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Punjab budget to be presented on March 5

Punjab budget to be presented on March 5

Chandigarh, Feb 22 (UNI) The budget session of the Punjab Assembly will begin from March 1, with the state budget slated to be presented on March 5, an official said on Thursday after a meeting of the state Cabinet.
The session will continue till March 15
The Cabinet also approved setting up of the Design Wing of the Water Resources Department to provide
design and consultancy services to private entities on lines similar to that of government-run aided colleges and and engineering colleges/institutions.
The Cabinet also gave consent to amend the "The East Punjab War Awards Act 1948" by placing an amendment bill in the Punjab Assembly to double the War Jagir (financial assistance) from existing Rs 10000 to Rs 20,000.

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