General Administration Department

General Administration Department manages under various sections like Personal, Planning, ARTD, NRI and RTI. Its main objectives lay strong foundations for citizens and fulfill their expectations and gain trust by finding measures through Effective and responsive Administration. Personal Department functions under GAD. The Planning Department is instrumental in preparing and monitoring of Annual Plan‚ Five year Plans and other related work. ARTD (Administration Reforms and Training Department) implements Citizen Charter in the heads of Department and their subordinate offices of ten selected Administrative Departments aiming to ensure transparency and openness in Administration and make the delivery system more responsive. NRI is State based GAD and RTI provides Right to Information.

The General Administration Department is one of the most important regulatory departments of the State Government.. The Chief Minister is the Minister in-charge of and this Department. Functionally, the Department is presently divided into Five divisions, each of which is headed by an officer of the level of Secretary or above.

The General Administration Department is one of the most important regulatory departments of the State Government. On the one hand the Department prescribes rules and procedure to be adopted in personnel matters specially issues concerning recruitment, training, career development, staff welfare as well as the post retirement dispensation, whereas on the other it acts as the cadre controlling department of Indian Administrative Service, Gujarat Administrative Service, Gujarat judicial services, Gujarat secretariat services, Gujarat secretariat stenographer services and Gujarat secretariat clerk services.

The department also coordinates with the two Commissions GPSC (Gujarat Public Services Commissions) and GSSSB (Gujarat Subordinate Staff Selection Board) which looks after appointment to the gazetted post and non gazetted post respectively.

Department Address

Personnel Division,
General Administration Department,
Govt. of Gujarat.

Block No. 7 (1- 5 Floor),
Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Contact Persons

Shri L. Chuaungo
Principal Secretary
General Administration Departmenmt,
Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.
Phone: 079 23251301
Miss. S. Aparna, IAS
Principal Secretary (Planning)
Genaral Administration Department,
Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.
Phone: 079- 23250403
Mrs. Anita Karwal, IAS
Principal Secretary (NRI & ARTD)
General Administration Department,
Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.
Phone: 079-23250474
Shri B. B. Swain, IAS
Chief Election Officer (Election)
General Administration Department,
Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.
Phone: 079-23250316



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