1.         All matters relating to –

(i)         the Rules of Business of the Government of Punjab .

(ii)        the allocation of personnel and division of assets and liabilities arising out of the reorganisation of the State of Punjab in 1966 :

(iii)       the claims of pay and pension of Civil List employees .

(iv)       conferences of the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police, Administrative Secretaries and Heads of Departments

(v)        Inter-State Conference of Governors and Chief Ministers .

(vi)       Maps and other publications indicating international boundaries and disputes concerning Indo-Pak boundary.

(vii)      Northern Zonal Council .

(viii)      Pre-Partition claims ;

(ix)       Overseas Indian Cell;

(x)        pilgrimages to and from Pakistan: and

(xi)       policy regarding Annual Administration Reports.




1.         All matters relating to –

(a)        the Minority Commission ;

(b)        the grant of financial assistance and other facilities to Freedom Fighters and other political sufferers ;

(c)        the merger of Princely States of the erstwhile State of Punjab and matters relating to Privy Purses of ex-rulers and grant of maintenance allowance to their relatives :

(d)        the grant of Jiwan Raksha Padak, Ashok Chakras and Parman Patras and Parshansa Patras :

(e)        the District Relief Funds and the policy regarding collection of funds by Government employees ;

(f)         coordination regarding republication of the Central Acts in the Official Gazette ;

(g)        policy relating to treatment and safeguarding of secret information and documents in Government offices;

(h)        the National Workers Relief and Rehabilitation Board;

(i)         procuring of historical relics from abroad ;

(j)         Flag Code of India:

(k)        State Emblem;

(l)         ceremonies. including the Republic Day and Independence Day;

(m)       Punjab Raj Bhawan :

(n)        display of portraits of National leaders in Government offices ;

(o)        visits of V.I.Ps. and other dignitaries and the administration of the hospitality grant :

(p)        establishment and budget of the Hospitality Organisation;

(q)        organising of State functions:

(r)        reception of visitors and V.I.Ps. :

( s )      running of State Guest Houses and canteens ;

(t)         reservation of Circuit Houses; and

(u)        policy regarding reservation for the wards of the Freedom Fighters in services.

2.         All matters arising out of and incidental to the amendment to the Constitution of India.

3.         Cypher work.

4.         Extradition cases.

5.         Warrant of precedence.


1.         All matters relating to -

(a)        the Punjab Secretariat Service;

(b)        the Secretariat Ministerial staff;

(c)        all other Class III or Class IV employees of the Secretariat;

(d)        the Secretariat Accounts;

(e)        the installation and shifting of telephones of the Secretariat’ and payment of telephone bills;

(f)         the maintenance and upkeep of Secretariat offices including their furnishing;

(g)        the allotment of houses to the Ministers and their maintenance;

(h)        the location and shifting of Government offices, issuing of no objection certificates in respect of offices located at Chandigarh;

(i)         the maintenance and preservation of records in the Secretariat ;

(j)         the receipt and circulation of communications ;

(k)        Type and despatch work in the Secretariat;

(l)         the Secretariat library;

(m)              Secretariat staff cars; and

(n)                Stores and stationery for the Secretariat.




1.         Establishment of the Directorate of Evaluation.

2.         Evaluation of Government Departments, organisations and agencies, and Schemes.

3.         Residual work of Staff Inspection Unit and consequential matters relating thereto.





1.         Establishment of the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare and Civil Surgeon.

2.         Urban and rural allopathic health services including community health centres, primary health centres and sub-centres, subsidiary health centres, hospitals arid dispensaries.

