Saturday, 11 June 2022 | PNS | Dehradun
Various important decisions were taken in the meeting of the State cabinet presided over by chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday evening. A total of 23 points were taken up in the meeting of the cabinet held in the secretariat.
The cabinet directed that the Sitarganj sugar mill will be operated in the future by outsourcing it under the public private partnership mode. The cabinet gave its approval to tabling the State’s annual budget in the Vidhan Sabha. Apart from this the amount of one-time grant given to gallantry award winners was also increased. The one-time grant was increased from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 50 lakh for Param Veer Chakra recipients, from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 50 lakh for Ashok Chakra recipients, from Rs 20 lakh to rs 35 lakh for Mahaveer Chakra recipients, from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 35 lakh for Kirti Chakra winners, from Rs 15 lakh to Rs 25 lakh for Veer Chakra and Shaurya Chakra, from Rs seven lakh to Rs 15 lakh for Sena Gallantry medal and from Rs three lakh to Rs 10 lakh for Mention in Despatch. Permission was also granted for tabling the 20th annual report of the Uttarakhand public service commission in the Vidhan Sabha. The cabinet further granted its approval to the Irrigation department mate service manual. Further, approval was also granted to tabling Uttarakhand Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act amendment bill 2022 and Uttarakhand Fire and Emergency Service Fire Prevention and Fire Safety amendment bill 2022 in the Vidhan Sabha.
Regarding the amendment in Petroleum and Energy Study University Act 2003, the cabinet gave its nod to tabling the related bill in the Vidhan Sabha. Permission was also granted for tabling the CAMPA annual accounts 2017-18 and 2018-19. In another decision, the cabinet granted its approval to continue the services of 77 teachers in seven engineering colleges of the State till September 2022 in view of quality and improvement in technical education. In accordance with Supreme Court orders, the cabinet decided to grant age limit relaxation to seven of the candidates selected for treasuries and sub-treasuries in the State. The cabinet also directed that the one-time solution scheme for compounding of nursing home, clinics, child care centres, nursery schools etc from single residential-commercial buildings be completed within the set time frame. In another important decision, the cabinet approved the formation of a cabinet sub-committee to take a decision regarding those personnel appointed through outsourcing to more than approved posts during the Covid-19 pandemic in the medical health department.