Saturday, September 26, 2020

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Property tax can be levied till September 30 with 10% rebate-Adarsh ​​Kumar

KAOURTHALA:  Adarsh Kumar Sharma, Executive Officer, Municipal Corporation, Kapurthala said that as per the instructions issued by the Punjab Government, those who have not yet been able to submit their due property tax of 2020-21 to the Municipal Corporation due to any reason, should pay the due tax by September 30, 2020.  You can avail the 10% rebate given by the government by depositing immediately.

Capt Amarinder expresses shock at Union gri Minister's atrocious lies against Punjab Govt and Congress

CHANDIGARH: Expressing shock at Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s atrocious lies over Punjab’s and the Congress party’s stand on the controversial Farm Bills, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said the BJP leader had clearly shed even the pretense of fairness and honesty in pursuit of his party’s demonic agenda.

Punjab gives 3 months extension from October 1st to doctors below age of 60 years

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government today gave 3 months extension from October 1st to  doctors who are below the age of 60 years.

Marginal increase in wheat prices a cruel joke and an attempt to mislead the farmers : Harpal Singh Cheema

CHANDIGARH:The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab has categorically rejected the Modi government's decision to increase the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for wheat by Rs 50 per quintal. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is also viewing the announcement of increase in MSP amidst farmers' anger against anti-farming black laws as a hoax. Besides, the party has questioned the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) ban on the cash credit limit (CCL) issued by the Center to the state government every half year for procurement of crops.

Punjab Scheduled Castes and Land Development and Finance Corporation releases Rs 150 lakh subsidy during covid epidemic

KAPURTHALA:Punjab Scheduled Castes and Land Development and Finance Corporation has released a subsidy of Rs. 150 lakh during COVID -19.

COVID Spread Soon Be Under Control As Per the Current Trends: Balbir Singh Sidhu

PATIALA:Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said today that under the leadership of Chief Minister, Punjab Capt. Amarinder Singh, Punjab would soon be able to control the spread of COVID as per the prevailing trends. In the last few days, the recovery rate in the state is improving further, while the death rate has also come down, he added.

Punjab Government receives enthusiastic response from pharma industry during its consultation on upcoming Bathinda Bulk drug park

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government led by Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, held strategic discussions with industry captains and academic leaders during a virtual stakeholder consultation session for upcoming Bulk Drug Park in Bathinda in Punjab.

Punjab Government to provide subsidy on fodder choppers : Tript Bajwa

CHANDIGARH:Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development Minister Punjab Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa informed that with an aim to promote use of modern machinery in the field of dairy farming, Punjab Government has decided to provide subsidy on fodder chopper machines.

Punjab govt receives encouraging response fron pharma industry for Bathinda Bulk drug park

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government led by  Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, held strategic discussions with industry captains and academic leaders during a virtual stakeholder consultation session for upcoming Bulk Drug Park in Bathinda in Punjab.

Modi govt gives freedom to corporates to rob farmers by enacting black laws: Sunil Jakhar

BASSI PATHANA(Fatehgarh Sahib) CHANDIGARH:Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Sunil Jakhar said that by enacting “black-laws” on agriculture the Modi government gives freedom to corporates to rob the farmers.

Punjab Government extends deadline for applying for scholarships

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has extended the deadline for applying for various scholarship schemes for the current academic session. The scholarships (2020-21) can be applied on the e-Punjab portal.

Punjab Government decides to make physical education related activities compulsory for students

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has decided to make physical education related activities compulsory for school children. This decision will be implemented after reopening of school following Covid-19.

Capt Amarinder Singh's 10 questions to Badals to nail their lies on farm bills

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday asked the Badals 10 pointed and pertinent questions to nail the lies they have been perpetuating in the last few days to save their own faces on the Agriculture Bills, which they had openly and shamelessly supported since the Ordinances were brought in.

Modi government deceiving people by passing anti-farmer bills: Cabinet Minister Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: School education and public works minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Saturday, lashed out at the Modi government for deceiving people by passing three bills stating agriculture reforms as these bills will break the backbone of Punjab which is the food basket of India. The cabinet minister termed the bills anti-farmer and said that these bills would pose a major threat to the people connected agriculture, directly or indirectly. Mr. Singla said that to justify their move, BJP leaders were continuously distorting facts as per their political convenience.