3.         Public health and sanitation.

4.         Prevention land control of diseases

-National Malaria Eradication Programme National Small Pox Eradication Programme

-Mass Vaccination

- Other Preventive Measures

-Immunization against Polio

- National Leprosy Control Programme

-National Trachoma Comrol Programme

-National Programme for Control of Blindness

5.         Prevention of food adulteration

-Food Inspectorate

-Food Laboratories

6.         Drug Control.

7.         Public health laboratories

8.         Chemical laboratories.

9.         Bacteriological laboratories

10.       Training of para health staff

11.       Health education and publicity

12.       Health statistics

13.       Employees State Insurance Scheme

14.       State and District Family Welfare Bureaus

15.       Urban and rural family welfare services

16.       Fairs and pilgrimages

17.       Mental Hospital. Amritsar

18.       T.B. Hospital, Hermitage, Sangrur.

19.       T.B. Clinic and Sanatorium, Patiala.

20.       Pasteur Institute and prevention and control of rabies.

21.       Punjab Vaccine and Hygiene Institute, Amritsar.

22.       Central Midwifery Board.

23.       Punjab Civil Medical Service Class I and Class II .

24.       Prohibition of smoking in cinema halls.

25.       Sanitary Board relating to water supply and other sanitary schemes submitted by the Board and grant-in-aid by the Board.

26.       All matters relating to the administration of the following Acts and Rules made thereunder :-

(a)        The Poison Act, 1919 ;

(b)        the Punjab Vaccination Act, 1953 :

(c)        the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 ;

(d)        the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

27.       Medical Attendance on Government employees and their families, levy of fees by medical officers.

28.       Blood transfusion services and blood banks.

29.       Eye banks.

30.       Infectious Diseases Hospitals.

31.       Maternity and Child Welfare.

32.       Coordination.



1.         Establishment of Ayudvedic Wing, Punjab.

2.         Ayudvedic and Unani System of medicines.

3.         Urban and rural Ayudvedic health services.



1.         Establishment of the Homoeopathic Wing, Punjab.

2.         Homoeopathic system of medicine.

3.         All urban and rural homoeopathic dispensaries in the State.





1.         Administration of the following Acts :

(i)         the Public Gambling Act, 1867 ;

(ii)        the Dramatic Performances Act, 1876 ;

(iii)               the Manoeuvres, Field Firing and Artillery Practice Act, 1938

(iv)              the Punjab Cinemas (Regulation) Act, 1952 ;

 (v)       the Commission of Enquiry Act, 1952 ;

(vi)       the Citizenship Act, 1955 ;

(vii)             the Punjab Instruments (Control of Noises) Act, 1956 ,

(viii)           the Arins Act, 1959 and the rules made thereunder ;

(ix)       the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 ;

(x)        the Punjab and Chandigarh (Disturbed Areas) Act, 1983 ;

(xi)       the Punjab and Chandigarh (Special Powers of Armed Forces) Act, 1983 ;

(xii)      the Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1988 (Central Act No.46 of 1988).

2.         Air Bombing Ranges.

3.         Grant of awards and rewards for rescuing from drowning and unnatural upheavals.

4.         Liaison with the Boarder Security Force.

5.         Criminal Investigation Department.

6.         Policy relating to change of names.

7.         Establishment of check posts.

8.         Award of compensation for loss or life on duty etc,

9.         Military Deserters.

10.       Matters concerning law and order Including questions relating to the following heads : -

(a)        imposition of ban under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.

(b)        calling of troops in aid of civil authorities and clashes between civil and military;

©         cornmunalism

(d)        Conference between civil and military officers :

(e)        enemy-schedule of persons and firms specified

(f)         processions and fairs ;

(g)        tranquillity of the Stare

(h)        strikes ;

(i)         monthly crime statements- all matters connected  therewith including means to control crime

(j)         railway accidents ;

(k)        political bodies and politics in general; and

            (l)         security and  intelligence, including espionage and counter-espionage.

