Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Punjab

Verka will open 625 new booths in state: Vijay Kumar Janjua

CHANDIGARH: On the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to strengthen the government institutions and give boost to the cooperative movement, the Punjab Government has prepared a plan for the expansion of Milkfed. In a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua, approval was given to open 625 new milk booths in the state and to open a permanent office in NCR to expand the scope of Verka products.

Punjab released Rs. 267 lakh for M.R. Homes for patients suffering from psychological problems: Dr. Baljit Kaur

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is constantly striving for the welfare of every section of the society.

Punjab's new agriculture policy will be ready by March 31: Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal

CHANDIGARH: With a move to improve agriculture system in the state, the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will launch new agriculture policy for the state by March 31, 2023.

Harjot Singh Bains seeks upgradation of Anandpur Sahib Railway station, writes to union Railway minister

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Cabinet Minister Mr. Harjot Singh Bains sought up-gradation of Sri Anandpur Sahib Railway station for the smooth stoppage of "Vande Bharat Express."

One unit of donated blood can save four lives – Chetan Singh Jauramajra

CHANDIGARH: Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab Chetan Singh Jauramajra inaugurated the Blood Donation Camp organized by Punjab AIDS Control Employees Welfare Association in collaboration with Punjab State Blood Transfusion Council. In this camp employees of Punjab State AIDS Control Society from across Punjab participated. During this time Chetan Singh Jauramajra said that blood should always be taken from licensed blood banks. Because many diseases are tested in these centers and blood is given to a person only after the report is correct. There are 161 approved blood centers operating in Punjab, out of which 46 are government, 7 are military and 108 are private blood centers.

SGPC President Advocate Dhami strongly condemned the desecration in Jalandhar

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami strongly condemned the incident of desecration inside the Gurdwara Sahib at Mansoorpur village in Jalandhar and demanded severe punishment from the Punjab government.

Mann govt will spend about Rs.7.29 crores on improving water supply system in Jalandhar: Nijjar

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is making every possible effort to provide basic amenities to the people of the state. Under this series, Development works across the State is being carried out. Taking one more step forward in this direction, Local Government Minister Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar said that the Punjab government has decided to spend approximately Rs 7.29 crores on improving water supply/ sewerage system and other development works in Jalandhar city.

Punjab Police recovers one more drone along with 3 Kg heroin from Tarn Taran

CHANDIGARH: Striking yet another blow to the cross-border smuggling amidst the ongoing war against drugs launched on the directions of Chief Minister (CM) Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police have recovered one more Quadcopter drone loaded with three packets of heroin, weighing 3.06Kg, during a search operation launched at border area of Border Outpost (BOP) Kalia in Tarn Taran on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. The operation was carried out with the support of the Border Security Force (BSF).

KKF resolves to extend support to various organizations fighting against pollution

CHANDIGARH: At a meeting held at Chandigarh on Saturday, the Kirti Kisan Forum discussed the format and the subject matter of the website it has planned to launch soon. The meeting was presided by former Secretary to the Union Government Swaran Singh Boparai and it was co-chaired by former Chief Secretary, Punjab, Mr Ramesh Inder Singh. Members of the forum resolved to propagate the objective of the forum behind launching the website.The site would mainly focus on agriculture, issues related to rural development and problems faced by the farmers and farm labour.

13 Kg heroin recovery: Punjab Police arrests two more aides from Rajasthan, 10 AK 47 rifles, 10 pistols recovered

CHANDIGARH/AMRITSAR: Close on the heels of recovering 13kg heroin amidst the ongoing drive against anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police, on the disclosures of arrested drug smugglers, have effectively recovered of 10 AK-47 assault rifles and 10 foreign made .30 bore pistols in past three days, said Director General of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav here on Saturday.

Anmol Gagan Maan Inaugurates 6th Military Literature Festival-2022

CHANDIGARH: The 6th Military Literature Festival-2022 was inaugurated today at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh by Anmol Gagan Mann, Cabinet Minister for Tourism and Cultural Affairs of Punjab. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of independence and the services of the armed forces, the festival was jointly organized by the 'Military Literature Festival Association' in association with the Punjab Government, Western Command and Chandigarh Administration.

The main objective of the 'Udariyan' Bal Vikas Mela is comprehensive development of children: Dr. Baljit Kaur

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann celebrated the "Udaariyan"- Bal Vikas Mela in Anganwadi Centers in villages across the state with great enthusiasm. During this fair, the social security department made an effort for the development of every child by fulfilling the basic needs of children.

