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Saturday 17 November 2018
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Education Council for qualitative higher education

Jai Ram Thakur Cabinet approves amendments in Lease Rules and pave way to fill over 500 posts in various departments

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet has decided to constitute H.P. State Higher Education Council. The Education council is aimed to bring improvement and quality in higher education.

Cabinet nod for amendments in Lease Rules

The Cabinet also gave approval for amendments in Himachal Pradesh Lease Rules, 2013 to make it simpler so that more private investment could be attracted in the State as per the budget assurance.

Now the amended rules would be notified for seeking any objection or suggestions from the general public.

Mukhya Mantri Nirog Yojna for ‘Healthy Himachal’

The state cabinet accorded approval for launching the Mukhya Mantri Nirog Yojna in the State to fulfill the dream of ‘Healthy Himachal’.

Nirog Yojna will be applicable to all the permanent residents of all age groups of the State and it aims at preventing long term illnesses by ensuring early diagnosis through basic health checkups.

Cabinet approval for filling over 500 posts in various departments

The State Cabinet also gave its nod to fill up over 500 posts in various departments. The Cabinet gave nod to fill up posts of various categories on contract basis through direct recruitment in Super Specialty Department of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College, Tanda including 144 posts of nurses with a view to provide better health facilities to the people.

The Cabinet also agreed for creation of four posts of various categories viz. Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Controller of Examinations and Finance Officer in order to make the H.P. University of Health Sciences functional at Ner Chowk in Mandi district besides procedure for filling up of post of Vice Chancellor. It also approved to create and fill up other posts of various categories for the smooth functioning of the University. The Cabinet gave its approval to the policy for cadre building in newly opened medical colleges in the State.

The Jai Ram Thakur Cabinet gave its nod to fill up 25 posts of Principal (College Cadre) through H.P. Public Service Commission on the basis of direct recruitment. It was also decided to fill up 300 posts of Panchayat Secretaries on contract basis in the Gram Panchayats.

It approved to create and fill up 13 posts of various categories in the Directorate of Medical Education and Research for its smooth functioning. The approval has also been granted to fill up 19 posts of different categories on outsource basis in Composite Testing Laboratory Kandaghat in Solan district till these posts are filled up on regular basis.

J.B.R. Technologies to set up Integrated Solid Waste Management Project at Baddi

The permission was granted to engage M/s J.B.R. Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Ludhiana as service provider for setting up of Integrated Solid Waste Management Project at Baddi in Solan district on Public, Private Partnership mode.

The Cabinet also gave its approval that no permit or pass will be required for transport of ethanol and no excise duty or export and import fee will be levied on ethanol invoiced specifically for the Petroleum Companies for the purpose of blending into petrol and diesel.

Assembly winter session from 10th December

The Cabinet decided to recommend the Governor to convene winter session of H.P. Vidhan Sabha from 10th to 15th December, 2018. The session will be held at the Dharamshala and will have six sittings.



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