The Personnel and Administration Division is under the charge of Director (Personnel & Administration) (D – P&A). As on 1st January, 2017 the strength of the organization’s Shore employees was 790. Permanent Fleet Officers, Petty Officers and Ratings of the SCI, presently number 5565. The SCI can also draw officers and crew from a pool of Trainee Marine Engineers, Trainee Navigating officers and Ratings.
The Division is responsible for providing of timely assistance and service to its people as well as ensuring the smooth and effective administrative functioning of the organization. The D – P&A is overall in-charge of the safety management system of the Division and is responsible for the continuous management of all personnel, both ashore and afloat. He is also the Director of Public Grievances.