Monthly Archives: JANUARY 2019


Bathinda to host 1st Kite Festival of Punjab
FEST TO BE HELD ON FEB 2 AND 3
31.01.19 - SHAISHAV NAGRA

IN THE FERTILE land of China, in the 5th century BC, a Chinese philosopher named Mozi is said to have invented the kite. It was an incredible invention at that time. People from Mongolia, India, Korea and Japan welcomed this invention too after some time. ...
  


Punjab to remove upper limit of electricity units for SC/BC families
TO BENEFIT TOTAL OF 17.76 LAKH DOMESTIC CONSUMERS
31.01.19 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JANUARY 31: The Punjab Government has decided to remove the upper annual limit of 3000 units for electricity consumption by SC, BC and BPL families, enabling all domestic users in these categories to avail 200 units per month free of cost.

The decision would bring ...
  


Amarinder seeks special debt relief package to revive Punjab's fiscal health
ASKS 15TH FINANCE COMMISSION FOR ONE-TIME DEBT RELIEF
30.01.19 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JANUARY 30: Underscoring the tight financial situation faced by the state, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday sought from the 15th Finance Commission a Special Debt Relief Package to support his government’s efforts to revive fiscal health, along with a one-time package to ...
  


Punjab cabinet approves 384 Cr ‘Smart Village Campaign’ to boost quality of life in rural areas
29.01.19 - Team PT

In a major initiative to boost infrastructure and facilities in rural areas across the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Tuesday approved the ‘Smart Village Campaign’ (SVC) for overall development of villages at a cost of Rs.384.40 crore.

The decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting held ...
  


Amarinder asks Deputy Commissioners to ‘tighten their belts’
REVIEW MEETING
22.01.19 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered the Deputy Commissioners of all the districts to tighten their belts and work harder to strengthen their public interface to deliver on the promises on which his government had come to power 22 months ago.

Making it ...
  


Punjab to withdraw state procurement agencies from procurement related operations
ISSUE OF GRADUAL FCI WITHDRAWAL
22.01.19 - Team PT

Expressing concern over the Food Corporation of India’s gradual withdrawal from procurement of foodgrains in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to raise the issue with the Centre and seek increase in the central agency’s procurement share.

The Chief Minister said this ...
  


Amarinder seeks passport waiver for pilgrims to cross Kartarpur Corridor
URGES CENTRE TO FINALISE ROAD ALIGNMENT PROJECTS
16.01.19 - TEAM PT

PUNJAB CHIEF MINISTER Captain Amarinder Singh has sought waiver of passport condition for pilgrims to cross the Kartarpur Corridor to enable "khulle darshan deedar” of Sri Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara on the 550th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Sri Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.

Captain ...
  


Harsimrat should avoid putting her foot in her mouth again-n-again: Amarinder
TU-TU MAIN-MAIN ON KARTARPUR CORRIDOR
11.01.19 - Team PT

Ridiculing Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s allegations on the Kartarpur Corridor issue, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday made it clear that the ball was totally in the Centre’s court now, with the state government having already sent a reminder to the Ministry of Home ...
  


Captain appeals all parties to not hold political conferences at Maghi
04.01.19 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday appealed to all political parties not to hold any political conference during the Maghi at Sri Muktsar Sahib, in view of the sanctity of the occasion.

He announced that neither the Congress party nor the State Government would ...
  




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