VISITING
HOURS

Thursday: 1300h to 1700h
Friday: 1000h to 1300h

DIRECTORATE RESETTLEMENT ZONE (West)

  1. DRZ (West) was est in Oct 1992 & was located at Sector-8B, Chandigarh, to carry out Rehabilitation of Ex-servicemen (ESM) of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. On 16 Sep 2002, the Dte was reloc within Chadimandir Mil Stn and is co-located with Veterans Sahayta Regional Centre (VSRC), Regional Centre ECHS and Army Welfare Placement Node (AWPN), thus making it one point stop for all veteran to address their issues.
  2. Initially upto Aug 2015, the Dte handled only the state of Punjab. Thereafter, Haryana was put under jurisdiction wef Aug 2015, followed by Himachal Pradesh in May 2017. Wef May 2018, Directorate Resettlement Zone (West) was made responsible for DGR related tasks in the states of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh. Presently, Directorate Resettlement Zone (West) is directly responsible for management, inspection and monitoring of DGR schemes in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and only inspection & monitoring of SAs in Rajasthan. Directorate Resettlement Zone (West) is under the administrative control of Headquarters Western Command.

Role of Directorate Resettlement Zone (West).

  • The Directorate Resettlement Zone (West) functioning under the Directorate General Resettlement, New Delhi has a multifarious role, that are enumerated as under:-
    • Act as a link between DGR and the environment in publicizing, implementing and providing feedback of DGR schemes and policies in the AOR of West Zone, i.e. Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
    • Complete management and allotment of guards to Security Agencies in the states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
    • Inspection and monitoring of Security Agencies for their functioning as per DGR guidelines and provide feedback in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh & Rajasthan.
    • Liaise with PSUs and other Government/ Quasi- Government bodies for employing the services of DGR empanelled Security Agencies.
    • Inspect Training Institutes conducting DGR Resettlement Courses in its AOR for their infrastructure, conduct of the courses and placement assistance to ESM as per DGR guidelines and provide feedback.
    • Inspect and recommend training institutes identified by DGR for resettlement training of ESM.
    • Liaise with parallel Agencies dedicated towards resettlement and welfare of ESM, including various private and public sector companies for creating job opportunities for ESM.
    • Reach out to ESM community through various forums for dissemination of information and obtain feedback.
    • Liaise with Corporate conglomerates and organize Job Seminars (as per DGR calendar) to provide resettlement opportunities in corporate sector for ESM in the AOR of Western Command & South Western Command (Rajasthan).

Organisation & Directory

Name

Appointment

Tele No

Email

Brig Sukrit Chadah, SM

ADG

0172-2554184

2834 (Army)

drzwcdm@desw.gov.in

Lt Col Sameer Andotra (Punjab)

Jt Dir

0172-2554065

6365 (Army)

Lt Col Karma Wangchu (Haryana, HP)

Jt Dir

0172-2589612

2832 (Army)

Postal Address.

Directorate Resettlement Zone (West)

Govt of India, Ministry of Defence

c/o HQ Western Command

Chandimandir-134107