DIWAN-I-INSHA department looked after the state correspondence under Delhi Sultanate.
It was headed by Dabir-i- Khas.
He drafted and dispatched royal orders and received reports from various officers.
The Dabir was the formal channel of communication between the center and other regions of the empire.
He was also a sort of private secretary of the Sultan and was responsible for writing the farmans.
The Barid-i-Mumalik was the head of the state news gathering and dealt with intelligence.
At the local level, there were barids who used to send regular news concerning the matters of the state to the central office.
Apart from barids, another set of reporters also existed who were known as Munihiyan.
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