Cabinet

Amarinder announces formation of 8 consultative groups
TO REVIEW & MODIFY FLAGSHIP GOVT SCHEMES
08.06.19 - TEAM PT

A day after he ordered the formation of consultative groups to review progress and make changes, if needed, in his government’s flagship programmes and schemes, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday took charge of assessing and improving the Urban Renewal and Reforms programmes ...
  


Indian Oil to open retail outlets on empty spaces of Cooperation institutions
PUNJAB FIRST STATE TO UNDERTAKE THE NOVEL INITIATIVE
29.05.19 - TEAM PT

In a pathbreaking initiative to make vailable top quality oil to the farming community at their doorstep, the Cooperation Department today inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Oil Corporation in the presence of Cooperation Minister, Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and the Additional ...
  


Cabinet grants permission to present budget, clears various accounts
17.02.19 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, FEBRUARY 17: The Punjab Council of Ministers on Sunday cleared the presentation of the Budget Estimates for 2019-20, along with various accounts and CAG audit reports, in the ongoing budget session of the Vidhan Sabha.

A cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, ...
  


Punjab to give 6% DA to govt staff & pensioners
DECISION TO BENEFIT 6.25 LAKH
08.02.19 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, FEBRUARY 8: The Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced 6% Dearness Allowance (DA) to government employees and pensioners, with effect from February 1, 2019.

The decision, which will benefit nearly 3.25 lakh employees and 3 lakh pensioners, was announced ...
  


Amarinder convenes cabinet meeting on Monday to discuss drug menace
30.06.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JUNE 30: In a move to further strengthen his government’s crackdown on drugs, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has convened a meeting of his Cabinet on Monday morning to review the progress of the investigations and discuss ways and means of countering the menace.
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Punjab to create separate department of mining & geology
WILL ENTAIL NO EXTRA COST
15.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government has decided to hive Mining and Geology from the Department of Industries and Commerce and set it up as a separate unit to ensure sustainable development of the sector, which is witnessing fast-paced development and has emerged as a major contributor to ...
  


Punjab cabinet decides to close down more than 1600 sewa kendras
TO USE THE BUILDINGS FOR RUNNING ANGANWADIS AND PANCHAYAT GHARS
24.01.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab cabinet has decided to close all but 500 of the state’s 2147 Sewa Kendras, with the Chief Minister directing the concerned department to explore the possibility of using the infrastructure of the remaining centres as Anganwadis or Panchayat Ghars.

The decision was taken ...
  


At pre-budget meet with Jaitley, Manpreet seeks all India farm debt waiver, restoration of 90:10 RKVY funding
ALSO SEEKS SPECIAL GRANT FOR 550TH PRAKASH UTSAV OF GURU NANAK DEV
18.01.18 - TEAM PT

New Delhi: Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Thursday sought an all India farm debt waiver scheme on the pattern of Punjab, while calling for restoration of the 90:10 funding pattern under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to provide more avenues to the states ...
  


Amarinder accepts resignation of ‘tainted’ Punjab cabinet minister
AFTER MEETING RAHUL GANDHI
18.01.18 - TEAM PT

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has accepted the resignation of Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Thursday following a meeting with AICC president Rahul Gandhi.
 
Rana Gurjit had submitted his resignation to Amarinder a few days ago. But the CM had not accepted it. He ...
  


Cabinet sub committee formed for regularisation of unauthorised colonies
TO FINALISE THE LEGISLATION AND POLICY
27.12.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday approved the setting up of a five-member cabinet sub-committee to finalise the legislation and policy for regularisation of unauthorised colonies in order to pave way for provision of basic amenities to the residents ...
  


Cabinet expansion after Dec 18: CM Amarinder
'NO CONVENTION IN CONGRESS FOR DEPUTY CM'
07.12.17 - TEAM PT

Amritsar : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said he would go in for cabinet expansion after the declaration of the Gujarat poll results, on December 18, but ruled out appointment of a deputy chief minister, for which the Congress has no convention.

The Chief ...
  


Cabinet sub-committee set up for regular review of fiscal situation
AMARINDER TO HEAD THE COMMITTEE
17.11.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The cash-crunched Punjab government has decided to regularly review its fiscal condition, with focus on expenditure curtailment and resource mobilization.

A cabinet sub-committee, headed by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, has been set up for this purpose.

The sub-committee will meet every Tuesday to discuss ways ...
  


Govt to bring in agricultural policy in next assembly session
ALL FARMER SUICIDE FAMILIES’ CLAIMS BE SETTLED ON MONTHLY BASIS
16.10.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Monday announced a series of measures for the welfare of the farming community, including its decision to bring in a comprehensive Agricultural Policy for the state in the next session of the Vidhan Sabha.

The announcements came during high-level meetings convened by ...
  


Cabinet approves entertainment tax on DTH, local cable connections
TO EARN Rs. 45-47 CRORE ADDITIONAL REVENUE
16.10.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab Cabinet, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, has approved levy of an entertainment tax by urban and rural local bodies on DTH and local cable connections.

These local bodies will be eligible to impose and collect a nominal entertainment tax of Rs.5 per DTH connection ...
  


Punjab Cabinet approves crop loan waiver
TO TAKE OVER ENTIRE ELIGIBLE AMOUNT
20.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to notify the crop loan waiver scheme announced by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in the state assembly in June this year.

Besides taking over the entire eligible loan amount of the farmers covered by the debt waiver ...
  


Punjab Cabinet sets up sub-committee to decide on closure of state-owned thermal plants
On The Guidlines Of The Central Electricity Agency
31.08.17 - TEAM PT

The Punjab cabinet on Thursday constituted a sub-committee to consider and work out the modalities for the closure of the state-owned thermal plants in view of the Central Electricity Agency (CEA) guidelines to retire non-viable Thermal Power Plants (TPPS) that have exceeded 25-year life span.

The ...
  


Punjab Cabinet okays cricketer Harmanpreet's appointment as DSP
24.08.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, AUGUST 24: The Punjab cabinet on Thursday approved the appointment of well-known woman cricketer and Arjuna Award winner Harmanpreet Kaur as DSP in the state police department, while giving the go-ahead for government jobs to two children of martyr Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, who ...
  


Brahm Mohindra announces Rs. 5 crore for modernisation of food safety dept.
13.07.17 - team pt

The Punjab Government today announced to provide Rs. 5 crore for the modernization of the Food Safety Department and initiated the first ever mobile testing lab facility to check the adulterated food products across the state.
 
Disclosing this here today on the occasion of capability building ...
  


Punjab Govt. to ensure that the honour & rights of women are protected: Brahm Mohinra
10.07.17 - team pt

‘Punjab Government is fully aware of its commitment and would ensure the honour and rights of the women are protected’  this was said by Brahm Mohindra while delivering a keynote address at the seminar on the topic of ‘ Beti Bachchao Beti Padhao’  being organized ...
  


Vigilance inquiry into fake degree racket ordered by Brahm Mohindra
05.07.17 - team pt

Brahm Mohindra, Minister of Medical Education and Research has ordered the vigilance inquiry to expose fake degree racket operating in the state which is issuing fake certificates and fake Degrees of Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) in the name of Baba Farid University.

Disclosing ...
  



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