The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Monday gave its approval for the reopening of all the educational institutions and cinema halls from 17 February 2022, a government official said on Monday.
The official said the decision to reopen all educational institutions was taken in a Cabinet meeting held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while reviewing the Covid-19 situation in the state.
It decided that all gyms and cinema halls would be opened and all kinds of langars/community feasts will now be allowed.
The Cabinet also gave its consent to purchase and operationalize 50 additional ambulances under 108-National Ambulance Services for providing free transportation service to patients requiring immediate care.
The Cabinet gave its approval for the creation and filling up of 8 posts of Sub Fire Officers in the Himachal Pradesh Fire Services department on a contract basis through Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, he added.