SHIMLA-13 July, 2020

People of Nadaun Assembly Constituency contributes Rs. 1,11,891 towards HP SDMA COVID-19 SDRF

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented cheque of Rs. 1,11,891 by Vice Chairman, Himachal Road Transport Corporation Vijay Agnihotri on behalf of people of Nadaun Assembly Constituency of Hamirpur district towards ‘HP SDMA COVID-19 State Disaster Response Fund’ here today.

Chief Minister thanked the contributors for their noble gesture.

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SSWC&MA approves 15 project proposals worth Rs 450.97 crore

13th meeting of the State Single Window Clearance and Monitoring Authority (SSWC&MA) was held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and approved 15 project proposals for setting up new industrial enterprises and expansion of existing units involving a total proposed investment of approximately Rs. 450.97 crore and employment potential of about 1285 persons which goes to show that the State continues to attract the investment despite of overall slowdown in the economy.

New proposals approved by the Authority include M/s Shoora Tractors India Limited, Village Bumbloo, Sub Tehsil Gagret, district Una for manufacturing of CI Casting of Tractor Parts, SG Iron Casting of Tractor Parts, M/s National Enterprises, Village Dhela Tehsil Baddi, District Solan for manufacturing of Autoclave, Clean Room, Electrical Panel, Medical Equipments, Fabrication/Job Work etc. M/s Auraya Healthcare Unit-II, Plot No. 39, EPIP Phase-I Jharmajri, Tehsil Baddi, District Solan for manufacturing of water for injection, liquid viral and Liquid Ampoule, M/s Biotrendz Medicament Pvt. Ltd. IA, Jharmajri, Plot No. 62, EPIP Phase-1, Tehsil Baddi, district Solan for manufacturing of dry injection, tablet, capsule, dry syrup, soft gel capsules, M/s RRD Oils and Fats Private Limited, village Gondpur Jaichand, Tahliwal, district Una for manufacturing of refined edible oil and M/s Prosperity Drugs Private Limited Village Belikhol, Near Kharuni, Tehsil Baddi, district Solan for setting up of industrial unit for manufacturing of Bulk Drugs, Formulations, Gluco strips, Plastic Moulding.

Expansion proposals approved by the Authority include M/s Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Village Ganguwala Tehsil Paonta Sahib, district Sirmaur for manufacturing of Esomeptazole, M/s Super Hoze Industries Private Limited Village Dhela, Tehsil Baddi, District Solan for manufacturing of Hyd Hoses and Hose Assemblies, M/s Kundlas Loh Udyog, Village Balyana Buranwala, Tehsil Baddi, district Solan for manufacturing of Angle Channels TMT Bars, M/s Amer Sil Ketex Private Limited Unit-II, IA, Gagret, Phase-II, Plot No. 30, 31 and 61, Tehsil Gagret, district Una for manufacturing of Technical Textiles for Industrial Use, M/s Vimal Industries Regd, Village Johron, Kala Amb, Tehsil Nahan, district Sirmaur for manufacturing of Non Woven Spun Bond Fabric, Face Mask, Disposable Shoe Cover, PPE Kits etc. M/s Ideal Pet Industries, village Moginand, Kala Amb, district Sirmaur for manufacturing of Pet Bottles, Corrugated boxes, M/s Morepen Laboratories Limited, village Malkumajra, Tehsil Baddi, district Solan for manufacturing of Bulk Drugs, Formulations, Gluco Strips, Plastic Moulding, M/s R.K. Laboratories Private Ltd. VPO Manpura, Tehsil Baddi, district Solan for manufacturing of LVP Bottles, SVP Ampoles and M/s DS Engineers village Dasomajra, Tehsil Baddi, district Solan for manufacturing of Tractor and Auto Parts.

Director Industries Hans Raj Sharma conducted the proceedings of the meeting.

Chief Secretary Anil Khachi, Additional Chief Secretary Industries Ram Subhag Singh, Additional Chief Secretary Forests Sanjay Gupta, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister J.C. Sharma, Principal Secretary Revenue Onkar Sharma. Principal Secretary Transport K.K. Pant, Secretary Jal Shakti Amitabh Awasthi, Member Secretary Pollution Control Board Aditya Negi, Engineer-in-Chief Jal Shakti Vibhag Naveen Puri and other officers attended the meeting.

