Friday, October 30, 2020

Punjab Government

Campaign titled " Public Health Response to Covid-19: Appropriate Behaviour" launched to make people more aware in view of festival season

CHANDIGARH: To further spread awareness among all the diabetic & hypertension patients of Punjab to adopt preventive measures and scheduled their diet and exercise routine, the Health & Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu wrote letters to all such patients.

E.T.T. teachers recruitment examination on November 29th

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Government decided to take the examination for recruitment of E.T.T. teachers on November 29, 2020.

Jakhar slams Modi government for destroying federal structure of country

ROPAR: President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee Mr. Sunil Jakhar today said that to hide its failures, the Modi government at centre was hell bent upon destroying the federal structure of the country.

Food processing industry will play vital role to bolster economy: Soni

CHANDIGARH: The Food Processing Industry would play a vital role in strengthening the economy of Punjab. This was stated by the Punjab Food Processing Minister Mr. Om Prakash Soni, while addressing the inaugural meeting of Punjab Food Processing advisory Committee here today.

5200 bags of PDS rice hidden in mills recovered

CHANDIGARH: The Food and Civil Supplies Department officials today conducted a raid and recovered 5200 bags of rice meant to be distributed under Public Distribution System (PDS).

Punjab industry minister meets family of Hoshiarpur rape vicrim, gives financial aid

BJP indulging in theatrics to divert attention from its failure to protect rights of farmers &sc students(CAPT Amarinder singh)

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with trying to divide the society on caste lines to promote their political interests, and asserted that he would not allow them to impose their vicious agenda on the state.

Punjab Government Launched Special drive to check adulterated food

CHANDIGARH:On the directives of Health Minister Punjab Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu, in view of festival season the Food and Drug Administration Department has launched the special drive to check the adulterated food items.

School Education Department starts the process of filling up 585 posts of Principals, Head Masters and Block Primary Education Officers

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has started the process for filling up 585 posts of Principals, Head Masters/Head Mistress and Block Primary Education Officers under the revised rules.

Amarinder Singh govt running away from enacting law on crop procurement at MSP: Bhagwant Mann

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab President and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann termed the three bills passed by the Punjab Government in the specially convened Punjab Vidhan Sabha as parallel to the three Central Agriculture Bills, adding that they were not enough to safeguard the interests of farmers of the state.

More needs to be done: Akali Dal on farm Bills

CHANDIGARH:The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) said on Tuesday that the Congress government in Punjab took up the farm Bills after farmers' ultimatum, but a lot more needs to be done to secure the future of Punjab farmers even as it announced its legislators were ready to resign enmass to ensure the Centre gave them their due.

SAD terms unanimous passage of three farm Bills as big victory for farmers and khet mazdoor

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today termed the unanimous passage of the three Bills to counter Delhi’s farm laws as a big victory for farmers and ‘khet mazdoor’ who forced the government to take a u turn and hold a special session to pass the same, even as it announced its legislators were ready to resign enmass to secure the right of farmers from the centre.

If Union runs away from MSP, state govt should step in and guarantee procurement on its own: AAP

CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab, during the specially convened session of Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday, vehemently opposed the central black laws on agriculture, brought in by the Modi government at the centre. The AAP MLAs, while supporting the three agriculture bills introduced by the Punjab government, said that the Punjab government should bring the government procurement mechanism of all crops under MSP under the ambit of law.

Unanimous passing of agriculture bills by Punjab Vidhan Sabha historic: Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary

PHAGWARA: Former Punjab Youth Congress President and Phillaur assembly constituency incharge Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary termed the unanimous passing of agriculture bills by Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday ‘historic’ and celebrated the event with people of Phillaur. The farmers played dhol, distributed sweets and raised slogans like ‘Captain Sarkar Zindabad’, ‘Congress Party Zindabad’ to mark the momentous occasion.

Patiala police registers criminal cases against illegal inflow of paddy from other states

PATIALA: Following Punjab Government's instructions against the illegal flow of paddy from various other states into Punjab, the Patiala police has not only launched a massive drive but also succeeded in putting a check on the malpractice. The police along with revenue and mandi board officials have busted a racket and lodged as many as 13 FIRs during the last 2 days, arresting 20 persons, seizing over 32 vehicles carrying about 822.5 tonnes of paddy.

