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Cabinet approves 4 irrigation schemes

Bhopal. In a meeting of the Cabinet held at the Mantralaya granted administrative approval of Rs 557 crore 61 lakh for 18 thousand 490 hectare total irrigated area of four irrigation schemes of the state. This includes administrative approval of Rs 102 crore 71 lakh for total irrigated area of 2400 hectare of ‘Kanyakhedi irrigation project of Sehore district, Rs 99 crore 87 lakh for total irrigated area of 3500 hectare of ‘Nirgudh irrigation project of Betul district, Rs 318 crore 86 lakh for total irrigated area of 9990 hectare of ‘Ghoghri irrigation project’ of Betul district and Rs 36 crore 17 lakh for total irrigated area of 2600 hectare of ‘Jhinna Micro Irrigation Project’.

Stadium to be built in Umaria - The Cabinet granted approval for the scheme of construction and maintenance of stadium in Umaria district and also granted Rs one crore 55 lakh 12 thousand for it.

2-year Coaching Yojana for Scheduled Caste students - The Cabinet approved a new ‘Two-year Coaching Yojana’ for the preparation of national competitive examinations like JEE, NEET, AIIMS, NDA and CLAT etc. for the meritorious Scheduled Caste students of the state and also took a decision to run the scheme for year 2018-19 to year 2019-20. 

Redressal of wage discrepancies of Vanrakshaks - The Cabinet gave facto approval to the action taken by Forest Department of merging the Forest Department's Vanrakshak’s Junior Pay Scale (Grade Pay 1800) and Senior Pay Scale (Grade Pay Rs 1900) to Grade Pay Rs 1900 from September 8, 2014.

Other important decisions - The Cabinet decided to create six new contractual posts of data entry operator in Revenue Board, Gwalior. They will be paid honorarium as per the Contract Appointment Rule issued by the General Administration Department. Moreover decision has also been taken to make 44 temporary structures and 4709 posts permanent and to declare 146 purposeless posts as dying cadre.