The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu gave approval to the Governor’s address, to be delivered in the budget session of Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha starting from 14th February, 2024. The Cabinet gave its approval to frame Rules of Business and Procedure in respect of Himachal Pradesh Rajya Chayan Aayog.
The Cabinet gave its nod to constitute Cabinet Sub Committee under the Chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agnihotri to examine the legal aspects of the results held up on account of police enquiry of the disbanded Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur. Industries Minister Harshwardhan Chauhan, Revenue Minister Jagat Singh Negi, PWD Minister Vikramaditya Singh and Ayush Minister Yadvinder Goma will be the Members of this Cabinet Sub Committee.
It also constituted Cabinet Sub Committee under the Chairmanship of Jagat Singh Negi Revenue Minister to review the revenue land allotted to different departments along with the land which has been leased out and is unutilized since long. Anirudh Singh, Rural Development Minister, PWD Minister Vikramaditya Singh and Town and Country Planning Minister Rajesh Dharmani will be the members of this Cabinet Sub Committee.
It also decided to constitute a Cabinet Sub Committee under the chairmanship of Rural Development Minister Anirudh Singh to review the unutilized vacant buildings of various departments. Town and Country Planning Minister Rajesh Dharmani and Ayush Minister Yadvinder Goma will be its members. It accorded approval to open a Sub Divisional Office (Civil) at Baddi in Solan district, to open Block Development Offices at Patta in Solan district and at Palampur in district Kangra.
Approval was given by the Cabinet to fill up five posts of Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services by direct recruitment on the basis of HPAS Combined Competitive Examination. The cabinet gave its nod to fill up nine posts of ‘A’ Class Tehsildar and 19 posts of ‘A’ Class Naib Tehsildar in the Revenue Department.
The Cabinet decided to create a new Patwar circle at Jharmajri in tehsil Baddi district Solan along with creation of requisite posts. It decided to fill up seven posts of different categories in the Planning Department through direct recruitment and fill up six posts of different categories for Assistant Tourism Development Offices at Kinnaur and Lahaul & Spiti for smooth functioning of these offices. Decision was taken to fill up four posts of District Child Protection Officers under Mission Vatsalya Scheme.