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Punjab Government agreed to Ghana’s offer of land to Punjab farmers

Published on: 01-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 95 people agreed

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on 31 July 2014 agreed to Ghana’s proposal of land to Punjab farmers

Chief Minister of Punjab gave approval to set-up Mega Food Park in Ludhiana

Published on: 29-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Chief Minister of Punjab gave in-principle approval to set-up a 150 crore rupees mega Food Park at Ladowal in Ludhiana to boost food processing.

Suresh Arora appointed DGP of Punjab Police

Published on: 04-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Election Commission of India (ECI) approved on 3 April 2014 the appointment of Suresh Arora as Directorate General of Police (DGP) of Punjab Police.

Punjab Cabinet approved the Backward Status for Jats community

Published on: 06-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 63 people agreed

The Punjab Cabinet approved the Backward Class (BC) status for the Jat and Jat Sikhs of the State on 5 March 2014.

Satellite Centre of PGIMER, Chandigarh to be established at Sangrur

Published on: 13-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Union cabinet approved the establishment of the Satellite Centre of PGIMER, Chandigarh at Sangrur.

Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala declared as Smoke-Free districts in Punjab

Published on: 01-SEP-2013
Important for Exam: 79 people agreed

Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala districts of Punjab were declared as smoke-free districts in the state by Punjab Government.

Punjab Government launched Night Policing Scheme

Published on: 15-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

Punjab state government on 14 July 2013 launched the Night Policing Scheme (NPS).

Conceptual Plan to develop New Chandigarh Approved by Government of Punjab

Published on: 06-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

Punjab Government approved the comprehensive conceptual plan to develop New Chandigarh in the Mullanpur area on the outskirts of the city.

Punjab Cabinet approved Regularisation of Unauthorised Colonies

Published on: 17-JUN-2013
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The Punjab Cabinet in Month of June 2013 has approved the policy for regularisation of about 5000 unauthorised colonies in the State.

Punjab Government approved Online Lottery System to Increase Revenue

Published on: 29-MAY-2013
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

Punjab government on 28 May 2013 gave its approval for starting an online lottery system in order to increase revenues of the state.

Punjab Government approved Policy to Check Exploitation of Ground Water

Published on: 27-MAY-2013
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Punjab government has approved a policy stipulating guidelines for the release of electric connections for agricultural pump sets in the state for 2013-14

Punjab Government increased Minimum Wages on the Eve of Labour’s Day

Published on: 01-MAY-2013
Important for Exam: 49 people agreed


The Punjab government on 1 May 2013 announced to increase the minimum wages of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled workers with effect from 1 March 2013.

VOR Equipment Commissioned at Ludhiana Airport by Airport Authority of India

Published on: 13-APR-2013
Important for Exam: 80 people agreed

VOR (VHF Omni Directional Range) technology was successfully commissioned at Ludhiana Airport on 12 April 2013 by Airport Authority of India.

Punjab’s First Shariat Panchayat to be inaugurated in March 2013

Published on: 15-JAN-2013
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

The first Shariat panchayat of Punjab is scheduled to be inaugurated on 3 March 2013. It will settle three kinds of disputes- marriage, divorce and inheritance.

Punjab Government amended Canal and Drainage Act

Published on: 12-SEP-2012
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

India Current Affairs September 2012. Punjab state government amended the section 70 of Canal and Drainage Act, 1873

Punjab Government set up an anti-ragging Cell to Curb the Menace of Ragging

Published on: 23-AUG-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs August 2012. The Punjab government set up an anti-ragging cell to curb the menace of ragging in technical educational institutes in the state

Government of Punjab approved Milk Production Scheme for 93 Crore

Published on: 23-JUL-2012
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Government of Punjab approved plan for Milk Production Scheme worth Rs 93 Crore on 22 July 2012

Punjab Government increased the DA by 12 per cent for Employees and Pensioners

Published on: 18-JUL-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Government of Punjab increased the Dearness Allowance (DA) by 12 per cent for the employees and pensioners on 17 July 2012

Parkash Singh Badal sworn in as chief minister of Punjab

Published on: 14-MAR-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. Parkash Singh Badal on 14 March 2012, sworn in as chief minister of Punjab

Shiromani Akali Dal-Bhartiya Janata Party Alliance won Punjab Assembly Election 2012

Published on: 09-MAR-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2012. The alliance of Shiromani Akali Dal and Bhartiya Janata Party emerged victorious in Punjab Assembly Polls 2012

Punjab Government Drafted a Bill on Right to get Services from Government Departments

Published on: 11-JUN-2011
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

India Current Affairs June 2011. Punjab state government drafted a bill termed as the Right to Services Bill. It gives people right to demand services from government departments

Punjab High Court Bar-Association Asked its Members not to Address Judges as My Lord

Published on: 12-APR-2011
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

India Current Affairs 2011... The Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association passed a resolution on 7 April 2011 asking its members not to address judges as my lord or your lordship. Instead, they should address them as sir or your honour

Punjab to Set up Fund for BPL Families

Published on: 18-NOV-2010
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Punjab Government on 16 November 2010 announced its decision to set up a corpus fund to help Below Poverty Line families to get free medical treatment

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