HOUSES FOR POLICE PERSONNEL
The cabinet decided to construct 2500 houses in the first phase through Police Housing Corporation for police personnel. Of these, 500 would be for non-gazetted police officers and 2000 houses for constables and head constables. For this, a loan of Rs. 198 crore 55 lakh would be obtained from HUDCO for a period of 15 years. There is a plan to construct 10 thousand houses for police personnel in different phases.
The state government would provide the margin money of Rs. 24 crore 62 lakh in the first year and the remaining amount in 16 years on quarterly basis that would include Rs. 3 crore 55 lakh as principal amount and the interest prevailing at that time.SIX NEW COLLEGES
The cabinet decided to open six new colleges at different places. One of these colleges would be set up at Bhabhara, the birth place of martyr Chandrashekhar Azad in Alirajpur and it would be named after Azad. The other five colleges would be opened at Devtalab, Nagda(girls), Pansemal, Malajkhand and Pithampur.
Similarly, in fulfillment of the Chief Minister’s announcement new subjects would be introduced in some existing colleges. History and political science would be introduced at the government college, Kukshi; science in the colleges at Niwali, Harrai and Kotama and science and commerce faculties/subjects/post graduate classes would be added to the colleges at Kundam and Gurh. A total of 184 teaching and non-teaching posts were sanctioned for these colleges.
MURMURA AT ANGANWARI CENTRES
The cabinet decided to replace Khichari, Thuli and Lapsi by Murmura as ready-to-eat food through M.P. Agro for six days in a week. The Murmura would be salted, sweet and sour-sweat. The arrangement has been made for a period of one year or till a better option is available.
It may be mentioned here that supplementary nutrition is being provided to about 80 lakh beneficiaries through 78 thousand 929 anganwari centres and 12 thousand 70 mini anganwari centres of 453 ICDS projects in the state.
M.P.H.B. DELETED FROM COLONIZER CATEGORY
The cabinet decided to delete M.P. Housing and Infrastructure Development Board from the colonizer category. Although, it would not be a colonizers, however, for administrative reasons it would obtain development permission for its proposed housing projects from concerning urban civic body. The Board would pay all such fees to the urban body which are generally paid by any colonizer. The Board would be required to obtain completion certificate on completion of the projects. The Board would build EWS and LIG houses and develop plots in the area of the concerning urban body as per the provisions of the Nagar Nigam/Nagar Palika Nigam Adhiniyam.
SPV FOR 1600 MW BANSAGAR PROJECT
The cabinet decided to construct the 2×800 MW Bansagar Thermal Power Project at village Tikuratola in Shahadol district by setting up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) under case-2 of the competitive tender system. The state government would provide the required funds at 14 percent interest rate for land acquisition for the project and the amount would be recovered from the selected bidder.
It was decided to reserve Morega-1 coal block to Madhya Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation and to assign the development work to the developer selected under case-2 of the competitive tender system and to make provisions in the bid accordingly. As per the decision, the responsibility of obtaining environmental clearances for coal block would rest with the selected developer. The developer would be required to pay facilitation fee that would be double the mining royalty to Madhya Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation.
POSTS FOR DHANVANTARI COLLEGE
The cabinet decided to create 16 posts for Government autonomous Dhanvantari Ayurved College, Ujjain to fulfill the norms of C.M.I.. These posts would be filled up by the employees working at collector rate in the college. These employees were selected through due process. These posts include one technician (class III), one microbiology lab technician (class II), one typist, two posts of assistant grade-3, one post of museum keeper-artist, one post of lab assistant, one post of lab attendant (class IV), three posts of peons, 5 posts of watchman and one post of sweeper. The posts of peon would be filled up on contract basis and the services on the posts of watchman and sweeper would be outsourced.
FACILITIES OF CORPORATION-BOARD OFFICE BEARERS REVISED
The cabinet decided to revise the facilities provided to chairmen/members of constitutionally established corporations and boards and public sector undertakings, corporations, boards and autonomous bodies. At present, the honorarium of the chairman is Rs. 9 thousand per month and that of vice chairman/members Rs. 6 thousand 600. This has been increased to Rs. 13 thousand and Rs. 10 thousand per month, respectively. The TA/DA is paid to the chairmen at the rate of Rs. 80 per day within the state and Rs. 120 outside the state. It would now be paid at par with the rate provided to A class officers of the government. The same would be payable to the vice chairmen and members. The house rent allowance is paid at the rate of Rs. 8 thousand 150 per month to the chairman and Rs. 6 thousand 750 to the vice chairmen and members. It has now been raised to Rs. 20 thousand and Rs. 15 thousand, respectively.
M/s Jindal Minerals Private Ltd, Chhatarpur has been given clearance for 4.896 hectare land for iron and mineral mining by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests under Forest Conservation Act. The cabinet decided to transfer 4.896 hectare non forest land in village Mudar in tahasil Bakaswaha for compensatory afforestation to the company at the rate of Rs. 5 lakh per acre or as per guidelines of year 2011-12.