Mon - Fri: 1400h to 1630h
Wed: 1000h to 1600h


  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, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. 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, Rajasthan and Uttarakahand.
    • Complete management and allotment of guards to Security Agencies in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.
    • Inspection and monitoring of Security Agencies for their functioning as per DGR guidelines and provide feedback in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.
    • 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.


Organisation & Directory

Appointment Name Contact Details



Brig Randeep Singh Chatha

Email id :

Mobile No: 9999996301

Tele No: 0172 -2992652


Joint Director


 Lt Col Sanjay Sharma

Email id :

Mobile No: 8335036653

Tele No : 0172 – 2589612/2554065
Haryana & Uttarakhand
Joint Director

Lt Col Kaushalendra Singh, SM

Email id :

Mobile No : 8587887638

Tele No : 0172 – 2589612/ 24554065

Punjab, Rajasthan & Delhi 

Directorate Resettlement Zone (West)

Govt of India, Ministry of Defence

c/o HQ Western Command