Sunday, June 13, 2021

HP CM decides to continue existing Covid-19 SOPs & night curfew in 4 districts till 5th Jan due to COVID

The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to continue with existing Covid-19 SOPs and night curfew in the four districts in the State till 5th of January, 2021 keeping in view the Corona pandemic.

It gave its approval to grant ex post facto permission to operationalize ‘make shift hospitals’ at Shimla, Nalagarh, Tanda and Nerchowk in public interest at a cost of Rs. 1.37 crore, Rs. 2.36 crore, Rs. 3.44 crore and Rs. 6.11 crore respectively, out of which 50 percent funds have been provided to CSIR/CBRI Roorkee in advance.

The Cabinet gave its approval to amend the para-1 & 6 of  order number F.F.E.B.A  (3)4/99 dated 10th September, 2002 under Himachal Pradesh Land Preservation Act, 1978 for felling trees from the private land  under ten years  ‘Pattan’ programme by empowering concerned Divisional Forest Officers to grant permission for felling of upto 200 trees in place of upto 50 trees in a year, concerned Chief Conservator of Forests/Chief Conservator of Forests upto 300 trees in place of upto 100 trees in a year, Principal Chief Conservator Forests upto 400 trees in place of upto 200 trees in a year and Government of Himachal Pradesh above 400 trees  in place of above 200 trees in a year. It also decided that in case of trees are not felled within a prescribed year, the competent authority may extend the period upto one year where the process of demarcation of land and marking of trees have been completed during the prescribed year of felling and the felling orders stand issued by the concerned DFO but felling of trees have not been done or has been done partially and where process of demarcation of land and marking of trees has been completed during the prescribed year of felling but felling orders has not been issued.

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It also gave its consent to shift office of Deputy Inspector General (Intelligence and Security) from Shimla to Dharamshala in the public interest.

The Cabinet also gave its consent to create Pain and Palliative Care Cell under Radiotherapy Department in Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla for providing better health facilities to the people.

The Cabinet gave its nod to the Himachal Pradesh Aero Sports Rules, 2020 with a view to promote aero sports activities in the State by adopting complete safety measures.

It also decided that condemned vehicles of various departments such as Public Works, Jal Shakti, MPP and Power departments etc. lying unutilized be transferred to Technical Education Department so that they could be used in various ITIs keeping in view their viabilities.

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The Cabinet also gave its approval to the recommendations of Cabinet Sub Committee for exclusion of few areas of the State from the purview of H.P. Town and Country Planning Act, 1977.  It gave its consent to exclude revenue mohal Palda, Rajour and Chaled in Bharmour Special Area of Chamba district, Bani, Barod, Malga, and Sudharag mohal in Waknaghat planning area of Solan district, Aarda and Manyana revenue mohal of Mandi Planning area.

The Cabinet also decided to fill up 131 posts of different categories in Rural Development Department on out source basis for effective implementation of Rashtriya Grameen Swarojgar Abhiyan.

It accorded its approval to create New Sub Division of Public Works Department at Majheen in Kangra district alongwith two new Sections at Majheen and Seorbala alongwith creation of six posts of different categories.

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It gave its approval to fill up eight posts of Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services through direct recruitment by Himachal Pradesh Joint Competitive Examinations, 2020.

It decided to set up District Forensic Units at Bilaspur, Nurpur and Baddi alongwith creation and filling up of 12 posts of different categories.

         The Cabinet decided to create and fill up 25 posts of Junior Office Assistant (IT) in Agriculture Department through direct recruitment on contract basis.

The Cabinet gave its nod to create three new patwar circles Kolar, Misharwala and Sainwala Mubarikpur and a new Sub tehsil Majra by bifurcating patwar circles Majra and Dhauklakuana in Tehsil Poanta Sahib in Sirmaur district.

The Cabinet gave its approval to fill up six posts of different categories in Town and Country Planning Department besides creation and filling up of one post of Junior Office Assistant (IT) in SADA, Pangi at Killar.

         It decided to create and fill up one post of Manager Marketing in Milkfed on contract basis besides creation of two posts of Plant Engineers and one post of computer programmer in Milkfed.

         It also decided to fill up three posts of Manager Production/ P &I and seven posts of Assistant Manager (QC/P&I) in Milkfed on contract basis.

It gave its consent to fill up three posts of Steno Typists in Agriculture Department through direct recruitment.

The Cabinet decided to fill up three posts of drivers in Ayurveda department on daily wage basis.

Presentations were made before the Cabinet on ‘Six months target till March 2021 and next one year’s target with effect from April, 2021 to March, 2022’ by Tourism and Horticulture Departments.

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