Punjab Assembly passes eight Bills


The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed eight Bills in the Budget session chaired by Speaker Rana K.P. Singh.

An official spokesperson of the government said Industry and Commerce Minister Sundar Sham Arora presented three bills — the Amity University Punjab Bill of 2021, the Indian Partnership (Punjab Amendments) Bill of 2021 and the Punjab Bureau of Investment Promotion (Amendment) Bill of 2021 and passed in the Assembly.

He said Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa presented two Bills — the Prisons (Punjab Amendment) Bill of 2021 and the Punjab Cooperative Societies (Amendment) — and both were passed.

Similarly, the Punjab Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (Amendment) Bill of 2021, the Punjab Excise (Amendment) Bill 2021 and the Punjab Education (Posting of Teachers in Disadvantage Area) Bill of 2021 got passed.