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Punjab Chief Minister Launches State-Wide Smart Ration Card Scheme To Cover 1.41 Crore Beneficiaries Under National Food Security Act
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Punjab Chief Minister Launches State-Wide Smart Ration Card Scheme To Cover 1.41 Crore Beneficiaries Under National Food Security Act

According to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Smart Ration Card empowers the beneficiary to get his entitled quota of foodgrains from any Ration Depot in the State of Punjab ...
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COVID-19: Punjab Chief Minister Announces Relaxations In Lockdown In Urban Areas
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COVID-19: Punjab Chief Minister Announces Relaxations In Lockdown In Urban Areas

On Monday (September 7), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh held a virtual meeting with ministers to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the state ...
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Free Food Packets For Poor Families To Encourage COVID-19 Testing In Punjab
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Free Food Packets For Poor Families To Encourage COVID-19 Testing In Punjab

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh believes that the distribution of free food packets would encourage poor families to go for early testing for COVID-19, which was imperative to check the spread of the pandemic ...
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Punjab Allows Free Walk-In Testing For COVID-19 At Government Hospitals, Mobile Vans
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Punjab Allows Free Walk-In Testing For COVID-19 At Government Hospitals, Mobile Vans

According to the Chief Secretary of Punjab, the state instructed district officials to explore rapid antigen test at private hospitals and pharmacies/chemist shops at a nominal manpower cost not exceeding Rs 250 per test, with proper training and kits to be provided by the government ...
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Punjab Government Launches 'I Rakhwali' App To Make Citizens 'Greenery Saviours'
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Punjab Government Launches ‘I Rakhwali’ App To Make Citizens ‘Greenery Saviours’

Punjab Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot launched 'I Rakhwali' app and said that the aim of the application is to inspire people to plant more trees ...
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'Home Away From Home': Level-1 COVID Care Facility Set Up For Punjab Cops
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‘Home Away From Home’: Level-1 COVID Care Facility Set Up For Punjab Cops

The Barnala Police COVID Care Centre set up by the Punjab Police Department is fully air-conditioned and is equipped with personal protective gears and medical equipments ...
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Punjab Government Ramps-Up Testing, Announces ‘Emergency Measures’ To Check COVID-19 Spread
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Punjab Government Ramps-Up Testing, Announces ‘Emergency Measures’ To Check COVID-19 Spread

Reviewing the situation through video conference, with top health and medical experts and officials, Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh asked to ramp up testing and impose an emergency lockdown in the state ...
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Punjab Chief Minister Lauds State's Improved Ranking, Credits Citizen Participation
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Punjab Chief Minister Lauds State’s Improved Ranking, Credits Citizen Participation

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Punjab retained the number one position in the North Zone for the third consecutive year and improvement of the overall national ranking to number six ...
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COVID-19: Antibodies Found In 27.7 Percent Of People In Punjab’s Containment Zones
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COVID-19: Antibodies Found In 27.7 Percent Of People In Punjab’s Containment Zones

Punjab's sero-survey findings showed that the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) antibodies’ prevalence in the containment zones to be the highest at 40 per cent in Amritsar district, followed by 35.6 per cent in Ludhiana, 33.2 per cent in SAS Nagar, 19.2 per cent in Patiala and 10.8 per cent in Jalandhar district ...
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77 New Ambulances To Be Pressed Into COVID-19 Service, Says Punjab Health Minister
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77 New Ambulances To Be Pressed Into COVID-19 Service, Says Punjab Health Minister

Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu informed that in the first phase, an order for 77 ambulances has been placed, of which 17 Advance Life Support (ALS) ambulances have already been given to the districts ...
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Bar Code System Used To Manage Bio-Medical Waste In Punjab Health Minister
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Bar Code System Used To Manage Bio-Medical Waste In Punjab: Health Minister

To ensure a clean and green environment and prevent the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19, in Punjab a bar code system is being used for scientific management of bio-medical waste ...
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Punjab Government Opens COVID Care Centres For Mild, Asymptomatic Cases
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Punjab Government Opens COVID Care Centres For Mild, Asymptomatic Cases

According to the official statement of the Punjab government CoVID Care Centres in the state are running in schools and other institutions and have a capacity of over 7,000 beds which can be enhanced to 28,000 beds if the cases surge further ...
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