IEP Chandigarh, December 25
Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann was committed to resolve the grievances and problems of Punjabis residing abroad as ‘NRI Punjabian Nal Milni’ was being organised in various districts.
Giving this information, Punjab’s NRIs Affairs Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said that ‘NRI Punjabian Nal Milni’ program was being organized at Moga on December 26, where the cases of migrant Punjabis related to districts such as Moga, Ferozepur, Faridkot, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Fazilka, Bathinda and Mansa will be heard and resolved. He said that similarly, cases of Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Pathankot and Tarn Taran districts will be taken taken up at Amritsar on December 30 where NRI Punjabis could lodge their grudges or complaints online besides on the registration counters to be set up at respective venue.
Dhaliwal said that the Punjab government was preparing a special policy to resolve all the problems related to the social, economic and cultural affairs of NRI Punjabis in a timely manner. He said that in order to listen to the problems of NRI Punjabis and resolve them, the Punjab government will conduct these types of meetings twice every year, in the months of December and April.
The minister further said that their government has decided to visit NRI Punjabis in their nearest districts to trim down the harassment of visiting secretariat or offices of the ministers. He said that earlier under this drive on December 16, 160 cases were taken up at Jalandhar, 74 cases were heard at SAS Nagar on December 19 and 170 others were heard at Ludhiana on December 23.