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Coronavirus Lockdown: Punjab Chief Minister Approves Weekend, Holiday Restriction Guidelines

Coronavirus Lockdown: Punjab Chief Minister Approves Weekend, Holiday Restriction Guidelines
Coronavirus Outbreak News Punjab
Punjab’s fight against COVID-19: On weekend and holidays, inter-district movement in Punjab will be barred except for e-pass holders ...
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Stricter COVID-19 Lockdown On Weekends And Public Holidays: Punjab Government

Stricter COVID-19 Lockdown On Weekends And Public Holidays: Punjab Government
Coronavirus Outbreak News Punjab
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered stricter lockdown on the weekends and public holidays amid apprehensions of community spread of COVID-19 ...
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Fighting COVID-19: Punjab Chief Minister Launches One Month Awareness Drive As Part Of Mission Fateh

Fighting COVID-19: Punjab Chief Minister Launches One Month Awareness Drive As Part Of Mission Fateh
Coronavirus Outbreak News Punjab
The Punjab government has launched a month-long awareness campaign as part of Mission Fateh which is to fight COVID-19. The government will create awareness about 11 things including wearing masks, washing hands ...
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Stubble Burning In Punjab May Worsen Air Quality

Stubble Burning In Punjab May Worsen Air Quality
Air Pollution News Punjab
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow MPs to use the MPLAD funds to curb the practice of stubble burning by funding stubble cleaning and super seeder machines to farmers ...
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Robotic Device ‘Carebot’ To Promote Physical Distancing, Assist Healthcare Staff At COVID-19 Facility In Amritsar

Robotic Device ‘Carebot’ To Promote Physical Distancing, Assist Healthcare Staff At COVID-19 Facility In Amritsar
Coronavirus Outbreak Punjab
In a bid to ensure physical distancing at COVID-19 care facility in Amritsar, a robotic trolley ‘carbeot’ has been deployed to provide essentials like medicines, food to coronavirus patients ...
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Health Ministry Denies Punjab Chief Minister’s Claim Of Community Transmission In State

The latest WHO COVID-19 Situation Report number 80, has termed India’s virus transmission classification as ‘cluster of cases’ and not ‘community transmission’ as of yet
Coronavirus Outbreak News Punjab
According to the World Health Organisation, community transmission is evidenced by the inability to relate confirmed cases through chains of transmission for a large number of cases ...
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Is Punjab Moving Towards Community Transmission Of Coronavirus? 27 COVID-19 Patients Have No Travel History

Is Punjab Moving Towards Community Transmission Of Coronavirus? 27 COVID-19 Patients Have No Travel History
Coronavirus Outbreak News Punjab
In a video conference with the media, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh informed that the state has 27 cases of coronavirus with no travel history ...
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Swasth Report Of Punjab: India’s Food Basket Suffers from High Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Women And Children

Swasth Report Of Punjab: India’s Food Basket Suffers from High Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Women And Children
Malnutrition News Punjab Swasth India Swasth Report Cards
A lowdown on Punjab’s performance on health parameters and how the state has fared in term of the health of women and children of the state ...
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Coronavirus: ‘Flu Corners’ To Be Set Up In Hospitals In Punjab

Coronavirus: 'Flu Corners' To Be Set Up In Hospitals In Punjab
News Punjab Swasth India
To contain the spread of coronavirus, Punjab government has asked people who have travelled to a country or area from where COVID-19 is being reported to self report to the nearest government hospital so that necessary action can be undertaken by the health department ...
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Deprived Of Toilets For The Longest Time, Residents Of Ludhiana In Punjab Witness A Sanitation Revolution

Deprived Of Toilets For The Longest Time, Residents Of Ludhiana In Punjab Witness A Sanitation Revolution
News Punjab
In 2014, the same year Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Bharti Foundation started an initiative – ‘Satya Bharti Abhiyan’ to build toilets and improve rural household sanitation facilities in Punjab ...
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Air Pollution Due To Stubble Burning: Punjab Records 25 Per Cent Increase In Farm Fires, No Challan Issued

Air Pollution Due To Stubble Burning: Punjab Records 25 Per Cent Increase In Farm Fires, No Challan Issued
Air Pollution
Till October 20, while Punjab recorded 2,482 cases of stubble burning against 1,980 last year (2018), an increase of around 25 per cent, Haryana witnessed 2,048 farm fires as compared to 2,283 last year, a drop of 10 per cent ...
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Punjab Farmers To Get 28,000 Agro-Machines From The State Government To Tackle Stubble Burning

Punjab Farmers To Get 28,000 Agro-Machines From The State Government To Tackle Stubble Burning
Air Pollution News Punjab
In a bid to prevent air pollution caused by stubble burning, the agriculture department of Punjab has undertaken a task of providing advanced machinery to the farmers to tackle farm waste, by September 15 ...
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