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CM dedicates developmental projects worth Rs. 76.25 crore for Jubbal area

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth about Rs. 76.25 crore in Jubbal area of Jubbal-Kotkhai Vidhan Sabha area of Shimla district through video conferencing from Shimla today.

The projects dedicated by the Chief Minister include Rs. 4.14 crore Dhansar village link road constructed under PMGSY which had provided facility to about 352 people, upgradation and metalling of Ghayan- Sojala link road completed with a cost of Rs. 3.85 crore to facilitate about 450 persons, Rs. 54.46 lakh Malog-Pansari link road which would benefit 210 persons, Rs. 61.11 lakh Badal-Banana-Katarala-Naliban link road which would facilitate about 221 people and Rs. 30.78 lakh Mural-Veergarh link road.

He inaugurated drinking water supply scheme for left out habitations of Gram Panchayat, Shilli constructed at a cost of Rs. 79.09 lakh and Rs. 40.78 lakh water supply scheme for partially covered habitations of Gram Panchayat Mandal. He also inaugurated Sub Division Office and Store of Public Works Department Saraswati Nagar (Hatkoti) constructed at a cost of Rs. 39 lakh.

Jai Ram Thakur laid foundation stones of 66 KV Sub Station

Hatkoti to be constructed at cost of Rs. 39.58 crore to facilitate about one lakh people, auditorium of Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Degree College Saraswati Nagar to be built at a cost of Rs. 8.37 crore, building of veterinary hospital Nakarari to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 30 lakh.

Chief Minister also performed foundation stone laying ceremonies of Rs.1.07 crore Kharshal-Shiloli via Dhansar link road, construction of Rs. one crore Sub Division Office, Jubbal and residences of officials of Public Works Department, Rs. 73.42 lakh Sarali-Kapari-Sanoli link road to facilitate about 260 people, Rs. 45.40 lakh Salana village link road to provide road connectivity to about 253 people, Rs. 38.63 lakh Jakhaila-Dogari-Madek link road to facilitate about 302 persons, Rs. 38.63 lakh Chhikali village link road and Rs. 34.23 Shili-Raushal link road.

Jai Ram Thakur laid foundation stones of Rs. 6.43 crore lift and flow drinking water supply scheme to left out houses of villages of Ravi, Thana, Pandranu, Jhalta, Giltadi and Anti Gram Panchayats under Jal Jivan Mission, Rs. 2.77 crore lift and flow drinking water supply scheme to left out houses of villages of Kathasu, Mandol, Kot-Kaena, Sari, Baral and Dhar panchayats under Jal Jivan Mission, Rs. 1.74 crore lift and flow drinking water supply scheme to left out houses of villages of Jharag, Nakarari, Jhalta and Ravi gram panchayats, Rs. 1.23 crore lift and flow drinking water supply scheme to left houses of villages of Shili, Parali, Jai Pidi Mata and Sheel panchayats under Jal Jivan Mission and augmentation of drinking water supply scheme for Jubbal town and Nagar panchayat to be done at a cost of Rs. 37 lakh.

Jai Ram Thakur said that work was in progress in Jubbal-Kotkhai area on 14 roads under NABARD by spending an amount of Rs 49 crore. He said that two roads were being completed under Central Road Fund by spending an amount of Rs 20 crore and Rs 68 crore were being spent on construction of sixteen roads under PMGSY. He said that Rs 25 crore was being spent on construction of 42 buildings of various departments. Similarly, rupees seven crore were being spent on annual maintenance of 51 roads in the area, he added.

Chief Minister said that an amount of Rs 13.81 crore was being spent on various water supply and irrigation schemes during the current financial year in the area. He said that an amount of Rs. 10.51 crore was being spent to strengthen horticulture activities in the area. He said that Rs 7.95 crore have been provided to about 881 horticulturists of the area for providing anti hail nets and rupees three crore were provided to the farmers for purchase of tools, power sprayers, power tillers and for construction of water storage tanks in the area.

