With this, Punjab became the first state in India to issue Soil Health Cards to farmers.
Hussainiwala is a village in Firozpur district in Punjab, India, where Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were cremated on 23 March 1931 and it is at this place National Martyrs Memorial stands.
State Government of Punjab on 5 December 2014 decided to ban health camps without prior approval of district civil surgeons
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 in-principle approval to set-up a 150 crore rupees mega Food Park at Ladowal in Ludhiana to boost food processing.
Election Commission of India (ECI) approved on 3 April 2014 the appointment of Suresh Arora as Directorate General of Police (DGP) of Punjab Police.
The Punjab Cabinet approved the Backward Class (BC) status for the Jat and Jat Sikhs of the State on 5 March 2014.
Union cabinet approved the establishment of the Satellite Centre of PGIMER, Chandigarh at Sangrur.
Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala districts of Punjab were declared as smoke-free districts in the state by Punjab Government.
Punjab state government on 14 July 2013 launched the Night Policing Scheme (NPS).
Punjab Government approved the comprehensive conceptual plan to develop New Chandigarh in the Mullanpur area on the outskirts of the city.
The Punjab Cabinet in Month of June 2013 has approved the policy for regularisation of about 5000 unauthorised colonies in the State.
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 has approved a policy stipulating guidelines for the release of electric connections for agricultural pump sets in the state for 2013-14
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 (VHF Omni Directional Range) technology was successfully commissioned at Ludhiana Airport on 12 April 2013 by Airport Authority of India.
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.
India Current Affairs September 2012. Punjab state government amended the section 70 of Canal and Drainage Act, 1873
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 plan for Milk Production Scheme worth Rs 93 Crore on 22 July 2012
The Government of Punjab increased the Dearness Allowance (DA) by 12 per cent for the employees and pensioners on 17 July 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Parkash Singh Badal on 14 March 2012, sworn in as chief minister of Punjab
India Current Affairs 2012. The alliance of Shiromani Akali Dal and Bhartiya Janata Party emerged victorious in Punjab Assembly Polls 2012
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
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
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