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Dissolution of Staff Selection Commission clears the way for postponed recruitments

Shimla, June 19 (NIS)

With the dissolution of the Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur, the way for the postponed recruitments has been cleared again. The Himachal Pradesh cabinet in its meeting held at Shimla today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Thakur Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu decided that the post code examinations for which were not conducted by the erstwhile Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur, would now be conducted by the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission. Will be organized by The cabinet also decided to go ahead with the process of land acquisition for expansion of Kangra airport. After the expansion of Kangra Airport, the runway length will be increased to 3010 meters which will be suitable for operation of A-320 type aircraft.

The guidelines of Chief Minister Student Promotion Scheme 2023 were also approved in the meeting. Under this scheme, loans up to Rs 20 lakh at one percent interest to eligible poor students for pursuing engineering, medical, management, para medical courses, pharmacy, nursing, ITI and polytechnic courses and PhD from recognized universities and educational institutions. Will be made available. The meeting also decided to set up a cabinet sub-committee to look into issues related to SMC and computer teachers. This sub-committee will include Education Minister Rohit Thakur, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Anirudh Singh and Public Works Minister Vikramaditya Singh. The Cabinet approved setting up of four-lane planning areas on Parwanoo-Shimla Highway NH-5, Shimla-Mataur NH, Pathankot-Mandi NH and Kiratpur-Manali Highway NH-3 to control unplanned, unregulated and large scale unauthorized construction activities. decision made. The area up to 100 meters from the edge of the controlled width on both sides of the four lane will be within the purview of this four lane planning area. The cabinet decided to open Government Undergraduate College at Tauni Devi in ​​Hamirpur district. In the meeting, approval was accorded to upgrade Police Post Beed to Police Station in district Kangra and to create and fill ten posts of different categories. The cabinet decided to provide land on lease for 40 years to Himachal Pradesh Bus Stand Management and Development Authority at Joginder Nagar in Mandi district and Dharamshala in Kangra district at the rate of Rs.5 per square meter for construction of workshops.

Shimla got 20 new electric buses

Chief Minister Thakur Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu today flagged off 20 new e-buses of Himachal Road Transport Corporation from Chaura Maidan, Shimla. With this, the total number of e-buses in the city has now increased from 50 to 70. In a formal conversation with the journalists on this occasion, the Chief Minister said that at present 90 electric buses are being operated by the Himachal Road Transport Corporation. Of these, 17 e-buses are at Kullu, 5 at Mandi, 3 at Bilaspur and 50 at Dhalli depot in Shimla district. At present 15 additional e-buses have been added to the corporation’s fleet in Dharamshala. The operating cost of these e-buses is very low as compared to diesel buses at around Rs 25 per kilometer.

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