Haryana cabinet clears jobs for dependents of 18 martyrs

The Haryana cabinet has given its approval to provide government jobs to 18 dependents of the martyrs while relaxing the policy on humanitarian grounds. Of 18 cases, eight were linked to paramilitary forces and 10 to the armed forces.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar chaired the cabinet meeting on Tuesday.  (HT photo)
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar chaired the cabinet meeting on Tuesday. (HT photo)

Retired officers will be part of the quality assurance authority

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The Cabinet approved the amendment to the notification of appointment of members of the Quality Assurance Authority. As per amendment to clause 4(III) of the said notification, retired officers can now also be considered for appointment as member of the Quality Assurance Authority. The government had constituted the quality assurance authority on April 5, 2023, with an aim to ensure the quality of engineering works implemented by the state government.

Presently, as per the notification, one member will be appointed by the State Government from among the officers of the State Government or any organization owned and controlled by the State Government having the rank of Chief Engineer or superior. However, it has now been decided that a retired civil servant could also be considered for appointment as a member of the quality assurance authority.

Land for Sain Samaj Kalyan Sabha, Brahman Sabha

The Cabinet approved the transfer of government land measuring 1,094 square meters located at NIT Faridabad to Sain Samaj Kalyan Sabha, Faridabad. The decision comes in response to the company’s request for allotment of 915 square meters of land for religious and community purposes such as dharmshala and temple, under the government land allocation policy social, religious, charitable and community.

The rates of the collectors of the land concerned are 17,000/- per square meter, and it was decided that the transfer would be made to Sain Samaj Kalyan Sabha at a concessional rate of 50% of the collectors’ rates, representing a total cost of 93,01,890/-. The Ministry of Finance has already given its approval, subject to the approval of the competent authority.

The Cabinet also decided to transfer the land of Julana Municipal Committee measuring 510 square meters to Brahman Sabha at a concessional rate of 50% of the collection rate for charitable purposes.

The transfer of these lands to Brahman Sabha at a concessional rate was made in accordance with the provisions of clause (d) of Section 62A of the Haryana Municipal Act, 1973.

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