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Himachal Pradesh government to ensure jobs to ‘Agniveers’

It also gave the approval to fill up 124 posts of Gram Rojgar Sewaks for newly constituted Gram Panchayats through the selection committee.

Statesman News Service | Shimla |

Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday has decided to ensure jobs to the ‘Agniveers’.

This was decision was taken during a Cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

The Cabinet gave the approval to amend the Himachal Pradesh Widow Remarriage Rules-2013 by making a provision of providing a grant of Rs. 65000 instead of the existing Rs.50000 to the couple.

In order to regulate development in a planned and systematic manner, the Cabinet gave its approval to extend the existing Solang Special Area to South Portal of Atal Tunnel.

To ensure free and fair conduction of examinations by the Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur, it was decided that the recruitment/examination conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur would be brought under the preview of the HP Prevention of Mal Practice at University Board or other specified examination Act, 1984.

The Cabinet gave its approval to fill up six posts of Assistant Professors in IGMC Shimla and Atal Institute of Medical Super Specialty Chamiana through direct recruitment.

It gave its consent to fill up 389 posts of Panchayat Secretaries in Panchayati Raj Department through Staff Selection Board through direct recruitment on contract basis.

The Cabinet gave its approval to create 124 new posts and fill up 40 posts of Technical Assistants in Panchayati Raj Department through Staff Selection Board through direct recruitment on contract basis.

It also gave the approval to fill up 124 posts of Gram Rojgar Sewaks for newly constituted Gram Panchayats through the selection committee.

The Cabinet gave its approval for creating and filling up 73 posts of Police personnel in State Excise Department for effective implementation of Excise NDPS and other regulatory legislations. This would not only safeguard Government revenue but also re-assert Government’s commitment to combat drug menace in a holistic manner.

Approval was granted for providing four per cent reservation of the total number of vacancies in the cadre strength in promotional posts within Class-IV, from Class-IV to Class-III, within Class-III from Class-III to Class-II, within Class-II and from Class-II to the lowest rung of Class-I for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBDs) in the services of the state government.

The cabinet gave its approval to open a new sub-tehsil at Jalag in Tehsil Jaisinghpur in Kangra district to facilitate the people of the area.

The Cabinet accorded its approval for the renewal of the State Government ‘No Default Guarantee’ in favour of Himachal Road Transport Corporation for availing cash credit limit of Rs. 60 crore for the financial year 2022-23.

It gave its approval to enhance the state government guarantee amount from Rs.10 crore to Rs. 30 crore in favour of Himachal Pradesh Forest Development Corporation Ltd to avail CCL(cash credit limit) at lower rate of interest.