Chief Minister

Chief Minister

Sh. Arvind Kejriwal

Dy. Chief Minister

Dy. Chief Minister

Sh. Manish Sisodia

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The Department of Delhi Archives is one of the richest and scientifically maintained archives of India. It has stored a rich heritage of Delhi's ups and downs and Delhi's making. The primary function of Department of Delhi Archives is to supply the records to the creating agency and the secretariat for the reference purpose in making decision in day to day work, facilitating the scholars from various streams to pursue their research. The Department of Delhi Archives is also being used by general public in many ways like issuing the certified copies of the Registration Records of properties, Gazettes etc.

Delhi Archives is the custodian of all Public records of Government of Delhi and are available for use of bonafide research scholars/general public. Access to records in Delhi Archives is governed by the provisions of the Public Records Act, 1993 and the Public Records Rules, 1997 enacted by the Govt. of India and adopted by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi being Union Territory and was notified vide Gazette Notification No. 3 in Delhi Gazette, PART-IV on dated 21 January, 1999.

A person who intends to consult the Records shall apply to the Director/Head of Office (Archives), Department of Delhi Archives in prescribed form along with supporting documents.

Indian Scholars:
1. Letter of Introduction from their sponsoring Institution/University.
2. Self-attested copy of University Identity Card.
3. Self-attested copy of Address Proof.

Foreign Scholars:
1. Letter of Introduction from their sponsoring Institution/University.
2. Accreditation Letter from diplomatic mission in India/Embassy.
3. Self-attested copy of Passport.
4. Self-attested copy of Visa.

General Public:
1. Self-attested copy of Voter ID/ Aadhar Card/ Passport/ Driving Licence or any other photo bearing document having address issued by Central/State Government.

Service Charges:

S.No.

Items

Indian Scholar

Foreign Scholar

1

Plain Paper Copy (One sided)

Rs. 3.00 per copy

Rs. 6.00 per copy

2

Digital Copy of document (One sided)

Rs. 3.00 per copy

Rs. 6.00 per copy

3

Digital Copy of Images

Rs. 100 per image

Rs. 100 per image

4

Digital Copy of Maps

Rs. 100 per copy

Rs. 100 per copy