The Punjab Chief Minister Amrendra Singh announced a slew of welfare schemes . He also launched a scheme to provide free sanitary pads to high school and college girls. Also he launched the Basera program to give property rights to slum dwellers. According to a statement, the CM dedicated the month of January to the girl child and paved the way for the distribution of 2,500 sports kits among youngsters. He also launched a programme to give property rights to slum dwellers and rolled out an over Rs 75-crore smart metering project besides an e-Daakhil portal for consumer complaints.