Punjab govt constitutes rehabilitation cell for immigrants
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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 02, 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 said.

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 process.

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 comfortably.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, March 02, 2011, 18:41


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