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Important Decisions of Jharkhand Cabinet

  • 21 Jan 2022
  • 5 min read

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  • On January 19, 2022, the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren approved the proposal of giving mobile tabs to 21 thousand students of classes 1 to 12 of 136 residential schools of the state, besides approved 51 proposals.

Key Points

  • In the financial year 2021-22, the Jharkhand cabinet has decided to give mobile tabs to the students of classes 1 to 12 in a total of 136 residential schools under the Welfare Department of Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes, Minorities and Backward Classes. In this sequence, 21 thousand students will be given this facility.
  • These mobile tabs will come in handy to continue studying at home due to the closure of residential schools in the wake of Kovid-19. The cabinet has approved this proposal with a cost of about Rs 26.25 crore.
  • For the dissemination of information about the schemes of the state government, information about the schemes of the government will also be printed on the first page of the notebooks of the students of government schools from class I to XII.
  • Taking another important decision, the cabinet also approved the Jharkhand Assistant Teacher Teacher Service Manual related to para teachers. Para teachers will now be called assistant teachers. Under this rule, the service of 62878 para teachers has been fixed for 60 years. On the basis of merit, honorarium increase, compassionate and other benefits will be given by conducting examinations at regular intervals.
  • The cabinet has decided that under the take home scheme, now fortified rice will be distributed instead of normal rice to 6 to 36 months old children, pregnant women, malnourished children under the Centrally Sponsored Nutrition Scheme.
  • Changes have also been approved in the rules regarding restoration of services of many departments. At the same time, one lakh will be given to the dependent in case of silicosis disease while working in factories and four lakh rupees to the dependent in case of death.
  • The retirement age of Ayurvedic Medical Officers has been increased from 60 to 65 years.
  • Aadhar Permanent Enrollment Center will open in all panchayat buildings, municipal bodies, wards of the state. The Information Technology and e-Governance Department of the State Government has approved MoU with CSCSPV for this.
  • An agency named NISG has been selected on the basis of nomination under IT Advisory Service for the protection of land records across the state.
  • To increase the revenue of liquor in the state, the state government will sign an MoU with the Chhattisgarh State Marketing Corporation Limited. Chhattisgarh government agency has been selected as consultant to the state's Beverages Corporation.
  • Other major schemes got approval-
    • 29 crore 23 lakh 37 thousand rupees sanctioned for the revival of Kanchi irrigation project.
    • Approval of Rs 185 crore loan from NABARD for 17 rural water supply schemes under ITIF 27.
    • Nikki Pradhan, Salima Tete, who are playing in the Indian Hockey team from Jharkhand in Tokyo Olympics, post-facto approval of prize money given to archers Deepika Kumari, Komolika Bari, Ankita Bhagat and coach Purnima Mahto.
    • Nominated by Care India for Foundation Literacy Program for children in the age group of 1 to 3 years.
    • Approval for construction of residential colony for policemen in Godan by spending Rs.58 crore 1 lakh 80 thousand.
    • Under the MLA scheme, an expenditure of Rs 50 lakh has been made optional for water supply schemes on the recommendation of the MLAs.
    • Under the Masaliya-Rajeshwar Irrigation Project in Dumka, a plan of Rs 1204 crore has been approved for the installation of underground irrigation pipelines.
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