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: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Municipal Safai Mazdoor Union: president — Mr Mukesh Hans; senior vice-president — Mr Sunil Kumar; vice-president — Mr Ram Pal; secretary — Mr Naresh Bobby; joint secretary — Mr Bakshish Singh; and cashier — Mr Ram Kumar.

ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Rotary Club Patiala (Mid-Town): president — Mr Rakesh Kumar Singla; honorary secretary — Mr O.P. Gupta; treasurer — Mr Rajeev Goel; project chairman — Mr Devi Dayal God; vice-presidents — Mr Vidya Sagar, Mr Malwinder Singh, Mr S.S. Tiwana; and directors — Mr J. Roy Mangla, Mr N.K. Jain, Mr Surinder Singla and Mr Harbans Bansal.

WORKSHOP: A three-day workshop on control, instrumentation and training concluded on Thursday at the super thermal plant here. During the workshop VGB experts and engineer from Germany dealt on online condition monitoring, diagnosis and optimisation of power plant operation, control and instrumentation to raise efficiency. The team included Dr R. Singh Dev, chief co-ordinator, VGB, Jorg Kaiser, Wolfgang Becker, Gerhard Brandt, Franz Richard Piwinger and Rolf Schwanecke.

VILLAGERS WARNED: The district administration here on Thursday warned villagers against giving loans to people of Punjabi origin in Philippines as it is illegal. It has come to the notice of the state government that Punjabis, especially from rural areas and settled in Philippines, have been working as money lenders there, said the Deputy Commissioner, Mr Alok Sekhar. He said many of these Punjabis were part of a mafia involved in many illegal activities there.

ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Residents Welfare Society, Ekta Vihar (Ward No. 12), Baltana: president — Mr Ramesh Raina; vice-president — Ms Saroj Bhasin; general secretary — Mr P.S. Chandel; joint secretary — Mr Kuldeep Sharma; treasurer —Mr Rajpal Rathore; office secretary — Mr B.S. Bajwa; and auditor — Mr Lalit Sharma.


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