The Punjab Local Government Act, 2013 has been promulgated on 23rd August, 2013. Accordingly, the financial provision whereof will be notified as effective from january, 2nd 2017. In order to enable the District Education Authorities and District Health Authorities to carry out their fiscal operation as per approved budget estimates etc. this department has already requested you for the establishment of Accounts Number V & VI, respectively, approval of which is under process.
2. It may further be noted that the election of the Mayor, Deputy Mayors, Chairman and vice chairman of new local government has since held on 22.12.16 and successful candidates will be notified as such very soon and the local Government will become functional with the notification by the Government of the Punjab in terms of the provision of Section 1 (3) of the PLGA, 2013, (Copy Enclosed). Read the notifications for more details are given below.