11.       All matters connected with the Police, Railway Police and the Punjab Armed Police inc1uding -

(a)        collective fines and punitive police post;

(b)        President's Police and  Fire Service Medals and Police Medals; and

(c)        village Chowkidars -Administration of the Punjab Chaukidara Rules

12.       Preventive Detention under any law for the time being in force, and Advisory Boards.

13.       Grant of sanction of prosecution of offenders under the Explosive Substances Act, 1908.

14.       Restricted maps.

15.       Thaggi and Dacoity cases.

16.       Verification of a1ltecedents of persons including persons employed in the Defence Department.

17.       War and War Book,

18.       Charitable Endowments.

19.       Ecclesiastical Administration including European cemeteries and ecclesiastical Budget.

20.       Hindu Dharmsthans.

21.       Holding of trials within the Jail premises.

22.       Regulation of Muslim Evacuee Trust properties of non-religious nature.

23.       All matters connected with passports including--

(a)        deporiation of foreigners and their blacklisting ;

(b)        emigration from and imnligration into India and deportation of Indians ;

(c )       Emergency Certificates to persons of Indian origin who are originally residing outside India to enable them to come back to India;

            (d)        entry of foreigners into restricted area .

(e)        grant of India-Pakistan Passports ;

(f)         grant of visas for India to foreigners including return visas and no objection to return to India endorsements; -

(g)        No objection certificates to Indians who want to settle in Canada or in the United States of America. and

(h)        registration of foreigners.

24.       All matters connected with Press under the following heads .

(a)        Control including Censorship ;

(b)        Publication (Newspapers, Books Posters Pamphlets etc.) ;

©         Printing Presses -- Control of; and

(d)        Prosecution in respect of newspapers and other publications.

25.       Implementation of the recommendations of the High Level Committees regarding restructuring and reorganisation of Police.

26.       Law Department Manual.

27.       Indian Law Reports – questions connected with the printing , distribution, supply and audit thereof.

28.       All references relating to the establishment and budget of the office of the Legal Remembrancer.

29.       Crisis Management Plan, constitution of crisis Management Committees and allied matters.

30.       The Punjab Police Housing Corporation.



1.         All matters connected with Civil Defence measures.

2.         All references concerning Civil Defence training at Central Emergency Relief Training Institute, Nagpur.

3.         All matters relating to Home Guards.



1.         Establishment of Jails.

2.         Administration and discipline in factories belonging to the Jails.

3.         Classification of prisoners.

4.         Release including removal of criminal lunatics.

5.         All matters relating to the establishment of industrial, agricultural reformatory settlements and schools under section 14 of the Punjab Habitual Offenders (Control and Reforms) Act, 1952 including transfer of registered persons from one settlement to the other.

6.         Establishment of Reformatory Schools under the Reformatory Schools Act, 1897, and all references to these schools.

7.         Exchange of Muslim and non-Muslim Prisoners and records connected therewith.

8.         Commitments of habitual offenders in the reformatory settlements established under section 14 of the Punjab Habitual Offenders (Contro1 and Reforms) Act, 1952.

9.         All matters relating to the administration of the following Acts-

(i)         the Good Conduct Prisoners Probational Release Act 1926; and

(ii)        the Probational of Offenders Act, 1958.

10.       All matters concerning hunger strikes in Jails.

11.       Construction, additions, alterations and maintenance of Judicial lock-ups including supply of diet to the under trials lodged therein.

12.       Medical Officers and Medical Staff employees in Jails.

13.       Petitions for commutation under section 433 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.

14.       Appointment of non-official visitors to Jails and Judicia! lock-ups including action on their inspection notes,

15.       Prisoners Aid Society.

16.       Escape and recapture of prisoners and under trials.

17.       Proposals for the grant of pardons or commutation of sentences in pursuance of article 161 of the Constitution of India.

18.       All cases of release on parole and  furlough etc.

19.       Grant of remission and release of or:soncrs under section 432 of the Code of Criminal Procedure,1973.

20.       Entertainment of petitions for mercy against sentence of death for consideration by the Governor of Punjab or President of India.




