The Department has been declared as a Service Department and all the Printing works of the Government are done free of cost to the intending departments. The Administrative department (i.e. Home Department) does all the Supervisory works and gives necessary guidance to the Directorate of Printing & Stationery and its branch Presses at Dimapur & Mokokchung.

Functions of printing and stationary branch:

  1. To cater to intents placed by departments in respect of Printing works, which include highly confidential and sensitive items such as Printing of Ballot papers pertaining to Election, Budget documents, making of rubber seals and Blocks and supply of Centralized Stationery items.
  2. The Nagaland Gazetter, a fortnightly publication is also printed by the Department. 3. Printing of common forms used by all Govt. establishments.
  3. The Department also does the Printing of Government Acts, Speeches of V.I.Ps, Programmes and Invitation Cards, writing pads, stamp pads, Slip pads, Printing of  the Nagaland Government Calendar, Annual Administrative Reports of various  departments and Printing of Forms and various reports of Accountant General,


The Stationery wing is non Technical and is responsible for procurement of Centralized Stationery items for issue to various Administrative departments/offices in the State on payment through Treasury Challan.

Besides the Directorate Office at Kohima, there are two Branch Presses in Dimapur and Mokokchung functioning under the Administrative control of Home Department. It is also under consideration of the Department to upgrade, update and modernize the Nagaland Government Printing Press and keeping this in view, a report in this respect has been prepared and submitted by the faculty Members of National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, which is under the examination of the Department.