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Cabinet gives nod to draft legislation of Punjab Transparency in Public Procurement Act

Cabinet gives nod to draft legislation of Punjab Transparency in Public Procurement Act

Chandigarh, Jul 30 (UNI) Punjab Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, on Tuesday stamped its approval on new Bills relating to procurement, amendment to state civil services rules and postings in veterinary hospitals in the state, as well as the Punjab Sports University and Excise Act Amendment Ordinances.
The cabinet approved the draft of ‘The Punjab Transparency in Public Procurement Act, 2019’ to ensure efficiency, economy and transparency besides providing fair and equitable treatment to bidders in order to promote healthy competition and put in place mechanism to prevent corrupt practices.
The draft legislation relates to all procurements which are met from the government accounts including consolidated fund, public accounts and contingent fund of the state. It would apply to all procuring entities, whether an Administrative Department or Board/Corporation/PSU/Semi-autonomous Bodies or a society of an Administrative Department.

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LG Sinha inaugurates ‘Jashn-e-Jamhuria’, says poetry is in essence of J&K’s glorious history

27 Jan 2021 | 11:36 PM

Jammu, Jan 27 (UNI) As a part of 72nd Republic Day celebrations, a two-day long literary gala ‘Jashn-e-Jamhuria’ began with Kul Hind Urdu Mushaira at Zorawar Singh Auditorium, University of Jammu.

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J&K BJP’s disciplinary committee serves notice to leader for anti party activities

27 Jan 2021 | 9:11 PM

Jammu, Jan 27 (UNI) Disciplinary committee of Jammu and Kashmir BJP on Wednesday served notice to its leader from Kalakote based upon the complaints about his anti-party activities in DDC Elections in Kalakote Assembly Constituency.

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Roti, Kapda, Makaan guaranteed under BJP govt: UP CM

27 Jan 2021 | 8:39 PM

Gorakhpur, Jan 27 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday transferred Rs 2,409 crore in the accounts of over 3.42 lakh beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) Urban and said that the basic necessities of the people of the state are guaranteed under the BJP government's rule.

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Martyrs memorial should hold monthly programs: Yogi

Martyrs memorial should hold monthly programs: Yogi

27 Jan 2021 | 8:39 PM

Gorakhpur, Jan 27(UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday that programmes should be organized at all the martyrs memorials of the state at least once a month so that children would understand the importance of these memorials.

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ACB files chargesheet against former incharge of DDA

27 Jan 2021 | 8:19 PM

Srinagar, Jan 27 (UNI) The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday filed charge-sheet against former incharge of Doodpathri Development Authority (DDA) in the court of Special Judge Anti Corruption, Srinagar, in a corruption case.

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