Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi presided over a 7th provincial cabinet meeting at CM office today. CM while addressing the meeting stated that the Punjab government is nicely performing its duty to render public service adding that we are all united and will remain so. Imran Khan is our leader and we welcome his call.
The alliance of PTI and PML-Q is strong and those trying to create cracks will meet with failure as earlier. Our alliance is meant to serve the public and no conspiracy can stop us from providing service to the masses of Punjab. Those indulging into conspiracies will bite the dust.
Approval was granted to induct 25 thousands teachers in the School Education department under the chair of CM Parvez Elahi during the cabinet meeting. CM Parvez Elahi said that Malala Yousafzai made a request to him for inducting 25 thousands teachers in the schools during her meeting.
CM directed to complete the induction process of 25 thousand teachers at the earliest. The Punjab cabinet took a mega step with regard to provision of justice to the common man and granted approval to provide free legal aid and approval was granted of Punjab Public Defender Service Bill 2020 in this regard.
CM said that the Punjab government will provide free legal aid to those having scarce resources and 1000 employment opportunities will be generated with the approval of Punjab Public Defender Service Bill adding that provision of justice to the common man will be ensured.
The Punjab cabinet granted approval to extend the scope regarding provision of solar pumps for the farmers across the province. CM maintained that the agriculture sector will prosper with the launching of the solar pumps provision programme.
The provision of water will be ensured to the farmers and would increase agricultural production. It was decided during the Punjab cabinet meeting to formulate a new policy so as to grant ownership rights to the residents of Katchi Abadies.
CM directed SMBR to give a final shape to the new policy as soon as possible.
The Punjab cabinet granted approval to establish a sports endowment fund worth Rs. 2 billion. CM Parvez Elahi revealed that international coaches will be called to Pakistan in order to impart training to the local players adding that an endowment fund will be spent for the welfare of players. Approval was accorded to grant special allowance to the Lady Health Supervisors of IRMNCH and Nutrition Programme Punjab.
CM granted approval to increase special allowance upto 5000 rupees.
Approval was also granted during the meeting for the special grant of Punjab Institute of Language Art and Culture (PILAC) worth Rs. 25 crore. CM outlined that all possible steps will be taken to promote Punjabi Language and Culture in the province. Approval was granted to amend Punjab Government Advertisement Policy 2020.