Helpline for farmers: Dial 1905 or email Sukhbir Badal

October 13th, 2016

Farmers across Punjab can now lodge paddy procurement-related complaints with deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal at toll-free helpline 1905 or through email (sukhbirsinghbadal@punjab.gov.in), a spokesman said. The farmers could also report their complaints with the sub-divisional magistrate or with the district food supply officer and the deputy commissioner concerned, the spokesman said.

Three state PSUs get sr vice-chairpersons

In another decision, the Punjab government appointed Ravinder Singh Cheema, Gurdial Singh Nijjer and Harvinder Singh Harpalpur as senior vice-chairpersons of the Punjab Mandi Board, Punjab Agro Industries Corporation and Punjab Khadi and Gram Udyog Board, respectively.

Cheema was earlier the vice-chairperson of Punjab Mandi Board and the position has been now given to Mandeep Singh, a spokesman said here on Thursday.