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Punjab CM gives nod for waste to energy project at Mohali

Chandigarh, Jan 6 (UNI) Moving further towards generation of clean and affordable energy from waste, the Punjab Government has decided to build a 7MW waste to energy plant, over an area of 50 acres at Simgauli in Mohali district, under the Build Own Operate (BOO) model.
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday gave the go-ahead for the project, to be completed within two years as part of GMADA-Patiala Municipal Solid Waste cluster. The project would generate power from 600 tonnes per day (TPD) waste collected from Mohali and Patiala.
Chairing a meeting here at his official residence, Captain Amarinder also gave approval to the Local Government Departmen for an MoU between the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Municipal Corporation Mohali, being the nodal agency, for the execution of the project.
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Punjab implements 301 reforms, reduces compliances

25 Feb 2021 | 7:15 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (UNI) In a major administrative step aimed at boosting industry and trade in the state, the Punjab government has implemented 301 reforms and reduced 300 compliances by 17 different departments.

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Punjab govt invites applications for appointment of Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University

25 Feb 2021 | 7:01 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (UNI) Punjab government has invited applications for the appointment of Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala, an institution of excellence in higher learning and research.

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Advisory issued for spreading awarenes regarding Rooftop Solar Scheme

25 Feb 2021 | 7:01 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (UNI) The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued an advisory to spread awareness among the public and to effectively counter rumors being spread by some companies regarding the 'Rooftop Solar Scheme'.

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People should encourage 'Speak-up' culture in society: Haryana DGP

25 Feb 2021 | 6:56 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (UNI) Emphasizing the need of collective efforts to prevent child sexual abuse, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) Manoj Yadava said that people should encourage 'Speak-up' culture in the society and raise their voice to completely curb this social evil.

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Mission Shakti: UP schools to observe 10-day programme on 'gender equality' to mark Women’s Day

25 Feb 2021 | 6:55 PM

Lucknow, Feb 25 (UNI) To mark International Women’s Day on March 8 this year, schools across Uttar Pradesh will hold awareness events on ‘gender equality’ from February 27 to March 8 under Mission Shakti campaign.

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