The cabinet assembly, chaired by chief minister Jai Ram Thakur, was held in Shimla on Friday through which approval was additionally given to the Himachal Pradesh Swarnim Jayanti Sports Policy 2021, which lays emphasis on creating, sustaining and optimally using prime quality sports activities infrastructure throughout the state. The new sports activities coverage goals at introducing scientific analysis in coaching for long run sports activities growth and rewarding younger men and women who’ve achieved excellence in sports activities. The cabinet has additionally determined to dispense with the method of 15 marks analysis and enhancement of weightage of written check from 85 to 100 marks for direct recruitment to Class-III posts to make sure extra goal choice in clear method. Besides this, one hundred pc waiver/ exemption has been given on token tax, particular street tax and passenger tax of varied classes of autos to offer aid to transporters hit onerous by the Covid pandemic. The authorities has additionally determined to replenish 108 posts of various classes within the income division on contract foundation.
Focusing on pure disasters, the state authorities has agreed to offer aid to flood affected farmers of Lahaul-Spiti district for present agriculture and horticulture losses prompted because of in depth rains final yr. The farmers can be supplied Rs 2000 per bigha for losses between 25 to 50 p.c, Rs. 2500 per bigha for losses between 50 to 75 p.c and Rs. 3000 per bigha for losses to agricultural and horticultural crops above 75 p.c. Rs. 3000 per bigha would even be supplied to farmers for losses to their lands prompted because of landslides/flash floods/avalanches and so on. and Rs. 1000 per bigha can be supplied for desilting of agricultural and horticultural lands.
During the assembly, it was additionally determined to rename Chamarla village in Kullu district as Dharabag, Chamarkad in Hamirpur district as Dhaned-I and Bandoor in Shimla district as Viktadi.