Punjab
 Kovind’s Election as President Will Boost Dalit’s Emancipation- Chhina Kovind’s Election as President Will Boost Dalit’s Emancipation- Chhina


Amritsar, 
Punjab Bhartiya Janata Party’s former vice-president and state executive member Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina today said that the election of Lok Nath Kovind as President of the country will boost the Dalit’s emancipation in the country. He thanked PM Nardendra Modi, BJP national head Amit Shah and Union Minister Arun Jaitley for giving voice to the highly neglected section of the society

Amrinder missing from Punjab, Babus running the government-Khaira Amrinder missing from Punjab, Babus running the government-Khaira



Chandigarh, 
A meeting of Aam Aadmi Party MLAs was held on Saturday at Punjab Bhawan under the guidance of AAP state president, Bhagwant Mann, newly appointed Leader of opposition in Punjab vidhan Sabha, Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Co-president Aman Arora. The leaders accused the congress government of running away from its promises. Lok Insaaf Party leaders Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains also attended the meeting.
AAP announces various state level activities

AAP MLAs unanimously decide Sukhpal Khaira next LOP AAP MLAs unanimously decide Sukhpal Khaira next LOP


Chandigarh, 
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators from Punjab on Thursday have unanimously decided to have Bholath MLA and senior leader of the party Sukhpal Singh Khaira as the next Leader of Opposition (LOP) in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha. 
An official spokesperson of the party disclosed that AAP MLAs in a meeting convened by National convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi

law and order machinery in Punjab has completely collapsed- AAP law and order machinery in Punjab has completely collapsed- AAP


Chandigarh, 
The way religious leaders and preachers have been continuously assaulted & murdered in Punjab over a period of time it seemed that the law and order machinery in Punjab has completely collapsed. 
Sangrur MP and AAP state president Bhagwant Mann and AAP legislator and co state president Aman Aroraon Tuesday have taken a serious view of the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

AAP MLAs unanimously decide Sukhpal Khaira next LOP AAP MLAs unanimously decide Sukhpal Khaira next LOP


Chandigarh, 
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators from Punjab on Thursday have unanimously decided to have Bholath MLA and senior leader of the party Sukhpal Singh Khaira as the next Leader of Opposition (LOP) in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha. 
An official spokesperson of the party disclosed that AAP MLAs in a meeting convened by National convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi

law and order machinery in Punjab has completely collapsed- AAP law and order machinery in Punjab has completely collapsed- AAP


Chandigarh, 
The way religious leaders and preachers have been continuously assaulted & murdered in Punjab over a period of time it seemed that the law and order machinery in Punjab has completely collapsed. 
Sangrur MP and AAP state president Bhagwant Mann and AAP legislator and co state president Aman Aroraon Tuesday have taken a serious view of the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

Punjab CM approves cash grant instead of land for war widows. Punjab CM approves cash grant instead of land for war widows.




Chandigarh, 
Conceding their long pending demand, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday approved cash grant instead of land for war widows.
The policy change will be applicable to dependents of martyred soldiers besides permanently disabled soldiers of 1962 Indo-China War, 1965 Indo-Pak War and widows of 1971 Indo-Pak War.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said Captain Amarinder had okayed a grant of Rs. 5 Lacs in lieu of one acre of land, with maximum of Rs. 50 lacs for 10 acres, as per individual eligibility. 
The Chief Minister also 

Amrinder approves Rs 30 for city's road development and heritage corridor around Qila Mubarak Amrinder approves Rs 30 for city's road development and heritage corridor around Qila Mubarak



Chandigarh, 
The Punjab government has decided to develop repair and develop Patiala’s crumbling road network, in addition to a slew of other measures for the development of the city.
The Chief Minister has approved a nearly Rs 30 crore allocation for the large-scale renovation of its roads as part of the government’s development agenda, an official spokesperson said on Tuesday.
In another initiative, the Chief Minister has given the go-ahead for the development of the chowk from Adalat Bazar to the historic Qila Mubarak as a heritage corridor.
The state government has also initiated two pilot projects in the city for the establishment of underground bins, at Modi Plaza and behind Mandir Shri Kali Mata, besides identifying 20 more locations for the next phase, at a total cost of Rs. 2.6 crore

Amarinder directs depts to focus on  revival of existing industries in the new industrial policy Amarinder directs depts to focus on revival of existing industries in the new industrial policy



Chandigarh, 
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has underlined the importance of revival of existing industries in the new industrial policy, which should focus on promoting a `business first’ philosophy.
Addressing a meeting to discuss the state’s new draft industrial policy, the Chief Minister emphasized on the need for a mindset change in the government, with focus on facilitation. Industry and business houses should be treated as partners and not be subjected to suspicion, he said.
The new policy should focus on revival of industry, with preference to existing industries, said the Chief Minister, adding that the state should extend all possible help to industries and businesses, especially to MSMEs, to develop and expand.

Harvard doctor meets CM Amrinder proposes genome technology for cancer treatment Harvard doctor meets CM Amrinder proposes genome technology for cancer treatment


Chandigarh,  An Indian origin Harvard doctor has proposed state-of-the-art genome technology to Punjab government to facilitate cancer treatment for patients in the state.
The proposal was put forth by Dr Manoj K. Bhasin, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, US, at a meeting here with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday evening.

Seven PCS officers transferred Seven PCS officers transferred


Chandigarh
The Punjab Government has issued posting and transfer orders of Seven PCS officers with immediate effect.
Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson of the Punjab Government said that Ms. Amrit Kaur Gill, PCS has been transferred and posted as Deputy Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Punjab and in addition Director, Sports, Punjab and in addition Special Secretary, Sports and Youth Services, 

Amarinder seeks GST relaxation on langar Amarinder seeks GST relaxation on langar


Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought GST exemption on "langar" (community kitchen) and "prasad" (food distributed to devotees) given at various religious institutions.

The Chief Minister has written to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the issue following an appeal by the Sikh

Punjab gets India`s 1st Technology and InnovationCentre Punjab gets India`s 1st Technology and InnovationCentre


Chandigarh, World Intellectual Property Organization of United Nations has set up its 1st Technology & Innovation Support Centre (TISC) of India in Punjab State Council for Science & Technology through Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India. Dr. Roshan Sunkaria, as Principal Secretary to Govt. of Punjab, Department of Science, Technology & Environment and Shri Rajiv Aggarwal, Joint 

Punjab to run pilot project for the cleaning of ponds by Windmill Technique- Tript Bajwa Punjab to run pilot project for the cleaning of ponds by Windmill Technique- Tript Bajwa


Chandigarh, Rural Development and Panchayat and Water Supply and Sanitation Minister, Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has said that the Punjab government was making sincere efforts to preserve and clean the ponds. As part of this drive, the Canada based Nature's Care Company company gave a detailed presentation for cleaning of ponds through a natural process here today. The Minister said that after the presentation it was decided to install the new Windmill Technique at two places as a pilot project in the state for cleaning of the ponds.

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