Accused Captain of distributing power subsidy to few crony industrialists like Modi
Demands balanced and clear coverage to subsidize small, medium and enormous enterprises
Chandigarh: Criticising the Punjab Congress government for discriminating towards small and medium enterprises and enterprise entities in the state and giving large power subsidy to some crony industries; the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior chief and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Punjab Assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema stated that the Congress government should stop the discrimination in giving power subsidy and different concessions to the industrialists and merchants. He demanded that the Punjab government should formulate a clear, balanced and streamlined coverage to offer extra subsidies to the industries together with electrical energy to avoid wasting the trade and enterprise world which was going through extreme monetary disaster because of lethal insurance policies and Covid pandemic.
In a press release issued from the celebration headquarters right here on Wednesday, Harpal Singh Cheema alleged that the Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government had discriminated towards the industries of the state in offering power provide and power subsidy. “The Captain government is looting the state’s treasury on a couple of of his favourite industrialists. The greatest hit in Punjab is small and medium enterprises,” he added. Cheema stated that simply as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was looting the coffers of all the nation on his few favorites, so was Captain Amarinder Singh.
Harpal Singh Cheema stated that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, following the footsteps of his boss Prime Minister Narendra Modi; should chorus from benefiting his cronies. He requested that the power subsidy given to the farmers and poor households was being trumpeted by the Captain government, however why crores of rupees of power subsidy given to the wealthy industrialists had been hidden from the folks of Punjab. Cheema stated that as a result of flawed insurance policies of Vajpayee, Dr Manmohan Singh and now the Narendra Modi government on the Center, in addition to the Badals and the Captain government; the industrialists had been leaving Punjab to arrange their companies in Uttar Pradesh and different states.
The LoP stated that shifting of industries which had been developed on the map of Punjab from Ludhiana, Mandi Gobindgarh, Batala and Amritsar to different states, was not solely a slap in the face of the ruling government but in addition very detrimental to the economic system of Punjab. “As a end result, lakhs of personal sector jobs have been misplaced in the state and folks have turn out to be unemployed,” he added.
Harpal Singh Cheema demanded from the Punjab Government to formulate a sound industrial coverage for the betterment of the industries in the state in order that small, medium and enormous scale industries may very well be given the advantage of subsidy in a balanced ratio. He additionally demanded a waiver of mounted cost from March 2020 onwards for industries which had been struggling because of Covid pandemic.