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Capt Amarinder orders detailed river rejuvenation plan for Patiala

In a bid to ensure supply of safe potable drinking water to residents of Patiala, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday directed the Municipal Corporation to initiate a comprehensive project of river rejuvenation to facilitate shifting to canal based water supply.

MoU inked in Finance Minister Badal's presence for setting up of BIO-GAS and BIO-CNG Plants in Punjab

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Friday in the presence of Punjab Finance Minister  Manpreet Singh Badal and Mr. Andrew Ayre, Deputy High Commissioner British High Commission, Chandigarh to pave the way for setting up of bio-gas and bio-CNG plants in the State, as part of the state’s concerted efforts to find sustainable solutions to paddy straw burning, which has emerged as a major environmental concern.
Giving Details, a spokesperson said that the MoU has been signed with Rika Biofuels Development Ltd. Uk by Punjab Bureau of Industrial Promotion (PBIP) and Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA). Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) will facilitate regulatory clearances and incentives by the state Government.

Amritsar metro bus project to run full throttle by September this year: Navjot Singh Sidhu

The prestigious Metro Bus Project of Amritsar city would be operating full throttle by the month of September this year and before that in the month of June the buses would be run on trial basis to assess the viability of the project in order to ensure its success.

Punjab Governor administers oath to 6 PPSC members

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore today administered the oath of office and allegiance to the Constitution to the newly inducted members of Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) and State Information Commissioners in the presence of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Punjab CM asks PIDB to develop PPP model for maintenance & operation of BTRS Amritsar

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday authorized the Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) to work on a PPP model for the maintenance and running of the Amritsar BTRS corridor, which the Congress government has decided to salvage even though it was ill conceived by the erstwhile SAD-BJP regime.

Sidhu releases Rs.11 crores for Durgiana Temple beautification project

Reviewing the ongoing beautification project of the Durgiana Temple, Punjab Minister for Local Bodies, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday released Rs. 11 crores for the project and asked the officials to complete the project by June 30th.

Manpreet Badal pays tributes on behalf of Punjab CM at Maghi

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Sunday announced several projects for the development of Muktsar, including construction of Railway over Bridge (ROB) on the Jalalabad Road, as well as upgradation of the stadium and the Panjab University Regional Centre.

Capt Amarinder announces Rs 1000 cr for development projects for Patiala

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced Rs. 1000 crore worth of development projects, including a canal-based drinking water supply scheme at Rs. 782 crore, for Patiala, in addition to 84000 new job cards in the district under MNREGA.

Capt Amarinder announces Rs 363.43 crore Grant for Jalandhar's development

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday unveiled a slew of development works for Jalandhar, announcing an immediate grant of Rs 363.43 crore for the implementation of various ongoing and new schemes in the city.

Punjab CM sanctions Rs 15 crores for completion of Jang-E-Azadi memorial in Jalandhar

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday sanctioned the final instalment of Rs. 15 Crores for the completion of the second phase of the upcoming Jang-E-Azadi Memorial at Kartarpur in Jalandhar.

Punjab CM announces slew of welfare and development initiatives for Amritsar

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced a slew of welfare and development schemes for Amritsar, including a Rs 3000 crore World Bank aided project to provide UNDC (Surface) Water based drinking water supply system in the city.

Punjab CM sactions Rs.76 crore for Jan-e-Azadi memorial

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today gave approval to sanction funds to the tune of Rs.76 Cr. for the construction of ongoing Jang-e-Azadi Memorial at Kartarpur (Jalandhar), War Memorial and Bhagwan Valmiki ji Memorial in Ram Tirath Temple at Amritsar.

Punjab CM to dedicate Jang-e-Azaadi, War Heroes Memorial and Ram Tirath Temple next year

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Reiterating his firm commitment to perpetuate the glorious cultural heritage of the state, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today announced to dedicate three upcoming state-of-the art monuments Jang-e-Azaadi, War Heroes Memorial and Ram Tirath Temple to the nation in next year.

CM reviews progress of various ongoing cultural and heritage project

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : In a bid to perpetuate the rich cultural legacy for the future generations, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today asked the Cultural Affairs Department to complete all the ongoing various cultural and heritage projects in the state within the stipulated timeline.

Badal gives nod for sanctioning Rs.98 lac to PFBIC

CHANDIGARH : To give further impetus to the food processing sector under state government’s ambitious program of agriculture diversification, the Punjab government has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 98 lac from the Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) for the upcoming Punjab Food-cum-Business Incubation Centre (PFBIC) at Bathinda.

Plan approved to make Siswan a hub of ECO tourism

CHANDIGARH : The Punjab Government has approved a innovative plan to make Siswan and surrounding forest areas located on foothills of Shivalik range on the outskirts of Chandigarh as a hub of Eco-tourism.

Upcoming state forest research institute set to give a Fillip to Agro Forestry

CHANDIGARH: The upcoming Rs. 23.29 crore Forest Complex being set up at Ladowal, District Ludhiana is all set to give a boost to research and Agro Forestry to achieve the target of increasing forest cover to 15% by the year 2020.

Ranjit Sagar dam to be developed as theme destination

By Manan Saini
Phagonta Island(Pathankot):  Punjab, which is all set to create an exclusive theme destination of its own in the Ranjit Sagar dam,
took the first step to make this possible with Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal showcasing the site to a group of top hoteliers.

Punjab to be first state using LEDs in street lightings

CHANDIGARH : Punjab is all set to be the first state in the country installing street lights with quality LED lights in all cities and towns as Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal approving the project directed the Secretary Local Bodies to ensure its completion by August 15 next year thereby saving 100 MW power annually.

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