Infostani Sources- Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi presided over the 33rd Provincial Cabinet meeting, where the cabinet approved several decisions. Starting January 1, the driving license fee will increase, and the learner’s fee will rise from Rs. 60 to Rs. 100. Citizens of the USA, Canada, and other countries can obtain a license by paying 100 dollars online. The Cabinet endorsed the transfer policy for MBBS and BDS students in government medical and dental colleges, permitting transfers only from high-grade merit to low-grade institutions.
The Banah of Punjab sanctioned a transparent lottery to allocate 344,000 acres of government land to landless farmers in Cholistan. The Department of Primary Health took charge of managing prison hospitals, and the approval of a healthcare management system for prisoners followed. Authorities allocated funds to double the number of female students and formed a management committee for the Institute of Public Health Lahore. The Trust also approved the renewal of agreements, upgrading Children’s Hospital Faisalabad, and establishing the Multan Institute of Kidney Diseases for South Punjab.
Punjab Cabinet Approves Key Measures: University Appointments, Ordinance Changes, and Infrastructure Completion
The Cabinet approved the policy framework for a search committee to select vice chancellors for the University of Veterinary. As well as the Animal Sciences of Lahore and Bahawalpur. The Cabinet also approved the appointment of prosecutors from the Public Prosecutor’s Department to FIA on a deputation basis. Additionally, under the Punjab Special Pre-Measure Preservation Ordinance 1985, Bagh Jinnah received special status. As well as the Walled City Authority took over the management of Chiniot’s historic Umar Mahal along with Bagh Jinnah. The Cabinet also endorsed the revision of shooting licenses and fees under Punjab Wildlife Rules 1974.
The Punjab Cabinet approved establishing the Po Tho Har Campus for the University of Punjab in Gujjar Khan. Furthermore, the Cabinet sanctioned an agreement for exchanging motor vehicle registration information with the National Highways and Motorway Police. Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi visited Mayo Hospital, Services Hospital, and the College of Nursing. Reviewing the progress on the upgrade works of the Children’s Emergencies and Main Emergencies Blocks of Mayo Hospital. Chief Minister Naqvi expressed concern about the lack of oxygen in the children’s ward of Benazir Bhutto Hospital Rawalpindi and ordered an inquiry.
Furthermore, Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi announced the completion of the 6.5-kilometer-long Shahrah-i-Idawhar Pakistan Signal-Free Corridor. The signal-free road, extending from Canal Road to College Road Mir Chowk, has been constructed under Chief Minister Naqvi’s direction.