Himachal Pradesh State Cabinet, presided over by chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, has decided to fill up 320 posts of different categories under National Rural Health Mission and fill up four posts of Junior Office Assistant (IT) in horticulture department.
The Cabinet has also given approval for reimbursement of 6 percent subsidy on purchase of packaging material i.e. cartons and trays procured through HPMC or from open market after April 1, 2022 on production of GST paid bills, sale proof, Aadhar linked bank account details.
It decided to enhance the commission being paid to fair price shop holders on the sale of sugar from existing Rs. 7.57 to Rs. 50 per quintal and subsidized scheme items from 3 percent to 4 percent of the sale rate.
The Cabinet decided to upgrade the Community Health Centre (CHC) Hatwar to 10 bedded hospitals, PHCs Mudkhar, Pangi, Spillow, Shikawri, Bhakra, Geharwin and Kalol to CHCs.
It gave its approval to open Ayurvedic Health Centers at Thahravi, (Ani), Theru and Bhali (Jwalamukhi area ) , Parwanoo , Jamli and Dhulet ( Bilaspur district) , Jadla (Solan district) , Matehar (Palampur sub division) and upgrade Ayurvedic center Garkhal (Solan district) to 20 bedded hospital .
The Cabinet approved to open Degree Colleges at Ridkmar(Shappur), Baruna (Nalagrah), Galor ( Hamirpur district), open primary schools at Kuthera Bela (Chintpurni) and Kiyani (Kullu district)
The Cabinet decided to open new Sub Division of Jal Shakti Vibhag at Talai (Jhandhuta), JE section at Bhahed and Kandi and open a new Division at Dharampur (Solan) and open a sub fire station at Shahpur.
It decided to upgrade Government High Schools Sarar, Pukhri, Kaded, Raan, Bharara and Kandla (in Chamba district), Manj Khetar ( Mandi) , Gagwal (Kangra) and Pansai (Hamirpur) to GSS schools, middle schools Jhoura, Priyungal, Krori , Mangli, Anuyunda, Sarangar, Aulla, Bihali (Chamba district), Raja Khas ( Kangra) and Panjolth ( in Mandi district) to High Schools.
The Cabinet also decided to rename several government schools in the memories of martyrs from these areas.