Department of Elections Department of Elections

1.  Name of the Administrative Department: Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, SCO No. 29-32, Sector 17E, Chandigarh

2.  Minister In charge:

Name e-mail Telephone Nos. Photograph
Office Residence Mobile
Shri. Brahm Mohindra
Cabinet Minister
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3.  Additional Chief Secretary / Financial Commissioner / Principal Secretary / Secretary of Administrative Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile

Sh. Dipinder Singh, I.A.S. Secretary to Government of Punjab, Department of Elections 0172-2746292   9878401249

Dr. S.Karuna Raju, I.A.S   Chief Electoral Officer cum-Secretary to Govt. of Punjab 0172-2724038  




4. Head of Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Shri Gurpal Singh Chahal, I.A.S. 
Additional Chief Electoral Officer Punjab 0172-2704779 -  


5.  Business Rules of the department:

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6.  Services provided by Department:

a. Registration of Voters.
b. Preparation of EPICs.


7.  Names of Board / Corporations / Commissions / Societies working under the control of the Administrative Department along with information of their Heads as under:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
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8.  Important Documents:

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 Office Manuals

1 Description of Work
2 Election Commission Return Preparer Guidelines
3 E-filling of Statement of Election Expenditure
4 Work Distribution

Acts and Rules

1 The Gazette of India- The Religious Institutions (Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1988
2 Letter regarding- Misuse of Religious Institutions for Political Purposes
3 State Service Rules- Deptt. of  Elections, Punjab

Learning Manuals

1 EVM-VVPAT Awareness Brochures
2 General Voters Brochure
3 NRI-Brochure
4 Procedure for obtaining certified entry of Electoral Roll
5 Service Personnel Brochure
6 Voter Awareness Brochure


For Detailed Information:

Department's Website: