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Only 28% differently-abled in Punjab receiving financial aid from state govt

The department of social security and women and child development, Punjab, in an affidavit told the court that there are around 6.5 lakh “physical handicapped persons” in the state as per the 2011 census.

Punjab: Additional registrar illegally gives job to retired man’s wife, Punjab govt dismisses him

The inquiry had been ordered by Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa. Former Additional Registrar (admn) Cooperative Societies and an IAS officer Devinder Singh conducted the inquiry into the appointment of Karamjit Kaur.


ADR report: A big thumbs down to Punjab govt promise of easy farm loan availability

Overall, rural and urban areas taken together in Punjab, the top priority of the voters was better employment opportunities (51.70 per cent respondent), agriculture loan availability (33.85 per cent respondents) and higher price realization for farm products (31.39 per cent respondents).

Panchkula roundabout ‘irregularities’: Technical advisor concludes probe, Punjab govt orders another

Chandigarh Newsline had highlighted serious financial irregularities in the roundabout-beautification project currently underway in Panchkula. Findings of the report revealed that items under Haryana Schedule of Rates were misinterpreted and bought at exorbitant prices.

Post Matric Scholarship 'scams' unearthed in Punjab: Minority Welfare Minister

The special audit is scheduled to be completed by December 31 this year. The state's finance department has been checking the accounts and records of various educational institutions in the state in the light of the order.

In ‘election budget’, Punjab govt focus on women, youth & farmers

The budget proposes to catch the youth by providing training to one lakh of them through 200 skill-development centres, to come up in rural Punjab.


No respite for Punjab govt, farmers to restart stir today

The farmers will hold a three-day dharna outside the DC offices in Amritsar and Moga districts between Wednesday and Friday.

Whitefly attack: Punjab government revenue to take a hit

Out of the total 4.5 lakh hectares area where the crop was sown, damage due to whitefly has been reported in 1.36 lakh hectares.

Mining clearance: HC issues contempt notices to two senior IAS officers

Since August 17 last year,Punjab govt has moved only a single plea seeking environment clearance from the Centre

No jobs for students of state’s first dairy, fisheries colleges

Despite tall promises made in 2008, MILKFED is not filling its vacant posts.