In Punjab, it has been made mandatory to obtain biometric system for purchase of motor vehicle and for road vehicles to obtain road fitness certificate for 5 year old vehicles.
Briefing the media after the Punjab Cabinet meeting, Special Assistant to the Chief Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the Cabinet had approved the amendment in the Motor Vehicle Ordinance. Now biometric system will be implemented for the purchase of motor vehicle while road fitness certificate will be required for 5 year old vehicles.
He said that Punjab cabinet had approved to give special allowance to the employees. Special allowance will be given to Grade 1 to 19 employees. The cabinet has addressed the plight of government employees. From June 1, 25% special allowance will be given.
Special Assistant Firdous Ashiq Awan said that health cards would be available across Punjab by December 2021. Issuance of Inheritance Certificate has been linked with NADRA Centers.