Adding another feather to its cap, Punjab has successfully implemented 301 reforms while the reduction of 300 compliances by 17 different departments was in progress to give a further boost to the industry and trade in the border state.
The reforms were part of the State Reforms Action Plan (SRAP) 2020-21, implemented across different departments.
Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan reviewed the implementation of the SRAP while chairing a meeting of the concerned Administrative Secretaries, here on Thursday. She directed the department heads to ensure proper implementation of all the reforms and reduce the compliance burden for industries so that Punjab shall lead the country in ‘ease of doing business’ for the industry and trade as well as for citizen centric services providing ‘ease of living’ for the people in the state.
The Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Alok Shekhar, informed that these 301 reforms have been implemented by the concerned departments and all evidences have been submitted to the DPIIT within the stipulated time by January 31. The DPIIT will rank the states based on the user feedback against these 301 reforms for which user data from 1 November 2020, to 30 April 2021, will be considered.
Till date, more than 4,000 satisfied users have been generated across various services by the respective departments with customer feedback.