Punjab Assembly's special session to be extended by a day

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government on Sunday decided to extend by a day a one-day special Assembly session called to legislate a state law to negate the 'anti-farmer' farm laws enacted by the central government, officials said .

Special Assembly Session: AAP delegation meets Speaker Rana KP Singh; submits memorandum on core issues of concern

CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab, while welcoming the decision of the Amarinder Singh government for giving a final nod to the one-day special Vidhan Sabha session on Monday (October 19) against the contentious agriculture laws being imposed by the Modi-led government at the centre, adding that keeping in view the significance of the sensitive issue linked to the very existence of peasantry, the one-day session was too short a period for the purpose.

Payments worth Rs. 5246.27 crore made for the purchase of paddy: Ashu

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Food and Civil Supplies Minister Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu today informed that payment of Rs.5246.27 crore has been made for the procurement of paddy so far.

AAP blames Punjab CM for being insensitive on farm laws, Cheema raises Question on one day session

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab senior leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP)  Harpal Singh Cheema on Friday alleged that Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was maintaining double standards over the Centre's agriculture laws, adding that scared of the relentless farmers' struggle backed by the people of Punjab from all walks of life, the government was indulging in enacting political theatrics to mislead the hassled community.

Strict action taken following complaints regarding exploitation of employees by private school managements; education minister Vijay Inder singla

CHANDIGARH:Coming down heavily on the private schools for violating government instructions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the school education minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla has cancelled No Objection Certificates (NOCs) given to 9 schools of various districts. While divulging details, Mr. Vijay Inder Singla said that he has been personally monitoring complaints against such schools and after reviewing the cases of these 9 schools, he has decided to cancel their NOCs for defying government directions.

Punjab government under CM'S flagship programme "GHAR GHAR ROJGAR" facilitated employment to 15 lakh youth from april,2017 to 2020

CHANDIGAARH:Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh under his Government’s flagship programme has facilitated employment to more than 15 lakh youth of the State during the period from April 1, 2017 to September 30, 2020 with a view to ensure job avenues for harnessing the potential of technically skilled manpower of the State

Schools in Punjab to reopen from October 19 for 9th to 12th class students

CHANDIGARH: School Education Minister, Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Thursday, said that Punjab Government has decided to reopen schools in the areas outside containment zones from October 19 for students of class 9th to 12th. The cabinet minister informed that as the home department has issued guidelines for the reopening of schools in areas outside containment zones, the school education department has also issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure safety of the students. He added that detailed guidelines on reopening of schools have also been sent to district education officers and school authorities for precise implementation while allowing students to attend physical classes.

Cabinet Minister terms the Captain Govt’s decision to give the proprietary rights to tillers & other certain categories as a path-breaking

CHANDIGARH:Describing the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Cabinet’s decision to give the proprietary rights to certain categories as a path-breaking, Punjab Cabinet Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria on Thursday said that it would pave the way for agrarian reforms to empower tillers.

Punjab govt to re-verify all those left out or deleted from smart ration card scheme

CHANDIGARH: In a major pro-poor initiative, the Punjab government will undertake a massive exercise to re-verify all the recently deleted and left-out beneficiaries under the Smart Ration Card scheme to ensure that all genuine eligible persons get the benefit of the scheme.

96 percent paddy procured in state mandis of arrival so far: Rajiv Bhagat

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has procured nearly 96 percent of paddy of the total arrival so far across the state during the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) amid COVID-19.

CM indulging in skulduggery with farmers to sabotage their struggle: Kultar Sandhwan

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab senior leader and MLAs Kultar Singh Sandhwan and  Principal Badhram on Tuesday said that Capt. Amarinder Singh was indulging in skulduggery with the farmers by unsuccessfully trying to torpedo the struggle of the farmers fighting a battle for survival, asserting that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won’t allow them to succeed in his evil designs.

Punjab Govt issues guidelines for opening of schools, coaching centers from Oct 15

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government today decided to open more activates in the areas outside the containment zones after 15.10.2020.No decision has yet been taken on opening of cinema halls and multiplexes.

