Class 9 onwards Himachal schools to open from Sept 27


Shimla : Himachal Pradesh today decided to open schools from 27th of this month for 9th to 12th standard. The students of class 10th and 12th standard would attend schools on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

While students of class 9th and 11th will attend schools on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in a week. Online classes and examination for classes upto 8th standard will continue. 

The state cabinet also decided to create and fill up 8000 posts of Multi Task Workers in the educational institutions under Higher and Elementary Departments as per the provisions of the Part Time Multi Task Workers Policy 2020. As per the policy these Multi Task Workers would be provided a consolidated honorarium of Rs 5625 per month for 10 months in one academic year. 

The Cabinet decided to  amend the transfer policy for inter district transfer of JBT and C and V teachers in the state by reducing the existing tenure from 13 years to  five years, including contract period, for transfer to another district and also increase the quota from existing 3 percent to 5 percent. 

It also decided to enhance honorarium of IT teachers outsourced in various educational institutions in the State by Rs 500 per month from 1st April, 2021. 

The Cabinet gave its approval to open a new Ayurvedic Health Centre at village Chhiyal in gram panchayat Nasogi in Manali tehsil of Kullu district. 

It also gave its approval for renaming Forest Training Institute and Rangers College Sundernagar as Himachal Pradesh Forest Academy. 
In order to encourage establishment of big,mega,anchor units with sizeable investment in the state.

It also gave its consent to draft proposal for Customised Package of Incentives for Mega Industrial Projects in the State under Himachal Pradesh Industrial Investment Policy and Rules -2019. 

Nod was also given for filling up 20 posts of Naib Tehsildars in the Revenue Department through direct recruitment on regular basis.