A review meeting of Cabinet Sub Committee was held here today under the chairmanship of Jal Shakti Minister Mahender Singh.
The members of the committee Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, Industries Minister Bikram Singh, and Forest Minister Govind Singh Thakur were present in the meeting.
The direction was given to authorities to explore the possibilities of including NOC of mining in the Investment Promotion Bill and simplifying the procedures of mining.
In the meeting, directions were also given to form the Administrative Committee of HOD and deputy HOD level, for monitoring of the Corporate Social Responsibility fund.
The committee emphasized the strengthening of the health sector.
Rural Development department apprised the committee that to provide employment at the local level, all developmental activities have been resumed in rural areas.
Directions were given for 80 percent payment for works in panchayats, so as to provide wages regularly.
Three fully automatic additional weigh motion bridges would be established at Swarghat, Nalagarh, and Damtal.
The recommendation was made for intra-district and inter-district movement of transport by keeping the safety standard in consideration. It was decided that a COVID safety culture would be generated through the strengthening of IEC activities and the transport sector.
To boost the economy, directions were given to explore possibilities of simplifying forest clearances, and steps were proposed to expedite FCA cases.
Emphasis was laid on strengthening the Information Technology department as it plays a vital role in facilitating the education sector and other departments as well. To fill up the employer and potential employee gap, a skill register has been developed by the IT department, in which people can register themselves.
Mahender Singh said that the developmental works must go on to attain fruitful results. He said that priority should be given to the announcements and foundation stones laid by the Chief Minister. He said that the recommendations of the committee would be sent to the state cabinet for approval.