Schools to open from September 27 in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla (QNN)

The State Cabinet decided to open schools from September 27 for 9th to 12th standard. The decision to this effect was taken in the cabinet meeting of the state government held here today.  The students of class 10 and 12 would attend schools on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, whereas students of class 9 and 11would attend schools on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in a week. The meeting was chaired by Jai Ram Thakur Chief Minister. It was also decided that online classes and examination for classes upto 8th standard would continue.

CM Jai Ram Thakur Chaired Cabnet Meeting

The Cabinet also decided to create and fill up 8000 posts of Multi Task Workers in the educational institutions under Higher and Elementary Departments as per the provisions of the Part Time Multi Task Workers Policy 2020. They would be provided a consolidated honorarium of Rs. 5625 per month for 10 months in one academic year.

The Cabinet decided to  amend the transfer policy for inter district transfer of JBT and C&V teachers in the State reducing tenure from 13 years to  five years.

The government decided to enhance honorarium of outsourced IT teachers by Rs. 500 per month from 1st April, 2021.

The Cabinet approved to open Ayurvedic Health Centre at village Chhiyal in gram panchayat Nasogi in Manali tehsil of Kullu district.

It also approved renaming Forest Training Institute and Rangers College Sundernagar as Himachal Pradesh Forest Academy.

In order to encourage mega units with sizeable investment in the State, the State Cabinet consented to draft proposal for Customised Package of Incentives for Mega Industrial Projects in the State under Himachal Pradesh Industrial Investment Policy and Rules2019.

The Chief Minister said that 20 posts of Naib Tehsildar in Revenue Department through direct recruitment on regular basis would be done.

The Cabinet decided to open a new Division of Jal Shakti Department at Baijnath in Kangra district along with creation and filling up of requisite posts.

It also decided to upgrade Government High Schools, Palchaan, Janna and Shirad to Senior Secondary Schools and Government Middle School Hallan-I to Government High School in Manali area of Kullu district, along with creation and filling up of 22 posts of different categories.