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Home Secretary India
Home Secretary ( IAST: G?ha Saciva) is the administrative head of the Ministry of Home Affairs. This post is held by senior IAS officer of the rank of Secretary to Government of India. The current Home Secretary is Rajiv Gauba.    
Secretary to Government of India, the Home Secretary ranks 23rd on Indian Order of Precedence.    
Powers, responsibilities and postings
Home Secretary is the administrative head of the
Ministry of Home Affairs, and is the principal adviser to the Home Minister on all matters of policy and administration within the Home Ministry. 
The role of Home Secretary is as follows:
Emolument, accommodation and perquisites
An Indian Diplomatic Passport and an Official Passport generally issued to the Home Secretary.
The Home Secretary is eligible for a
Diplomatic passport. The official earmarked residence of the Union Home Secretary is 3, New Moti Bagh, New Delhi, a Type-VIII bungalow. 
As the Home Secretary is of the rank of
Secretary to Government of India, his/her salary is equivalent to  Chief Secretaries of State Governments and to Vice Chief of Army Staff/Commanders, in the rank of Lieutenant General and equivalent ranks in Indian Armed Forces. 
Home Secretary monthly pay and allowances
Base Salary as per 7th Pay Commission (Per month)
Pay Matrix Level
Pay Level 17
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