Sunday, December 22, 2019

National Consumer Day in Ludhiana on December 24

Sunday:Dec 22, 2019, 7:07 PM
Cabinet Minister B.B. Ashu to be the Chief Guest
Anindita Mitra takes stock of the arrangements
Anindita Mitra is Department Director of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs
Ludhiana: 22nd December 2019: (Punjab Screen Bureau)::
On the occasion of National Consumer Day, a state-level function would be organised by the Punjab government in the Dr Manmohan Singh Auditorium of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana on December 24, 2019. Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Minister Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu would be the chief guest on the occasion.

Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department Director Mrs Anindita Mitra today visited the city and took stock of the ongoing arrangements. She was also accompanied by MC Councillor Mrs Mamta Ashu.

While providing information, Mrs Anindita Mitra informed that this function is being organised by the Punjab government for creating awareness amongst the consumers of Punjab state about their rights as well as about Consumer Protection Act 2019. She informed that a large number of consumers have been invited for this programme.

Mrs Mitra informed that the function would start at 10 am on December 24, 2019, and the subject experts would educate the masses about their rights under the Consumer Protection Act 2019. She informed that this programme would be presided over by Mr KAP Sinha, Secretary, Punjab Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department.

While taking stock of the arrangements, Mrs Mitra asked all the concerned officials to ensure that this function is successful. Prominent among those present on the occasion included Deputy Director Miss Sona Thind, DFSC’s Mr Sukhwinder Singh and Mrs Geeta Bishambu, DPRO Mr Prabhdeep Singh Nathowal, besides several others.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Farmers from Australia visited PAU

Friday: 6th Dec 2019, 4:36 PM
They also visited research farms of PAU
Ludhiana: 6th December 2019: (Punjab Screen Bureau)::
A delegation of nine farmers from Australia visited Punjab Agricultural University to learn about latest agricultural technologies. They visited Skill Development Centre (SDC), research farms and various departments of PAU.
Dr Kiran Grover, senior extension specialist, highlighted the activities and training, conducted by the SDC for the farmers, farm women and the rural youth.
Dr Lavleesh Garg, extension specialist, informed about Punjab Agri-Business Incubators (PABI) project.
Earlier, Dr TS Riar, Associate Director (Skill Development), PAU, welcomed the visiting farmers and presented them a set of PAU publications.  
Meanwhile, the monthly training camp of PAU Flower Growers Club was held at PAU today in which 50 farmers participated. Dr Ranjit Singh and Dr Pankaj Kumar, floriculture experts, educated the farmers about the disease management in gladiolus.
Sardar Gurvinder Singh Sohi, President of the Club, proposed the vote of thanks.