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Now, Govt gifts Saifai a dental college

THE STATE Cabinet today decided to set up a dental college under the Rural Institute of Medical Science and Research at Saifai, the native village of Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav.

india Updated: Feb 15, 2006 01:35 IST

THE STATE Cabinet today decided to set up a dental college under the Rural Institute of Medical Science and Research at Saifai, the native village of Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Although the decisions of the State Cabinet were not disclosed to the media, sources said the new dental college would have 100 BDS seats. A sum of Rs 87.57 crore is being sanctioned for acquisition of land, construction of building and purchase of equipment and other items for the proposed college.

A recurring expenditure of Rs 12 crore would be needed to meet the expenditure on salary of staff and setting of laboratory etc. for the proposed dental college that would charge a fee of Rs 18,000 from students.

The State Cabinet also decided to grant same scales to teachers of government-aided madarsas as are applicable to Sanskrit teachers in the State.

The government’s decision would benefit about 5,500 teachers of 357-aided madarsas. The State Government would have to incur an additional burden of Rs 7.5 crore following the decision. As per the decision the madarsas teachers of Class I-VIII would get a hike of about Rs 1000 per month while those of Class IX-XII would get a hike of Rs 1300 per month.

The State Cabinet also decided to accept recommendations of the Chief Secretary on the Pay and Anomalies Committee report regarding pay scales of section officers. The Cabinet decided that section officers would now get a scale of RsRs 8000-13,500 against the scale of Rs 6000-10,500.

In another decision the State Cabinet decided to create 126 posts of section officers and fill them through promotion from the posts of review officers. The State Government would have to incur an expenditure of Rs 7 crore on the decision that would benefit 900 employees.

The Cabinet decided to accept the Centre’s proposal to amend UP Consumers’ Protection Rules. The State Cabinet decided to amend the transfer rules pertaining to degree college teachers.

As per the amendment the State Government would be able to transfer teachers on vacant posts of degree colleges provided the UP Higher Education Service Commission has not completed process of selection on such posts.

The State Cabinet also decided to amend the rules pertaining to marks of interview in competitive examinations in pursuance of observations made by the Supreme Court in a case.

The SC had observed that limit of interview marks could be increased if the nature of job so demanded. As per the amendment, the limit of marks in interview may now be increased from 12.2 per cent provided this provision was not misused.