The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet gave its nod for taking over Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) medical college at Ner Chowk in Mandi district.
The State government will reimburse the interest free balance liability of Rs 285.83 crore in five instalments and has approved the terms and conditions for the take over.
The Cabinet also gave its nod to give Rs 10,000 as ex-gratia (in lieu of bonus) to the officers/officials of the State Civil Supplies Corporation not covered under the payment of bonus Act for the 2014-15.
Transfer of land
Meanwhile, it approved transfer of land in favour of Intelligence Bureau and Union Ministry of Home Affairs for construction of office-cum-residence building at Mohal Baag in Una district.
The Cabinet also approved the proposed amendments to the rules of ‘Mukhya Mantri Kanya Daan Yojna 2006’ seeking to increase marriage grant to the guardians of destitute women/girls is enhanced from Rs 25,000 to Rs 40,000.
For inmates of Nari Seva Sadan, the marriage grant is enhanced from Rs 25,000 to Rs 51,000.
The Cabinet decided to open new government degree college at Majheen in Kangra district and also approved 18 posts of different categories to be filled through contract appointment.
The Cabinet approval filling of 244 posts of Assistant Professors (College Cadre) on contract basis and creation of posts of Music Teachers in all colleges across the State.
It also approved filling of 159 posts of Supervisors in Social Justice and Empowerment Department on contract basis and 24 posts of Clerk in Transport Department on contract basis. – PTI
It will reimburse the interest free balance liability of Rs 285.83 crore in five instalments