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Old rivals meet, Maharaja tells Mantri Punjab needs help
20.07.17 - TEAM PT

NEW DELHI: Two Punjabis, both bitter old rivals, met today in Lutyen's Delhi, with one, a Maharaja and a CM, beseeching the other, a powerful Mantri with control of the treasury, to help him adjust the books a little. Were they able to put aside ...
  


PUNJAB GOVT'S BIG DECISION ON LOAN WAIVER CAPPED AT Rs 2 LAKH
AMARINDER IN VIDHAN SABHA
19.06.17 - Team PT

Crop loans of up to Rs 2 lakh waived off, aarhtiya loan not covered; suicide relief now Rs 5 lakh
 
  
CHANDIGARH: Loans of up to Rs 2 lakh of Punjab's small and marginal farmers will be waived off by Punjab government, but the decision will not ...
  


PepsiCo revives Punjab Citrus project after over a decade
10.05.17 - team pt

In a major boost to the Captain Amarinder Singh’s government’s efforts to woo industry into the state, PepsiCo India has decided to revive its citrus project in Punjab, which was stalled by the Akali government, after a gap of more than a decade.

A PepsiCo delegation, ...
  


Punjab heading towards worst ever farming crisis since independence:  BJP
24.04.17 - TEAM PT

Weather is playing havoc with the farmers of Punjab, so is the Congress led Govt in Punjab, together both are bent upon ruining the farmers, if not corrected Punjab will face worst ever farming/ agricultural crisis since independence, said State Vice President Bharatiya Janata Party ...
  


Amarinder sets up expert group to explore ways to waive farm debt
15.04.17 - TEAM PT

The Captain Amarinder Singh government has set up an Expert Group to assess the quantum of agricultural debt, and suggests ways and means for its waiver.

Dr. T. Haque, Former Chairman, Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, has been appointed Chairman of the Group, which has ...
  


Cong has gone back on its loan waiver promise to farmers: Sukhbir Badal
23.03.17 - TEAM PT

Sukhbir Singh Badal today said it was unfortunate that the Congress had gone back on its promise for a complete loan waiver for Punjab farmers within one week of government formation. 
 
Talking to newsmen after paying homage to the great martyr Bhagat Singh on his death ...
  


Punjab Govt. to set up group of experts to assess Farm debts,propose ways for time-bound waiver in 60 days
18.03.17 - TEAM PT

The Captain Amarinder Singh government on Saturday decided to set up a Group of Experts to assess and analyze the quantum of the agriculture debt of farmers in the state, and propose ways and means to waive the debt in a time-bound manner.

The decision seeks ...
  


Capt Amarinder raises Punjab farmers’ plight, debt burden with PM
16.12.16 - TEAM PT

Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday raised the issue of the economic plight of the debt-ridden farmers of Punjab at a meeting with PM Narendra Modi.
 
Amarinder, who was part of the Congress delegation led by party national vice president Rahul Gandhi, said farmers, burdened with loans, ...
  


How much money will Cheema take to commit suicide? Asks BKU
02.05.16 - pt team

Bharti Kisan Union reacted sharply to the statement of Ravinder Cheema vice Chairman Mandi Board and President of Commission Agents association that farmers are committing suicides to take compensation. BKU described his statement as cheap, insensitive, shameless and unpardonable. 

In a press note issued by Bhupinder ...
  


Kisan Vikas Chamber, a platform for farmers’ better say in policy making
30.04.16 - pt team

The Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that Punjab Kisan Vikas Chamber (PKVC) is first of its kind in the country and would help the sagging agrarian economy to stage a comeback as this platform would prove to be a milestone in putting ...
  


Punjab cabinet gives nod to bill 'The Punjab Settlement of Agricultural Indebtedness 2016'
21.03.16 - pt team

In a significant decision, the Punjab Cabinet today approved the Bill on "The Punjab Settlement of Agricultural Indebtedness 2016". The proposed legislation provides for a framework for expeditious determination and settlement of non-institutional agricultural debt. The Bill would be tabled in the ongoing session of ...
  




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