I. All matters relating to-


(i)         the administration of Criminal and Civil Justice including constitution, powers, maintenance and organisation of Courts, Crimina] and Civil Jurisdiction, within the State ;

(ii)        the High Court Judges and the Superior Judicial Service ;

 (iii)      the Punjab Civil Service (Judicial Branch) ;

(iv)       the Advocate General's office establishment including preparation of the High Court State Counsel List, establishment and budget matters of the Advocate General's office ;

(v)        the Administrator-General and Official Trustee and the Treasurer Charitable Endowments ;

(vi)       the appointment, posting, transfers, leave, payment of fees etc. of Government pleaders, public prosecutors, Special Public Prosecutors and District Attorneys, Deputy District Attorneys and Assistant District Attorneys ;

(vii)      the establishment and budget of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana  and Courts subordinate to it ;

(viii)      the acquisition of land for defence purposes; and

(iv)       the Directorate of Prosecution and Litigation.

2.         Camping grounds.

3.         Conduct of particular cases in courts including the Supreme Court of India.

4.         All references received from the Advocate on Record for the State of Punjab in the Supreme Court of India including conducting of cases in Supreme Court through him.

5.         Collection of information from various Departments regarding action taken in regard to the strictures passed by judicial courts against public servants.

6.         Copies of judgments received from the High Court of Punjab and Haryana.

7.         Authorising the officers for the execution of deeds and contracts on behalf of the Governor of Punjab under Article 299 of the Constitution of India.

8.         All matters relating to the administration of the Suppression of the Immoral Traffic in Women and Girls Act, 1956 and rules framed thereunder.

9          All matter relating to the enforcement of Civil law including laws regarding          status, property, civil rights and liabilities and the civil procedure.

10.       Determination of  marriage status under the Indian Charistian Marriage Act,1872.

11.       Entertainment of application for relief under the Maintenance Orders Enforcement 1921.

12.       The Punjab Separation of Judicial and the executive Functions Act 1964.

13.       Entertainment summons issued by the High Court of Punjab and Haryana Miscellaneous, Civil and Writ Cases s against Government.

14.       Establishment of courts for trials of cases under the Juvenile Justice Act, 1986.

15.       Filing of appeals against the orders of acquittals passed by the lower courts or the High Court of Punjab and Haryana and application in the Court of competent jurisdiction for enhancement of sentences.

16.       Fixation of contribution to be recovered from different Departments of the Central Government for the work done on their behalf by the Law Officers of the State Government.

17.       Fixation of Letters of Probate and Administration and letters of requests and  interrogatories, to the proper quarters  for necessary action.

18.       All matters concerning management of petty sheriffs accounts.

19.       Requests to the High Court of Punjab and Haryana for issue of instructions to courts for expediting the disposal of cases, etc.

20.       All matters concerning appointments of Official Receivers and  Notaries public.

21.       All matters relating to State Law Reports.

22.       All matters relating to the withdrawal of prosecution cases pending trial from the courts of competent jurisdiction.

23.       All matters relating to :

(i)                  the Punjab Wakf Board; and

(ii)                the Hajj Committee.

24.       Law and Order Coordination.

25.       All matters relating to the Construction of Judicial Complexes including residence complexes for judicial officers at Divisional, District, Tehsil and Sub Tehsil Level (Deptt. Of General Admn., General Coordination Br No. 1/4/95-GC(2)/11340, dated 23/8/1995).



