LAHORE Punjab Chief Minister has accorded approval to the recommendations of the committee constituted for review and rationalisation of the various provincial departments. According to this, Public Policy and Change Management Wing of the Services and General Administration Department, Tourism and Resort Development, Sports Department, IPC Wing and IT Departments have been abolished. According to the details Public Policy and Change Management Wing, S&GAD has been inducted into the Regulations Wing/O&M, S&GAD, while Tourism and Resort Development has been attached with the Forest Dept as an antonymous body. Similarly, Sports Dept has been assigned to the Higher Education Dept, IPC Wing to I&C Wing and Punjab Information Technology Board has been placed with the Planning & Development Dept. Similarly, directions have been issued for expediting the process of merger of Commerce and Investment Department into Industries Department, while approval has been given to revisit thoroughly the Public Defender Act. Implementation to this decision of Punjab government will result in saving billions of rupees annually.