THE PUNJAB MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 2019 — It shall extend to whole of the Punjab. It shall apply to all industrial and commercial establishments in the Punjab. It shall come into force at once. Employer means a person owing or having charge of the business of an industrial or commercial establishment and includes an agent or manager or any other person acting on behalf of such person in the general management or control of such establishment. Industry means any business, trade, manufacturing, calling, service, employment or occupation of producing goods or services for sale. An establishment or a person, who directly or indirectly, employs workers in connection with any construction work or industry and road transport service. Minimum wages” means rates of wages notified under the Act.

By |2019-09-16T04:10:57+00:00September 16th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB MEDICAL TEACHING INSTITUTIONS REFORMS ACT, 2019 — It extends to the whole of the Punjab. It shall apply to such Medical Teaching Institutions as may be notified under this Act. It shall come into force at once. Basic Science Faculty means all Medical Faculty not involved in patient care. Clinical Faculty means a Medical Faculty involved in any manner with clinical care of patients, whether diagnostic or therapeutic. Commission means the Punjab Healthcare Commission established under the Punjab Healthcare Commission Act 2010 (XVI of 2010). Consultant means and includes a person qualified to provide the highest level of medical and health care, and recruited or appointed as such. Healthcare Services means preventive, curative, promotive, rehabilitative health services and includes diagnostic, support services, laboratory, accident and emergency, pharmacy and paramedic support. Medical Teaching Institution means a Medical College, a Dental College, or other health related teaching institutions and their affiliated teaching hospitals in the public sector, which is funded in majority by public funds and the majority operating expenses of which are funded by public funds, or which is directly under the control of the Government and provides healthcare services, medical education and training, and medical research

By |2019-09-06T03:59:21+00:00September 6th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WELFARE FUND RULES, 1969 — They shall be deemed to have come into force on the 19th day of March, 1969. Every Government servant under the age of sixty years shall be assured the sum specified in the Schedule to the Ordinance in respect of the class to which he belongs. Where a Government servant is transferred to foreign service he / she shall continue to be governed by these rules in the same manner as if he / she was so transferred and his / her contribution to the Welfare Fund during such period shall be remitted by him / her to the Audit Officer in whose jurisdiction he / she was serving immediately before he / she was so transferred. If a Government servant, for any reason whatsoever, quits Government service or is discharged or dismissed from service, or his services are terminated, he / she shall neither be entitled to any benefit from the Welfare Fund, nor to any claim for the refund of the contributions made by him / her towards the said Fund during the period of his / her service.

By |2019-08-28T06:17:54+00:00August 28th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WELFARE FUND ORDINANCE, 1969 — It shall apply to all Government servants as hereinafter defined provided that Government may, by notification exempt any class of Government servants from the operation of this ordinance. It shall come into force on such date as Government may by notification, appoint in this behalf. The Welfare Fund shall be divided into two parts; Part–I for gazetted Government servants and Part–II for non–gazetted Government servants and each such part shall be maintained and administered separately in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance. The contribution from gazetted Government servants received under section 6 shall be credited into Part–I of the Welfare Fund and the contributions received from non–gazetted Government servants shall be credited into Part–II of the Fund. The Welfare Fund shall be utilized for meeting the expenses on arrangements to be made with an insurance company or other insurer for the insurance of Government servants. Any sums remaining in the Welfare Fund after defraying the expenses referred to in sub–section (6) may be utilized for such benefits to Government servants and their families as may be prescribed.

By |2019-08-22T04:12:46+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB REGULARIZATION OF SERVICE (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019 — It shall come into force at once. It shall apply to all the persons employed on contract in a department, who have completed three years continuous service before or after the commencement of the Act. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Act, the contract employees who have continuously been in service as such for a period not less than three years shall be eligible to be considered for appointment on regular basis.

By |2019-08-05T04:37:55+00:00August 5th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB (NON-GAZETTED) CIVIL SERVICES (PAY REVISIONS) RULES, 1972 — They shall have effect from the 1st day of March 1972. Subject to the provisions of Rule 4, these rules shall apply to all non-gazetted Government servants who are under the rule making authority of the Governor of the Punjab except work-charged establishment, establishments paid from contingencies; and holders of the teaching posts of the Education Department whose revised pay scales have been provided in Government of the Punjab Finance Department’s Notification No. F.D. (SRI)-10-7/70, dated the 12th October, 1970 as amended from time to time, and holders of teaching posts of the schools run by the Coal Mines Labour Welfare Organization of the Labour Department provided in Government of the Punjab, Finance Department’s notification No.F.D. (SRI) 10-6/71, dated the 14th March, 1972. Existing Government servant means a non-gazetted Government servant who was in the service of Government on the 29th day of February,1972 and continued in service after that day.

By |2019-08-01T06:12:45+00:00August 1st, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB FINANCE ACT, 2019 — It extends to whole of the Punjab. It shall come into force on the first day of July, 2019. There shall be charged, levied, assessed and paid a tax at the rate of five percent of the Annual Taxable Value of all categories of properties other than agriculture land, outside limits of the rating area, abutting to national or provincial highway or part thereof or within the area of motorways, in such limits and lengths, as may be notified by the Government.

By |2019-07-23T05:45:46+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Punjab|1 Comment
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THE PUNJAB RIGHT TO PUBLIC SERVICES ACT, 2019 — It extends to whole of the Punjab. It shall come into force on such date as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of the Act. Appellate Authority means the concerned Administrative Secretary of the department or such other person or authority, as may be specified by the Government through notification in the official Gazette. Eligible person means a person domiciled in the Punjab and having any accrued right to public service in the Province and shall include corporations, companies, firms, businesses and organizations working in the Punjab.

By |2019-07-16T04:55:53+00:00July 16th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB PROCUREMENT RULES – 2014 (AMENDED UPTO 23-11-2017) — They shall come into force at once. A procuring agency, while making any procurement, shall ensure that the procurement is made in a fair and transparent manner, the object of procurement brings value for money to the procuring agency and the procurement process is efficient and economical. Procurement exceeding the limit specified in the regulations shall be subject to an integrity pact between the procuring agency and a contractor.

By |2019-08-24T04:30:25+00:00April 15th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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PUNJAB IT POLICY – 2018 — Since the introduction of National IT Policy of 2000, a number of domains such as legislation on education, health, environment, taxation, rural development and etc. have devolved to become provincial subjects. Moreover, during these 16 years, there has been a paradigm shift in the IT industry and new ideas such as Big Data, IoT and etc. have taken a lead. There is, therefore, a need to revisit the IT Policy introduced in year 2000 and enable the provinces to take lead in the matter. With this backdrop in mind, Punjab Government is introducing the Punjab IT Policy 2018, which envisions Punjab as one of the top e-Governed, IT-enabled, e-Literate provinces in the region, a preferred destination for global IT businesses and a major supplier of skilled IT human resource.

By |2019-05-07T10:02:59+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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