Punjab amends incentive refund process for stamp duty: Sunder Sham Arora

Degrees and certificates of affected dalit students should be released by the Universities: NSCA

PATIALA: The National Scheduled Castes Alliance today staged a dharna in front of Patiala bus stand under the Chakka Jam program at the invitation of Sant Samaj Sangharsh Committee and staged a protest against the involvement of Captain Amrinder Singh’s Govt. Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot in the post-matric scholarship scam.

Captain Amarinder Singh should sack Dharamsot from his cabinet to ensure free and fare probe in to the scam-Kainth

CHANDIGARH:  Due to the ill attitude and mindful lethargic attentions of the state government under Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, future of lakhs of SC students had become dark and bleak following denial of admissions in the private run colleges and institutes in the state managements of whose are demanding heavy fee dues from them to get them admitted into the colleges to continue their further studies.

Punjab government not taken any decision so far to open schools; clarifies Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab School Education Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Wednesday, clarified that their Government has not taken any decision yet regarding the opening of the schools in the state. He added that the education department has given its suggestions to the home department following their letter regarding reopening of schools. The cabinet minister said that final decision regarding reopening of schools will be taken by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh after reviewing all precautions regarding safety of students.

Manpreet Badal and Singla lay foundation stone for five infra projects in Bathinda

CHANDIGARH: With an aim to provide respite from traffic snarls to residents of Bathinda, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, and PWD Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Thursday laid the foundation stone for five infrastructural projects, worth Rs. 95 crore, in the city.

Rana Sodhi lays foundation of upgradation of Sri Guru Ram Dass Sports Stadium with Rs.8 crore

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi today laid the foundation stone for the upgradation of Sri Guru Ram Dass Sports Stadium at Guru Harsahai (Ferozpur), where modern sports facilities would be provided to the sports persons at a cost of Rs. 8 crore.

Punjab sets up state/district level task force to ensure supply & distribution of Oxygen for Covid patients

CHANDIGARH: To augment the supply and distribution of Oxygen amid the Covid pandemic, the Punjab Government has set up state and district level task force to ensure that there is no shortfall, and is set to float tenders for installing generation plants and storage tanks in all the three Govt Medical College & Hospitals, with generation facilities at Civil Hospitals in Jalandhar and Ludhiana.

Kejriwal's solution to stubble burning for Delhi farmers

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government is starting the process of preparing a fermented liquid solution to be sprayed on 800 hectares of land in the city where stubble burning is practiced by farmers, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

He said all the arrangements for spraying the solution on the farm fields will be made by the Delhi government and will be provided free of cost to the farmers.

French Multinational Company, Air Liquide to set up its first industrial unit in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Deciding Punjab as the preferred investment destination for expansion in India due to the investment friendly policies of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government, the French multinational company, Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, has decided to set up its industrial gases manufacturing unit in Rajpura (Patiala) and purchased land to set up their state-of-the-art facility.

Punjab Rural Development department gets Rs 1539 cr. backlog of 14th Finance commission

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government to facelift the villages of the state with the grant Rs 1539 cr. which has been released from the backlog of 14th Finance commission. These funds have been released with the intervention of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, who personally took up this matter with the Union government to release the pending arrears of the 14th Finance commission.

French Multinational Company, Air Liquide to set up its first industrial unit in Punjab

CHANDUGARH: Deciding Punjab as the preferred investment destination for expansion in India, the French multinational company, Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, has decided to set up its industrial gases manufacturing unit in Rajpura (Patiala) and purchased land to set up their state-of-the-art facility.

Around 47,502 patients recovered in Home Isolations: Balbir Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: Encouraging people to come forward for corona test & get treatment in home isolation for COVID-19, the Punjab Government has made Home isolation very simple by allowing elderly and persons with co morbidities to opt for home isolation as per Medical protocol. Around 47,502 patients have been recovered till date and 10,006 are in home isolation in Punjab.

Punjab Government postpones departmental examination of IAS/PCS and other departments due to COVID-19

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has decided to postpone the departmental examination of IAS/PCS and other departments in Punjab due to COVID-19. The test will now be held from 23.11.2020 to 27.11.2020 without any change in the schedule and pattern of the datesheet as mentioned in the advertisement No. PERS- PCSOD/E/2/2019-2PCS/440 dated 21.8.2020.

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