Punjab Police's AGTF arrests Lawrence Bishnoi gang member from Dhakoli, recovers 20 pistols

CHANDIGARH: As a part of the ongoing drive against anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police’s Anti Gangster Task Force (AGTF) on Friday arrested a member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang from old Ambala road Dhakoli.

SAS Nagar to get dedicated market space for vendors as GMADA allocates four sites

CHANDIGARH: In order to ensure that nobody lose their livelihood during ongoing anti-encroachment drive, the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) has allocated four dedicated sites to the Municipal Corporation, SAS Nagar (Mohali) for developing market space, which will exclusively cater street vendors of the city.

Punjab Police foil major heroin smuggling bid through Indo-Pak border, 5.6 kg heroin recovered

CHANDIGARH: The ongoing war against drugs launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann dealt a major blow to the cross-border smuggling after Punjab Police foiled a major drug smuggling bid by Pakistan-based smugglers after recovering five packets of heroin, weighing 5.60 kg, along with a hexacopter drone, which was used to drop the consignment, during a search operation launched at border area of Khemkaran in Tarn Taran. The operation was carried out with the support of the Border Security Force (BSF).

Harbhajan Singh ETO directs officials of PWD to speed up the ongoing development works

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Government has issued directions to the officials of various departments to accelerate the pace of ongoing development works in the state. Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is constantly monitoring the development works being carried out by all the departments.

Explain anti-party utterances in person on Dec 6 – SAD disciplinary committee to Jagmeet Brar

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Disciplinary Committee Chairman Sikandar Singh Maluka has asked former MP Jagmeet Brar to explain his anti-party utterances in person at 12 noon on December 6 at the party headquarter here before the committee.

Haryana government will not tolerate government interference in guru homes - Advocate Dhami

AMRITSAR: Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, rejected the 38-member ad hoc Haryana Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee nominated by the Haryana government, saying that government tactics will never be accepted in the affairs of Sikhs.

SAS Nagar to get dedicated market space for vendors as Gmada allocates four sites

CHANDIGARH: In order to ensure that nobody lose their livelihood during ongoing anti-encroachment drive, the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) has allocated four dedicated sites to the Municipal Corporation, SAS Nagar (Mohali) for developing market space, which will exclusively cater street vendors of the city.

Former SAD minister Capt Kanwaljit Singh was killed in stage managed accident, claims former IGP Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh

CHANDIGARH: A report submitted by then Inspector General of Police (IGP) of Punjabs Organised Crime Control Unit (OCCU) has made startling revelations about the links of the states politicians with gangsters who were carrying out murders and extortions.

Punjab VB registers corruption case against retired SMO for taking bribe Rs 1,15,000, arrested

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its anti-corruption campaign on Thursday, has registered a corruption case against a senior medical officer (SMO), Dr Satnam Singh, who was posted at civil hospital Majitha for demanding a bribe of Rs 1,15,000.

Harjot Singh Bains orders to rechristen all government schools with caste and fraternity-based names

CHANDIGARH : Punjab School Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains has issued an order to rename of all government schools across the state, those have been named on the basis of caste and fraternity.

Jai Inder Kaur Campaigns for BJP in Delhi MCD elections

PATIALA / DELHI :Jatt Mahasabha Punjab women wing president, BJP leader and daughter of Ex-CM Captain Amarinder Singh, Jai Inder kaur campaigned in Delhi MCD elections for Bharatiya Janata party on Thursday.

Punjab Government has decided to spend approximately Rs 8.97 Crores on the development of Ludhiana , Gobindgarh and Sangrur

CHANDIGARH : The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Punjab Bhagwant Mann is constantly striving to provide basic facilities to the people of the state. Working in this direction, Local Government Minister Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar said that the Punjab government has decided to spend approximately Rs 8.97 crores on development works at Ludhiana, Gobindgarh and Sangrur. The office process has been started by the department for these works.

Punjab Government organise State level function at Malout to celebrate International Divyang Diwas on December 3

CHANDIGARH : Punjab government to celebrate International Divyang Diwas as a state level function on 3rd December at Malout (District Sri Muktsar Sahib). The Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur will be the chief guest on this occasion.

Strenuous efforts being put on for providing quality health care services in the state: Health Minister Chetan Singh Jauramajra

MOHALI / CHANDIGARH : The Punjab government led by Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann is working tirelessly to provide quality and better health care facilities to the people in the state. This was stated by the Health and Family Welfare minister S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra during a Free denture distribution event at District Hospital here today. The function was organized at the end of 34th Dental care fortnight which had started on November 14 across the state.

