Printing and Stationery Department, Chandigarh caters to the demand of various departments in supplying the stationery articles and printing of various forms, registers. Its efficient functioning ensures the timely delivery of the job assigned to it. This department have various wings like Technical Wing, Account Wing, Stationery Stores, Publication Wing and is headed by the Controller, Printing and Stationery who works under the supervision and control of Secretary P&S.
The Printing press was set up in the year 1956, in 1956 a 72-room building which was handed over to Printing and Stationery Department of the UT Administration equipped with machines imported from Germany. The inception of the printing press was characterized by vigoures and vitality. In the early 70s, 1,800 employees used to work to fulfill orders from various departments of the Chandigarh Administration and neighboring States including works from Government of India. The Chandigarh Administration, vide its order dated 16.09.2019 has decided to shut down the Printing Press w.e.f. 30.09.2019(AN). However, the Department will continue to publish the gazette notifications of Chandigarh Administration and supply of Stationery Articles to the different Departments of Chandigarh Administration till further orders
MAJOR JOBS CARRIED OUT BY THE DEPARTMENT
- Publishing of gazette notifications on e-gazette portal of Chandigarh Administration.
- Supply of Stationery Articles to the different Departments of Chandigarh Administration.
INITIATIVE OF THE DEPARTMENT
Online stationery purchase portal:-
For convenience of the departments of the Chandigarh Administration and for upgrading the supply of stationery methods, the Governments Press, UT., Chandigarh took this significant step to start a portal in which the departments can view the responsibility of the various stationery items with the Press and can punch their requirement/order online without any manual order resulting into saving of time and paper. Further, steps have been taken to arrange the supply of printing and stationery material to the door steps of the department.
PUBLISHING OF E-GAZETTE
The department has started the e-gazette portal for publishing of gazette notifications of Chandigarh Administration and public notices for the convenience of general public at https://egazette.chd.gov.in w.e.f. 1.10.2019 doing away the printing of paper gazette. General Public can download the gazette notifications free of cost from the above site or by making payment of Rs. 5/- per page from any of the e-sampark centres located in Chandigarh.
The Printing & Stationery Department, Chandigarh has already adopted a Transparent Procurement System viz. Gem (Government e Market) for all its procurement. All the day to day procurement of goods and services are processed through GeM.
RIGHT TO INFORMATION&CPGRAM
The Department is very conscious towards any kind of RTI & Public Grievance. The CP&S, AC (F&A) has been designated as First Appellate Authority and Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) respectively for this Department. Further CP GRAM is a Government of India Portal where complaints can be lodged by general public. It is very closely monitored and a quick action is taken on the complaints with zero percent pendency.