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BJP extends support to Capt Amarinder Govt on SYL, other public welfare issues in Punjab

The Punjab unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has extended its full support to the Captain Amarinder Singh government on the critical SYL issue, as well as other matters of vital interest to the state.

Punjab CM moots open door bus permit policy to end transport monopoly

In a move aimed at breaking the existing monopoly in the transport system, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has mooted an open-door policy for bus permits, except on national highway routes, while directing the Transport Department to allocate certain bus routes for youth in order to facilitate employment generation. 

CM mourns sad demise of Gurdaspur MP & veteran actor Vinod Khanna

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has condoled the sad demise of Member of Parliament from Gurdaspur and yesteryear matinee idol Mr. Vinod Khanna, who passed away this morning after battling unsuccessfully against cancer.

Capt Amarinder asks Health Minister to initiate steps to issue show-cause notice to Chintpurni

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the state Health Minister to initiate steps for the issuance of a show-cause notice to the Chintpurni Medical College, where classes are not being conducted regularly for quite some time now, and which has been asked by the Medical Council of India (MCI) to stop admissions for two sessions.

Punjab CM directs CS to address concerns of industrialists in new policy

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asked the state Chief Secretary to ensure that all genuine demands and grievances of industries are incorporated in the new industrial policy, to be released soon.

CM gives in-principle approval for Rs.190 crore Govt medical college at Mohali

 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday gave in-principle approval to set up a new government medical college with an intake capacity of 100 seats at SAS Nagar (Mohali) in order to address the critical shortage of medical specialists while giving a boost to medical education in the state.

Capt Amarinder orders shifting of Gian Sagar, Chintpurni medical students to other institutions

Coming to the rescue of the students of the crisis-hit Gian Sagar and Chintpurni medical colleges, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered immediate steps to accommodate them in other similar institutions in the state, to ensure that they do not suffer as a result of the problems gripping these colleges.

Perform or close shop, Punjab CM warns Pvt. Medical, dental colleges

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on private medical and dental colleges engaged in the business of making money at the cost of the future of the students, warning them to either perform or close shop.

SAD President condemns brutal killing of Akali sarpanch by Cong workers

Former deputy chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today condemned the inhuman manner in which an Akali sarpanch was beaten to death last night, saying Punjab was burning even as the new rulers of Punjab were busy fiddling with rules and regulations to change all pro-people SAD-BJP decisions.

Amarjit Singh Samra assumes charge as Punjab Markfed chairman

Former Punjab Revenue and Rehabilitation Minister Amarjit Singh Samra on Tuesday took over as Chairman of Markfed in the presence of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Capt Amarinder announces Rs. 5 lakh ex-gratia for Punjab soldier killed in Sukma attack

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia amount of Rs. 5 lakh as compensation for the next of kin of the Punjab soldier who was among the 25 CRPF personnel killed in the Sukma Naxal attack.

Capt Amarinder decides to ban use of plastic in Punjab, notification to be issued after cabinet approval

The Punjab government has decided to ban the use of plastic in a bid to conserve its deteriorating environment.

Capt Amarinder moots bio gas energy generation to eliminate stubble burning, garbage

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the Local Government department to explore production of bio mass energy by mixing stubble with garbage in order to eliminate the problems of garbage accumulation in cities as well stubble burning.

Punjab Govt to table new water billing policy before cabinet for approval

To streamline water usage and billing, and bring down water losses in the state, the Punjab Local Government Department is all set to present to the state cabinet some important policy notifications for its approval.

Capt Amarinder Govt to go for 3rd party audit of all municipal works over Rs. 10 Cr launched in past 3 years

The Captain Amarinder Singh government has decided to get a third-party technical and financial audit done by some reputed firms of all municipal works valuing over Rs. 10 crore, undertaken in the past three years, to identify lapses and take appropriate action as needed.

Capt Amarinder directs level playing field for existing industries at par with new industries in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the department of industries to provide for the same concessions to the existing industries as are being proposed to be given to new industries setting up business in Punjab under the new industrial policy.

Vistara proposes more flights & MoU with Capt Amarinder Govt to boost tourism in Punjab

The Punjab government on Tuesday got a further boost to its efforts to bring investment into the state with Vistara airlines looking to introduce more flights and working in collaboration with Taj Hotels to promote tourism through an MoU with the state government.

Capt Amarinder calls up Shivraj Chauhan over Indore Gurdwara incident,urges to take all steps to assuage sentiments of sikhs

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has requested his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Shivraj Chauhan to look into the matter of the alleged damage to a gurdwara in Indore during a recent demolition drive and take all possible steps to assuage the sentiments of the Sikh community, which had been hurt by the reported excessive action of the police and municipal authorities.

Maluka Congratulates former colleagues for good work done by them which led to Punjab bagging Ten National Panchayati Raj Awards today

Former Rural Development and Panchayats minister Sikander Singh Maluka today Congratulated his former colleagues for their steller role in strengthening panchayati raj institutions in the State which had led to ten such insitutions bagging prestigious national awards at the Panchayati Raj Day at Lucknow today.

Punjab CM okays anti-terror squad to break militant-gangster nexus in state

 Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has given the go-ahead for setting up an Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), as part of the Intelligence Wing, to break the nexus flourishing between militants and gangsters in the state’s prisons.

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