THE GAZETTE OF PONDICHERRY
LA GAZETTE DE L'ETAT DE PONDICHERY
History of Gazette
The Archives Administratives des Etalissements Francais dans I'Inde which appeared in the French establishments as early as 1823 may be taken as the oldest version of a Gazette in Pondicherry. Important laws, ordinances, rules, etc. were published in these issues. From January 1828 onwards they came to be published under the title of Bulletin des Actes Administratifs des Etablissements Francais dans I'Inde. From 1872 it started appearing as Bulletin Officiel des Etablissements Francais dans I'Inde. Since 1911 it appeared under the title of Journal Officiel des Etablissements Francais dand I'Inde as a weekly. Soon after de facto transfer of the territories, it started appearing as La Gazette de I'Etat de Pondichéry or the Gazette of Pondicherry. While before merger, it carried material in French and Tamil, after merger material in Tamil, English and French are published.
Presently the Gazette is published in Tamil and English.
Four types of Gazettes are printed in the Government Central Press, Pondicherry by the Authority of Government of Pondicherry.
The Ordinary Gazette is published on every tuesday regularly. The issues relating to:
are published as per the requirements of various departments.
This is published as supplement to the ordinary gazette. Issues relating to recruitment rules, statistical reports, any other notifications as required by the Government of Pondicherry are published in this gazette.
Extraordinary Gazette Part-I
Issues relating to republication of Government of India notifications and any other important notifications of Government of Pondicherry are published in this gazette.
Extraordinary Gazette Part-II
Issues mainly relating to acts and rules of Government of Pondicherry are published in this gazette.