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Punjab Govt enhances OBC quota in Educational institutions from 5% to 10%
19.04.17 - TEAM PT

Implementing another of its poll promises, the Punjab government has announced increase in reservation of OBCs in educational institutions from 5% to 10%.
The reservation quota for members of the backward classes has also been similarly enhanced in technical and ...

Punjab Cabinet frames rules curbing excesive fee increase in private schools
19.04.17 - TEAM PT

Private schools in Punjab will not be able to increase fees by more than 8 per cent annually as the state Cabinet today gave its nod to the rules for regulation of fee of unaided educational Institutions. 
Government on Wednesday paved the way for rationalisation of ...

CM Amarinder orders Special Task Force to go all-out against Drugs in Punjab
27.03.17 - TEAM PT

CM Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered the newly-constituted Special Task Force (STF), headed by ADGP Harpreet Sidhu, to go all-out to wipe out the drugs scourge from the state within the stipulated time of four weeks, without sparing anyone found complicit in the trade. 
CM has ...

Punjab cabinet to be expanded before Budget session
23.03.17 - team pt

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday indicated the first expansion of his cabinet before the state’s budget session, slated to be held in June.
In a TV interview to a TV channel, Captain Amarinder said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had given him full ...

Punjab Govt. to set up group of experts to assess Farm debts,propose ways for time-bound waiver in 60 days
18.03.17 - TEAM PT

The Captain Amarinder Singh government on Saturday decided to set up a Group of Experts to assess and analyze the quantum of the agriculture debt of farmers in the state, and propose ways and means to waive the debt in a time-bound manner.

The decision seeks ...

New Punjab Cabinet stays all decisions of last 6 months of Badal Govt. pending review
18.03.17 - TEAM PT

As part of the Captain Amarinder Singh led government’s sweeping administrative reforms to wipe out corruption and Inspector Raj from the state, and to undo the wrongs perpetrated on the people under the erstwhile Badal regime, the Punjab cabinet on Saturday decided to abolish the ...

Cabinet decides to set up special task force to eliminate drugs from Punjab
18.03.17 - TEAM PT

Launching a major crackdown on the drugs menace in the state, the Punjab cabinet on Saturday decided to set up a Special Task Force (STF) in the Chief Minister’s office to prepare and implement a comprehensive programme to eliminate drugs from the state, as promised ...

Major decisions taken during 1st Cabinet meeting chaired by CM Amarinder
18.03.17 - TEAM PT

Just two days after taking over Punjab’s reins, the Captain Amarinder Singh government on Saturday kicked off the state’s development agenda with its first cabinet meeting adopting the PPCC manifesto as its work programme for the next five years, and taking more than 100 important ...

First session of 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha to be held from March 24
18.03.17 - TEAM PT

The first session of the 15th Vidhan Sabha of Punjab will be summoned at 2 p.m. on March 24, 2017.

This was decided here on Saturday at the first meeting of the state cabinet, under the chairmanship of CM Amarinder Singh. The Cabinet also authorised the Chief ...

Mission 2017: Punjab Cabinet plays Santa Claus, approves more 12,747 posts
30.04.16 - pt team

The SAD-BJP government is in full swing in this election year and to make people feel good, announcements for new vacancies, promotions in different departments of the government and other appeasing policies for general public are being made regularly.
In this context, the Punjab Cabinet today ...

Punjab cabinet gives nod to bill 'The Punjab Settlement of Agricultural Indebtedness 2016'
21.03.16 - pt team

In a significant decision, the Punjab Cabinet today approved the Bill on "The Punjab Settlement of Agricultural Indebtedness 2016". The proposed legislation provides for a framework for expeditious determination and settlement of non-institutional agricultural debt. The Bill would be tabled in the ongoing session of ...

Cabinet decides to return entire money received from Haryana for SYL
15.03.16 - pt team

In a significant decision and in continuation to passing of Punjab Satluj-Yamuna Link Canal (Transfer of Property Rights) Bill, 2016, the Punjab Cabinet today approved to return the entire money received from Haryana in respect of SYL immediately to the Haryana government. 
A decision to this ...

Cabinet decides to introduce the bill on SYL in Punjab Assembly on Monday
11.03.16 - pt team

The Punjab Cabinet today decided to introduce "The Punjab Satluj Yamuna Link Canal (Rehabilitation and Re-vesting of Proprietary Rights) Bill, 2016” in the ongoing session of state assembly for rehabilitation of land owners by re-vesting of the proprietary rights on the appointed date, by way ...

Sikh Issues, River Waters Dominate Punjab Cabinet Meet; No Water to Spare : Badal
01.03.16 - PT team

Chandigarh : The Punjab Council of Ministers today held discussions on the political fallout of the Union Budget on Punjab. In informal meeting of senior cabinet colleagues from both the Shiromani Akali Dal and Bhartiya Janta Party, the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal believed to ...

Budget Session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha  from March 8
25.02.16 - PT Team

Cabinet’s nod to ‘Affordable Housing Policy 2015’
All vacant posts of Doctors and Teachers to be filled
Green Signal for re-use plan of Town Hall Amritsar for constructing 1947 partition museum
Uniform Policy for creation of steel silos approved
Punjab Minor Minerals rules 2013 ...




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