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MC elections: Patiala witnesses beelines of ticket aspirants

MC elections: Patiala witnesses beelines of ticket aspirants

Patiala – The Ruling Congress Party is facing a different type of situation in the hometown of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh as the state government yet to announce formally the ticket aspirants for elections of the Municipal Corporations. The highly placed sources in the New Moti Bagh Palace told that large number of ticket

Punjabi language to be given priority on signboards: Brahm Mohindra

Chandigarh, Nov 28, The Punjab government today assured the state Assembly that Punjabi language would be given priority on signboards on major highways. Replying to a calling attention notice moved by AAP on the second day of the ongoing winter session of the Punjab Assembly here, state Parliamentary Affairs minister Brahm Mohindra blamed a contractor

State govt makes strenuous efforts for development of Punjab

State govt makes strenuous efforts for development of Punjab

State govt makes strenuous efforts for development of Punjab NEW DELHI: Referencing the strenuous efforts being made by the Punjab Government for infrastructural and industrial development of the state, Punjab Minister for Health and Family Welfare Brahm Mohindra on Sunday said that Punjab Government’s New Industrial and Business Development Policy-2017 will play as catalyst for

Possibility of wholesale liquor corporation to be explored

Possibility of wholesale liquor corporation to be explored

Possibility of wholesale liquor corporation to be explored Chandigarh – To boost revenue and end monopolistic practices in liquor trade, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday directed the state excise department to explore the possibility of setting up a wholesale liquor corporation for its distribution. The decision was taken at the first meeting

Cabinet unlikely to discuss PCOCA, need more time to study

Cabinet unlikely to discuss PCOCA, need more time to study

Chandigarh –  To counter gangsters, killings, drugs and radical forces and other unlawful activities, the Punjab Control of Organised Crime Act (PCOCA) is likely to be deferred from the Cabinet meeting, to be held on Friday. According to sources, the state government wants more time to study this proposal. Speaking to Daily Post, chairman of

Join hands to find a permanent solution of pollution: Mohindra

Ludhiana, Nov 13, Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra today exhorted the political leadership of the state to join hands with the government in resolving the looming pollution problem.Mohindra also warned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to desist from playing politics on the issue of stubble burning. “It is the need of the hour that politicians,

Chintpurni students to be shifted to other govt colleges

Chintpurni students to be shifted to other govt colleges

Chintpurni students to be shifted to other govt colleges. The Punjab government will shift all 249 MBBS students -of batches 2014 and 2016 – admitted to Chintpurni Medical College, Pathankot, to three government medical colleges in Amritsar, Patiala and Faridkot, state Health, and Medical Education and Research Minister Brahm Mohindra announced on Sunday.The minister will chair

Probe into death of patient at Govt T.B. hospital, Amrtisar: Mohindra

Probe into death of patient at Govt T.B. hospital, Amrtisar: Mohindra

Probe into death of patient at Govt T.B. hospital, Amrtisar: Mohindra Chandigarh – Mr. Brahm Mohindra, Medical Education and Research Minister, Punjab had ordered a fact finding inquiry into the unfortunate death of a patient at Government T.B. Hospital, Amritsar due to reported lack of oxygen. The above fact finding inquiry was entrusted to Dr. Tejbir

Kapurthala Lok Adalat summons Sidhu, Mohindra for rise in dengue cases

Kapurthala Lok Adalat summons Sidhu, Mohindra for rise in dengue cases

Kapurthala Lok Adalat summons Sidhu, Mohindra for rise in dengue cases Kapurthala(Kusum Arora) – Following spate in dengue cases in Kapurthala district, the Chairman Permanent Lok Adalat ( Public Utility services) Kapurthala on Wednesday issued summons to Punjab Health Minister, Brahm Mohindra and Local bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu besides other senior officials. The summons were

Spl training for de-addiction, rehabilitation centres held

Spl training for de-addiction, rehabilitation centres held

Spl training for de-addiction, rehabilitation centres held. Punjab government has organised second phase of special training programe for the Medical Officers deputed at de-addiction and rehabilitation centres of the state. Disclosing this here on Sunday, Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra said that to provide standardized and paramount treatment facilities to the patients suffering from

Performance of civil surgeons to be evaluated: Mohindra

Performance of civil surgeons to be evaluated: Mohindra

Performance of civil surgeons to be evaluated: Mohindra. In a bid to streamline working and the delivery of quality health services, the Punjab Government has made Civil Surgeons personally responsible on various accounts. Now the working of the Civil Surgeons will be evaluated every fortnight, on the basis of set of guidelines, which have been issued

Pb govt committed to providing better health facilities: Brahm Mohindra

Pb govt committed to providing better health facilities: Brahm Mohindra Patiala(Jagdeep Chopra, Sept 15) – Punjab government has decided to start special facility of cashless treatment for Cancer suffering Children upto19 years in the state and it will be provided in 18 recognized hospitals of the state. This was announced here on Friday by the Health

Brahm Mohindra questions practice of referring cases

Brahm Mohindra questions practice of referring cases

Brahm Mohindra questions practice of referring cases State Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra has taken a serious note of the practice of referring one patient to another hospital and ordered an in-depth investigation of all such cases where the patients have been referred to another hospitals on one pretext or other.Chairing the meeting

Committee formed to improve standard of Pb Education system

Committee formed to improve standard of PB higher education

Chandigarh – A three-member committee formed to improve the standard of higher education in Punjab today held its first meeting with chancellors and vice-chancellors of private and government universities in the state. The committee was formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to also bring about transparency and accountability in the education system.The meeting was presided over

One rule for all Punjab-based universities

One rule Punjab based universities Regulatory Authority  Process begins to set-up Regulatory Authority for Universities as 30 V-Cs to meet today Once again, the issue to set up regulatory authority for universities of Punjab has come under discussion. This issue was announced in the Punjab assembly during the last budget session. Interestingly, the same issue

Cong wants Centre to help in farmers’ loan waiver

Congress wants Centre help farmers loan waiver Issru Conference. Congress wants centre help and defended itself on the issue of loan waiver of farmers at state level function in the memory of Karnail Singh Issru on Tuesday as Cabinet Minister Brahm Mohindra and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Jakhar blamed the previous SAD-BJP

Aadhar cards to Newborns at Punjab hospitals

Aadhar cards newborns Punjab. Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra said on Friday that Aadhar cards will be issued to new born children in government hospitals.“Henceforth, Aadhar card facilities would be extended to newborns at the premises of hospitals itself. The Heath Department of Punjab would extend this service with the coordination

Brahm Mohindra asks officials to tackle dengue outbreak

The Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra on Saturday issued advisory to all the concerned departments to brace up their activities in advance to combat the potential dengue outbreak in rainy season. The Health Minister has also issued instructions to 11 different departments who are supposed to do specific preliminary arrangements and generate awareness

State gets `806 cr from Centre under national health mission

Centre has approved the Nation Health Mission Punjab’s state programme in implementation plan for 2017-18 amounting to Rs 806.28 crore. Announcing this here on Friday, Brahm Mohindra, Health and Family Welfare Minister, said Punjab had put forth a strong case to the Centre for a major uplift of health care services and a series of

Govt to procure new ambulances and equipment for hospitals

In an attempt to improve referral system and to update facilities, the Punjab Health department has decided to procure new ambulance vehicles and advanced X-Ray machines to all civil hospitals across the state. Apart from this, the department has also made arrangements to replace the outdated and exhausted equipment’s that have either been dumped in