Directorate General Nursing Punjab is the institution which deals with all the affairs pertaining to the nursing professionals in the Punjab. The primary functions of the Directorate are to update skills, knowledge and competence of nursing professionals and reframe the service structure and rules for nursing cadre. It is also important to initiate modern technology and methods among the entire nursing cadre including improvement of standards of nursing services, nursing education and quality care of client. The Directorate also evaluates improvement and expansion in the infrastructure and learning resources in the health sector and is trying to achieve all the objectives pertaining to nursing profession according to international standards.