Punjab

ALL CABINET MINISTERS TO DONATE THEIR ONE MONTH SALARY INTO CM RELIEF FUND

March 23, 2020 05:57 PM

PUNJAB IAS, IPS, PPS AND VIGILANCE OFFICERS & OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED ONE DAY SALARY

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Punjab Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mr. Brahm Mohindra today announced that as suggested by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, all the Cabinet Ministers of Punjab Government have consented to donate their one month salary into Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Meanwhile Punjab Vigilance Officers announced to donate one month salary to CM Relief Fund.

Disclosing this, in a press communiqué, Mr. Mohindra said that this is a good will gesture of the Punjab Ministers to express their solidarity with the people of the state in their fight against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). He said that the government is pro-active in discharging its duty to provide the medical care and treatment of the people and to provide all the essential services and amenities to the people in this crucial time.

DGP Dinkar Gupta said all the Indian Police Service and Punjab Police Service officers have volunteered to contribute one day’s salary to the Police Welfare Fund towards welfare activities for the police personnel battling Coronavirus pandemic across the state.A sum of nearly Rs. 33.2 lakhs is likely to be contributed as one day’s salary component of 121 IPS and 809 PPS officers in the state, said Dupta, adding that the said contribution would be utilized in making arrangements and initiating other welfare measures for the valiant police personnel, who are solely dedicated to supplement the efforts of the state for the containment of COVID-19 with firm commitment and zeal.

He said that the state government is also working shoulder to shoulder with all the work force, which comprises; Police Personnel, district administration, doctor, nurses, health workers, who are working at the ground zero to check the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Mr. Brahm Mohindra said that the Chief Minister has entrusted the task of talking to all the ministers in this regard to seek their approval to donate their one month salary into Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. He said that he has talked with all the ministers and they have given their consent in this regard.

In the meantime all officers/officials of Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) will contribute one day salary to the Chief Minister Relief Fund.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of VB said the officers in a meeting lauded the efforts of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for taking proactive steps to curb the spread of Covid-19 virus in the state.Keeping in   

After the Council of Ministers, led by the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday announced contribution of their one month salary to the CM’s Relief Fund, the Punjab IAS officers has also decided to contribute their one day salary towards the fund for battling Coronavirus.The IPS and PPS officers of the state have also announced to donate a day’s salary for the welfare of police personnel involved in combating the deadly virus.

All the Ministers of the Cabinet, led by Captain Amarinder Singh, will contribute their one-month salary on account of donation towards the `Corona Virus Disaster Management and Relief Fund, according to a spokesperson.

The IAS Officers of Punjab Cadre announced that they had decided to contribute one day salary to the CM Relief Fund for helping those whose livelihood is affected as a result of lockdown (curfew) to curb the spread of COVID-19.

DGP Dinkar Gupta said all the Indian Police Service and Punjab Police Service officers have volunteered to contribute one day’s salary to the Police Welfare Fund towards welfare activities for the police personnel battling Coronavirus pandemic across the state.A sum of nearly Rs. 33.2 lakhs is likely to be contributed as one day’s salary component of 121 IPS and 809 PPS officers in the state, said Dupta, adding that the said contribution would be utilized in making arrangements and initiating other welfare measures for the valiant police personnel, who are solely dedicated to supplement the efforts of the state for the containment of COVID-19 with firm commitment and zeal.

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