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Department of Governance Reforms Department of Governance Reforms

1. Name of the Administrative Department: Governance Reforms

2. Minister In charge:

Name email Telephone No. Photograph
Office Residence
Capt. Amarinder Singh
Chief Minister Punjab
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3. Addl. Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary/Secretary of Administrative Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Dr. Nirmaljit Singh Kalsi, IAS
Addl. Chief Secretary
nskalsi@gmail.com 0172-2740459 - 9999997861
Sh. Abhinav, IAS
Special Secretary
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4. Directorate of Governance Reforms:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone No.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. H.S. Kandhola, PCS
Governance Reforms
dgr@punjab.gov.in 0172-2600971 0172-2748655 9878077770


5. Business Rules of Department:

Vide an order issued by Department of General Administration (General Coordination Branch) vide no. 1/1/2012-GC(5)/3742 dated 16-March-2012, Allocation of Business Rules (1st Amendment), 2012, the Department of Governance Reforms has been created with the following functions:

  • All matters related to:
    1. Administrative re-organization and streamlining of administration
    2. Reports of Administrative Reforms Commission
    3. Improvement in office procedure and systems
    4. Indian Institute of Public Administration, and
    5. Formulation of policies regarding maintenance and retention of records
  • Administrative Reforms and e-Governance in all departments of the Government, reports of the Administrative Reforms
    Commission and Punjab Governance Reforms Commission, National e-Governance Programme.
  • Administration of the Right to Information Act
  • Management of State Data Centre, State Wide Area Network, State Service Delivery Gateway and related matters


6. Services provided by Department:

  1. Government to Government (G2G)
    • Data Centre Hosting Service
    • Pawan Connectivity
    • Email
  2. Government to Citizen (G2C)
    • SSDG
    • e-District
    • Sewa Kendras
  3. Government to Employee (G2E)
    • Training in IT and e-Governance


7. Societies/ Commissions working under the control of  Governance Reform:

  1. Societies:

Punjab State e-Governance Society (PSeGS) - The primary objective of the Punjab State e-Governance Society (PSEGS) is to administer the implementation of E-Governance projects for the overall benefit of the citizens and public.

Contact information of Board of Governors of PSeGS is as under:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone No.
Office Residence Mobile
Capt. Amarinder Singh
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Dr. Nirmaljit Singh Kalsi, IAS,
Vice Chairman
nskalsi@gmail.com 0172-2740459 - 9999997861
Sh. H.S. Kandhola, PCS
Member Secretary
dgr@punjab.gov.in 0172-2600971 0172-2748655 9878077770


District Sukhmani Societies (DSS) - District Sukhmani Societies have been established in all the districts, headed by respective Deputy Commissioners. Contact information is as under:

S.No District Phone No e-mail  Official Website
1 Amritsar 0183-2223551 dc.asr@punjab.gov.in http://amritsar.nic.in
2 Bathinda 0164-2210042 dc.btd@punjab.gov.in http://bathinda.nic.in
3 Barnala 0164-244360 dc.brn@punjab.gov.in http://barnala.gov.in
4 Faridkot 01639 251051 dc.frd@punjab.gov.in http://www.faridkot.nic.in
5 Fatehgarh Sahib 01763-232215 dc.fgs@punjab.gov.in http://fatehgarhsahib.gov.in
6 Fazilka 01638-260555 dc.fzk@punjab.gov.in Under Construction
7 Ferozepur 01632- 244008 dc.frz@punjab.gov.in http://www.ferozepur.nic.in
8 Gurdaspur 01874-247500 dc.grd@punjab.gov.in http://gurdaspur.nic.in
9 Hoshiarpur 01882-220301 dc.hsr@punjab.gov.in http://hoshiarpur.nic.in
10 Jalandhar 0181-2224783 dc.jal@punjab.gov.in http://jalandhar.nic.in
11 Kapurthala 01822-2333777 dc.kpr@punjab.gov.in http://www.kapurthala.net.in
12 Ludhiana 0161-2403100 dc.ldh@punjab.gov.in http://ludhiana.nic.in
13 Mansa 01652-227700 dc.mns@punjab.gov.in http://mansa.nic.in
14 Moga 01636-234400 dc.mog@punjab.gov.in http://moga.nic.in
15 Mukatsar 01632-263643 dc.mks@punjab.gov.in http://muktsar.nic.in/html/index.html
16 Pathankot 0186-2220324 dc.pkt@punjab.gov.in http://pathankot.gov.in/
17 Patiala 0175-2311300 dc.ptl@punjab.gov.in http://www.patiala.nic.in/
18 SBS Nagar 01823-221301 dc.nsr@punjab.gov.in http://www.nawanshahr.gov.in/
19 Roop Nagar 01881-221150 dc.rpr@punjab.gov.in http://www.rupnagar.nic.in
20 Sangrur 01672-234004 dc.sgr@punjab.gov.in http://sangrur.nic.in/
21 SAS Nagar 0172-2270761 dc.mhl@punjab.gov.in http://www.sasnagar.gov.in/
22 Tarn Taran 01852-224101 dc.trn@punjab.gov.in http://www.tarntaran.gov.in/


     2. Commissions:

Punjab Right to Service Commission (PRTSC): The PRTS Act-2011 was enacted with the sole objective of providing an effective frame work for time bound delivery of services being provided by various government departments in order to promote transparency and accountability. Contact information is as under:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Residence
Sh. S C Agrawal, IAS (Retd.)
Chief Commissioner
scaprtsc@gmail.com 0172-2790421 0172-2747034 www.rtspunjab.gov.in
Secretary post vacant


Punjab Right to Information Commission (PRTIC):

Contact information is as under:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Residence
S. Sarwan Singh Channy, IAS (Retd.)
Chief Information Commissioner
scic@punjabmail.gov.in 0172-4630054
- www.infocommpunjab.com
Secretary post vacant


For detailed information:

Department's Website: www.dgrpunjab.gov.in