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27-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab CM Moots Open Door Bus Permit Policy To End Transport Monopoly

In a move aimed at breaking the existing monopoly in the transport system, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has mooted an open-door policy for bus permits, except on national highway routes, while directing the Transport Department to allocate...

26-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Perform Or Close Shop, Punjab CM Warns Pvt. Medical, Dental Colleges

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on private medical and dental colleges engaged in the business of making money at the cost of the future of the students, warning them to either perform or close shop.The Chief Minister...

25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Decides To Ban Use Of Plastic In Punjab

The Punjab government has decided to ban the use of plastic in a bid to conserve its deteriorating environment.A notification to this effect will be issued after a formal approval by the state cabinet on the decision taken on Tuesday at the Local Government...

25-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Amarjit Singh Samra Assumes Charge As Punjab MARKFED Chairman

Former Punjab Revenue and Rehabilitation Minister Amarjit Singh Samra on Tuesday took over as Chairman of Markfed in the presence of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.Captain Amarinder felicitated Samra on his appointment as Chairman of the Asia's largest...

23-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Rana Gurjeet Rubbishes AAP Charges Of ‘Conflict Of Interest’

Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh today rubbished the charges of the Aam Aadmi Party that his holding the power portfolio amounted to conflict of interest.“If an agriculturist can become an agriculture minister, if a doctor can become...

20-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Capt Amarinder Calls On Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister for Law & Justice and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday invited Punjab to be a part of the Digital India revolution of the Narendra Modi government, and suggested several ways for the state to raise the bar of development...

15-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Govt Sets Up Expert Group On Farm Debt Waiver

In a significant step towards realizing its promise to waive off all farm debts in the state, 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....

15-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Govt Exempts Media From Toll Tax On State Highways

Implementing yet another of its poll promises, the Captain Amarinder Singh government has announced exemption of mediapersons from toll tax on all state highways.A decision to this effect was taken here on Saturday by the Chief Minister, who stamped his approval...

14-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

CM Pays Tributes To Dr. Ambedkar On 126th Birth Anniversary

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday paid sincere tributes to the legendary leader, Bharat Ratna Babasaheb Dr. BR Ambedkar, on his 126th birth anniversary, recalling his outstanding contribution to the uplift of the weaker sections of the...

14-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

No Names On Inaugural Plaques & Foundations Stones, Orders CM

Taking another major step towards the elimination of VIP culture from the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has prohibited the inclusion of names of any government functionaries, including ministers and MLAs, on foundation stones and inaugural...

13-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Singh Stands By His Stand On Canadian Defence Minister

Rejecting Canada’s defence of Harjit Singh Sajjan, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said he stood by his principled stand of not associating himself with any `Khalistani sympathizer.”Even as he lashed out at critics, within India, of his...

13-Apr-2017 Talwandi Sabo (Bathinda)

Next budget will witness solution of farmer's debt-Manpreet Singh Badal

Punjab Government is going to introduce an adequate solution to farmer's debt, which will be brought in next budget. The State is meticulously working on this issue and after three months the farmers of Punjab will get a big bonanza.Extending greetings on the...

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