1.         Formulation and implementation of the following schemes -

(i)                  Low Income Group Housing Scheme;

(ii)                Middle Income Group Housing Scheme;

(iii)               Crash Rental Housing Scheme;

(iv)              Subsidized Industrial Housing Scheme; and

(v)                Site and Service Scheme;

2.         All matters relating to -

            (i)         the Slate Advisory Committees in respect of  Housing Scheme;

(ii)        the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless;

(iii)       the houses for 1andless agricultural labourers;

(iv)       the houses for economically weaker sections ; and

(v)        the construction of houses for Government employees at Focal Points

3.         All matters relating to the Punjab Housing Development Board

4.         All matters relating to the establishment of the Directorate of Housing;




1.         Administration of  the following Acts and Rules made thereunder-

(a)        the Punjab New Capital (Periphery) Control Act, 1952 as applicable to the periphery areas within the territories of the State of Punjab;

(b)        the Punjab Scheduled Roads and Controlled Areas Restriction of Unregulated Development Act, 1963;

(c)        the Punjab Urban Estate (Development and Regulation) Act, 1964

(d)        the Punjab Housing Development Board Act, 1 97: ,

(e)        the Punjab Regulation of Co1onies Act, 1975 : and

(f)         the Urban Land(Cei1ing and Regulation) Act, 1976

2.         Control of Ribbon Development along Scheduled Roads.

3.         Release of land out of controlled areas for industrialists, colonisers n ring and other towns of the State in accordance with the Master Plans.

4.         Acquisition of land for setting up of Urban Estates and  disposal of developed

5.         Landscaping.





1.         All matters relating to establishment of the Directorate of Industries.

2.         Annual Administration Reports of the Department of Industries.

3.         Administration of the following Acts,-

(i)         the Boilers Act, 1923 ;

(ii)        the Indian Explosives Act, 1894 ;

(iii)       the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (acquisition of land for industrial purposes in an Industrial Estate) ;

(iv)       the Partnership Act. 1932 ;

(v)        the Petroleum Act, 1934 ;

(vi)       the Punjab State Aid to Industries Act, 1935

(vii)      the East Punjab Factories and Dismantling Act, 1948 ;

(viii)      the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951 ;

(ix)       the Mines Act, 1952 ;

(x)        the Punjab Khadi and Village Industries Board Act, 1955 ;

(xi)       the Companies Act, 1956 ;

(xii)      the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 ;

(xiii)      the Punjab Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act, 1958 ;

(xiv)     the Urban Land Ceiling Act, 1976 (references relating to industries ) ;

(xv)      the Compulsory Quality Control for Domestic Electrical Appliances Act, 1978.            

4. Administration of the following Rules :

(i)         the Carbide of Calcium Rules, 1937 ;

(ii)        the Petroleum Rules,1937 ;

(iii)       the Petroleum Concession  Rules, 1949 ;

(iv)       the Punjab Khadi  and Village Industries Board Rules, 1951 ;

(vi)              the Mineral Concession Rules, 1964 ; and

(vii)             the Imports (Control) Order, 1955.

5.         Orders regarding processing, manufacturing, blending, compounding, packing, refining or sale of any lubricating oil and grease by a processor or by his representative or agent, framed under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

6.         All matters relating to the following schemes -

(i )        Credit guarantee scheme

(ii)        Industrial schemes

(iii)       Industrial Rehabilitation loan scheme.

7.         Development of industries in backward areas.

8.         Loans subsidies and grants-in-aid under the Punjab State Aid to Industries Act, 1935 and non Co-operative Credit Agencies grant and recovery of.

9.         Mineral resources--including Petroleum Development.

10.       All matters relating to the, --

(i)         excise duty imposed by the Central Government on industry

(ii)        geological surveys :

(iii )      export promotion .

(v)        imports and exports of industrial products industrial areas

(v)                industrial areas

(vi)              industrial estates;

(vii)             industrial exhibition;

(viii)      Industrial Intelligence Bureau ;

(ix)       industrial supplies including iron, steel and coal

(x)        inventions and designs (scientific research) .

(xi)       marketing organisation (Textiles)

(xii)      quality marketing centres.

(xiii)      railway users consultative Committees;

(xiv)           rural industrialisation ;

(xv)            cottage industries ;

(xvi)           large scale industries,

(xvii)         small scale industries .