Higher educational institutes to open in Punjab from Sept 21, school, colleges, coaching centers to remain shut

CHANDIGARH: In compliance with the directives of Unlock 4.0, issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Punjab Government on Saturday allowed the opening of higher education institutions for Ph.D scholars and post graduate students of technical and professional programmes requiring laboratories and experimental works from September 21. However, schools, colleges and coaching centres will remain closed.

Punjab Govt Stands Firm With Farmers, Modi govt Will have to Withdraw Anti- Farmer Policies

PATIALA:Punjab Minister for Forests, Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities and Printing, Mr. Sadhu Singh Dharamsot said that the Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh was fully committed to the farmers and agriculture.

Punjab Government constitutes Advisory Panel to promote investment in food processing sector

CHANDIGARH:To further woo investment in the food processing sector in the state, the Punjab Government today issued a notification to constitute an advisory committee.

Agri bills will cause a loss of RS.4000 crore to Punjab every year : Manpreet Singh Badal

CHANDIGARH:Accusing the NDA Government of violating the federal structure of Constitution by passing bills on items reserved on the State List, Punjab Finance Minister Mr. Manpreet Singh Badal on Friday said that Punjab alone would suffer a loss of Rs.4000 crore every year that will lead to the mass destruction of rural livelihoods, increasing farmer distress and pauperization.

Backfinco sets the target to provide RS.1127.75 Lakh loan to youth : Sadhu Singh Dharmsot

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has set a target to provide a loan of Rs. 1127.75 lakh during the year 2020-2021 to uplift the economic standard of the backward class youth of the state.

New farm laws part of SAD-Backed central Govt's 'Kisan Maaru, Punjab Maaru' conspiracy, says Capt Amarinder

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday slammed the farm legislations being forced on to the nation by the central government as part of the `Destroy Farmers, Destroy Punjab’ (Kisan maaru, Punjab maaru) conspiracy of the BJP-led NDA, of which the Akalis continue shamelessly to be a part at the cost of their own state and its people.

Punjab Govt to use 15th finance commission tied grants to give priority to Rural piped water connections & sanitation

CHANDIGARH:To ensure universal coverage of rural households with piped water connections, the Punjab government has decided to accord first priority to providing Functional House Tap Connections (FHTCs) in the remaining 17.59 lac households from the tied grants for water under 15th Finance Commission to meet its 2022 target of 100% piped water connectivity.

Punjab Government declares public holiday on the occasion of 350th birth anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab government has declared a public holiday on the occasion of 350th birth anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji on October 16, 2020.

Balbir Sidhu announces incentive of Rs.1500 to ASHAs forcovid-19 related work

CHANDIGARH:The Health & Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today announced additional incentive of Rs. 1500 to Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) for COVID-19 related work.

Pak PM wants rapists to be chemically castrated or hanged publicly

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, while commenting on the recent gang-rape of a women by two men in front of her little kids, said on Monday that rapists should be handed down the most severe punishment to curb rising sexual violence in the country.

PGRKAM extends date for applying for 6th state level mega job fair

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government under the Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission is organising 6th State Level Mega Job Fair across the state from 24th to 30th, September, 2020. The official spokesperson the department in press communiqué said today that during last few days there was a technical snag in the online web portal therefore the jobseekers faced some difficulty in applying for the jobs.

Punjab CM asks health dept to step up indegenous production of medical oxygen

CHANDIGARH: With Covid cases and fatality in the state rising, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday directed the Health Department to step up indigenous manufacturing of medical Oxygen to supplement the current supplies in order to ensure that there is no shortage of this critical commodity to tackle any future crisis.

