The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today decided to grant amount equal to minimum of pay band plus grade pay and fixed DA of 144 percent to those PTAs/Para Teachers who have completed three years of service on contract basis as on 1st October, 2018 and the increased amount will be payable from 1st April, 2019.Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur presided over the meeting.It also gave its approval to grant amount equal to minimum of pay band plus grade pay and fixed DA of 144 percent to PTA teachers and left out teachers appointed under Grant in Aid to PTA Rules 2006 who have completed three years of service as on 1st October, 2018 (presently on contract basis and left out (PTA–GIA both) and the increased amount will be payable from 1st April, 2019. The Cabinet gave its nod to open new HPPWD Division at Bhoranj in Hamirpur district alongwith creation and filling up of 12 posts of different categories to manage the division.It also approved the proposal to make partial reorganization of Kullu and Banjar Divisions of Public Works Department under Kullu Circle to facilitate the local people of the areas. Now Sub Divisions Manali and Katrain will fall under Manali Division, Sub Divisions Kullu, Bhunter and Shat under Kullu Division and Sub Divisions Banjar, Larji and Bajaura under PWD Division Banjar. It also gave its nod to create new Irrigation and Public Health Division at Bhanjradu of Tissa in Chamba district.The Cabinet accorded its approval to fill up 75 posts of Agriculture Extension Officers on contract basis in Agriculture Department through direct recruitment by H.P. Staff Selection Commission.It gave its nod to enhance the honorarium of Anganwari workers, Anganwari Helpers and Mini Anganwari Workers from Rs. 6250 to Rs. 6300, from Rs. 3150 to Rs. 3200 and from Rs. 4550 to Rs. 4600 per month respectively from 1st April, 2019.
The Cabinet gave its approval to fill up 62 posts of staff nurses in Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College, Ner Chowk in Mandi district and 33 posts of staff nurses in Dr. Radha Krishanan Medical College Hamirpur on contract basis.It also decided to create additional posts of various categories in Police District Baddi in order to strengthen the police network. These includes six posts of constable for Police Station Baddi, five posts of constable for Police Station Barotiwala, seven posts of constable for Police Station Nalagarh, seven posts of constable for Police Station Ramshehar, one post of Sub Inspector and six posts of Constable for Women Police Station Baddi, one post of Head Constable for Police Post Jaghon, one post of ASI, one post of Head Constable and five posts of Constable for Police Post Dabhota, one post of ASI for Toll Barrier Dherowal, one post of ASI, three posts of Head Constable and nine posts of Constable for Toll Barrier Baddi, one post of ASI, two posts of Head Constable and nine posts of Constable for CP Bagheri besides purchasing of 30 motor cycles. The Cabinet gave its approval to the guidelines for Ujjwala Grihini Suvidha Yojna for providing subsidy of Rs. 3500 at par with the State Government run Grihini Suvidha Yojna.It gave its nod to procure and distribute school uniforms to the school students of classes 1st to 12th under Atal School Vardi Yojna for the years 2018-19 and 2019-20 through e tender by HPSCSC Ltd. The Cabinet gave its approval in principle to set up a Training Academy/Centre at Barchwar in Sarkaghat area of Mandi district to provide training to youths of the State interested to join Army/Navy/ Air Force and other para military forces through entrance tests conducted by Indian Military Academy/National Academy and Staff Selection Commission.It gave its approval to create Technical Wing in Panchayati Raj Department for effective implementation and monitoring of various developmental works being executed by the panchayats of the State.
The Cabinet gave its approval to create four posts of Assistant District Attorney one each in every newly created Civil Court, Kullu, Banjar, Tissa and Shillai besides creation of three posts each of different categories for these Civil Courts.It decided to open a new Division of Irrigation and Public Health Department at Jhandutta in Bilaspur district alongwith creation of requisite posts.It gave its nod to upgrade Government Primary School Ghargon-Palusho in Sirmaur district to Middle Schools, Government Middle School, Doon Deria in Sirmaur district to Government High School and Government High Schools, Soyal in Kullu district, Kolta Mangan, Kotla Barog and Chhog Tali in Sirmaur district to Government Senior Secondary Schools alongwith creation and filling up of 43 posts of various categories for smooth functioning of these schools.The Cabinet decided to open Sub Tehsil at Makridi in Jogindernagar area of Mandi district to facilitate the people of the area.It also gave its approval to give State level status to Jogindernagar fair of Mandi district.The Cabinet gave its approval for filling up of 28 posts of different categories to operationalise the Regional Horticulture and Forestry Development and Extension Centre at Thunag in Mandi district.It also gave its approval to upgrade 50 bedded Civil Hospitals, Dharampur and Sandhol in Mandi district to 100 bedded Civil Hospitals alongwith creation of requisite posts of different categories.The Cabinet also gave its consent to rename Government Middle School, Dhewa in Kangra district as Shahid Tilak Raj Government Middle School, Dhewa as a mark of respect to the martyr.