Rana K.P.Singh appeals to NRIs for contributing towards health & educational sector in Punjab

January 25, 2018 03:39 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : The Speaker, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Rana K.P. Singh has appealed to the NRI Punjabi community to come forward for contributing towards health and educational sectors of the State. He said that the Punjabi diaspora settled abroad should be forthcoming about providing financial assistance for infrastructural needs in schools, dispensaries/hospitals in their respective villages/hometowns.

Expressing these views here today while meeting the joint delegation from various European countries, the Speaker said that most of the NRI Punjabis spend money on the political activities whereas they ought to spend it on the social welfare causes. The delegation members on the occasion raised the issue of speedy redressal of the land disputes concerning NRI Punjabi community and establishing some kind of an infrastructure for the purpose. The Speaker assured the delegation that the State Government led by the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh is very serious about addressing these issues and very soon a policy would be brought for resolving the problems of the NRIs.

On the occasion, Rajya Sabha MP Mr. Shamsher Singh Dullo, MLA Mr. Kulbir Singh Zira, Secretary Vidhan Sabha Shashi Lakhanpal Mishra, Secretary of the Speaker Mr. Ram Lok and Pawan Diwan and delegation members Rajwinder Singh, Kamalpreet Dhaliwal, Dilbagh Singh, Jagtar Singh, Gurmel Singh, Amar Singh, Satnam Singh, Kulwant Singh, Balwinder Gill, Gurbhai Dhaliwal, Baljinder Jainpur, Harjinder Gill, Kamal, Sandeep Waraich, Pankaj Kain, Karan Buttar, Bobby Dhillon, Aman Hayer, Nachhattar Kalsi were present.

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