Amarinder, Navjot type 10-member strategic coverage group for higher party-govt coordination in Punjab


Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu have determined to arrange a 10-member ‘Strategic Coverage Group’ to make sure higher coordination between the occasion and the state authorities, and expedite the implementation of the varied programmes and schemes.

The group shall be headed by the Chief Minister and embrace Native Authorities Minister Brahm Mohindra, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Social Safety Minister Aruna Chaudhary. Sidhu and the occasion’s 4 working presidents — Kuljit Singh Nagra, Sukhwinder Singh Danny, Sangat Singh Gilzian and Pawan Goel — in addition to occasion common secretary Pargat Singh will even be members.

The choice was taken Friday when Sidhu, together with Nagra and Pargat Singh, referred to as on the Chief Minister to debate Punjab-related points and steps to strengthen party-government coordination.

The group will maintain weekly conferences in session with different ministers and consultants, as could also be required. It should focus on and evaluate the progress of assorted state authorities initiatives already below implementation, and in addition counsel measures to expedite the identical.

In one other determination, Amarinder Singh has assigned his cupboard colleagues the duty of being obtainable within the Punjab Congress Bhawan on daily basis, by rotation, to satisfy MLAs and different occasion functionaries and focus on points referring to their constituencies or deal with any grievances.

One minister every shall be obtainable on the Congress Bhawan from Monday for 3 hours (11 am to 2 pm). If, in some case, the minister deputed for a selected day is unable to make it, he/she is anticipated to rearrange a substitute.

The association shall be in place from Monday to Friday, mentioned the Chief Minister, including that this may assist in higher coordination between his authorities and occasion functionaries within the run-up to the 2022 Meeting elections.