Local bodies Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu inking of an MoU with e-Governance Foundation (e-Gov) of Nandan Nilekani regarding the managing of electronic governance of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) throughout Punjab, at the Punjab Municipal Bhawan in Chandigarh on Wednesday

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab local bodies department on Wednesday signed an MoU with e-Governance Foundation for managing electronic governance of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in the state. After the inking of MoU here, local government minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said, “The Punjab government is fully committed to make good its promise of delivering citizen-centric […]

alt147In this male-dominated society, women face problems at every step, throughout their lives

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday underscored the need for giving freedom and encouragement to girls by their parents to enable them to scale new heights in a male-dominated society. Noting that the responsibilities of women should not become an impediment in their way, he expressed concern over their low percentage […]

Minister for Social Welfare and Women & Child Development, Punjab, Razia Sultana, chairing a meeting in Chandigarh on Wednesday

DW BUREAU / CHANDIGARH Razia Sultana, Minister for Social Welfare and Women & Child Development, Punjab, while chairing the high level review meeting of the department disclosed that Rs.4.7 crore has been credited online directly into the account of the beneficiaries under Pradhan Manti Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY). Sultana directed the officers to launch a […]

Students visiting one of the laboratories on the occasion of National Science Day at CSIO in Chandigarh on Wednesday

DW BUREAU / chandigarh Central Scientific Instruments Organisation celebrated “National Science Day” on Wednesday by holding an Open Day and organizing National Science Day Lecture besides other activities like National Science Day Quiz etc. All the labs of CSIO were kept open for general public in the forenoon. Around 5000 visitors including students from various […]

alt147There is a long list of women achievers from Chandigarh

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday praised city braveheart flight purser Neerja Bhanot, saying the country was proud of her. “There is a long list of women achievers from Chandigarh. But if I have to take one name I will mention Neerja Bhanot,” said Kovind in his address at the MCM […]

Amarinder orders DCs, SSPs to put a stop to illegal mining, goonda tax

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered the DCs and SSPs to crack down in full force to put an end to all illegal mining and the so-called ‘goonda tax’, which he said must be stopped with full firmness and strict action. Addressing a meeting of the Deputy Commissioners […]