Mukhyamantri Ladli Bahna Awas Yojana approved

Cabinet Decisions: Honorarium of cooks of PM Poshan Shakti Nirman Yojana doubled 

Bhopal: “Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Awas Yojana” will now be known as “Mukhyamantri Ladli Bahna Awas Yojana”. This will be encompass the houseless eligible families of all categories. Whenever there is a rise in the cost of housing construction unit under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Rural, the unit cost will also be increased under this scheme. This decision was taken by the State Cabinet, which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The meeting was held at the Chief Minister’s residence ‘Samatva Bhawan’.

The Cabinet has decided to increase the current monthly honorarium of cooks engaged in the Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman Yojana, operated under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, from the current monthly honorarium of Rs 2,000 to Rs 4,000 per month which will benefit 2 lakh 10 thousand cooks. For this, in addition to the amount already allocated, Rs 294 crore 32 lakh has been approved for the remaining period of the current financial year 2023-24 and Rs 714 crore 79 lakh per year from the financial year 2024-25.

Extension of special recruitment drive

The time limit of the special recruitment drive to fill the backlog/carry forward posts of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Persons with Disabilities has been extended by one year from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024.

Hike in honorarium of guest teachers

The Cabninet has approved doubling of the monthly honorarium given to guest teachers. The honorarium currently received by Class-1 has been increased from Rs 9,000 to Rs 18,000, the honorarium of Class-2 has been increased from Rs 7,000 to Rs 14,000 and the honorarium of Class-3 has been increased from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000.

MP Mob Lynching Victim Compensation Scheme 2023

The Cabinet has decided to implement Mob Lynching Victim Compensation Scheme 2023 Madhya Pradesh for relief and rehabilitation of the victims of mob lynching and their dependents in the state. Under this scheme, the crime of mob lynching involves causing harm to any person or persons by a mob of five or more persons on grounds of religion, caste, sex, place of birth, language, food habits, sexual orientation, political affiliation, ethnicity or other such ground or grounds or involves any act or series of acts of violence intended to cause injury.

Allotment of land to NFSU Bhopal

The Cabinet decided to allot a total of 4.8540 hectares of government land to village Barkheda Bondar Tehsil Huzur, Bhopal to be used for educational purpose by “National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU), Gandhi Nagar Bhopal under the terms and conditions of government, at no interest and Rs 1 land rent.

240 new posts for govt colleges

The Cabinet has approved a total expenditure of Rs 77 crore 27 lakh 88 thousand, which includes the recurring expenditure burden of Rs 13 crore 22 lakh per year and other non-recurring expenditure of Rs 64 crore 05 lakh 88 thousand for the establishment of 4 new government colleges including Government College Bilaspur (Umaria), Government College Bharewa (Umaria), Government College Salichauka (Narsinghpur) and Government College Rahatgaon (Harda) and for creation of a total of 240 new posts.

Civil Hospital Kailash Nath Katju to be upgraded

The Council of Ministers has approved the creation of a total of 195 posts and recurring expenditure for upgrading the 100 bedded Civil Hospital Kailash Nath Katju of Bhopal to 300 bedded Maternal and Child Specialty Civil Hospital. Also, approval has been given for arrangement of surveillance, electric maintenance and lift operation, water supply, fire safety and plumbing, pest and animal control, parking system and washing system for doctors and paramedical staff, in addition to non-core services like cleaning and housekeeping, food arrangements, security arrangements and CCTV in the 300 bed civil hospital of Kailashnath Katju.

Attractive time scale of doctors

The Cabinet has approved to make the currently payable time scale/selection pay scale more attractive and beneficial in order to encourage the doctors of academic and non-academic medical cadres of the medical institutions running in the state. As per approval, Assistant Professor of Medical Education in the academic cadre will get a grade pay of Rs 7 thousand on appointment, Rs 8 thousand on completion of three years of service, Rs 9 thousand on completion of 7 years of service and Rs 9 thousand on completion of 14 years of service.

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