Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, December 23
Haryana’s new enterprises and employment policy, which was approved by the Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday, would focus on building a resilient economy on the back of robust industrial growth.
The Haryana Enterprises and Employment Policy 2020 also aimed to attract investment of over Rs 1 lakh crore and generate five lakh jobs in a period of five years, starting from January 1, 2021.
“The policy envisages leveraging opportunities arising out of changes in global economic order and aligning industrial growth in the state with national initiatives such as ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Mission’,” a press note said.
SMO recruitment: The Cabinet accorded approval for 25 per cent direct recruitment of Senior Medical Officers (HCMS Group A) through the departmental high-powered selection committee by taking these posts out of the purview of the Haryana Public Service Commission. A total of 116 SMOs would be recruited.
Land transfer: The Cabinet approved the report on modalities related to Inter-departmental transfer of government land for public purposes. The government had constituted a four-member committee on February 17 to examine the matter.
Toll plaza: The Cabinet approved installation of a new toll point on the Jwara-Godana road (Haily Mandi-Palawas road) in Rewari district. The validity of this toll would be till March 31, 2022.
Housing policy: The Cabinet approved a proposal regarding amendment in the Affordable Housing Policy 2013. The maximum area limit of project was increased from 10 acres to 30 acres while the minimum area was reduced from five acres to four acres.
RRTS corridor: The Cabinet approved implementation of the Delhi-Panipat corridor of the Regional Rapid Transport System (RRTS). The length of this corridor would be 103.02 km and it would have 17 stations -- six in Delhi and 11 in Haryana.
Sugar plants: The Cabinet accorded approval to providing state government guarantee for term loan of Rs 235 crore for setting up new sugar plants and ethanol plants at the Karnal, Panipat and Shahabad sugar mills.
Bank guarantee: The Cabinet accorded approval to providing state government guarantee of Rs 900 crore in favour of commercial banks for sanction of credit facilities to Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited.
Grant of CLU: The Haryana Government decided to amend the policy for establishment of retail outlets of CNG and PNG stations and petrol pumps by grant of change of land use (CLU) through single window platform for the setting up of retail outlets.
Yog commission: The government decided to rename the Haryana Yog Council as the Haryana Yog Aayog to promote awareness, dissemination and education in yoga.
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