Night curfew imposed in Himachal


Shimla : Due to rise in covid cases in Himachal Pradesh the state government today decided to impose night curfew in the hill state from 10PM to 5 AM.

The state cabinet which met here today also decided to close indoor sports complexes, cinema halls, multiplexes, stadia, swimming pools, gyms, langars. It also decided to allow 50 percent gathering of the indoor capacity including marriage palaces and banquet halls.

The government decided to regularise the services of part time water carriers of Education Department who have completed 11 years of services (7 years as part time and four years as daily wagers) as on 30th September, 2021. This would benefit 1782 water carriers. 
The Cabinet decided to fill up 129 posts of Junior Office Assistant (IT) in Forest Department on contract basis.

It also gave its consent to award upgradation, operation and management of Culture Centre of Tourism Development at Baragran in Manali area of Kullu district to successful bidder Maya Digital Media Mumbai-Deepa Roshan Lal Sahi (Consortium). This newly created facility will add leisure tourism to the itinerary and would emerge as art and craft hub for the artisans in the hill state.

The Himachal Pradesh Road and other Infrastructure Development Corporation (HPRIDC) has now been converted into a Public Limited Company. 

The Cabinet gave its nod for MoU between Government of Himachal Pradesh and Government of Haryana related to construction of Adi Badri Dam on river Som and its linkage with Saraswati river.