National Level Sikh museum to be constructed in Lakhnaur Sahib Village of Punjab

Jun 30, 2015
Lakhnaur Sahib is a historical village as the mother of tenth Sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh, Mata Gujari belonged to the place.

Punjab government launched pan-state programme to monitor the soil health of every farm

May 14, 2015
With this, Punjab became the first state in India to issue Soil Health Cards to farmers.

PM announced to set up Shaheed Bhagat Singh PG Institute for Horticulture Research & Education

Mar 24, 2015
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.

Punjab Government banned health camps in the State without permission

Dec 6, 2014
State Government of Punjab on 5 December 2014 decided to ban health camps without prior approval of district civil surgeons

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

Aug 1, 2014
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

May 29, 2014
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

Apr 4, 2014
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

Mar 6, 2014
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

Feb 13, 2014
Union cabinet approved the establishment of the Satellite Centre of PGIMER, Chandigarh at Sangrur.

Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala declared as Smoke-Free districts in Punjab

Sep 1, 2013
Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala districts of Punjab were declared as smoke-free districts in the state by Punjab Government.

Punjab Government launched Night Policing Scheme

Jul 15, 2013
Punjab state government on 14 July 2013 launched the Night Policing Scheme (NPS).

Conceptual Plan to develop New Chandigarh Approved by Government of Punjab

Jul 6, 2013
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

Jun 17, 2013
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

May 29, 2013
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

May 27, 2013
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

May 1, 2013
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

Apr 13, 2013
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

Jan 15, 2013
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

Sep 12, 2012
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

Aug 23, 2012
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

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