Himachal Pradesh Cabinet in its Meeting held on 18.09.2012.
Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister, presided over the Meeting.
It was approved to release 5 percent as Pension Allowance to the retirees of the State Government in the age group of 65 to 80 years of age to benefit large number of retirees with additional financial benefits.
It was approved to fill up 154 posts of Forest Guards in the Department of Forest Farming and Conservation to protect the valuable forest wealth of the State as also generate employment to educated youth in the State.
It was approved to grant one increment to all employees of Subordinate Courts at the initial rate of their existing pay scales admissible to the respective post with immediate effect as part of the implementation of Shetty Commission recommendations for Subordinate Employees of Judicial Courts in Himachal Pradesh and benefit about 1550 employees in the State.
It was also approved to re-revise pay structures of Junior Engineers under Assured Career Progression Scheme, as per the Punjab Government’s order w.e.f. 1st October, 2012 to benefit 2,500 Junior Engineers in the State.
It was approved to absorb 125 DRDA Borne Staff against 61 vacancies available in Rural Development Department as also create additional 64 vacancies to absorb the entire lot.
It was approved to pass necessary orders to equate Ayurvedic Medical Officers appointed/deployed in various health institutions of Health and Family Welfare Department under National Rural Health Mission Fund on co-location basis, with contractual Medical Officers.
It was approved to create and fill up 49 posts of different categories in Himachal Pradesh High Court. Further approved to clear the backlog of wards of Freedom Fighters for recruitment to the posts of Trained Graduate Teachers (Arts) (TGT), and fill up 49 vacancies in different educational institutions in the State.
It was approved to create/convert 20 Grade-II posts of Superintendent in HP Secretariat, on regular basis.
Source: Himachal Pradesh State Government Website