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Govt. to provide fruity and eco-friendly environment to wildlife

Govt. to provide fruity and eco-friendly environment to wildlife

Govt. to provide fruity and eco-friendly environment to wildlife. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga):  After environmental disaster due to molasses mixed water in the canals, the Punjab Government now to start process to save wildlife. Government to provide fruity and eco-friendly environment in all of its wildlife centuries. Pilot project at Mehar of Nabha, Eishwan of Sangrur and Kulmajra

Punjab govt. releases 112 crore under Ashirwad scheme

Punjab govt. releases 112 crore under Ashirwad scheme

CHANDIGARH: Punjab govt has released the amount of Rs 112.78 crore under Aashirwad scheme which is given at the time of the marriage of girls belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes families. Disclosing this here on Sunday, Welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot said that the state government has released the amount of one

Dharamsot solicits cooperation from people to save forests

Dharamsot solicits cooperation from people to save forests

Chandigarh – The Forests and Wildlife Preservation Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot on Monday solicited cooperation from the people of the state in order to save forests from fire incidents. Seeking support from the people especially the farming community, Dharamsot said that the risk of fire incidents in the forest areas increase during the summer season. He further

Govt converts bad loan into SC/BC debt relief scheme

Govt converts bad loan into SC/BC debt relief scheme

Chandigarh –  The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to convert bad loans into SC/BC debt relief scheme, which seems to be a smart game. The government has also decided to waive off Rs 52 crore loan of around 15,890 beneficiaries, who belong to Schedule Castes and Backward Classes.Interestingly, out of such beneficiaries, 90 per cent are

Supplementary Nutrition food scheme in miserable

Supplementary Nutrition food scheme in miserable Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga) : How much the governments are serious for pregnant and lactating mothers and infants under the Supplementary nutrition food scheme; it can be seen in the Punjab. The state government had released diet for them like peanuts.14 grams milk had been given to infants, while pregnant and

Alleged discrimination with Dalits in Maanwala: SGPC chief visits family

Alleged discrimination with Dalits in Maanwala: SGPC chief visits family

Alleged discrimination with Dalits in Maanwala: SGPC chief visits family. Following reports about alleged ‘discrimination’ against Dalits over ‘bhog’ in a gurdwara in Maanwala village (near Dhuri), president of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Gobind Singh Longowal on Sunday visited Maanwala village and met the Dalit family. He termed the incident as ‘unfortunate and said

Dharmsot assures PUCA for early release of PMS funds

Dharmsot assures PUCA for early release of PMS funds

Mohali – A delegation of Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) under the leadership of President, PUCA, Dr Anshu Kataria met with the Hon’ble Minister for Social Welfare, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot and submitted a memorandum regarding the early release of Rs. 115 crore of Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) funds. Minister assured the delegation that after getting

Its political compulsion of wooing Dalit for vote bank: Dharamsot

Its political compulsion of wooing Dalit for vote bank: Dharamsot

It is the political compulsion of the government allure the Dalits of the state to gain the huge vote bank, Punjab’s minister for welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes (SC/BC), Sadhu Singh Dharamsot said it on Monday. The class has large vote bank which contributes in the winning of any party.Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, the party

Dharamsot should resign for failing to protect rights of SC girl student: SAD

Dharamsot should resign for failing to protect rights of SC girl student: SAD

Dharamsot should resign for failing to protect rights of SC girl student: SAD Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday Said that SC and BC Welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot should resign on moral grounds for failing to protect the rights of a scheduled caste girl of his constituency who and her family

Khair trees felling: Minister seeks report from Principal Chief Conservator

Khair trees felling: Minister seeks report from Principal Chief Conservator

Chandigarh – The Forest and Wildlife Preservation Minister, Punjab, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot has taken strong notice regarding the news pertaining to illegal felling of KHAIR trees in villages Chandiyani Kalan, Mangupur, Mahipur, Kukkar Suha, in the forest area of Balachaur in SBS Nagar District. The Minister has sought a comprehensive report from the Principal Chief Conservator

