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 Co-chairman of each District Planning Board vide GR No.:-JAM-312014-8082-Y, dated:- 16-09-2016 is as under :-

Sr. No. Name of the District Chairman of District Planning Boards Co-chairman of District Planning Boards
1 Ahmedabad Shri Shankarbhai Chaudhri -
2 Amreli Shri Jayantibhai Kavadiya -
3 Anand Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama -
4 Banaskantha Shri Dilipkumar Thakor -
5 Bharuch Shri Pradeepsinh Jadeja -
6 Bhavnagar Shri Jashabhai Barad -
7 Dahod Shri Pradeepsinh Jadeja -
8 Dang Shri Ganpatbhai Vasava -
9 Gandhinagar Smt. Nirmalaben Wadhavani -
10 Jamnagar Shri Babubhai Bokhiria -
11 Junaghadh Shri Chimanbhai Shapariya -
12 Kutch Shri Rajendra trivedi -
13 Kheda Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama
14 Mehsana Shri Dilipkumar Thakor -
15 Narmada Shri Bachubhai Khabad -
16 Navsari Shri Ishwarsinh Patel -
17 Panchmahals Shri Nanubhai Vanani -
18 Patan Shri Keshaji Chauhan -
19 Porbander Shri Jayantibhai Kavadiya -
20 Rajkot Shri Nitinbhai Patel -
21 Sabarkantha Shri Vallabhbhai Kakadiya -
22 Surat Shri Jayeshkumar Radadiya -
23 Surendranagar Shri Atmaram Parmar Shri Parshottambhai Solanki
24 Tapi Shri Ganpatbhai Vasava -
25 Vadodara Shri Nitinbhai Patel -
26 Valsad Shri Ganpatbhai Vasava -
27 Gir-Somnath Shri Babubhai Bokhiria -
28 Botad Shri Vallabhbhai Vaghasiya
29 Devbhoomi Dwarka Shri Chimanbhai Shapariya -
30 Morbi Shri Rohitbhai Patel -
31 Mahisagar Shri Jaydrathsinhji Parmar
Shri Pardeepsinh Jadeja
-
32 Aravalli Shri Shankarbhai Chaudhri -
33 Chhotaudepur Shabdsharan Tadvi -

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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