The Adviser

The Adviser to the Administrator is an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Services of AGMUT Cadre and is appointed by Ministry of Home Affairs. He advises the Administrator on policy matters and oversees the day-to-day administration of the Union Territory. All financial powers of the Administrator stand delegated to him. Adviser acts as Revisional Authority under the Capital of Punjab (Development & Regulations) Act 1952 and an Appellate Authority under various rules framed under the Act.

Sr. No. Name Cadre From To
Chief Commissioner
1. Shri. M.S. Randhawa I.C.S. 01.11.1966 31.10.1968
2. Shri Damodar Dass I.A.S. 31.10.1968 08.04.1969
3. Shri B.P. Bagchi I.C.S. 08.04.1969 01.09.1972
4. Shri M.P.Mathur I.A.S. 01.09. 1972 31.12.1975
5. Shri G.P. Gupta I.A.S. 04.12.1975 15.06.1976
6. Shri T.N.Chaturvedi I.A.S. 15.06.1976 05.06.1978
7. Shri J.C.Aggarwal I.A.S. 15.06.1978 19.07.1980
8. Shri B.S. Sarao I.A.S. 19.07.1980 08.03.1982
9. Shri K. Banarjee I.A.S. 08.03.1982 02.08.1984
      02.06.1984 30.05.1985
Adviser to Administrator
10. Shri K Banerjee I.A.S 03.06.1984 31.05.1985
      01.08.1984 30.11.1987
11. Shri Ashok Pradhan I.A.S 30.11.1987 05.07.1990
12. Shri Baleshwar Rai I.A.S. 05.07.1990 22.04.1993
13. Shri Ramesh Chandra I.A.S. 22.04.1993 27.09.1993
14. Shri V.K.Duggal I.A.S. 27.09.1993 06.11.1995
15. Shri Pradip Mehra I.A.S. 06.11.1995 13.02.1997
16. Shri Jagdish Sagar I.A.S. 13.02.1997 19.04.1999
17. Smt. Vineeta Rai I.A.S. 19.04.1999 12.01.2001
18. Ms. Neeru Nanda I.A.S. 12.01.2001 08.01.2003
19. Shri Virendra Singh I.A.S. 08.01.2003 11.09.2003
20. Shri R. S. Gujral I.A.S. 11.09.2003 21.11.2003
21. Shri Lalit Sharma I.A.S. 21.11.2003 30.09.2007
22. Shri Pradip Mehra I.A.S. 30.09.2007 15.04.2011
23. Shri K. K. Sharma I.A.S. 15.04.2011 24.12.2014
24. Shri Vijay Kumar Dev I.A.S. 24.12.2014 14.03.2016
25. Shri Parimal Rai I.A.S. 14.03.2016