Jai Ram Thakur said that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to interact with each other virtually through electronic mode of communication. He said that the situation in the State was not so alarming as compared to most of the States of the country. He said that to ensure that the pace of development does not hamper due to the Coronavirus, the Government has decided to lay foundation stones of the projects online and also dedicate various developmental projects online.

Chief Minister said that horticulture is the major base of our economy. He said that the Government has ensured that the horticultural activities do not suffer due to lockdown. He said that thus the Government exempted the horticulture and farm activities even during the lockdown. He said that over three hundred shops of horticulture implements and inputs were allowed to open even during the lockdown. He said that carton factories were also allowed to function so that there was no dearth of carton boxes. He said that adequate labourers were also made available for the horticulturists not only from Nepal, but also from districts like Sirmaur, Mandi, and Chamba etc.

Jal Shakti Minister Mahender Singh Thakur said that under the Pradhan Mantri Sinchaye Yojna, six schemes worth Rs. 42 crore were being implemented in the Jubbal-Kotkhai area. He said that this would provide irrigation facilities to about 2292.02 hectare farm land. He said that the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur himself was a horticulturist and understands the problems of the farmers.

Chief Whip and local MLA Narender Bragta while welcoming the Chief Minister and other dignitaries thanked him for dedicating developmental projects worth crores of rupees for the area. He said that it was unfortunate that the Congress leaders of the area were not able to digest the development going in the area and thus were making false and baseless allegations. He thanked the Chief Minister for being considerate towards the developmental aspirations of the people of the area. He said that Chief Minister has ensured that the horticulturists of the area do not face any inconvenience due to COVID-19 crisis in marketing of their produce. He said that effective steps have been taken to facilitate the growers to market their produce. He said that the Shimla-Theog-Hatkoti-Rohru road, which was hanging fire for long time was completed during the tenure of the present State Government.

Member of Parliament Shimla Parliamentary Constituency Suresh Kashyap said that the developmental projects dedicated by the Chief Minister today would provide people of the area better facilities and the area was poised to emerge as model Vidhan Sabha area of the State.

BJP Mandal President Gopal, Deputy Commissioner Shimla Amit Kashyap, Managing Director HPSEBL R.K. Sharma, Engineer-in-Chief PWD Bhawan Sharma were present on the occasion among others.

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Application invited for departmental examination

A spokesperson of the Himachal Pradesh Board of Departmental Examination informed here today that Departmental examination for eligible officers/ officials, serving on regular basis under H. P. Government would be held from 21st September, 2020 to 29th September, 2020, except on Sunday i.e. 27th September,2020.

He said that officers/ officials of Indian Administrative Services, H.P. Administrative Services, Tehsildars, Naib Tehsildars, IFS/HPFS, all other gazetted officers and eligible Non-Gazetted Officers (Superintendent Grade II and Senior Assistant) technical and non- technical, H.P. Board of School Education ( Class-II officers/ officials of Board, Engineering Officers ( Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical) of H.P. State Electricity Board Ltd. Assistant Engineers (Civil)/ Senior Managers of HPTDC Ltd. Would be eligible for the departmental examination.

The Spokesperson said that for the convenience of candidates appearing only in Paper-I i.e. Financial Administration, the Board shall conduct the examination at Government Degree College Dharamshala and Government Girls Senior Secondary School Mandi and Centre of Excellence, Government Degree College Sanjauli, Shimla. For other papers it shall be conducted at centre of Excellence, Government Degree College Sanjauli, Shimla.

Those who intend to appear in the Departmental Examinations should send their applications on the prescribed application forms with two attested passport size latest photographs through their respective Heads of Departments/ Competent Authorities to the Secretary, H.P. Board of Departmental Examination, Fairlawns, Shimla so as to reach the HIPA latest by 10th September,2020. The candidate should ensure that the photograph affixed on the advance copy and the application sent through proper channel should be same. If any form is found incomplete, it would be rejected.

However, candidates may send advance application forms directly to Secretary, H.P. Board of Departmental Examination by 10th August,2020. Roll numbers would be issued only after the receipt of their application forms through proper channel i.e. through Heads of Departments/ Competent Authorities. Last date of receipt of application forms through proper channel would be 10th September, 2020 till 5:00 PM. Application form could be downloaded from the website of HIPA www.hipashimla.nic.in and applications received thereafter would be rejected outrightly.