The SYCD plays a vital role in identifying and set activities that is aimed at creating interest and opportunities of participation in different games in various‚ including‚ rural areas. It popularize Culture of Sports by creating a state-wide conducive atmosphere for the culture of sports to take root and thrive‚ Identify talent through scientific methods to be trained in sports hostels and Promote Excellence. It focus on Children, women and in general to promote Spirit of Sports, youth and cultural Activities.
Official Website Link:- http://www.sycd.gov.in/

Sports, Youth & Cultural Activities Department
Government Of Gujarat

Block No 2, 8th Floor,
New Sachivalaya,
Gandhinagar – 382 010,
Phone No – 23251373
Email: secsyc@gujarat.gov.in
Website: http://sycd.gujarat.gov.in

Sports Youth and Cultural Activities Department, Block No 2, 8th Floor, Sadar Bhavan, Sector -10 Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar – 382010
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Manish Bhardwaj (IAS)
secsyc@gujarat.gov.in
Secretary, Sports, Youth & Cultural Activities Department (079) 23251373/74
Fax-(079) 23252995
9978407112
2 Shri Manoj Oza
jtsecsyc@gujarat.gov.in
Deputy Secretary (Sports) (079) 23254672
3 Shri Bhavesh Erda (G.S.S.)
Ds-synca@gujarat.gov.in
Deputy Secretary (Cultural) (079) 23254687 9978408803
4 Smt Naynaben N Chaudhry
Us-synca@gujarat.gov.in
Under Secretary (Establishment) (079) 23251382 9427011355
5 Shri Sunil Patel ( In charge)
Us1-synca@gujarat.gov.in
Under Secretary (Cultural) (Incharge) (079) 23251381 9427311369
6 Shri Rahul N Patel
Us2-synca@gujarat.gov.in
Under Secretary (Sports) (079) 23251381 9825674135
Commissioner Office Youth Services & Cultural Activities , Block No: 11/3, Jivaraj Mehta Bhavan, Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Dr. Narendrakumara Meena (IAS) Commissioner, Youth Services & Cultural Activities (079) 23254095 9978405575
2 Shri S. V. Pandya Officer On Special Duty, Youth Services & Cultural Activities (079) 23254078 9825228837
Sports Authority Of Gujarat, Block No: 14/3, Jivaraj Mehta Bhavan, Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Sandeep Pradhan(I.R.S.) Director General I.R.S (079) 23254791
2 Shri I. K. Patel Secretary (079) 23254791
Fax : 23254113
3 Shri S. P. Sama Chief Coach
Administrative officer (Addi.Charg)
23254408 9825350260
4 Shri G. P. Gothi Assistant Director (Coaching)
Shaktidoot scheme etc..
23236102 9978408807
5 Shri K. K. Acharya Assistant Director (Scheme)
Women Scholarship scheme etc…
OSD (Addi.Charge SPES & PYKKA scheme)
23254437
23254410
23257061
6 Shri J. M. Dave Account Officer 23254409 9978408804
7 Shri Naresh Patel P.A to Director General/ Secretary 23254791
Gujarat Sangeet Natak Academy Block No: 9/1, Jivaraj Mehta Bhavan, Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Yogesh Gadhavi Chairman Member Secretary, Sangeet Natak Academy (079) 23254552
Fax-(079) 23259504
9925228838
Gujarat Lalit Natak Academy Ravishankar Raval Bhavan, Nr. Law Garden
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Jayant Dave I/C Member Secretary, Lalit Natak Academy (079) 26425562
Fax-(079) 265 2558
9825879529
Director of Archeology & Museums, Abhilekhagar Bhavan, Sector-17, Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Y S Ravat Director of Archeology & Museums (079) 23256740/741
Fax-(079) 23256760
9978405661
Director of Libraries, Sector-17, Nr. Town Hall, Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Kaushik B. Shah I/C Director of Libraries (079) 23222484
Fax-(079) 23221107
Director of Museums
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri M M Pathan Director of Museums (0265) 2793801
Fax-(0265) 2791959
9978405657
Swarnim Gujarat Sports University, Govt. Commerce College sector-15, Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Bhagyesh Jha Chairman
2 Shri Jatin Sino Vice Chancellor
Director of Abhilekhagar, Sector-17, Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Y S Ravat (Incharge) Director of Abhilekhagar (079) 23252092 9978405661
Gujarat Sahitya Academy Abhilekhagar Bhavan, Sector-17, Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Chetan P. Shukla (G.S.S.) Mahamatra, Gujarat Sahitya Academy (Joint Secretary) (079) 23256797/98
Fax-(079) 23256797
9978405684
Gazetteer Core Group
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri R S Baranda Research Officer, Gazetteer Core Group Office (079) 23253356/59
Director of Languages Block No. 6 , Dr. Jivraj Mehta Bhavan Sector-10 Gandhinagar
Sr. No. Name Designation Phone(O) Mobile
1 Shri Bhaumik Vyas Gadhavi (Incharge) Director of Languages (079) 23253672