Punjab government today announced to launch a campaign against illegal travel agents to save youth of the state frauds.
Punjab’s Deputy Chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to announced compulsory registration of marriages and Human Smuggling Acts to tackle fraudulent marriages by NRIs and tackle menace of illegal travel agents.
“With these acts, we will be able to tackle the menace illegal travel agents that are playing with the lives and hard earned money of Punjabi youth, who were being lured to foreign lands on illegal permits. Further, it will also tackle fraudulent marriages by NRIs,” Badal said.
Badal said that the purpose of lasting relations with the Punjabi Diaspora was not to seek investment but to strengthen their emotional bond with their motherland.
“Under the New Housing policy and investment policy; Punjab has set aside 10% quota for Punjabi Diaspora in all PUDA approved schemes and industrial estates besides setting up a separate link for fast track approval in the industrial investment portal,” Badal said, adding thatwith the concerted efforts of all departments this major promise has been made a reality.