EX-GRATIA RELIEF TO KIN OF DEPARTED EMPLOYEES NOW R 3 LAKH
26 Nov 2014
ONLY KIN OF STATE GOVT EMPLOYEES HIRED ON AD HOC OR CONTRACT BASIS ELIGIBLE, IN CASE OF EMPLOYEE’S DEATH DURING SERVICE
CHANDIGARH: Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the state government had decided to give ex-gratia relief of
` 3 lakh to kin of the state government employees hired on ad hoc or contract basis in case of their death during the service period.
TRAINING OF PATWARIS TO BEGIN
Khattar, who was addressing the media after presiding over a cabinet meeting here, said the state government had also decided to start training of 1,002 patwaris selected during the previous regime so that they could be inducted at the earliest. He said that training would be imparted at Hisar, Panchkula, Ambala, Rohtak and Jhajjar. The department concerned has orders to initiate the process at the earliest.
POWER UTILITIES POSTS TO BE FILLED
It has also been decided to fill 605 posts in the state’s power utilities. Complete transparency would be ensured in these appointments and special emphasis would be laid on written test during recruitment, said Khattar. Power Generation Corporation would conduct the written test, which would carry 90% marks, with 10% reserved for interview.
6 NATIONAL HIGHWAY TOLL PLAZAS CLOSED
The cabinet decided to close down toll points at six locations, as the Union ministry of road transport and highways has declared these national highways.
These plazas were TP-1 on the Gurgaon-Sohna road at kilometre 11 (near Badshahpur); TP-6 on the road connecting Bahadurgarh, Jhajjar, Dadri, Loharu, and Pilani (near Rajasthan border); TP-9 on the Sardulgarh-Sirsa road (near Punjab border); TP-14 on the Uttar Pradesh border on the Sonepat-Gohana road; TP-16 on the road connecting Sohana, Nuh, Ferozpur Zhirkha and Alwar (near Rajasthan border); and TP-19 on the Narnaul-Singhana road (near Rajasthan border). After the closure of toll points on these highways, no toll would be levied on any mechanical vehicle crossing or using any toll facility on the routes declared national highways recently.