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Punjab

Rs 2.91 crore released for repair and maintenance of Dr. BR Ambedkar Bhawan established in 17 districts of state: Dr. Baljit Kaur

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | February 04, 2023 09:37 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is constantly striving to raise the standard of living of the people of Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and other poor sections. Therefore, an amount of Rs 2.91 crores has been released for the year 2022-23 for the repair and maintenance of Dr. BR Ambedkar Bhawan established in 17 districts of the state.

Divulging in this regard, Minister of Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities Dr. Baljit Kaur said that the amount of budget provision has been released during the year 2022-23 under the repair and maintenance of Dr. BR Ambedkar Bhawan. Due to this, approval has been given to release an amount of Rs 2.91 crore.

It was decided by the government to set up Dr. B.R Ambedkar Bhawan in every district so that facilities for Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and other poor sections can be provided under one roof with single windows. So far Dr. B.R Ambedkar Bhawan has been established in 17 districts. Remaining six districts, SAS Nagar, Barnala and Malerkotla Efforts are being made to arrange the land for setting up Dr Ambedkar Bhawan, while the land has been arranged in district Pathankot, Tarn Taran and Fazilka.

Cabinet Minister directed the officials of the department for the repair and maintenance work of Dr. B.R Ambedkar Bhawan to ensure transparency and quality in government works and strictly follow the financial regulation.

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