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Punjab cabinet approves distribution of Rs 1,388 cr grant-in-aid to PRIs

Chandigarh, Aug 5 (UNI) The Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday approved the release of Rs 1388 crore as grant-in-aid to the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs), in line with the guidelines of the Fifteenth Finance Commission (XV-FC).
According to a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office, the Cabinet also approved distribution of grants amongst the three tiers of PRIs - 10 per cent for Zila Parishads, 20 per cent for Panchayat Samitis and 70 per cent for Gram Panchayats.
Accordingly, out of the total grant-in-aid of Rs 1388 crore, Rs 971.6 crore would be distributed amongst Gram Panchayats, Rs 277.6 crore to Panchayat Samitis and Rs 138.8 crore to Zila Parishads.
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One dead, three injured in road mishaps in HP

27 Sep 2020 | 12:38 AM

Dharamshala, Sep 26 (UNI) A person was killed on the spot in a hit-and-run case at Barah Haar of Nagrota Bagwan and three people were injured in another road accident at Dehi Pukhar, falling under Dehra police station, Police said here on Saturday.

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COVID-19 tally of Chhattisgarh crosses 1 lakh mark

27 Sep 2020 | 12:05 AM

Raipur, Sep 26 (UNI) The COVID-19 tally of Chhattisgarh stood at 102461 on Saturday after 3896 positive cases were reported during the last 24 hours while 23 patients with COVID-19 infection died, pushing the death toll to 817 in the state so far.

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BJP's oldest ally SAD quits NDA

BJP's oldest ally SAD quits NDA

26 Sep 2020 | 11:53 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 26 (UNI) Anguished over the passing of Farm Bills in Parliament, the Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday pulled out itself from the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

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Everyone should take out time to do yoga, exercise: Sandeep Singh

26 Sep 2020 | 11:21 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 26 (UNI) Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Sandeep Singh on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is continuously motivating the people of the country to do yoga and play sports, so that the citizens of the nation remain healthy.

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SAD pulls out of BJP-led NDA alliance

SAD pulls out of BJP-led NDA alliance

26 Sep 2020 | 11:18 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 26 (UNI) Anguished over the passing of Farm Bills in Parliament, the Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday pulled out itself from the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

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