MOHALI TO GET WORKING WOMEN HOSTEL
Manpreet Badal, Finance Minister Punjab announced the budget on March 8.
Free bus rides announced for students of primary schools and government colleges.
FM announced State-owned scheme for smart ration cards to cover more families.
Seven hostels for working women in Mohali, Jalandhar, Patiala, Ludhiana, Mansa, Barnala, and Amritsar in the new financial year 2021-22.
Rs 5 crore for setting up a centre on Guru Granth Sahib at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar.
Rs 100 crore allocation for distribution of smartphones to students studying in Class 12
Increase in monthly pension for freedom fighters from Rs 7,500 to 9,400. It will come into effect from April 1
3,980 crore scheme for Centre of Excellence in vegetables
Rs 200 crore provision for crop diversification
Two new medical colleges in Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur
85 per cent increase in allocation for medical education and tertiary healthcare
Rs 90 crore announced for Punjabi University, Patiala to settle debt liability
Pension of dependents of deceased writers raised from Rs 5,000 to Rs 15,000
Punjab finance minister announces the implementation of 6th pay commission from July 2021
The Punjab finance minister has announced the implementation of the 6th pay commission from July 2021.
Rs 16,557 crore for rural, urban and other infrastructure
Rs 16,302 crore for the education sector
Rs 6,827 crore for welfare of weaker sections of society
Rs 17,051 crore allocated for the welfare of farmers
Rs 7,856 crore has been allocated for upgrading health infrastructure.