THE STATE Cabinet on Monday decided to regularise the contractual appointments in teaching and non-clerical grades in the autonomous medical, dental, nursing, auyrvedic, homoeopathic and Unani colleges.
It also sanctioned nine posts of professor and 11 posts of reader for the Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Bhopal.
Chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Cabinet also endorsed the draft of Madhya Pradesh Government Servant (retirement age amendment) Bill 2007. On January 2, the Cabinet had decided to increase the retirement age of teachers in allopathic medical colleges from 62 to 65 years.
The Cabinet also decided to charge non-refundable application fee of Rs 5,000 for allotment of government land in municipal corporation area, Rs 2,500 in municipality area and Rs 1,000 in nagar panchayat and rural areas. In case of land allotment, it would not be adjusted with the premium or lease rent.
The Cabinet gave its nod to appoint the Madhya Pradesh Housing Board as the agency for construction of medical college in Sagar and sanctioned Rs 110 crore for the purpose on a 29-acre plot selected for the purpose.
The Cabinet accorded sanction to upgrade the District Planning and Statistics Offices in Indore, Ujjain, Bhopal, Gwalior, Sagar, Jabalpur and Rewa to Divisional Planning and Statistics Offices and sanctioned posts for this and sanctioned 14 posts through direct recruitment under the Social Justice Department.
Annaprashan, birthday at anganwadi
AFTER KANYADAN, the State Government has now decided to organise programmes like annaprashan, godbharai, birthday at anganwadi centres in the State. It will also organise adolescent girl’s day at these centres. It will help the government strengthen bond with people.
The State Cabinet decided to change food arrangement at the anganwadi centres to provide a range of tasty and nutritious food to children at the centres. The decision apparently was taken with a view to increasing community participation in the services of the centres. The change has been effected after a gap of 35 years.
Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Narottam Mishra said children of 3 to 6 years of age and expectant and nursing mothers would now be given puri and mix veg, nutritious mathari, wheat soya barfi, laddus of suji and besan, upama of dal and vegetables, laddus of rice and besan, murmura and chana laddu, poha khamad, rice and dal chila, soya and rice chakki to name a few.