Punjab launches Web-GIS for ease of doing business
The Punjab Small Industries and Export Corporation (PSIEC) has launched Estate Management System (EMS) and Web-GIS (Geographic Information System) to improve transparency and promote ease of doing business in the state. Through EMS, applicants/ allottees will be able to apply for allotment of industrial/ commercial/ residential plots, pay dues online and also avail post-allotment services with respect to their plots. “Web-based GIS will facilitate applicants/allottees to know about land availability, provision of basic amenities, like roads, sewage, electricity etc. and proximity to roads, railways, airports, dry ports etc,” industries and commerce minister Sunder Sham Arora in a statement.
He said all PSIEC allotees will be given access to an online dashboard which will be used for managing all aspects of their industrial plot. Post-allotment services shall be made available online, including, applying water/sewage connection, permission to mortgage, registration of lease deed/conveyance deed, issuance of no dues certificate, conversion from lease to freehold etc.
Additional chief secretary, industries and commerce, Vini Mahajan said that besides being able to apply for above services, allotees will also be able to check the status of their request/ application through dedicated dashboard. “Allotees will also be able to make payments for any fees, installments and outstanding dues and will get alerts/reminders regarding upcoming payment on their registered email-id and mobile number. Grievance redressal/ communication option has been provided on the allottee dashboard to address other issues related to their plots,” she added.
Unemployed elementary teacher training (ETT) teachers on Tuesday held a protest over their longstanding demands pertaining to recruitment porcess. Speaking on the occasion, Unemployed ETT Teachers Union president Deepak Kamboj said they were demanding that the joining letter of ETT 6635 recruitment be issued at the earliest and the subsequent process be initiated.
A resident of Modern Housing Complex, Manimajra, was duped by an unidentified woman who impersonated a bank employee and cheated Dinesh Kumar Badhwar of ₹40,905. Badhwar alleged that the woman noted the one-time password shared with him and later completed a transaction of ₹40,905. A case under Sections 419 (cheating by personation), 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian penal Code has been registered at the cyber crime police station.
Police have arrested a Kharar resident for stealing a gold bangle from a Sector-22 shop where Singh is employed. Police said, the manager of Durga Trading Company in Sector 22, Bittu Verma, alleged that their employee, Baldeep Singh of MC Colony, Kharar, stole a gold bangle weighing 28.27 gm on July 25. On detecting the theft, he filed a police complaint. Following a probe, police arrested Singh on Monday.
Over 19,000 students have staked claim for the 13,570 Class-11 seats at Chandigarh's government schools as the online portal for submitting application forms was closed on Tuesday evening. As per data shared by the UT education department, 21,367 students registered online, of which, 19,271 submitted application forms. The portal remained open till 5.30 pm on Tuesday. “Counselling will be held to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance,” he said.
Cameras installed in electric buses or e-buses in Lucknow would now be linked to bus depot control room for efficient monitoring of passengers. “The cameras have been linked to our control room and monitoring has begun by control room staff. Now the acts of eve-teasing or theft would be efficiently checked,” said Pallav Bose, a senior official of Lucknow City Transport Services. There are 105 electric buses or e-buses in Lucknow, running on 22-routes.