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Posted at: Sep 14, 2017, 1:00 AM; last updated: Sep 14, 2017, 1:00 AM (IST)

Cabinet approves rehiring of retired college teachers

Cabinet approves rehiring of retired college teachers
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar presides over a Cabinet meeting in Chandigarh on Wednesday. PTI

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 13

The Haryana Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here today, approved the Haryana IT and ESDM Policy-2017 and a start-up policy. It also cleared the Higher Education Department’s proposal of re-employing superannuated teachers.

The IT policy envisages one Wi-Fi zone in all 6,078 gram panchayats within two years, broadband services to every household and Wi-Fi zones at important public places in all towns and cities, 4G services in every village in the next three years. The start-up policy aims at developing the state as a resourceful and inventive start-up hub of the country by supporting and assisting the new-age innovators and entrepreneurial talents across the state.

The start-up policy is aimed at attracting investments of Rs 1,500 crore in the incubation and start-up ecosystem during the policy period, facilitating venture capital funding of a minimum of Rs 200 crore and encouraging, facilitating and incubating at least 500 start-ups.

The Cabinet approved the Higher Education Department’s proposal to re-employ retired assistant professors, associate professors and principals of government colleges after superannuation beyond 58 years of age, across the state. The re-employment would be given up to the age of 60 years.

The Cabinet gave its nod to the setting up the Haryana State Commission for Safai Karamcharis for redress of their complaints and grievancess.

The major functions of the commission would be to investigate, examine and monitor all matters relating to the safeguards provided to the safai karamcharis under the Constitution of India or any other law in force, and evaluate the working of such safeguards.

The Cabinet also approved an amendment to the Haryana Civil Dental Group ‘A’ Service Rules, 1987. As per the amendment, the post of Director, Health Services (Dental), would be filled either by promotion from among the senior dental surgeons or by transfer or deputation of an officer already in service of any state government or the Central government.

In case of a dental surgeon, a member of the Haryana Health Department Dental (Group B) Service, would become a member of the service after satisfactory completion of his period of probation in the service.

Other decisions

  • Approval to convert the grant-in-aid to State Equity of Rs 3,892.50 crore each for 2015-16 and 2016-17 issued under the UDAY scheme.
  • Appointing Jaswanti Devi, married daughter of martyr Rohtash Singh, as clerk on compassionate grounds.
  • Inclusion of post of Naib Tehsildar of Revenue Department in Haryana Civil Services (Executive Branch) and Allied Services and Other Service Common Examination.
  • Approval to a proposal of the PWD (B&R) to purchase 2.84 acres for construction of a bridge over the Ghaggar river crossing link road from Rania to Kuttabudh in Sirsa.
  • The government has decided to dispense with the interview system for recruitment to Group C and D posts.

11 villages shifted to Faridabad tehsil

The Cabinet approved a proposal of the Revenue and Disaster Management Department to shift 11 villages from Tigaon sub-tehsil to Faridabad tehsil in Faridabad district. A decision to this effect was taken on the basis of the recommendations of the Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad. The villages are Kheri Kalan, Bhatola, Kheri Khurd, Badarpur Said, Tajupur, Bhupani, Bhaskola, Mahawatpur, Nachaoli, Maujmabad and Chak Majai.

Assembly Session from Oct 23-25

Chandigarh: The Haryana Cabinet has decided to convene a Vidhan Sabha session from October 23 to 25. Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma stated this while interacting with mediapersons after the Cabinet meeting. He said four sessions of Vidhan Sabha were being called during the tenure of the present government, whereas only two sessions were called during the tenure of the previous government. TNS


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