Punjab Cabinet Meeting Decision 17/11/17

November 17, 2017 - PatialaPolitics

The Punjab cabinet also decides to meet every Wednesday at 3 p.m. to ensure smooth functioning of the government,with timely decisions to boost the momentum of reforms initiated by the Congress regime. 

The cash-crunched Punjab government has decided to regularly review its fiscal condition, with focus on expenditure curtailment and resource mobilization.A cabinet sub-committee, headed by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, has been set up for this purpose.The sub-committee will meet every Tuesday to discuss ways and means of cutting down on expenses and generate resources to meet the state’s requirements and boost its economy.Besides the Chief Minister, the sub-committee comprises Brahm Mohindra, Minister for Health and FamilyWelfare, Research and Medical Education, Parliamentary Affairs, and Manpreet Badal, Minister for Finance.

#PunjabCabinet meeting chaired by @capt_amarinder approves The Punjab Victim Or Their Dependants Compensation Scheme 2017’. Minimum compensation of Rs 3 lakh each to acid attack victims.

The Punjab Cabinet approves replacement of the blue cards under the Atta Dal scheme with new smart cards, while giving the go-ahead to engaging three Government of India PSUs for the computerization of the state’s Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS).
Punjab Cabinet has approved the creation of a separate police wing for investigation of cases to strengthen policing in the state and ensure proper probe of heinous cases of crime.
Giving a boost to the government’s crop diversification efforts, the Punjab Cabinet, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday decided to bring guava, banana and vineyards farmers at par with orchard farmers in the matter of the maximum land size they are permitted to own or hold.