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Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs

1.  Name of the Administrative Department: Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs

2.  Minister In charge:

Name e-mail Telephone Nos. Photograph
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Navjot Singh Sidhu
Cabinet Minister
lgtm42@gmail.com 2919104 - 9868180404

 

3.  Additional Chief Secretary / Financial Commissioner / Principal Secretary / Secretary of Administrative Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Karan Avtar Singh IAS
Chief Secretary
cs@punjabmail.gov.in 0172-2740156
0172-2740860
- 9501822666
Sh. Jaspal Singh IAS
Principal Secretary Tourism
jaspalkaler@gmail.com 0172-2742357 - 9988528481

 

4. Head of Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Shivdular Singh Dhillion
Director Tourism
shivdular.dhillon@ias.gov.in
directorculture@yahoo.com
0172-2694889 - 9814272444

 

5.  Business Rules of the department:

1.  All matters relating to-

a) The development of tourism
b) The established and budget of Tourism wing
c) Local Tourism Advisory Committees
d) The State Tourism Development Board; and
e) Fairs and Festivals
f) Improvement in office procedure and systems

2.  The Punjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board

3.  The Punjab Tourism Development Corporation


 

6.  Services provided by Department:

To develop tourism in the State in such a way that more employment opportunities are generated , economy grows in the state and tourists get connected to Punjabi Culture. To provide information to the tourists through Tourist information centres situated in the State, and to encourage private sector to invest in tourism sector/industry, and to play a role of facilitator, coordinator and regular.

The following rules are given to regulate the requirement and condition of services of persons of the Department of Tourism:-

  • These Rules may be called the Punjab Tourism Head Office (Group-A) Service Rule 2002.
  • These Rules may be called the Punjab Tourism Head Office (Group-B) Service Rule 2001.
  • These Rules may be called the Punjab Tourism Head Office (Group-C) Service Rule 2001.
  • These Rules may be called the Punjab Tourism Field Staff (Group-C) Service Rule 2001.
  • These Rules may be called the Punjab Civil Services (General and Common conditions of Service) Rules 1964.

 

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 Residence
Sh. Jaspal Singh IAS
Principal Secretary-cum-Chairperson/ Board of Governor
jaspalkaler
@gmail.com
0172-2742357 9988528481 -
Sh. Shiv Dular Singh Dhillon IAS
Managing Director
Punjab Tourism Development Corporation
shivdular.dhillon@ias.gov.in
directorculture@yahoo.com
0172-2699263 9814272444 www.punjabtourism.gov.in
Sh.Basnata Raj Kumar, IFS
Executive Director
Punjab Heritage &Tourism Promotion Board
gd.apad.phtpb
@gmail.com
0172-2625952 9988421399 www.punjabtourism.gov.in
Smt. Pratima Srivastava, IFS
Addl. Executive Director
Punjab Heritage &Tourism Promotion Board
gd.apad.phtpb
@gmail.com
0172-2625952 9417388005 www.punjabtourism.gov.in
Dr.A.Jaganathen
Principal,
Food Craft Institute Hoshiarpur (Societies).
fcihoshiarpur
@gmail.com
0882-237700 9464013237 www.fcihoshiarpur.org
Ms. Rajnit Kaur
Principal,
Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology
& Applied Nutrition Bathinda (Societies).
ihmbathinda
@gmail.com,
ihmadmin
@ihmbti.com
0164-2430654
2430454
9780002223 www.ihmbti.com

 

For Detailed Information:

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