(xviii)    hand loom and handicraft

(xix)           rate contract and purchase of stores including blacklisting of suppliers :

(xx)      stores including local purchase, condemnation and disposal

            (xxi)     registration of Trading Companies and Associations ;

            (xxii)     removal or transport difficulties in respect of industries ,

            (xxiii)    Weights and Measures Organisation ;

            (xxiv)    Punjab Industrial Incentive Code and the Industrial Policy Statements;

            (xxv)    subsidies, grants, loans and other incentives for industries;

            (xxvi)    Industrial Development Centres .

            (xxvii)   Rural Industrial Development Centres

            (xxviii)  Tanning and Hide Flaying Centres etc .

(xxix)    Punjab State Leather Development Corporation Limited

            (xxx)    Punjab State Leather Development Corporation Limited ,

            (xxxi)    Punjab State Hosiery and Knitwear Development Corporation Limited;

(xxxii)   Punjab State   Industrial Development Corporation Limited .

            (xxxiii)  Goindwal Industrial and Investment Corporation Limited .

            (xxxiv)  Punjab Khadi and Village Industries Board .

            (xxxv)   Punjab Financial Corporation;

(xxxvi)    Punjab Small Industries and Export Corporation

(xxxvii) Punjab State Export Promotion Board.

11.       Establishment of the office of the Controller of Stores, Punjab.

12.       All matters relating to commerce.



1.         All matters relating to :-

(i)         promotion, development and regulation of electronics in the State; and

(ii)                the Punjab State Electronics Development and Production Corporation Limited and companies owned, managed or promoted by it.

 2.        All matters relating to the subject of electronics of generic nature and relating to any scheme or the Acts or acquisition of land etc. appearing under sub heading “A-INDUSTRIES WING”.



1.         Al matters relating to :-

(i)         memorials, excluding memorials relating to Defence Personnel ;

(ii)        the State Culture Troupe ;

(iii)       the Punjab State National Integration Council ;

(iv)       the National Integration Council, Government of India

(v)        the Communal Harmony Committees formed at the State level ;

(vi)       All India Radio, Doordarshan and Satellite Radio Channel; and

(vii)      policy with regard to Information, Publicity and Advertising, within and outside the country.

2.         All matter relating to the establishment of the Directorate of Information and Public Relations.



1.         Matters relating to institutional finance, preparation of bankable schemes for other Departments and monitoring their implementation for proper utilization of institutional finance.


2.         All banking matters excluding  the matters relating to the Reserve Bank of India, and the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.

3.         All matters concerning coordination between the Life Insurance Corporation of India and the General Insurance Corporation, and the State Government.

4.         Rural Credit.

5.         Matters relating to Stock Exchanges.

6.         The usurious Loans Act, 1918.

7.         The Punjab Registration of Moneylenders Act, 1938.

8.         The Punjab Agricultural Credit Operation and Miscellaneous Provisions (Banks) Act 1978.

9.         The Chit Fund Act, 1982.

10.       The Agriculture Refinance Corporation.

11.       The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.





1.         All matters relating to the establishment of the Irrigation Wing.

2.         The Irrigation and Power Research Institute.

3.         Formulation and Implementation of irrigation schemes and projects.

4.         All matters relating to-

(i)         irrigation revenue;

(ii)        maintenance and operation of the system of canals in the state;

(iii)       shipping and navigation of canals excluding matters arising out of the Inland Steam Vessels Act, 1917 ;

(iv)       State-owned irrigation tubewells  in the State ;

(v)        supply, distribution ;and regulation of water to Pakistan and recovery of charges

(vi)       Punjab State Tubewell Corporation including projects undertaken by it.

5.         Water-logging, flood protection and drainage construction and maintenance of works.

6.         The Northern India Canal and Drainage Act 1873.

7.         Inter-State River Water Disputes



1.         All matters relating to the administration  and enforcement of the following Acts and Rules made thereunder-

            (i)         the Indian Electricity Act, 1910;

(ii)                the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 ; and

(iii)               the Punjab Electricity (Duty) Act, 1958.

