of the Astronist Institution
There are a total of eleven ministries as part of the Government of the Astronist Institution. Each ministry is designated a set of areas of responsibility and duties that it remains accountable for. Most but not all ministries consist of ministerial departments that are mandated to cover areas with particular importance to the Institution's operations.
The Governing Ministry
The Governing Ministry is the central ministry of the Astronist Institution that oversees and regulates the operations of all other ministries part of the Astronian government. It is also responsible for a wide range of daily operations for the Astronist Institution, particularly regarding the advancement of the Astronist religion. The Governing Ministry consists of __ departments including:
- Department of New Concept Development
- Department of Sopharium Management
- Department of the Starlight Festival
- Department of Investment and Strategy
The Millettarian Peacekeeping Force
The Millettarian Peacekeeping Force is the principal intergovernmental body within the Astronist Institution working towards international peace and security. Its main responsibilities include the security of all Astronist buildings and events through its main department the MSF, the protection of Astronists worldwide including the reduction of Astronist religious persecution. Its main abilities include the publication and promotion of materials in support of religious acceptance, diversity, and interfaith dialogue. The Millettarian Peacekeeping Force consists of just one department including:
- The Millettarian Security Force
Ministry of Relations
The Ministry of Relations is a major ministry of the Astronist Institution dealing with all external relations between the Institution and a range of organisational and governmental entities. The Ministry of Relations is responsible for the securement of recognition for the Astronist religion and for the maintenance of all diplomatic/parenic relations of the Astronist Institution. It remains a vital organ of the Astronia governmental body as the principal mediator between the Astronist Institution and the outside world. The Ministry of Relations consists of four departments which includes:
- Department of Governmental Relations
- Department of Interfaith Relations
- Department of Non-governmental Relations
- Department of Public Relations
Ministry of Subsidiaries
The Ministry of Subsidiaries is a major ministry of the Astronist Institution whose main responsibility is the oversight and regulation of all charitable and profitable subsidiary organisations of the Astronist Institution, namely the conglomerate of The People's Constitutional Company of Jesse Millette. The Ministry of Subsidiaries currently does not run any particular ministerial departments distinct from its core functions.
Ministry of the Interior
The Ministry of the Interior is a major ministry of the Astronist Institution that, in close conjunction with The Governing Ministry, regulates and oversees the internal functions and internal relations of the government of Astronia. The Ministry of the Interior does not currently consist of any independent internal ministerial departments.
The People's United Educational Space Exploration Confederation (PUESEC) is a ministry of the Government of the Astronist Institution that deals with the Institution's interactions with the space industry and the Institution's wider operations in the context of the space environment. Essentially, is the space agency of the Astronist Institution. PUESEC does not currently operate any independent internal departments distinct from its core operations.
Ministry of Publications
The Ministry of Publications is a major ministerial organ of the Government of the Astronist Institution as it deals with the entire publishing operations of the Institution and the Astronist religion as a whole. It principal operation is that of The People's Millettarian Network (PMN), a multimedia publishing group with operations across all mediums. It also oversees all publishing subsidiaries of the Astronist Institution and therefore works closely with the Ministry of Subsidiaries to ensure that all published content from official Astronist channels is done so according to the principles of Astronism and with the integrity of the Institution placed at the forefront. The Ministry of Publications consists of two distinct internal departments including:
- Department of the Online
- Department of the Offline
The Astronian Bank is the ministry of the Astronist Institution acting as the central bank and treasury for all Astronist organisations. The Astronian Bank oversees and regulates the financial operations of all Astronian ministries and offices, as well as all subsidiaries of the Astronist Institution which means that it works closely with the Ministry of Subsidiaries to conduct its mandate. The Astronian Bank consists of four ministerial departments.
- Department of Ministerial Finances
- Department of Permanent Office Finances
- Department of Subsidiary Finances
- The People's Millettarian Fund
Ministry of the Exterior
The Ministry of the Exterior is a ministry of the Astronist Institution that deals with all affairs external to the Institution's operations. The Ministry of the Exterior does not currently consist of any internal ministerial departments.
Ministry of Legislation
The Ministry of Legislation (also known as The Grand Millettarian Court) is the judicial ministry of the Astronist Institution with the authority to act and end internal Institutional disputes. The Ministry of Legislation also holds the mandate of advising external organisations on how best to deal with disputes regarding the Astronist Institution, any of its subsidiaries, or involving Astronists in some way in a mediatory capacity.
Ministry of Dissemination & Education
The Ministry of Dissemination & Education is a major ministry of the Government of Astronist Institution whose central mandate is the spread of the Astronist religion and the ideology of Astronarianism. The second element of its mandate involves the correct education on Astronism and Astronist-related topics.