The Department of Art & Culture includes the Directorate of Art & C ulture and the Nagaland District Gazetteers Unit, functions as the nodal agency for formulation of the State Art & Culture policies and programmes. The Administrative Head of the Department is the Commissioner and Secretary Department of Art & Culture assisted by a Joint Secretary, under Secretary, Superintendents and a small subordinate staff The Department is further headed by a Director with supporting officers as under:
The District Gazetteers Unit is headed by a State Editor assisted by two Compilers and a few Ministerial staff. The Antiquity Registration Office at Dimapur forming a District level organization is headed by a Registering Officer. Apart from this, there are seven Cultural Centres located in each District Headquarters – Kohima, Mokokchung, Mon, Tuensang, Zunheboto, Phek, and Wokha, headed by a District Cultural Officer. The proposal for creation of District Cultural Office at Longleng, Kiphire and Peren had been submitted to the Government.