Punjab Pensioners Welfare Board constituted, Jahangir named as Chairman

North Gazette News/Chandigarh
In a move aimed at ensuring the welfare of the government pensioners in the state, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday gave nod to constitute Punjab Pensioners Welfare Board.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that Badal cleared the file to this effect

Punjab: PPSC SDE Civil exam on Dec 18; download admit card from Dec 8

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Punjab Public Service Commission would conduct exam for 198 posts of Sub Divisional Engineer Civil (SDE Civil) on December 18, 2016 at Patiala.

A PPSC spokesperson said that PPSC SDE Civil exam for 198 posts in Irrigation, Water Supply & Sanitation & PWD Departments

Indian government issues transfer, posting orders of 11 IAS, IPS & other cadre officers

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Indian government on Thursday issued transfer, posting orders of 11 IAS, IPS and other cadre officers.

A spokesperson of Indian government said that Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has issued granted new posting to following

Indian govt grants reservation 15 castes of 8 states under OBC quota

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Indian government on Wednesday gave its approval to grant reservation to 15 castes of 8 states under Other Backward Classes quota (OBC quota).

A spokesperson of Indian government said that the decision to grant reservation 15 castes under the OBC quota

Himachal govt introduces Environmental Leadership Award

North Gazette News/Shimla
Himachal government on Wednesday introduced ‘Himachal Pradesh Environmental Leadership Award’ to be conferred every year to various categories of institutions/individuals of the State who excel in promotion of environmental conservation and sustainable development by demonstrating successful initiatives.

Such awards will be announced after careful scrutiny

Badal directs all DCs to disburse compensation to border areas farmers within a week

North Gazette News/Tarn Taran
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday directed all the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of the border districts to disburse the compensation to farmers having land across the fence within a week.

The Chief Minister said that hundreds of farmers having land around 21000 acres across the fence would avail

CM lays foundation stones of various developmental projects in Shimla town

North Gazette News/Shimla
Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday said that the basement parking constructed by people at New Shimla will be opened so as to ease the idle parking and congestion on roads.

He also laying foundation stone of Primary Health Centre building at New Shimla to cost around rupees one crore.

Himachal Forest ministerdirects for early completion of works under Watershed project

North Gazette News/Shimla
Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmauri on Tuesday directed to complete all the works of on-going Mid Himalayan Watershed project which was nearing completion in March, 2017.

He was presiding over a review meeting of the different projects of the department with the senior officers at the State Secretariat.

Himachal: Health Minister announces to setup emergency wards in IGMC & Tanda medical college

North Gazette News/Shimla
Himachal Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur on Tuesday announced to establish emergency wards in IGMC Shimla and Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College Tanda.

Thakur said that emergency wardswould be setup in these two premier health institutes with a view to strengthen the emergency services

Ambu Ram Narsot appointed as Director, Punjab Scheduled Castes Land Development & Finance Corporation

North Gazette News/Chandigarh
Punjab government on Tuesday appointed Ambu Ram Narsot as Director of the Punjab Scheduled Castes Land Development and Finance Corporation.

Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal cleared