HP cabinet approves 3 bills for introduction in Monsoon se

first_imgShimla (HP), August 22 (PTI) The Himachal Pradesh cabinet today approved three amendment bills to be introduced in the monsoon session of Vidhan Sabha and decided to withdraw the proposed Food commission bill and Town and Country Planning (Amendment) bill.The cabinet, presided over by chief minister Virbhadra Singh approved the Excise and Taxation (amendment) bill to replace the ordinance promulgated by the government to denotify 16 state highways as major district roads to facilitate opening of liquor vends.The cabinet approved the Transfer of Land Regulation bill 2016 to facilitate the tribals to get loans from scheduled banks by mortgaging the property at district level. It also gave the nod to Himachal Pradesh Single Window Investment proposal and facilitation Bill 2017 to remove the irritants faced by investors.The cabinet dropped the Town and Country (amendment) Bill seeking to delete to clauses relating to real estate developers as these have already incorporated in the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Bill passed by the parliament.The cabinet also withdrew the proposed Dood Commission Bill.The cabinet decided toincrease the remuneration of teachers appointed by School management Committees (SMC) by 20 per cent, approved development plans for Dharamshala and Nadaun towns, creation of 1000 post of JalRakshak and 300 posts of pump operators in Irrigation and Public Health department for maintenance of water supply and irrigation schemes besides creating 26 posts of ground men in youth services and sports department.A proposal to upgrade the Community Health Centres at Baddi and Jaisinghpur to 50 bedded was also given approval besides opening a fire post at Dehra. PTI PCL SMJadvertisementlast_img read more