Category: Punjab Current Affairs

Presents Latest Punjab Current Affairs for exam success with high rate. Punjab, also known as land of Gurus is a state in Northern part of India. A lot happens here in different areas which candidates need to know for attempting written exams. This page will present all those happenings of Punjab. Read daily and raise your knowledge.

NABARD Area development plan for Punjab Launched Worth Rs 1,918 cr

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development– NABARD area development plan for Punjab of worth Rs 1,918 crore has been launched to supplement farmers income. The plan was launched by NABARD Chief General Manager (Punjab), Deepak Kumar at a meeting of State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC). The goal of the plan is to provide income […]

Government of Punjab bans sale of Endosulfan and other 19 insecticides

After observing bad health effects, government of Punjab banes sale of Endosulfan along with other 19 insecticides from February, 2018. The ban was imposed by Punjab govt on the recommendations of Registration Committee, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and Punjab State Farmers’ Commission (PSFC). As per the ban order, CM ordered the concerned officials to apply […]

Punjab CM launches benefits under ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana’ on Republic day

Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday started launching the release of benefits under ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana’ – The scheme aiming to improve the conditions of distressed sections of the society. He launched it on the occasion of Republic Day of India and also make an appeal to the people in […]

Punjab Land Improvement Schemes Act (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced to empower farmers in state

Punjab state government has introduced Land Improvement Schemes Act bill to empower farmers of the state. The bill has been introduced for insertion of new Section 14-A in the current Vidhan Sabha session for enactment thus will straight away benefit the farmers of the Punjab in terms of supply of water along with better infrastructure. […]

Punjab Govt decided to combine 800 schools with less than 20 students

With an aim to proper utilization of teaching staff, Punjab Govt decided to combine 800 schools of the state having less than 20 students in total. The merging of such schools will be done with their nearby schools situated within one kilometre radius. A communique has been sent by the director of the Education Department (Elementary) […]

Foot Patrolling by Punjab Police Launched in All Districts

In order to ensure better security, Punjab police has launched foot patrolling in all districts of Punjab. Foot patrolling by Punjab Police is an initiative under which police personnel will keep close eyes on the anti-social activities happening in areas assigned to them by walking. It will be covering all districts of the state. Main […]

DK Sharma Named new chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board

DK Sharma Named as new BBMB Chairman

Devendra Kumar Sharma has been named as the new chairman of the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB). He is currently the Managing director of Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited. The proposal has been approved by the appointment committee and an formal order will likely be issued within this week.He will be appointed for a period of […]

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