Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir cabinet met in Srinagar under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday. Here is the list of decisions taken during the meeting:
Cabinet approves up-gradation of PHCs at Rohama, Kot Balwal, Achabal to the level of SDHs
Cabinet accorded sanction to the up-gradation of Primary Health Centre (PHC) Rohama, Baramulla to the level of Sub-District Hospital along-with creation of 27 posts of various categories and up-gradation of PHC Kot Bhalwal, Jammu and PHC Achabal, Anantnag to the level of Sub-District Hospitals along with creation of additional 32 posts.
Cabinet approves 0% Stamp duty if property registered in the name of a female
Cabinet accorded sanction to the reduction in Stamp Duty and nil Stamp Duty in case the property is registered in name of the female member of the family.
The Cabinet approved levying of Stamp Duty @ 5% in the urban areas and @ 3% in the rural areas, if property is registered in the name of male member of the family, levying of Stamp Duty @ 0%, if the property in both urban as well as rural areas is registered in the name of female member of the family.
Cabinet approves a scheme for placement of JKPS officers in higher scales
Cabinet accorded sanction to the notification of the Non-Functional (Monetary) Scheme (NFS) and its implementation in respect of members of the General Executive Cadre of the Jammu and Kashmir Police (Gazetted) Service (JKPS).
As per the scheme, a Junior Scale JKPS Officer in the pay band of Rs 9300-34800 with GP of Rs 4800 with 10 years in the Junior Scale of KPS will be eligible for placement in the Time Scale (non-functional) of Rs 15600-39100 with GP of Rs 6600 (pre-revised), after assessment by the Selection Committee.
A Time Scale JKPS officer with 4 years service in the Time Scale will be eligible for placement in the Selection grade-II (non-functional) of Rs 15600-39100 with Grade pay of Rs 7600 (pre-revised) after assessment by the Selection Committee.
A Time Scale JKPS Officer with 08 years of service in Time Scale may be considered for placement in the Selection Grade-I (non-functional) of Rs 37400-67000 with GP of 8700 (pre-revised) after assessment by the Selection Committee. The scheme shall be operative w.e.f 1st January, 2018.
Cabinet approves Time Bound promotion scheme for Engineers
Cabinet accorded sanction to the implementation of the Assured Career Progression (ACP) Scheme in respect of the Gazetted Service of Engineering Departments
The scheme will ensure a minimum of 3 Time Bound promotions in a span of 20 years for the members of J&K Engineering (Gazetted) Services.
The Cabinet authorized the Finance Department to notify the Scheme and issue necessary orders in this regard.
Cabinet approves the engagement of 20,000 ‘Watch & Wards’ in Government Schools
Cabinet accorded sanction to the engagement of ten thousand (10,000) Watch and Ward Staff each in the current financial year and next financial year by the School Education Department.
The engagement shall be made by the School Education Department after following proper and transparent procedure through a specially constituted District Level Committee within the next 45 days.