Chhattisgarh CM chairs Cabinet meeting in his residential office, major decisions taken

09 Dec. 2021 05:56 STI

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], December 8 (ANI): At the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupendra Baghel, it was decided to distribute an additional amount of free food grains on the ration cards issued under the Food Security Law and nutritional content of Chhattisgarh, in accordance with the provisions of Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana.
The additional expenses of Rs 223.58 crore would be reimbursed to the Chhattisgarh State Civil Supply Corporation by Mukhyamantri Khadyann Sahayta Yojana.
The Cabinet also approved amendments and provisions relating to the allocation of land for undeveloped industrial use, from the departmental land bank (with the exception of land transferred for parks / industrial zones) to entrepreneurs of the Castes / category. tribes listed at concessional rates in backward countries. development block category “D”, under the Chhattisgarh State Industrial Policy 2019-24.
Plant and machinery industries engaged in solar power generation have been included in the high priority category. The industry based on timber produced on private land has been included in the priority industry. List of MSME service category companies approved under industrial policy.
The Cabinet approved that the earlier changes in industrial policy will come into effect on November 1, 2019. Jute bags / jute bags used in purchasing paddy / rice have been included in the “high priority” category. A provision of up to Rs. 3 crore has been made for the expansion of private industrial parks to be established in the state.
For the recruitment to the post of assistant teacher in the middle schools of Swami Atman and English, the Cabinet decided to exempt from the requirement of being a local resident of Bastar and Sarguja divisions and Korba district for candidates.
As the buses of educational institutions were not operational during the lockdown due to the COVID crisis, the Council of Ministers decided to grant an exemption from the quarterly tax payable by the bus operated for the educational institution from July 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021
Cabinet supported the Chief Minister’s decision to increase the rate of old jute jute bags from Rs 18 per nos to Rs 25 per unit, for the purchase of paddy at the support price during the marketing year Kharif 2021-22.
In view of the rise in diesel prices, the Cabinet approved the rate of increase in the passenger tariff of urban vehicles operated as contract vehicle and emergency vehicle, proposed by the Ministry of Transport.
The Cabinet has decided to allow candidates / employees to sit for the next limited departmental competition, offering a unique relaxation of the age limit in the limited departmental competition for the post of excise sub-inspector to be organized by the excise department. (ANI)

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