About DLGP

The Department of Local Government was established in the year 1966 and was given permanent status in the year 1979. The main functions are to direct, supervise and control the functioning of all the Municipal Corporations, Municipal Councils, Nagar Panchayats and Improvement Trusts in the State, to implement the State/Centrally sponsored schemes through these urban local bodies and to get the water supply and sewerage schemes executed through Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board for which the Department serves as Administrative Department.