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Punjab govt seeks all India farm debt waiver scheme, restoration of 90:10 RKVY funding

NEW DELHI: Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Thursday sought an all India farm debt waiver scheme on the pattern of Punjab, while calling for restoration of the 90:10 funding pattern under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to provide more avenues to the states to determine priorities in Agriculture sector, besides inclusion of Punjab under the special category for Border Area Development Programme.

Punjab govt seeks All India Farm debt waiver scheme, restoration of 90:10 RKVY funding

NEW DELHI: Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Thursday sought an all India farm debt waiver scheme on the pattern of Punjab, while calling for restoration of the 90:10 funding pattern under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to provide more avenues to the states to determine priorities in Agriculture sector, besides inclusion of Punjab under the special category for Border Area Development Programme.

Railway department’s apathy put on threat life of locals

BATALA: A big tragedy could be happened on Amritsar-Pathankot railway section of Ferozepur division following the Northern railway decision to remove the railway crossing from Dera Baba Nanak road here.

India, Pakistan flag war to continue at Attari-Wagah

Attari (Punjab): This is one war between traditional rivals India and Pakistan that has really been scaling new heights. The war of flags between the two countries at the Attari-Wagah joint check post (JCP) is set for a renewal with the authorities on the Indian side readying to make the tricolour flutter once again on top of a 360-feet tall flagpole at Attari.

Second state level job fairs to be held from February 20 to March 8: Channi

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh would organize second state-level job fairs in government and private institutions across the state from February 20 to March 8, 2018.

Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sindhu invites Punjabi Diaspora to play active role in Development of Punjab

LUDHIANA: Punjab Local Bodies, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has invited non-resident Indians (NRIs), especially Punjabis to come and invest in the state for all-round development of their motherland.

Punjab BJP Hails SIT on 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

AMRITSAR: Bhartiya Janata Party state executive member Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina today hailed the decision of the Supreme Court to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for investigations into 186 cases related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

MGSIPA organizes visit for Civil Service Officers from 24 countries to Jang-e-Azadi Memorial and Sri Harmandir Sahib

JALANDHAR: A group of 28 Civil Services Officers from 24 developing countries, who are currently undergoing training at National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development, Delhi (An Institute of NITI Aayog, Government of India), visited Jang-E-Azadi Memorial last evening at Kartarpur (Jalandhar).

Navjot Singh Sidhu announces Rs. 24 lakh for Baba Banda Singh Bahadur memorial Chapparchiri

S.A.S. NAGAR: The Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister, Punjab,  Navjot Singh Sidhu today paid a visit to the Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial at Chapparchiri and announced Rs. 24 lakh for the development of the place as well as the facilitation of tourists. The minister himself took stock of the conditions around the memorial after the MLA from Mohali Balbir Singh Sidhu demanded sprucing up of the basic infrastructure and brought to his notice the dilapidated condition of the approach road towards the memorial.

1000 villages in Punjab to be connected with 10 hours water supply every year: Tript Bajwa

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government would start supplying 10 hours drinking water supply to 1000 new villages every year and so far 1852 villages are being provided 10 hours water supply. 

Punjab Government to go in for e-auction of Panchayat lands fit for mining: Tript Bajwa

CHANDIGARH: "The Punjab Government would go in for the open bidding for the purpose of mining at the suitable Panchayat lands in order to increase the income of the panchayats.

APRO Subeg Singh bereaved as his father passes away

JALANDHAR: Assistant Public Relations Officer (APRO) posted in Jalandhar Subeg Singh was bereaved as his father Charan Singh passed away yesterday at his native village after a brief illness. He was 62 and is survived by wife, a daughter and two sons.

Delhi to offer free pilgrimage trips for senior citizens

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has decided to offer free pilgrimage trips to city residents above the age of 60 years, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday.

9000 kms of link roads be strengthened in 2018 with the cost of 1000 crore: Razia Sultana

CHANDIGARH: The state would witness major facelift in the road network as the Punjab Government has in principal given go ahead for the strengthening of 9000 kms of Link Roads with the total cost of Rs. 1000 cores.

Punjab government to observe Martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh as 'Youth Empowerment Day': Navjot Singh Sindhu

KHATKAR KALAN (SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH NAGAR): The Tourism, Cultural Affairs and Local Government Minister, Punjab, MrNavjot Singh Sidhu here today said that the Punjab Government would observe the martyrdom day of Shaheed-E-Azam S. Bhagat Singh, Shaheed Sukhdev and Shaheed Rajguru on 23rd March as the 'Youth Empowerment Day'.

Construction department of GNDU organized Sukhmani Sahib Path

The Construction Department of  Guru Nanak Dev University organized path Shri Sukhmani Sahib at the Maintenance booth of the Department to mark the beginning of new year and for the well being of the Department.

DAV University and HDFC launch online fee payment gateway

JALANDHAR: DAV University has launched Payment Gateway to facilitate payment of University fee online. The portal launched in collaboration with HDFC Bank is in conformity with the Prime Minister’s Digital India initiative. The portal was launched by Prof (Dr) Rakesh Kumar Mahajan, Vice-Chancellor, DAV University and Mr Iqbal Singh, Zonal Head, HDFC, Amritsar.

11 persons including victim woman booked for abetting suicide of Inderpreet Chadha

 Police Commissionerate, Amritsar today booked 11 as many as 11 persons in Inderpreet Singh Chdha suicide case.

 

Navjot Singh Sidhu releases vision document of local government & tourism & cultural affairs department

Chandigarh: The cabinet minister, Punjab,  Navjot Singh Sidhu today outlined his vision regarding the futuristic measures contemplated as well as the achievements of his both departments namely-local government and tourism & cultural affairs.

Former Khalsa Diwan chief’s son commits suicide

AMRITSAR: Son of expelled chief Khalsa Diwan Charanjit Singh Chadha allegedly shot himself on Wednesday days after he was booked in a sexual harassment case.

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