Shri Manoj Parida, IAS Adviser to the Administrator
The Adviser to the Administrator is an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Services of AGMUT Cadre and is appointed by Ministry of Home Affairs. He advises the Administrator on policy matters and oversees the day-to-day administration of the Union Territory. All financial powers of the Administrator stand delegated to him. Adviser acts as Revisional Authority under the Capital of Punjab (Development & Regulations) Act 1952 and an Appellate Authority under various rules framed under the Act.