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List of today’s Punjab Cabinet Decisions

List of today’s Punjab Cabinet Decisions

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in News/ August 28,2023

In a significant decision aimed at providing the world class treatment for liver ailments in the state, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Monday gave nod to establish Punjab Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences at SAS Nagar.

A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of the Council of Ministers held here under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister here at his office in Punjab Civil Secretariat-I.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that the decision is aimed at emerging the state as a hub of medical care facilities across the country. The centre, to come up at a cost of Rs 59 crore, will act as a catalyst to provide better diagnostic, health facilities, counseling and treatment facilities at affordable rates for liver related diseases. The Cabinet also approved to create 484 temporary posts in the upcoming institute to ensure that people were immensely benefited by it.

NOD TO FILL 20 TECHNICAL CADRE POSTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNANCE REFORMS AND PUBLIC GRIEVANCES

The Cabinet also gave green signal to fill 20 Technical Cadre posts of direct recruitment quota as per Departmental rules in the Department of Governance Reforms and Public Grievances. This move is aimed for smooth functioning and to improve the efficiency and quality of the work of the Department in the larger public interests. Out of these 20, four posts will be of the Assistant Manager (Group A), six of Technical Assistant (Group B) and 10 of District Technical Coordinators (Group B).

GREEN SIGNAL TO APPOINT VISITING FACULTY IN THE GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS

In order to ensure the holistic development of the students, the Cabinet also approved appointment of Visiting Faculty in the Government Schools of the state. In the first phase Visiting Faculty will be appointed in the 117 Government Schools of the state and then it will be replicated in the other schools. Persons who have retired as teaching faculty from any Government/ Private School, College or University will be eligible for the proposed Visiting Resource Faculty Scheme.

List of today’s Punjab Cabinet Decisions

GIVES CONSENT TO POLICY OF DISBURSEMENT OF DISCRETIONARY GRANTS BY CM AND CABINET MINISTERS FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2023-24

The Cabinet also gave approval to the Policy of Disbursement of Discretionary Grants by Chief Minister and Cabinet Ministers for the financial year 2023-24. These funds are to be judiciously utilized for new and repair of existing Basic infrastructure, environment improvement and fulfilling the basic needs of the poor residing in Punjab. As per the policy, the Chief Minister Punjab will have Rs. 37 crore at his discretion while each Cabinet Minister will have Rs 1 crore at their discretion during financial year 2023-24.

APPROVES AMENDMENTS IN PUNJAB FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY AND BUDGET MANAGEMENT ACT, 2023

The Cabinet also gave nod to amend section 4 in sub section (2), for clauses a, b and c, sub section (5) and sub section (6) of the Punjab Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2023. These amendments will enable clauses of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003 to sync with each other and to avoid the need of amendment every year.

GIVES CONSENT FOR SENDING/ REJECTING THE CASES OF PREMATURE RELEASE OF CONVICTS

The Cabinet also gave its consent for sending the case of four prisoners for seeking the premature release of life convicts confined in the jails of the state and one other for rejecting such premature release m.  After the nod of the Cabinet under Article 163 of the Constitution of India, these special remission/ premature release cases will be submitted to the Punjab Governor under Article 161 of the Indian Constitution for consideration.

APPROVES ANNUAL ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT OF THE WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT FOR THE YEAR 2021-22

The Punjab Cabinet also approved the Annual Administrative Report of the Water Resources department for the year 2021-22.

 

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