Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh cabinet today decided to accept the Sub Committee recommendations of the exclusion of area beyond 50 meters from the edge of control width on either side of four lane highways, 30 meters from the edge of control width on either side of National Highways and 10 meters from the edge of control width on either side of State Highways,Major District Roads.
The proposed exclusion is likely to provide benefit and long desired relief to inhabitants of 21 Planning Areas and 15 Special Areas throughout the State.
This decision was taken after the Cabinet decided to accept the recommendations of a Cabinet Sub Committee constituted under the Chairmanship of Jal Shakti Minister for exclusion of some areas from the purview of H.P. Town and Country Planning Act, 1977.
The Cabinet decided to fill up backlog of 98 posts of Ayurvedic Medical Officers amongst Ex-servicemen category in Ayush Department on contract basis. Out of these 68 posts will be filled up on direct recruitment basis and remaining on batchwise basis.
The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet meeting held today thanked the Union Government for sanctioning Bulk Drug Pharma Park for the hill state.