments are
BOARD OF REVENUE
3. HOME DEPARTMENT
6. FOOD & AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT
8. COMMERCE AND INDUSTRIES DEPARTMENT
ADMINISTRATION & LOCAL SELF GOVERNMENT