The State Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, approves a landmark decision to provide 30% reservation for women in the position of Constable within the Police Department.

Revamped Mukhya Mantri Sukh Aashrya Yojana Benefits Orphans and Vulnerable Groups

  • The Cabinet introduces new provisions in the Mukhya Mantri Sukh Aashrya Yojana, offering Rs. 4000 monthly pocket money to orphans until the age of 27. Additionally, one-time marriage grants of Rs. 2 lakh are approved for orphans leaving child care institutions.
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30% Women Reservation For Police Constables : HP Cabinet Decisions a

Infrastructure Boost: Approval for Power Projects in Border Areas

  • The Cabinet greenlights a detailed project report (DPR) worth Rs. 486.47 crore to enhance power infrastructure in border villages from Pooh to Kaza. Another DPR of Rs. 6.49 crore is sanctioned for electrical infrastructure in Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti districts.

Staffing Updates: New Positions in Agriculture, Home Guards, and Medical Departments

  • Cabinet approves the filling of 40 Agriculture Development Officer positions, 10 Havildar Instructors roles in Home Guards, and Civil Defence. It also sanctions new faculty positions in medical departments.

Expansion of Urban Health and Wellness Centers for Improved Healthcare

  • In a bid to strengthen the primary health care system in urban areas, the Cabinet gives the green light to establish 40 new Urban Health and Wellness Centers across the state.

Policy Revisions: Himachal Pradesh Industrial Investment Policy

  • The Cabinet approves amendments to the Himachal Pradesh Industrial Investment Policy, 2019, and corresponding rules, enhancing incentives to attract investment by adjusting Net SGST.

Creation of Hamirpur Zone for Improved Electricity Board Services

  • To enhance service delivery, the Cabinet establishes the Hamirpur Zone of HP State Electricity Board Limited and approves the establishment of the Chief Engineer Operations office in Hamirpur.

Conservation Efforts: Large Zoological Park Project

  • Approval granted for the construction of boundaries, water harvesting structures, and service paths for the Large Zoological Park at Bankhandi, Dehra, in Kangra district. The project will be executed through the HP Zoo Conservation Breeding Society.

Streamlining Grant Utilization: Cabinet Sets Timeline

  • The Cabinet sets a timeline for furnishing utilization certificates of grant-in-aid to the government, ensuring transparency and accountability in fund utilization.
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