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Fast track courts for NRI Punjabis would be established in the state to address their issues: Dhaliwal

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | December 30, 2022 06:44 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab NRI Affairs Minister Mr. Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said that Punjab Government would soon set up fast track courts in the state to facilitate Punjabi NRIs in addressing their issues in a short span of time.

Presiding over Fifth ‘Punjabi NRIs Naal Milni’ held at Convention Center GNDU, the Cabinet Minister Mr. Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said that the state government was committed to prompt resolution of their grievances by taking the initiative of such meets. He said that this endeavour of the state government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will go a long way bringing positive results.

The Minister said that these courts would be functioning dedicatedly for the speedy redressal of Non Resident Indians' (NRIs) issues pertaining to civil cases. He added that the proceedings will be initiated soon to establish courts to deal civil cases of NRIs so that their precious energy, time and money could be saved.

Expressing satisfaction over the enthusiastic response of the Punjabi Diaspora towards the Milni initiative, Dhaliwal said that the NRIs would be made active partners in the state’s progress. He also lauded the contribution being made by NRI Punjabis in the development of villages and cities. He further pointed out that nodal officers are being deputed in the districts, who would get the issues of NRIs done at the earliest without any delay.

In the presence of civil and police department officials, the NRI Affairs Minister heard the problems of NRIs from districts Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Pathankot and Tarntaran and directed that these complaints should be resolved immediately. He released what's app number 9056009884 for NRIs complaints.

During the meeting with the NRI Punjabis, district war counters were established for the convenience of the NRIs from different districts where civil and police administration officials were listening to their issues. A total of 103 cases were heard during today’s event.

Prominent amongst those present on the occasion included MLA kasmir Singh Sohal, MLA Dalbir Singh Tong, MLA Mrs Jeevanjot Kaur, MLA Amarpal Singh, MLA Sarvan Singh Dhun, ADGP (NRI) Praveen Kumar Sinha, Commissioner Mrs. Gurpeet Kaur Sapra, Special Secretary (NRI Affairs) Mrs Kanwalpreet Kaur Brar, Police Commissioner Jaskaran Singh, Deputy Commissioner and SSP of Amritsar, Tarntaran, Gurdaspur and Pathankot along with senior officials of various departments were present.

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