Shimla: On Tuesday, the meeting of Himachal cabinet was organized in Shimla under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jairam Thakur. Many big decisions were taken in the meeting. In order to provide employment to the youth, the cabinet decided to fill the posts of 2322 para workers in the Hydro Power Department under the policy of the government. It was decided to appoint 718 para pump operators, 162 para fitters and 1442 multi-purpose workers.
These para workers will provide their services in 486 drinking water and 31 irrigation planning. Cabinet Minister Suresh Bhardwaj informed about the decisions taken in the meeting. He informed that the cabinet has decided to open a new board of public works department in Jhanduta, Bilaspur. For the smooth running of the National Ambulance Service, the government has decided to give salary to 108 employees over the provisions of the concession agreements.
Permission has been given to build a Nagar Panchayat in Shahpur of Kangra city. For this, the creation of seven posts was also agreed. It has been decided to upgrade the Sarkaghat Nagar Panchayat of Mandi city to the city council. The government has given a big relief to the flower growers who have suffered a loss of 15.77 crores due to the lockdown. The cabinet has prepared guidelines to provide finance support to flower growers. Four crore rupees will be allocated for this. The Cabinet has also given permission to give exemption in toll policy guidelines. All these decisions have been taken in the meeting.