Punjab IAS Officers to contribute day’s salary for corona virus disaster management and relief fund
IPS and PPS Officers also announced donation of one day salary for cops battling pandemic
Chandigarh: 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.
PUNJAB ALL CABINET MINISTERS TO DONATE THEIR ONE MONTH SALARY INTO CM RELIEF FUND: BRAHM MOHINDRA
Chandigarh: 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.
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.
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.
SUKHJINDER SINGH RANDHAWA DONATES ONE MONTH SALARY TO CHIEF MINISTER’S RELIEF FUND
Chandigarh: Expressing concern over the prevailing situation due to corona virus (COVID-19), the Punjab Cooperation and Jails Minister S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday announced to donate one month salary to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the welfare of people facing difficulties in this hour of crisis.
Commending the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s announcement for immediate relief of Rs. 3000 each for all the registered construction workers in the State amid COVID-19 restrictions, S. Randhawa said that it was our bounden duty to help the distressed and needy sections of the society in this difficult time besides following the directions being issued by Government time to time for the containment of this deadly disease. The Minister also appealed the people to abide by the restrictions imposed by the authorities in larger public interest so that the spread of COVID-19 could be contained efficaciously.