There were a number of smaller departments at the centre which helped in the everyday administration of the empire.

Wakil-i-dar looked after the royal household and managed the personal services of the Sultan.

Amir-i-Hajib looked after the royal ceremonies.

Sar-i-Jandar looked after the royal body guards.

Amir-i-Akhur looked after the establishment of horses and Shahnah-i-fil looked after the establishment of elephants.

Amir-i-Majlis looked after the arrangement of meetings and special ceremonies.

The Royal workshops (Karkhanas) played an important role in the administrative system of the Sultanate.

The needs of the royal household were met through Karkhanas.