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Thursday 20 September 2018
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Cabinet nod to start ‘Van Samridhi Jan Samridhi’ scheme

Shimla: The state Cabinet accorded approval to start ‘Van Samridhi Jan Samridhi’ scheme to ensure economic returns to the rural households engaged in collecting and selling of non-timber forest produce including medicinal plants and improving post-harvest handling, value addition and marketing.

The Cabinet, in its meeting today, gave its nod to transfer 112-04 bighas of land belonging to Animal Husbandry department at Muhal Kothipura in Bilaspur district to Health department, Government of India for setting up of All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

The Cabinet accorded its approval to establish Independent Quality Control Check Squad/Flying Squad and Third Party Quality Control System in HPPWD as per guidelines fixed for National Quality Monitors by the Government of India.

It decided to open a new Fire Post at Jubbal in district Shimla along with creation of requisite posts to man this Fire Post.

It also decided to upgrade Civil Hospital Thural in district Kangra to 100 bedded Hospital along-with creation of 29 posts of different categories.

It also decided to amend Himachal Pradesh Press Correspondents Accreditation and Recognition Rules, 2016 to facilitate the correspondents.

The Cabinet accorded its approval to enhance the authorized share capital of Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. Shimla from Rs. 2000 crore to Rs. 2500 crore.

The Cabinet also gave its nod to upgrade veterinary hospital Garli in Kangra district to Sub Divisional Veterinary hospital by creating requisite posts.



Rahul Bhandari is Editor of TheNewsHimachal and has been part of the digital world for last eight years.