In the Himachal Pradesh Cabinet meeting enhancement in the daily allowance of Home Guard Volunteers enhanced from Rs. 170 to Rs. 200. It will be benefitting 8,000 volunteers while those deployed in tribal areas will be getting 25 percent additional allowance.
In the meeting cabinet also sanctioned to creation and filling up of 8 posts of different categories in Civil Hospital Nurpur, 7 posts of different categories in the Centre of Excellence in Dravya Guna and Medicinal Plant Project at Joginder Nagar under Department of Ayurveda, 5 posts of Lecturer/PGT (Commerce) in Backward Educational Blocks of Tissa, Mehla, Salooni, Pangi in district Chamba and Shillai in district Sirmour. One post of Junior Analyst in Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, is also allowed to be filled up on contract basis.
Cabinet granted permission to Import the Brands of IMFL (EDP) upto Rs. 2,000 per case and levy of lease/sub-lease fee on Distillery/Bottling Plant of IMFL located in the State of Himachal Pradesh. It granted approval to construction of an Inspection Hut (Rest House) of Irrigation and Public Health Department at Thana Kalan in district Una. It allowed change of ownership and possession of estate and 1771 kanal landed properties from the name of Technical Education Department at Hamirpur to the name of National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur. It granted approval to Himachal Pradesh Legal Metrology (Enforcement) Rules, 2011, providing for renewal for 5 years in place of 2 years.