Giving a further fillip to its development agenda, the Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government on Monday released Rs. 469 crore towards pending payments for various schemes and development projects, besides clearing the entire pendency of VAT/GST refunds in the state treasury.The funds released today relate to the Local Government and Education departments, as well as pending Social Security Pensions.
JAIPUR: A woman beneficiary of a Central welfare scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 7 was found dead on National Highway-8 the same day, the authorities said on Wednesday.
The Scheduled Castes & Backward Classes Welfare Minister, Punjab, Mr. Sadhu Singh Dharamsot has exhorted the youth of the state to avail loan welfare schemes being run by the State Government to be able to find avenues of self employment which would ensure their economic progress.
JAIPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek feedback from around 2.5 lakh beneficiaries of central and state run public welfare schemes here on Saturday.
A galaxy of leaders, including Punjab Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Punjab Minister for Sports Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi and Punjab PWD Minister Vijay Inder Singla paid tributes to former Finance Minister Surinder Singla at his bhog ceremony here today. The former FM passed away on June 28.
A galaxy of leaders, including Punjab Forest Minister Mr. Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, Punjab Minister for Sports Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi and Punjab PWD Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla paid tributes to former Finance Minister Mr. Surinder Singla at his bhog ceremony here today. The former FM passed away on June 28.
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday took serious note of State BJP president Shwet Malik’s statement that the Akali leadership did not raise any contentions on the farmers’ issue with BJP chief Amit Shah, saying it had exposed the hollow claims of both the parties regarding the welfare of the farming community.
JALANDHAR: Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma today called upon the NGOs working in the district to unite under a single umbrella and avail the benefits of government assistance and policies for public welfare by registering them with Society for Service to Voluntary Agencies (SOSVA), Punjab.
LUDHIANA: Taking serious note of undue delay in issuance of pension cards and pension to persons with special needs, Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu on Thursday called a meeting of the officials concern on June 8 and asked them to come with a detailed report about the pending cases.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Shena Aggarwal said that district administration is committed to protect the rights of senior citizen and ensure the speedy addressal of their complaints under Maintenance and Welfare of Parents And Senior Citizen Act 2007.