Aiming to promptly address the issues and grievances of NRI Punjabis, the Punjab government, led by Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann, is organizing four ‘NRI Punjabian nal milni’ programs across the state.
Punjab NRI Affairs Minister S. Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said that the ‘NRI Punjabian nal Milni’ programs will commence on February 3 in Pathankot. This event will focus on resolving the concerns and complaints of migrant Punjabis from districts such as Pathankot, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, etc.
The minister outlined the schedule, while holding a meeting that meeting on February 9 will encompass SBS Nagar, Rupnagar, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, and SAS Nagar. On February 16, issues related to NRI Punjabis from Sangrur, Patiala, Barnala, Fatehgarh Sahib, Malerkotla, Bathinda, Ludhiana, and Mansa districts will be addressed in Sangrur. February 22 will address issues of NRI concerns in Ferozepur, Faridkot, Fazilka, Tarn Taran, Moga and Sri Mukatsar Sahib at Ferozepur.
S. Dhaliwal said that NRI Punjabis can register their complaints on the department’s website: nri.punjab.gov.in and WhatsApp numberL 9056009884 from January 11 to January 30, 2024.
Mr. Dhaliwal urged NRI Punjabis to attend these gatherings in large numbers, highlighting the success of five meetings organized in December 2022, during which 605 different complaints were lodged and resolved. He also mentioned the efficient resolution of online complaints received by the NRIs police wing at 15 NRI police stations, district, and state levels.
On this occasion Principal Secretary NRI Affairs Department Mr. Dilip Kumar, ADGP NRI Mr. Praveen Kumar Sinha, Special Secretary NRI Mrs. Kanwalpreet Brar and Mr. Paramjit Singh and senior officials of the NRI department were present.