Central Government sends directive to Chief Secretaries of all States regarding people with disabilities

Chandigarh, March 30, 2020: Kota Shakuntala D. Gamlim, Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India has  sent a very important directive through email to the Chief Secretaries of all States regarding people with disabilities – asking them to ensure access to caregivers and providing medical aid at doorstep. The mail reads “Persons […]

Punjab to open school buildings for shelter of migrant labourers

Chandigarh, March 30: The Punjab Education Minister, Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Monday, directed the education department officials to open the school buildings to provide shelter for  migrant laborer who have been  stranded due to corona virus. He added that the education secretary has been asked to convey the directions to all district education officers […]

Bodies of three Sikhs killed in Kabul gurdwara attack being brought back to India – Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Chandigarh, March 29 – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today disclosed that the bodies of three Sikhs killed in the Kabul Gurdwara attack, whose families were based in India, would be brought back to the country tomorrow even  as she appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to facilitate the relocation […]

In Punjab : Industry, Brick Kilns can operate with Migrant Labour if they can be accommodated safely on premises, says Punjab CM

Chandigarh, March 29: To address the problem of migrant labourers and prevent their exodus from the state amid the COVID-19 crisis, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has asked all industrial units and brick kilns in the state to commence operations with such migrants if they have adequate provisions to accommodate them safely within the […]

Grocery, Vegetable, Chemist shops opened in public interest: Badnore

Chandigarh, March 28, 2020: Sh V P Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT Chandigarh  today stated that after the appeal of the Prime Minister for lockdown,a majority of States/ UTs  had gone for the lockdown option during which the Establishments for essential items had been kept open. It was only in Chandigarh and […]

Appeal to all citizens by Prime Minister to generously donate to ‘PM CARES Fund’

New Delhi, March 28, 2020: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today announced the setting up of the ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund’ (PM CARES Fund)’ and apppealed to the citizens to donate to this Fund any amount, big or small. The appeal, which can be read on the website https://www.pmindia.gov.in […]

Maruti Suzuki mobilizes production of ventilators, masks and PPE

New Delhi, March 28, 2020: At the request of the Government of India, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) examined its ability to assist in the production of ventilators, masks and other protective equipment. An arrangement has been entered into with AgVa Healthcare, an existing approved manufacturer of ventilators. MSIL would work with AgVa Healthcare to […]

No new positive cases of COVID-19 in Chandigarh today

Chandigarh, March 26, 2020: No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Chandigarh and the total number of Positive Cases was 7 till now. The latest status update on samples taken and results of testing were: A 49 year Male resident of Derabassi, Punjab with no travel history has been admitted at Isolation Ward of […]

Alert against a Fake Message being spread on social media

Chandigarh, 25 March,  2020: The Chandigarh Administration has issue the following Alert Note: “It has come to the notice that a message is being circulated in social media, wherein a individual has claimed that he has received certain information from his friend in China and thereafter he also makes certain claims. It is clarified that […]

New curfew guidelines to ease problems of people amid COVID-19 lockdown

Chandigarh, March 24: A day after imposing full curfew in the state to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced a series of measures to ease the problems faced by the people, and to enable the police and civil administration to manage the situation more effectively. Given the need […]