In its campaign to ensure the availability of safe food to the citizens under Tandarust Punjab Mission, the hi-tech food safety van of the health department on Thursday collected 20 food samples out of which two failed the purity test.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Jatinder Jorwal today said that the district level program to enhance soft and communications skills would act as a catalyst in opening new vistas of employment for the youth of the district.
On the directions of Election Commission of India (ECI) Certification program for Election Returning Officers (ERO) and Assistant Election Returning Officers (AEROs) was held today at District Administrative Complex
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday released a movie titled ‘Jago Tab Savera’, scripted and directed by a senior IPS officer to spread awareness against drug abuse.
Punjab Government has issued posting and additional charge order of an IPS Officer. According to the order, Sukhchain Singh, IPS, Deputy Inspector General of Police-cum-Commissioner of Police/Ludhiana is posted as Deputy Inspector General of Police/Provisioning,
For the benefit of city residents, the Gill Chowk flyover was thrown open for light vehicular traffic today. While for heavy traffic, the bridge would be opened next week. The bridge was thrown open for traffic by Mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu, in the presence of MC Councillor Mamta Ashu, Senior Congress leader Kamaljit Singh Karwal, besides others.
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Education Minister Mr. Om Parkash Soni has taken strong exception of the incident of attempt to rape of a six-year-old girl by her teacher in Government Primary School in Sanaur of Patiala district. The Minister strongly instructed the Education Secretary Mr. Krishan Kumar to stern departmental action against the accused. The Education Minister said such acts would not be tolerated at any cost.
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the cooperation of his counterparts in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan, as well as the Union Home Minister to whom the Delhi Police reports, in controlling the cultivation and smuggling of narcotics and also ensuring that no safe havens are allowed to drug peddlers and smugglers in their respective regions.
CHANDIGARH: After criticism by the opposition parties Punjab Government today denied that it was planning to sell the land of indebted farmers to recover trhe dues. There are about 12000 loan defaulter faremrs in six district who faces government action.
“In a big bonanza to the Anganwadi Workers and Helpers, the Punjab Government under the leadership and directions of the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to increase the monthly honorarium of anganwadi workers and the helpers by Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 respectively. It has also been decided to provide financial assistance of Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 50,000 in lumsum manner at the time of the completion of their tenures at their attaining the age of 70 years.