Punjab govt

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  • Punjab govt introduces policy to end monopoly of truckers

    Punjab govt introduces policy to end monopoly of truckers

    Taking a step forward to end truckers’ cartelisation in Punjab, the state government on Friday notified the Punjab Goods Carriages (Regulation and Prevention of Cartelization Rules), 2017 policy, barring goods carriage operators from forming cartels in the state. An official......

    November 24, 2017
  • Punjab merges primary schools having less than 20 students

    Punjab merges primary schools having less than 20 students

    The Punjab education department on Saturday decided to merge the  primary schools having less than 20 students, with those situated within one kilometer (km) radius. Interestingly, as many as 47 such schools facing merger have less than five students. The department has......

    October 21, 2017
  • Truckers set truck on fire in Punjab town to oppose ban on unions

    Truckers set truck on fire in Punjab town to oppose ban on unions

    <p>The truck was set ablaze by the Nakodar Truck Union members.</p>

    August 2, 2017
  • RERA gets lukewarm response, builders may face penalty

    RERA gets lukewarm response, builders may face penalty

    <p>Builders have been told that they will have to face penalty after 31 July, the deadline for the registration under RERA Act.</p>

    July 23, 2017
  • Punjab govt to bear medical expense of playwright's treatment

    Punjab govt to bear medical expense of playwright's treatment

    Punjab government will bear the medical expenses of noted Punjabi playwright Ajmer Singh Aulakh. The state government has asked a private hospital to divert Aulakh's medical bills to state's exchequer on Friday. Disclosing this in a press communique, Punjab health minister......

    June 9, 2017
  • Punjab govt to auction more sand mines to check price hike

    Punjab govt to auction more sand mines to check price hike

    Encouraged by the successful e-auction of 89 mines, the Punjab government has decided to release another 70 lakh tonnes of mining capacity soon to meet the state-wide demand for sand and bring the commodity price under control. With the generation......

    May 21, 2017
  • Punjab govt must release white paper on electricity: AAP

    Punjab govt must release white paper on electricity: AAP

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday demanded the Punjab government to release a white paper on the current situation of electricity production and demand in the state. AAP MLA and the party's chief whip in the Assembly, Sukhpal Singh......

    April 21, 2017
  • Punjab govt working on new industrial policy

    Punjab govt working on new industrial policy

    Having completed a month in office, Captain Amarinder Singh government is gearing up to introduce its new industrial policy within 90 days of formation of the new government. The Congress in its manifesto, has promised to revive the existing industrial......

    April 19, 2017
  • Punjab govt cracks down on sale of fake cotton seeds, pesticides

    Punjab govt cracks down on sale of fake cotton seeds, pesticides

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday issued strict instructions to the Department of Agriculture to crack down on the sale of spurious pesticides and seeds to cotton farmers, directing them to ensure that only 33 approved varieties of......

    April 3, 2017
  • Punjab govt to distribute utensils worth Rs.100 crore ahead of polls

    Punjab govt to distribute utensils worth Rs.100 crore ahead of polls

    With the assembly elections less than six months away, the Punjab government has decided to distribute utensils worth Rs.100 crore. Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Sikandar Singh Maluka said on Monday that the utensils would be distributed to Panchayats (village councils), Mahila......

    August 29, 2016