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Punjab cabinet approves budget proposals

chandigarh Updated: Jun 18, 2012 19:33 IST
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Punjab cabinet on Monday approved the Budget proposals for 2012-13 to be presented by state finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa in the state assembly on June 20.

The cabinet also adopted a resolution expressing profound grief and anguish over the recent incident of cow slaughter in Joga in Mansa district.

Condemning the incident, the cabinet expressed satisfaction over the action taken by the state administration against the culprits responsible for this barbaric act, the spokesman said.

The cabinet gave consent for setting up of unified metropolitan transport authority (UMTA) to oversee implementation of various traffic, transport measures and mobility projects undertaken by various agencies in the
municipal corporation areas in Punjab besides ensuring effective public transport system in the urban sector.

Approval was also given for transferring government degree college and government college for physical education at Patti in Tarn Taran district to Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.