In 2004, the Punjab State Legislature had passed the ‘Punjab Termination of Agreement Act’ to escape from the duty of constructing its section of the canal link and sharing river waters with its neighboring states. Seeking legal clarity on the same, a presidential reference was made by the then president, A P J Abdul Kalam. It was taken up for hearing by the Supreme court in March 2016.
Badnore replaced Kaptan Singh Solanki, who is the Governor of Haryana. Solanki had been holding additional charge of Punjab Governor and Administrator of Chandigarh Administration since January 2015.
The system was launched to ensure prompt and effective police response in over 12000 villages in Punjab. Under the system, the police will respond to any crime or law and order situation within 20 minutes of it being reported.
With this initiative, Punjab became the first Indian state to provide free treatment to confirmed cases of Hepatitis C.
This is the largest Solar Power Plant spread over 82 acres of rooftop in single campus on multiple roofs with installed capacity of 19.5 MW.
The bill specifies that the interest payable on debt shall be calculated at such rate as may be notified by the government.
For women empowerment, Swasth Kanya Yojna will be launched under which free school bags containing stationery items will be provided to girl students.
The notification stated that all government and private hospitals will have to inform the Department of Health about a case of ILI (Influenza like Illness) having chronic diseases.
The bill is an attempt to divest its neighbouring states from getting share from Punjab’s river waters.
Any person buying uniform will have to submit a self-attested copy of his identity card and phone number, which would be duly maintained along with date of sale with the shopkeeper.
The refinery will be constructed in two years, which will make Punjab the state leader in the bio-refinery sector.
Suresh Arora was posted in Amritsar as Superintendent of Police (SP) and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) when Operation Black Thunder I and II were conducted.
The portal will fast track infrastructure investment stalled projects, both in the public and private sectors, involving investment between 100 crore rupees and 1000 crore rupees.
The policy is aimed at boosting employment and motivate medium and small industries in the city.
Lakhnaur Sahib is a historical village as the mother of tenth Sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh, Mata Gujari belonged to the place.
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.