Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], May 6 (ANI): While reiterating his commitment that every needy has the first right on the government, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced to give medical assistance to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families so that needy or poor persons do not lose their lives because of financial issues during COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Amid the raging second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said that 65 foreign nationals, including those from Nepal, training at the institute have not received their salaries.
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], May 6 (ANI): Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) Manoj Yadava instructed the police officers to activate a robust mechanism to strictly enforce the lockdown order across the state.
Chandigarh (Haryana) May 6 (ANI): Haryana Police on Wednesday said that it has registered 21 FIRs in connection with black-marketing of oxygen, oxygen cylinders and Remdesivir injections across the state amid surge in COVID-19.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], May 5 (ANI): In view of COVID-19 vaccine shortage in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday directed the Health Department to explore all possible options to boost the supply and kickstart the vaccination process for people in 18-44 age group in government hospitals in the state.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], May 5 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday virtually launched an online citizen portal to provide all property-related services in a seamless manner.
New Delhi [India], May 4 (ANI): The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution on Tuesday informed that about 65 per cent more wheat procured during the current Rabi marketing season (RMS) in comparison to the corresponding period last year.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], May 4 (ANI): In a major bonanza for government employees, the 6th Pay Commission of the Punjab Government has recommended an over 2-fold increase in salaries of all employees, with increase in minimum pay from Rs 6950 to Rs 18000 per month, with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016.
New Delhi [India], May 4 (ANI): The Department of Food and Public Distribution, Government of India has begun to implement the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for a period of 2 months-- May and June-- so that the poor and vulnerable beneficiaries under National Food Security Act (NFSA) do not suffer on account of non-availability of foodgrains during the resurgence of COVID-19 in the country.