Rs. 3.85 crore released for BALA work in 5500 elementary and 2200 high & senior secondary schools, informs Harjot Singh Bains

CHANDIGARH : Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann led state government, under its consistent efforts to make the educational system more agile and active, has released a grant of Rs.3.85 crore for Building as Learning Aid (BaLA) work in 5500 elementary and 2200 high and senior secondary schools of the state.

Punjab to use STPs treated water for irrigation - Meet Hayer

PHAGWARA : Cabinet Minister of Punjab Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer on Thursday said that the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will ensure the use of treated water from STPs having a capacity of 2600 MLD for irrigation purposes to save the fast-depleting ground water across the state.

Giving urban facilities to villages of Punjab, top priority of Mann Government: Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal

CHANDIGARH : Providing urban facilities to the villages of Punjab is the priority of the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Maan and the Panch/Sarpanch of the state and the villagers to rise above politics and factionalism to ensure the development of the village. This was expressed by Punjab Rural Development and Panchayat Minister. Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal inaugurated a special two-day training program for the elected representatives of the General Assembly and Panchayati Raj at Vikas Bhavan SAS Nagar here today.

Food , Civil supplies and Consumer affairs Minister exhorts striking employees to call of strike in larger public interest

CHANDIGARH : Emphasizing that the hard working & sincere employees who have undertaken two successful & smooth procurements of wheat and paddy in this year after the present State Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann took over, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister, Punjab, Sh. Lal Chand Kataruchak assured the representatives of the Confederation of the officers and Joint Coordination Committee of the Punjab State Foodgrain Agencies in a meeting held today at Anaj Bhawan, Chandigarh that those working with dedication need not worry and they will not be hounded or harassed by State probe agencies.

Endeavour of state government to restart closed rest homes

CHANDIGARH : Under the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to give priority to stay in government circuit houses/rest houses in the state and to make them fully functional, the State Government has identified seven closed canal rest houses which have been renovated and will be restarted.

SGPC President demanded to stop the release of Dastan-e-Sirhind film

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami has demanded a ban on the release of the film Dastan-e-Sirhind from the Punjab government.

Time to own prime properties in Ludhiana, Moga and Ferozepur, e-auction on Dec 11

CHANDIGARH: Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) will conduct an e-auction of commercial, residential and institutional sites in the month of December. The e-auction is scheduled to commence on December 11 at 09:00 AM and would end on December 20, 2022 at 01:00 PM.

SAD expands core committee to bring in new talent and give representation to all sections of society

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has given a new look to the party by inducting talent from all sections of society into its core committee which has been expanded to twenty five with the induction of twelve more leaders.

Punjab Police cane-charge protesting farmers in Sangrur

CHANDIGARH : Punjab Police on Wednesday cane-charged protesting farmers and farm labourers outside Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann's rented house in Sangrur town.

I & PR department bids warm farewell to TPO Lakhwinder Attri on his Superannuation

CHANDIGARH : Punjab Information and Public Relations Department gave a warm farewell to the Teleprinter Operator (TPO) Mr. Lakhwinder Attri on his retirement. He served the department for nearly 36 years.

Senu Duggal joins as Deputy Commissioner Fazilka, assures transparent governance

FAZILKA: Senu Duggal 2012 batch IAS officer today joined as Deputy Commissioner of Faziilka. She is the 11th DC of the district and third woman officer to head this border district.

Big move by Bhagwant Mann Government , villagers can now set up bio gas plant for free under MGNREGA Scheme

CHANDIGARH : On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, the State Government has decided to provide employment to the maximum number of people under the MGNREGA scheme by the Rural Development and Panchayat Department besides individual benefits to the villagers. As part of this , the villagers can also get a free biogas plant constructed in their homes.

Punjab Government is determined to promote sports - Sandhwan

CHANDIGARH : Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker S. Kultar Singh Sandhwan has presented a check of five lakhs to Harjinder Kaur, who won a bronze medal in weightlifting during the Commonwealth Games, for getting the higher training.

Unique program ‘NRI PUNJABIYAN NAL MILNI’ to be held at Jalandhar, SAS Nagar, Ludhiana , Moga and Amritsar from December 16 onwards : Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal

CHANDIGARH : The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has decided to deal promptly with the issues and grievances of Punjabi Diaspora and to organize five programs called 'NRI Punjabiyan Nal Milni' to listen the plaints. These programs will be held at Jalandhar, SAS Nagar (Mohali), Ludhiana, Moga and Amritsar on December 16, 19, 23, 26 and 30 respectively.

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