The Gazette of India
The Gazette of India is a public journal and an authorised legal document of the Government of India, published weekly by the Department of Publication, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. As a public journal, the Gazette prints official notices from the government. It is authentic in content, accurate and strictly in accordance with the Government policies and decisions. The gazette is printed by the Government of India Press.
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Ordinary gazettes are regularly published weekly on a particular day of the week whereas extraordinary Gazettes are published every day depending upon the urgency of the matters to be notified.
The publication of gazette is executed as per the Government of India (Allocation of Business Rules) issued from time to time by the Cabinet Secretariat.
The Department of Publication is headed by the Controller of Publications with the assistance of two Assistant Controllers, one Financial Officer and an Assistant Director. The gazette employs more than 270 people under the supervision of the Ministry of Urban Development, headquartered in Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
Controller of publication is the authorized publisher, custodian and seller of Government of India Publications and periodicals including Gazette of India and Delhi Gazette with its copy right. It undertakes storage, sale and distribution of all saleable publications brought out by various Ministries/Departments.
The Ministry of Urban Development began publishing an electronic version of the gazette in 2008.