LAHORE The first Punjab Cabinet meeting minus PPP Ministers was held here at the Chief Ministers Secretariat on Tuesday with Chief Minister Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif in the chair, and it gave approval to the drafts of bills regarding Punjab Government Rules of Business-2011 and running of the affairs of Local Government, Information, Culture & Youth Affairs, Revenue, Labour, Health, Law and Social Welfare Departments, which have been recently transferred to the provinces after the passage of the 18th Amendment. By virtue of this, the slots of 74 revenue officers Executive District Officers and District Officers-Revenue from the district administration would be abolished, since the powers of EDOs-R and DDOs-R would be delegated to the Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners respectively, while the DOs-R would be replaced by District Collectors. Moreover, the revenue officialdom will fall under the provincial government instead of the Local Government, which would be made possible through amendments in the Punjab Land Revenue Act. Now these amendment bills will be presented before the Punjab Assembly for legislation. The CM also issued instructions for setting up a Cabinet Committee for the strict implementation of minimum wages law in the light of the orders of Supreme Court. The committee will submit its recommendations after considering various aspects of the matter. The meeting also reviewed law and order situation besides taking important decisions for computerisation of exams system and immediate removal of the flaws. It was decided that instead of sitting in their offices, Provincial Secretaries will pay regular visits to districts for solution of peoples problems besides improving efficiency of their departments as well as monitoring the performance of their officers. He further said that the implementation of the law regarding minimum wages is the responsibility of the government and a Cabinet Committee, headed by Senior Adviser Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa, was set up to present its recommendations. The committee will comprise Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan, Chief Secretary, Secretary Law and Labour Departments. Shahbaz Sharif expressed his displeasure over the unsatisfactory performance of EDOs-Education and Health, and observed that such officers had failed to bring improvement in these sectors. He ordered that from now onwards, the EDOs-Education would be selected through search committee. He further said Ministers, Advisers and Secretaries had been assigned the responsibility to monitor arrangements at examination centres of Matric examination, and he would also visit these centres. 'Some flaws have been detected at the initial stages of online system and immediate measures should be taken for their removal. If any candidate failed to sit in the examination, a separate examination will be conducted. There is no question of the wastage of the precious time of any student, he assured, while appreciating the performance of Cabinet Committee set up for amendment in the rules of various departments in the wake of the 18th Amendment. Chief Secretary Nasir Mehmood Khosa informed the meeting that the committee set up for Amendment in the rules of various departments had given approval to 27 amendment bills of various departments so far and Punjab had taken the lead in the Amendment of rules of business. Secretary Higher Education Haseeb Athar informed the meeting about computerisation of examination system and measures taken for the elimination of booti Mafia and the online system. He mentioned that concrete steps were being taken for removing the flaws in the online system.