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Haryana allocates Rs 3324.51 cr for irrigation, water resources in 2019-20

Chandigarh, Mar 2 (UNI) Haryana government has allocated a budget of Rs. 3324.51 crore for irrigation and water resources in 2019-20, which is 6.2 per cent increase over revised estimates 2018-19 outlay of Rs 3130.63 crore.
Stating this here on Saturday, an official spokesman for the Irrigation and Water Resources department said the government has taken a number of policy initiatives to realise the vision of “Har Khet Ko Pani”.
He said the government has extended the lined watercourses from 24 feet per acre to 40 feet per acre of Culturable Command Area, to achieve a substantial increase in intensity of irrigation in the state. To utilise the surplus water during monsoon period in river Yamuna, a project costing Rs 304 crore for rehabilitation of Parallel Delhi Branch (PDB) from RD 0 to 1,45,250 has been approved.
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'Ayushman' Bharat:Haryana's scheme reinvigorates health sector within just 2 yrs

23 Sep 2020 | 5:51 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 23 (UNI) From being the first state in the country to launch the Ayushman Bharat Scheme to being the fastest claim processing state, the Ayushman Bharat Haryana Health Protection Authority (AB-HHPA) has achieved numerous milestones in its two years journey.

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Declare Punjab 'principal market yard' to invalidate Center's acts: Sukhbir to Amarinder

23 Sep 2020 | 5:46 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 23 (UNI) Shiormani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday asked Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder SIngh to immediately declare the entire state of Punjab a "principal market yard" for agricultural produce so that the Center's latest acts on agricultural marketing do not apply in the state.

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Punjab cabinet approves disinvestment of PACL

23 Sep 2020 | 5:40 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 23 (UNI) Decks were cleared on Wednesday for disinvestment of Punjab Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (PACL), with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh-led Cabinet stamping its approval for the same.

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Two killed in pickup truck accident in HP's Sirmaur

23 Sep 2020 | 5:37 PM

Shimla, Sep 23 (UNI) Two people died when a pickup truck fell down in a deep gorge at Matnali on Solan- Rajgarh road, police officer confirmed.

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Punjab govt approves renaming upcoming GMCs after Nanak ji & martyr Udham

23 Sep 2020 | 5:26 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 23 (UNI) The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday gave approval to rename the Government Medical College, Kapurthala, as Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji State Institute of Medical Sciences and the Government Medical College, Hoshiarpur, as Shaheed Udham Singh State Institute of Medical Sciences, Hoshiarpur.

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