Haryana Cabinet okays amended organised crime Bill

Chandigarh, October 16

The Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today, decided to introduce the Haryana Control of Organised Crime Bill.

The government said it had become imperative to introduce the legislation to ensure effective legal action against gangsters. With this, the Haryana Control of Organised Crime Bill 2019, approved by the Assembly, stood withdrawn.

A proposal for providing state government guarantee for availing term loan of Rs 55 crore by HAFED from NABARD for setting up a mega food park in Rohtak had been approved.

The Cabinet approved the creation of a new Directorate of MSME for development and promotion of the sector. It approved exemption from motor vehicle tax to CTU buses plying on local routes in the tricity.

The Cabinet gave ex-post facto approval for providing state government guarantee of Rs 700 crore in favour of commercial banks for working capital facilities sanctioned to the DHBVN. Toll point 26 on the Kala Amb- Sadhaura- Shahbad road would be reinstalled till March 31, 2022.

The Department of Housing was redesignated as Department of Housing for All. The cabinet approved the creation of Directorate of Housing for All by subsuming housing schemes currently being carried out.

The Cabinet approved the draft of the Haryana Water Resources Conservation, Management and Regulation) Authority Bill.

The Cabinet approved amendment in the teachers’ transfer policy. As per the amendment, after transfers, newly married and recently divorced women employees would be given preferred place of posting against vacancy upon request.

The Cabinet placed on record its deep appreciation of the services rendered by senior IAS officer and Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Rajesh Khullar. He would join World Bank as executive director on November 1. — TNS

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