SAD condemns Dharamsot for working against interest of SC/BC community

SAD condemns Dharamsot for working against interest of SC/BC community

SAD condemns Dharamsot for working against interest of SC/BC community Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday condemned Scheduled Caste and Backward Classes welfare minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot for working against the interests of both communities and asked him to resign immediately for failing to disburse ‘shagun scheme benefit to SC and BC

Govt approves Rs 7 cr to setup Guru Gobind Singh Advanced Studies Centre

Govt approves Rs 7 cr to setup Guru Gobind Singh Advanced Studies Centre

Patiala – Former Union minister Preneet Kaur on Saturday said that Guru Gobind Singh sacrificed himself and his family for the welfare of the humanity and he also laid down the foundation of a new society, Khalsa Panth, without discrimination of any caste and creed. She was here at Senate Hall of Punjabi University to

Punjab stops centrally sponsored Rs 80 crore food grant

Punjab stops centrally sponsored Rs 80 crore food grant

Punjab stops centrally sponsored 80 crore food grant for pregnant mother and infants. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga) – Facing with economics crunch, the Punjab Government has once given breaks to the Supplementary Nutrition food scheme in the state, sponsored by the Central government. The government is unable to contribute its share in this scheme of Rs.160 crores.

Ban on cobra fencing in Fazilka re-imposed

Ban on cobra fencing in Fazilka re-imposed

Bathinda – Expressing worry over the high rate of wild animals getting injured in Asia’s largest open wildlife sanctuary spread in over a dozen of villages in Abohar, Fazilka district magistrate on Monday re-imposed the ban on the sale and use of “cobra fencing (bladed edged iron wire mesh) in the entire district. The orders will

Embezzlement of Rs 58 Cr detected in postmatric scheme: Dharmsot

Embezzlement of Rs 58 Cr detected in postmatric scheme: Dharmsot

Jalandhar – A week after the allegations, Punjab Minister for SC/BC Welfare Sadhu Singh Dharmsot on Sunday said that the department has found embezzlement of Rs 58 crore in the audit of Post Matric SC Scholarship scheme and those found guilty would face the music. Dharmsot said that the Rs 115 crore grant released by the

Major Scam unearthed in post-matric Scholarship Scheme: Dharamsot

Major Scam unearthed in post-matric Scholarship Scheme: Dharamsot

Major Scam unearthed in post-matric Scholarship Scheme: Dharamsot. Chandigarh – The Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Minority Welfare Minister, Sadhu Singh Dharamsot on Thursday, revealed that scams pertaining to various educational institutions have been unearthed during the special audit of Post Metric Scholarship Scheme carried out by the department.Dharamsot said that the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder

SC directed to Centre to set up CAMPA funds

SC directed to Centre to set up CAMPA funds

SC directed to Centre to set up CAMPA funds Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA)  had been set up following the Supreme Court’s verdict in a PIL, which had been filed by several civil society groups, had sought to draw the court’s attention to environmental damage caused by industrialisation and demanded compensation for loss

Funds meant for plantation used on defending deforestation in Punjab

Funds meant for plantation used on defending deforestation in Punjab

Funds meant for plantation used on defending deforestation in Punjab Chandigarh(Rajay Deep) – Punjab forest department is apparently throwing all guidelines to winds at least where the utilisation of the CAMPA funds are concerned. Notably, following the orders issued by the Supreme Court of India, Union Government had constituted a body Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning

Post Matric SC Scholarship embezzlement being probed: Dharamsot

Rs 800 crore Post Matric SC Scholarship embezzlement being probed: Dharamsot

Rs 800 crore Post Matric SC Scholarship embezzlement being probed: Dharamsot Phagwara(DP Correspondent) – Punjab minister for SC/BC Welfare Sadhu Singh Dharmsot Saturday said that the audit of Rs 800 crore embezzlement in the disbursement of Post Matric SC Scholarship scheme was going on in the state and those found guilty would be brought to book.

Dharamsot asks Centre to release Rs 1,269 crore of welfare schemes

Dharamsot asks Centre to release Rs 1,269 crore of welfare schemes

Dharamsot asks Centre to release Rs 1,269 crore of welfare schemes Chandigarh – Punjab’s Scheduled Caste, Backward Classes and Minority Welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot on Thursday demanded the release of Rs 1,269 crore pertaining to various welfare schemes of the state by the Union Government from the Central pool. After his meeting with the