Shimal, Aug 27 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Cabinet today approved creation of two posts of Veterinary Medical Officers on secondment from Animal Husbandry Department to be posted in the Monkey Sterilisation Centres at Satsar in district Hamirpur and Gopalpur in district Kangra for a period of four years.
The cabinet also decided that 10 posts of different categories will also be filled up under Man Power Plan on secondment basis from the HP State Electricity Board, in the 42 MW Chirgaon-Majhgaon Hydro Electric Project being executed by HP Power Corporation Limited to undertake the preliminary works, like survey, investigations, land acquisition, forest and environmental clearances etc.
It also approved amendment under Rule-5 for selection appointment of District/Additional District Judges, Civil Judges (Senior Division) and Civil Judges (Junior Division) in Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services Rules-2004 at the instance of the Supreme Court of India.
Meanwhile, the cabinet also decided to reduce the VAT from existing 12.5 percent to 4 percent on wood-free agro board being manufactured by various industries to promote conservation of forest resources and ecology of the state.
The Cabinet permitted lease of 25-00-07 hectares of land at village Pandoga in district Una to Indo Tibet Border Police Force to pave the way for establishment of its battalion for 99 years.
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