CM LAUNCHES ONLINE DRIVING LICENSE PORTAL WWW.SARATHI.PARIVAHAN.GOV.IN FOR PEOPLE

MOVE AIMED AT FACILITATING MORE THAN FIVE LAKH APPLICANTS ANNUALLY

Chandigarh, June 14: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday launched the online driving license facility for the people thereby facilitating the citizens to get learner’s driving license on a single click of their computer, mobile, tablet or laptop.

“This is a revolutionary decision which will save the time, money and energy of the people desirous of getting learner’s driving license in the comfort of their homes round the clock“ the Chief Minister announced while launching www.sarathi.parivahan.gov.in portal.

The Chief Minister said that the Punjab government has taken this path breaking initiative to facilitate the people and check the corruption. He said that with the launch of this facility the people will not have to now face any sort of inconvenience after going to RTA offices/ tracks. However, Bhagwant Mann said that now they will be able to get the learner’s driving license just at a single click of their computer, mobile, tablet or phone while sitting at their home 24X7. He said that apart from this if people desire they can apply their licenses at Suvidha centre too.

The Chief Minister said that an applicant can apply the learner’s driving license while uploading their Adhaar card after which he can appear in the online learning license test. He said that after clearing the online test an applicant can download the license and take its print. Bhagwant Mann said that this will help in saving the precious time of people who earlier have to stand in long queues for getting their license.

The Chief Minister said that in the year 2021-22, driving license was issued to 5.21 lakh applicants. So, he said that with the launch of this online facility more than 5 lakh applicants will get their licenses in a smooth and hassle free manner without even going to the RTA offices. Bhagwant Mann further said that the state government is committed for well-being of the people by providing them best citizen centric services adding that more such facilities will be launched in coming days.

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PSPCL GEARS UP TO PROVIDE UNINTERRUPTED POWER SUPPLY AS PADDY SOWING BEGINS

— PSPCL MEETS MAXIMUM DEMAND OF 12008 MW ON DAY 1, SAYS POWER MINISTER HARBHAJAN SINGH ETO

— CM BHAGWANT MANN LED PUNJAB GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO PROVIDE REGULAR AND UNINTERRUPTED POWER SUPPLY TO THE FARMERS DURING PADDY SEASON: HARBHAJAN SINGH ETO

CHANDIGARH, June 14:With Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann committed to provide regular and uninterrupted power supply to the farmers during paddy season, Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is all geared up to supply power for eight hour daily to ensure seamless sowing of paddy across the state.

Divulging details, Power Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO informed that, with the beginning of paddy sowing season today, the PSPCL has been ensuring eight hour power supply daily in districts including Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Jallandhar, SBS nagar, Gurdaspur, Pathankot, Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Rupnagar, SAS Nagar. On very first day, the PSPCL has met maximum demand of 12008 MW, he added.

He said that eight hour daily regular supply is already being given in border area beyond barbed wire since June 10, 2022.

The Minister informed that the maximum demand of 11485 MW was met on 13/06/2022 in comparison to 10669 MW witnessed on the same day last year. Total 2413 lakh units were supplied on 13th June which is 18% more than 2042 lakh units supplied on 13/06/2021, he added.

"Unprecedented demand of power is being witnessed due to mercurial increase in temperature during this year in the state in comparison to last year," he said, while adding that during April & May 2022, PSPCL has supplied 33% & 36% respectively more power than April & May 2021.

This extraordinary power demand continues unabated in June 2022, and 22% more power has been supplied in comparison to June 2021 and no power cut is being imposed on any category of consumer and supply to Agriculture pumpsets is being given as per schedule, he said.

Power Minister Harbhajan Singh also shared the progress of VDS for AP consumers at reduced service connection charges of Rs 2500/- per BHP against prevailing rates of Rs 4750/- per BHP as per directions from CM Punjab. He said that the announcement by CM has evoked a resounding response from farmers and 4417 consumers have submitted requests for extension of load of 16961 bhp.

Notably, PSPCL has undertaken the work of replacement of transformers & lines etc to facilitate this load extension so that sufficient supply can be given during paddy season.

Further the Minister informed that all thermal units are running except one unit each at Talwandi and Lehra Mohabbat. Third unit at Talwandi will start generating power from tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the PSPCL has been directed to make adequate arrangements for coal and power required in the state during paddy season.

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Department of Health & Family Welfare, Punjab

Media Bulletin COVID-19

14th June 2022 (05:00 PM)

Sr.No.

