What are the main functions of the Department
of Stationery and Printing?
||Printing of budget and Budget related documents.
||Printing of Audit reports, Appropriation of Accounts etc.
||Printing of Calendars and Diaries for Government of Puducherry.
||Printing of Official Gazette, Extraordinary Gazette and Supplementary
||Printing of Official News Letters.
||Printing of Invitations for Official functions.
||Printing of Forms, registers etc required to run the establishment
of all Government and autonomous bodies.
||Printing of Brochures, Application forms, Question Papers in respect of
Government Schools and Colleges including University of Puducherry
and Puducherry Engineering College.
||Printing of Letter Heads and Visiting Cards for VIPs and VVIPs.
Do you supply stationery to organisations
No. Supply is confined to Government Departments only.
How is stationery procured by the department?
The stationery is procured by a two stage tender process. The tenders
are scrutinised with respect to quality at the first stage and the qualified
products are listed for price comparison in the second stage. The tenders
are published in important news papers.
What type of informations are published in Gazette?
acts and rules of the Government of Puducherry
of notifications of Government of India as required by Government of Puducherry
rules of various cadres of staff of Government of Puducherry
of certain lands
notifications of certain lands under the Land Acquisition Act.
Can I publish my personal information in Gazette?
No. Only the notifications as required by the government are published
in the gazette. However, issue of change of name is published as per the
Whom should I approach, if I want to get a free copy of gazette?
The free copy of gazette is only issued to Departments of Government,
Quasi Government Organisation, MPs, MLAs and a few approved Organisations.
Gazette can be subscribed by individuals, firms, etc. as detailed below.
Current Annual Subscription Rates are as follows
How to publish a notice of change of my name?
Request to be made to the Director, Stationery and Printing, Puducherry
for publishing in Gazette.
Request to be accompanied by following Documents:
(a) Original Affidavit signed in hand by Notary Public.
(b) Attested copy of Ration Card.
(c) Attested copy of Birth Certificate
(d) Attested copy of any document mentioned in the affidavit and
(e) Payment of fee as below
(i) Minimum Rs.60/- (Up to 120 words)
(ii) Rs.5/- for each word in excess of 120 words.
The publication is made with in three weeks of submission of the request
with all the documents.
Do you undertake printing jobs for private agencies?
No. However, printing request of various autonomous agencies of the Government
are undertaken at cost.
Can I get a job in Government press?
Yes. Certain posts of this department are filled by direct recruitment
mainly from the residents/natives of Puducherry. Whenever such direct
recruitment is undertaken, the vacancies are notified to the employment
exchange and published in the newspapers.