India’s largest bio energy plant commissioned in Punjab

Sangrur (Punjab), Oct 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, along with Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Puri, on Tuesday dedicated India’s largest bio energy plant, constructed at a cost of Rs 230 crore, over 20 acres of land. Describing it as a red-letter day for the state, he said this step will go a long … Read more

Punjab Governor opens CII Chandigarh Fair 2022

Chandigarh, Oct 14 (IANS) The 25th edition of CII four-day Chandigarh Fair 2022, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)’s event, began on Friday here with inauguration by Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit. He interacted with small business owners who had set up stalls of dry fruits, frozen foods, carpets, etc. He also took a walk around … Read more

With target of 191L metric tonnes, paddy procurement begins in Punjab

Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) With the target to procure 191 lakh metric tonnes paddy during the kharif season in Punjab, farmer Gurpreet Singh of Pilkhani village in Patiala district on Saturday became the first farmer to receive payment for selling the produce. State Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Lal Chand Kataruchak said Gurpreet … Read more

Punjab CM seeks more int’l flights from Chandigarh airport

Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday urged Centre to start more international fights from Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport in Chandigarh to facilitate the Punjabi diaspora across the globe. The Chief Minister, while addressing a function to rename the airport here, urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to flag this … Read more

No plans to set up any plant in Punjab: BMW

Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The BMW Group on Wednesday categorically refuted reports of setting up an auto component plant in Punjab. “BMW Group India has no plans for setting up additional manufacturing operations in Punjab,” the German group said in a statement. Along with cars and motorcycles, BMW Group’s activities in India comprise of financial … Read more