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Punjab State Lotteries
Address: Punjab State Lotteries
SCO 106-108, Batra Building, Sector 17-D, Chandigarh , 2708860, 2702879
Internet: www.punjabstatelotteries.gov.in
Phone: Tel: +91 172 2702634
Fax: Fax: +91 172-2702634
Population: 1,129,866,154 (July 2007 est.)
Director Lotteries : Mrs. Jaspreet Talwar, I.A.S.
Start - up: 1968
Sales FY : N/A
Number of Employees 50
Games Offered: Monthly Lottery, Bumper Lottery, Weekly Lottery


Background Information

Directorate of Punjab State Lotteries came into existence in the 1968 as a wing of the Finance Department with a view to curbing illegal activities like satta, matka etc and to organize lotteries, at regular intervals, so as to mobilize resources for the State Exchequer. The total staff strength of the department is around fifty. The Government of Punjab runs its lotteries strictly as per the provisions of the Lotteries (Regulations) Act 1998. Under Section 12 of the Act, the department had framed its rules i.e. Punjab State Lotteries Rules 1998.
Punjab State Lotteries has appointed four Sole Selling Agents (SSA) for the Sale of weekly lotteries in Punjab. The SSAs has further appointed Agents and the Agents further have Retailers under them

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