IEP Chandigarh, November 17
Punjab Chief Secretary Sh. V.K. Janjua reviewed the various projects underway by the J-PAL South Asia Partnership for institutionalization of data and evidence-based approach to policies during a high-level meeting here today.
J-PAL South Asia Partnership is running projects on prevention of opioid use in Punjab, Pani Bachao Paisa Kamao Scheme, Using machine learning tool to detect bogus firms in GST ecosystem for improving tax collection, Punjab market based system for environmental regulations (emissions trading scheme), while improving job matching for youth in Punjab is in pipeline. Apart from this, there is a proposal for Gender Sensitive Police Scoping Study project.
Chief Secretary gave the consent for new Gender Sensitive Policing Scoping Study project. Gender Sensitive Policing Scoping Study is related to community outreach and engagement for gender – responsive policing besides enhancing the gender sensitivity and responsiveness of female officers. Role of the counseling and impact on women’s security and relationship between counseling and legal case will also be studied. The objective is to study the functioning and gender responsiveness of counseling.
Mr. Janjua expressed his satisfaction on the ongoing projects of prevention of opioid use in Punjab, Pani Bachao Paisa Kamao Scheme, Using machine learning tool to detect bogus firms in GST ecosystem for improving tax collection, and Punjab market based system for environmental regulations (emissions trading scheme).
In the meeting Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister; A. Venu Prasad, Principal Secretary Planning ;Vikas Pratap, Principal Secretary; Tejveer Singh, Principal Secretary; Dilip Kumar, Secretary; Kamal Kishore Yadav, Secretary Rahul Tiwari, Secretary; Gurpreet Kaur Sapra were present.