Himachal Cabinet Decides To Partially Open Up Schools, Announces Incentives For Large Industry

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh cabinet chaired by chief minister Jai Ram Thakur today decided to partially open schools from Monday (27th September) for 9th to 12th standard and also decided to provide customised incentive package for large industry that sets up a unit in the state.

Students of class 10th and 12th standard would attend schools on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, whereas students of class 9th and 11th would attend schools on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in a week. Online classes and examination for classes upto 8th standard would continue, a cabinet spokesman stated in a communique.

In order to encourage establishment of big/mega/anchor units with sizeable investment in the State, the State Cabinet gave its consent to draft proposal for Customised Package of Incentives for Mega Industrial Projects in the State under Himachal Pradesh Industrial Investment Policy and Rules -2019.

Chief MinisterJai Ram Thakur presiding over the Himachal cabinet.

The Cabinet decided to create and fill up 8000 posts of Multi Task Workers in the educational institutions under Higher and Elementary Departments. These Multi-Task Workers would be given a consolidated honorarium of Rs. 5625 per month for 10 months in one academic year, stated the spokesman.

The Cabinet decided to amend the transfer policy for inter-district transfer of JBT and C and V teachers in the State by reducing the existing tenure from 13 years to 5 five years.

It also decided to enhance honorarium of IT teachers outsourced in various educational institutions in the State by Rs. 500 per month from 1st April, 2021.

The Cabinet gave its approval to open a new Ayurvedic Health Centre at village Chhiyal in gram panchayat Nasogi in Manali tehsil of Kullu district.

It also gave its approval for renaming Forest Training Institute and Rangers College Sundernagar as Himachal Pradesh Forest Academy.

It also gave its approval to the policy of replacement/maintenance of damaged crash barriers in the State to ensure safety of the commuters.

The Cabinet decided to open a new Division of Jal Shakti Department at Baijnath in Kangra district alongwith creation and filling up of requisite posts.

It also approved to upgrade Sub Tehsil Sainj in Kullu district to Tehsil to facilitate the people of the area.

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