Properly arranging lakhs of files and documents that have been classified under A, B and C for their easy and quick identification.
Cataloguing the records and documents so that they are easily accessed.
Protecting the records from pests and pestilences by regular fumigation; repairing the damaged records and taking out copies of deteriorating records and preserving them.
Adopting required measures, as adopted in the National Archives of India, to control temperature and humidity and also to avoid dust.
Taking measures to preserve records through lamination and through scientific methods of binding.
Arranging for the training of staff of the Directorate; and to provide training to private people in the preservation of old records of historical importance in their possession.