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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. Navjotpal Singh Randhwa PCS
Director Tourism
navjot1964@gmail.com 0172-2694889 0172-2268822 9815715444

 

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 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 namely.
  • These Rules may be called the Punjab Civil Services (General and Common conditions of Service) Rules 1964.

Department HAS ESTABLISED FIFTEEN INFORMATION Centres, which are situated in Chandigarh, Anandpur Sahib, Nangal, Railway Station Amritsar, Golden Temple Amritsar, Raja Sansi Airport Amritsar, Attari Border, Ropar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Bathinda, Garshankar, Pathankot, Fazilka and New Delhi. Information of important places of Punjab is being provided to the Indian/International tourists coming to the state, Tourist Literature is being distributed free of cost to the tourists from these information centres.

 

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 Tourism
jaspalkaler
@gmail.com
0172-2742357 9988528481 -
Sh. Navjotpal Singh Randhwa PCS
Managing Director
Punjab Tourism Development Corporation
navjot1964
@gmail.com
0172-2694889 0172-2268822 www.punjabtourism.gov.in
Smt. Pratima Srivastava, IFS
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
Mr.Abheek Pramink
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