Punjab govt constitutes rehabilitation cell for immigrants

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 18:41

Chandigarh: To facilitate rehabilitation of
immigrants of Punjab origin from strife-torn Libya, the Punjab
government has constituted a `Rehabilitation Cell` here.

The decision to constitute the cell headed by Director
Disaster Management Bhawna Garg, was taken by Chief Minister
Parkash Singh Badal here in a meeting, an official spokesman
An apex Committee comprising Financial Commissioner
(Revenue) A R Talwar, Principal Secretary (Home) D S Bains and
Principal Secretary to Chief Minister D S Guru has been
constituted under the chair of Chief Secretary S C Agrawal to
look into the policy issues involved in the rehabilitation
The state government has also set up a `help desk` at
Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi under the
supervision of Resident Commissioner Punjab Bhawan, New Delhi
K Siva Parsad for extending all possible assistance to the
immigrants from Libya to enable them to reach their homes


First Published: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 18:41

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