Description

From 1st April 2022

Till Date

1

Total Samples taken

720018

*19708888

2

Total No. of patients tested Positive

1759

760833

3

No. of patients discharged

1488

742738

4

Total Deaths reported

10

17756

5

Sample collected on the day

11467

6

Test conducted on the day

8301

7

Positive cases on the day

61

8

Number of active Cases

339

9

No. of Patients on oxygen support

13

10

Patients at critical care Level-3 facilities

4

11

Patients who are critical and on ventilator support

0

12

Healthcare Workers vaccinated with 1st dose on the day

2

13

Total Healthcare Workers vaccinated with 1st dose

218648

14

Frontline Workers vaccinated with 1st dose on the day

5

15

Total Frontline Workers vaccinated with 1st dose

1117400

16

Healthcare Workers vaccinated with 2nd dose on the day

6

17

Total Healthcare Workers vaccinated with 2nd dose

210375

18

Frontline Workers vaccinated with 2nd dose on the day

39

19

Total Frontline Workers vaccinated with 2nd dose

1013241

20

Above 45 Vaccinated with 1st dose on the day

163

21

Total Above 45 Vaccinated with 1st dose

8320298

22

Above 45 Vaccinated with 2nd dose on the day

1980

23

Total Above 45 Vaccinated with 2nd dose

7354025

24

18-44 years age group Vaccinated with 1st dose on the day

582

25

Total 18-44 years age group Vaccinated with 1st dose

12575067

26

18-44 years age group Vaccinated with 2nd dose on the day

4256

27

Total 18-44 years age group Vaccinated with 2nd dose

10049521

28

15-17 years age group Vaccinated with 1st dose on the day

137

29

Total 15-17 years age group Vaccinated with 1st dose

1081160

30

15-17 years age group Vaccinated with 2nd dose on the day

410

31

Total 15-17 years age group Vaccinated with 2nddose

735232

32

12-14 years age group Vaccinated with 1st dose on the day

157

33

Total 12-14 years age group Vaccinated with 1st dose

587700

34

12-14 years age group Vaccinated with 2nddose on the day

1548

35

Total 12-14 years age group Vaccinated with 2nd dose

309176

36

Precautionary dose given on the day

1331

37

Total Precautionary dose given

686917

38

Total Vaccination 1st dose on the day

752

39

Total Vaccination 2nd dose on the day

6281

40

Total Vaccination 1st and 2nd dose on the day

7033

*After reconciliation of data, 1 sample added.

On 14th June 2022

1.

Number of New patients admitted in ICU

2

(Jalandhar-2)

2.

Number of New patients put on ventilator support

Nil

3.

Number of New patients discharged

22

(Amritsar-1, Ludhiana-4, Muktsar-3, Pathankot-2, Patiala-2, SAS Nagar-10)

4.

Number of New deaths reported

Nil

Patients reported Positive on 14th June 2022 - 61

District

Number of Cases

Positivity

Case

Details

Remarks

SAS Nagar

27

5.47%

27 New Cases

494 Samples Tested

Ludhiana

17

0.53%

17 New Cases

3198 Samples Tested

FG Sahib

4

5.19%

4 New Cases

77 Samples Tested

Pathankot

3

5.77%

3 New Cases

52 Samples Tested

Amritsar

2

0.32%

2 New Cases

629 Samples Tested

Jalandhar

2

0.18%

2 New Cases

1097 Samples Tested

Kapurthala

2

1.37%

2 New Cases

146 Samples Tested

Barnala

1

2.13%

1 New Case

47 Samples Tested

Bathinda

1

1.32%

1 New Case

76 Samples Tested

Patiala

1

0.20%

1 New Case

502 Samples Tested

Tarn Taran

1

0.39%

1 New Case

258 Samples Tested

Faridkot

0

0.00%

Nil

75 Samples Tested

Fazilka

0

0.00%

Nil

10 Samples Tested

Ferozepur

0

0.00%

Nil

54 Samples Tested

Gurdaspur

0

0.00%

Nil

71 Samples Tested

Hoshiarpur

0

0.00%

Nil

60 Samples Tested

Malerkotla

0

0.00%

Nil

18 Samples Tested

Mansa

0

0.00%

Nil

203 Samples Tested

Moga

0

0.00%

Nil

206 Samples Tested

Muktsar

0

0.00%

Nil

89 Samples Tested

Ropar

0

0.00%

Nil

267 Samples Tested

Sangrur

0

0.00%

Nil

607 Samples Tested

SBS Nagar

0

0.00%

Nil

65 Samples Tested

On the Day Punjab

61

0.73%

Cumulative Cases: -

S. No.

District

Total Confirmed Cases

Total Cured

Total Deaths

Total Active Cases

From 1st April 2022

Till Date

From 1st April 2022

Till Date

From 1st April 2022

Till Date

1

Ludhiana

260

110036

190

107679

3

2282

75

2

SAS Nagar

515

96204

401

94934

2

1150

120

3

Jalandhar

168

78438

124

76824

1

1579

35

4

Patiala

243

62274

225

60797

0

1457

20

5

Amritsar

96

59493

89

57797

0

1682

14

6

Bathinda

64

50932

56

49834

0

1088

10

7

Hoshiarpur

71

40911

74

39806

0

1096

9

8

Gurdaspur

25

26964

21

26094

1

865

5

9

Pathankot

55

24587

53

24086

0

495

6

10

Fazilka

33

23431

42

22881

0

545

5

11

Muktsar

13

22567

18

22028

0

539

0

12

Kapurthala

43

22078

39

21491

1

583

4

13

Ropar

38

17977

32

17515

0

455

7

14

Ferozepur

21

17920

21

17381

0

537

2

15

Mansa

6

17234

5

16841

1

393

0

16

Faridkot

33

16816

35

16476

0

338

2

17

Sangrur

1

14310

1

13574

0

735

1

18

SBS Nagar

24

13426

26

13014

0

409

3

19

FG Sahib

25

11859

12

11492

0

354

13

20

Moga

9

10997

9

10740

1

255

2

21

Tarn Taran

7

10905

3

10508

0

394

3

22

Barnala

8

7505

12

7155

0

349

1

23

Malerkotla

1

3969

0

3791

0

176

2

Total

1759

760833

1488

742738

10

17756

339

*After reconciliation of data, 1 old confirmed case added to district Ropar.

Micro- Containment Zones:

S. No

District

S. No

Micro Containments

Population of the area contained

1

Ludhiana

1

House No. 651/2 Gurdev Nagar, Pakhowal Road, Ludhiana L4/1/431

Total

1