2.         All matters relating to :-

(i)         The Electricity Inspectorate.

(ii)        the Punjab State Electricity Board.

3.         Formulation and implementation of Power schemes and projects



1.         All matters relating to the-

(i)         Bhakra Nangal Project ;

(ii)        Beas Project;

(iv)              Thein Dam Project ; and

(v)                Shahpur Kandi Project.

2.         Matters relating to other Hydro-electric projects including Inter-State projects






1.         Administration of the following Acts :

(i)         the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 ;

(ii)        the Indian Trade Unions Act, 1926 ;

(iii)       the Children (Pledging of Labour) Act, 1933 ;

(iv)       the Payment of Wages Act, 1936 ;

(v)        the Employment of Children Act, 1938 ;

(vi)       the Weekly Holidays Act, 1942 :

(vii)      the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1945 ;

(viii)      the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947

(ix)       the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 (other than mutual benefit).

(x)        the Factories Act, 1948 ;

(xi)       the Minimum Wages Act. 1948 :

(xii)      the Plantation Labour Act, 1951 ;

(xiii)      the Mines Act, 1952 ;

(ix)       the Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 ;

(xv)      the Collection of Statistics Act. 1953 ;

{xvi)     the Working Journalists and Other Newspapers Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955 :

(xvii)     the Punjab Industrial Housing Act, 1956 :

(xviii)    the Punjab Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1958 ;

(xix)     the Working Journalists (Fixation of Rates of Wages) Act, ]958 .

(xx)      the Motor Transport Workers Act, 196] :

(xxi)     the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 .

(xxii)         the Personal Injuries (Compensation and Insurance) Act, 1963 ;

(xxiii)        the Punjab Industrial Establishment(National and Festival Holidays and Casual and Sick 1eave) Act, 1965 ;

(xxiv)    the Punjab Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1965 :

(xxv)    The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 :

 (xxvi)   the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act. 1970 ;

(xxvii)   the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 ;

(xxviii)  the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976 :

(xxix)    the Equal Remuneration Act, !976 :

(xxx)         the Sale Promotion Employees (Conditions of Service) Act, 1976 ; and

(xxxi)        the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979.

2.         Establishment, Budget and Plans of the Labour Wing.

3.         Labour Welfare Schemes.

4.         The Fair Wage Clause and East Punjab Public Works Department Contractors Labour Regulations.

5.         Central and State Evaluation and Implementation Committees.

6.         Code of Discipline in Industries.

7.         Compensation under Seamen's War Risks Compensation Scheme;

8.         Workers Participation in Management;

9.         Forced Labour.

10.       International Labour Organisation-references relating to labour Administration, Labour Welfare and Industrial Relations.

11.       Indian Labour Year Book.

12.       Liaison between the Railway Authorities and the State Labour Wing ;

13.       Loans to Industrial Workers.

14.       Worker's Education Schemes.




1.         Establishment , Budget and Plans of the Employment Wing.

2.         The Administration of Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification Vacancies) Act, 1959 and rules tramed thereunder.

3.         Central, State and District Committees on Employment.

4.         Vocational Guidance and Promotion of Self-Employment Programme.

5.         Unemployment allowance.

6.         Foreign Employment Information and Training Bureau.

7.         References of International Labour Organisation regarding Employment Wing.





1.         Principal and subordinate legislation.

2.         Codification and publication of laws inclosing the publication of authorises Punjabi translation of Laws under Section 6-A of the Punjab Official Language Act, 1967.

3.         Litigation affecting the State and  Public Offices.

4.         Opinion of legal affairs and conveyancing.

5.         Translation of Central and State Laws into Punjabi.




1.         All matters relating to Legal Aid.

2.         All matters relating to the establishment and budget of the Directorate of Legal Service  Punjab.



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