Microsoft to shortlist candidates in a mega job fair, offers package of upto Rs.43 lakhs

JALANDHAR: World-renowned MNC Microsoft would participate in Mega Virtual Job Fair is organized by the Government of Punjab under Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission ( PGRKAM) from September 24 to September 30, in which they would offer the annual package ranging between Rs. 12 to 43 lakh to the selected candidates. Besides that stipend during Internships would also be given from Rs. 25000 per month to Rs. 80000 per month.

Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar web portal not responding, Channi advised jobseekers to contact DBEEs

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government under the Ghar Ghar Rozgar & Karobar Mission is organizing 6th State Level Mega Rozgar Mela from September 24 to September 30. More than 55,000 applications have already been received from the jobseekers on the official web portal of the department, but due to heavy load on the portal some technical snag have taken place and the portal is working quite slow for the past two days.

Punjab CS assures private hospitals of full government support in Covid fight

Punjab Govt realising dream of roof for all: Sarkaria

CHANDIGARH: Stepping towards realising the dream of roof for all in the state, Punjab Housing and Urban Development Department has completed the construction of 176 EWS houses in Patiala District. These houses would be given to houseless SC/BC families under Punjab Shehri Awas Yojana.

Capt Amarinder ridicules AAP MLA's scam allegations in Covid kit procurement even before tenders finalised

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday ridiculed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for seeing a scam in the procurement of Covid Care Kits even before the kits were procured by the state government.

Declare Sultan Pur Lodhi Qila Sarai National Monument: Residents

PHILLAUR: Residents of Phillaur, Nakodar, Shahkot, and Sultan Pur Lodhi subdivisions have demanded that the historic Qila Sarai in Sultan Pur Lodhi should be declared as a National Monument and be handed over to the Archaeological Survey of India for proper maintenance.

MLA cheema and Dhaliwal also distributes smart cards to beneficiaries at sultanpur and phagwara

PHAGWARA / KAPURTHALA:To ensure the welfare of people in a better way the punjab Government has today launched the "Smart Ration card " scheme at all 4 sub divisions of the district. Under this scheme more than 3.76 lakh people would be able to procure the ration from any depot in the punjab.

PSPCL abolishes 1049 posts at Ropar thermal

CHANDIGARH:Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has abolished

On CM's directives, Punjab government releases Rs. 1.92 crore Ex-Gratia to 'NOK' of Galwan Valley Martyrs

CHANDIGARH:Recognizing the supreme sacrifice made by the martyrs of Galwan valley, the Punjab Government led by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday released an amount of Rs. 1.92 crore as Ex-Gratia, Additional relief to parents and cash in lieu of plots for payment to the Next of Kin (NOK) of the martyred soldiers hailing from Punjab.

Corneal blindness free Punjab initiative to be reinvigorated : Vini Mahajan

CHANDIGARH:Corneal Blindness Backlog Free (CBBF) Punjab initiative will be reinvigorated, said Punjab Chief Secretary Mrs. Vini Mahajan, while addressing a virtual Eye Donation Fortnight (EDF) 2020 event held at PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Punjab Government simplifies the procedure of accreditation of private schools

CHANDIGARH:To make the smooth and transparent functioning of the school education department under the leadership of Punjab school Education minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, the department had further simplified the procedure of issuance of Accreditation / Registration Certificate to the Private Schools and Institutions.

Nodal officers to be appointed to monitor water drainage from fields of Fazilka & Muktsar districts : Sarkaria

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Water Resources Minister Mr. Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management Minister Mr. Gurpreet Singh Kangar and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Mr. Sunil Jakhar on Wednesday visited the waterlogged areas of Fazilka and Sri Muktsar Sahib Districts.

Curfew in Punjab urban areas now only on Sundays

CHANDIGARH:Aiming to provide more relaxation in urban areas during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Punjab government on Wednesday announced that curfew would remain imposed only on all Sundays in all 167 municipal towns till September 30 and not on Saturdays.

Education via the Virtual Method is the Way Ahead: Punjab CM

The one-hour virtual discussion revolved around ideas to prepare the graduating students of the state for the tumultuous post-COVID world. It involved the participation of industry leaders across sectors and senior Punjab Government functionaries who dwelled on strategies to help the pupils from various institutions adapt to the new normal.