Composition of District Planning Boards

District Planning Boards are broad-based and represent various sections of the society. Chairman of each District Planning Board is a Minister of the State Government. In some districts, a Co-chairman has been appointed. He is also a Minister of the State Government. The District Panchayat President is the Vice-Chairman and the District Collector is the Co-Vice-Chairman. The composition of the District Planning Board is as under :-

Executive Body Designation
The Minister IN-Charge of the District Chairman
The Co-In-Charge Minister Of the District Co-chairman
District Panchayat President Vise -Chairman
District Collector Co-Vise-Chairman
District Development Officer Member
Taluka Panchayat President of All Talukas of the District Member
All MLAs elected from the District Member
All MPs elected from the District Member
All President of the Municipalities of the District Member
Mayors of the Municipal Corporations of The District. Member
Municipal Commissioner(Where there is a Municipal Corporation) Member
An Expert from a Research Institute Member
A representative of the District lead Bank Member
Chairman of the District Central Co-operative Bank Member
Additional Collector Member
Project Administrator, tribal Area Sub Plan Member
A member of the State planning Commission (Nominated by Government) Member
Chairman of Social Justice Committee of the District Panchayat Member
District Backward Class Welfare Officer Member
A lady member of District Panchayat (to be nominated by District Panchayat) Member
District Planning Officer Member Secretary
District Statistical Officer Addl. Member Secy.
Officer of the G. A.D (Planning Division) Observer

The meetings of the District Planning Boards are to be held three times in a year. An officer of the G.A.D. Planning Division is deputed as Observer to attend these meetings.

The Chairman and Co-chairman of District Planning Boards:

The State Government has been appointed the Chairman and Vice-chairman of each District Planning Board vide GR No.:-VHS-102007-14-ARTD-2 dated:- 17-01-2018 and dated:-24-07-2018 is as under :-

Sr. No. Name of the District Chairman of District Planning Boards Co-chairman of District Planning Boards
1 Ahmedabad Shri R. C. Faladu -
2 Amreli Shri R. C. Faladu -
3 Anand Shri Jaydrathsinhji Parmar  -
4 Banaskantha Shri Ishwarbhai Parmar -
5 Bharuch Shri Pradeepsinh Jadeja -
6 Bhavnagar Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama -
7 Dahod Shri Ganpatbhai Vasava -
8 Dang Shri Raman Patkar -
9 Gandhinagar Shri Parbatbhai Patel -
10 Jamnagar Shri Saurabh Patel -
11 Junaghadh Shri Jayeshkumar Radadiya -
12 Kutch Shri Dilipkumar Thakor -
13 Kheda Shri Nitinkumar Patel
14 Mehsana Smt vibhavariben Dave -
15 Narmada Shri Bachubhai Khabad -
16 Navsari Shri Ganpatbhai Vasava -
17 Panchmahals Shri Pradeepsinh Jadeja -
18 Patan Shri Vasanbhai Ahir -
19 Porbander Shri Ishwarsinh Patel -
20 Rajkot Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama -
21 Sabarkantha Shri Parbatbhai Patel -
22 Surat Shri Kaushikbhai Patel -
23 Surendranagar Shri kuvarjibhai Bavaliya Shri Parshottambhai Solanki
24 Tapi Shri Kaushikbhai Patel -
25 Vadodara Shri Nitinkumar Patel -
26 Valsad Shri Kishor Kanani -
27 Gir-Somnath Shri Jayeshkumar Radadiya -
28 Botad Shri Ishwarsinh Patel
29 Devbhoomi Dwarka Shri Vasanbhai Ahir -
30 Morbi Shri Saurabh Patel -
31 Mahisagar Shri Jaydrathsinhji Parmar  -
32 Aravalli Shri Raman Patkar -
33 Chhotaudepur Shri Bachubhai Khabad -

Observer of the District Planning Board

An officer of the G.A.D. Planning Division is deputed as Observer to attend the meetings of the District Planning Boards. The State Government has been appointed the observer of each District Planning Board vide Circular No.:-JAM-332005-1457-Y, dated:-05-01-2015 is as under:-

Sr. No. Designation of the Officer Allotted District to Officer
1 Deputy Secretary (MLP) Surat, Bhavnagar, Botad, Navsari and Tapi
2 Joint Secretary (Admn.) Patan, Banaskantha, Vadodara, Surendranagar and Kutch
3 Joint Secretary (Planning) Jamnagar, Junagadh, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Gir-somnath and Chhotaudepur
4 Under Secretary (MLP) Gandhinagar, Kheda, Rajkot and Anand
5 Under Secretary (Admn.) Ahmedabad, Morbi, Mahisagar and Bharuch
6 Under Secretary(Planning-II) Panchmahal, Dahod and Mehsana
7 Under Secretary (UID) Sabarkantha and Aravalli
8 Joint Director, Evaluation Office Narmada, Valsad, Dang, Porbandar and Amreli
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