Haryana

HARYANA CABINET DECISIONS: HOUSE RENT OF MINISTERS INCREASED FROM 50 TO 80 THOUSANDS

November 18, 2019 06:25 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Haryana Government has decided to revise the House Rent Allowance Admissible to the Ministers from Rs 50,000 to Rs 80,000 plus Rs 20,000 to cover electricity and water charges that is totaling Rs one lakh per month by bringing amendment in Rule 10-AA of the Haryana Ministers Allowances Rules, 1972.

A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of State Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today.

The new rules will be called the Haryana Ministers Allowances (Amendment) Rules, 2019.

All allowances admissible to the Ministers have been revised by the government from or after April 1, 2016 except House Rent Allowance which was last revised on June 2, 2011. 

Haryana is recognized as one of the preferred investment destinations in the country and has remained in the forefront of foreign direct investment in the country during the last 5 years. It has emerged as one of the largest automobile hubs in the country and is emerging as base for the knowledge industry. Haryanavi diaspora has a strong presence across countries like UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Apart from many State level MOUs with other countries and their provinces, many cities of Haryana have already signed twin city MOUs. 

ONE DAY SESSION OF VIDHAN DABHA ON NOV. 26

Cabinet decided to hold one-day special session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha on November 26, 2019 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of adoption of Constitution of India.

CABINET AUTHORISES CM ON GST

gave authorization to the Chief Minister to be continued for a further period of 6 months for all matters pertaining to the implementation of Goods and Services Tax in the State including framing of new rules and rate of tax, amendments thereto and issue of notifications under the Act. 

VILLAGEE LIQUOR VENDS TO OPEN WITH PERMISSION FROM PANCHAYAT FROM APRIL 1 

Haryana Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today took an in-principle decision to bring an amendment in section 31 of the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 allowing devolution of powers to Gram Sabha to ban intoxicating liquor within the local area of a Gram Panchayat.

As per the decision, a Gram Sabha may, at any time, during the period commencing on 1st day of April and ending with the 31st day of December instead of 30th day of September of any year pass a resolution banning the opening of a liquor vend in the Sabha area from April 1 of the next year.

The Cabinet also decided to extend the date of submission of there solution in the office of Excise and Taxation Department to January 15 of the succeeding year instead of October 31 of the same year.

It was further decided that the quorum of the Gram Sabha meeting for passing such a resolution shall be one-tenth of its members. 

CABINET NOD TO INTRUCE DEPTT.OF 'FOREIGN COOPERATION' 

Haryana Government has decided to create a dedicated new department namely Department of 'Foreign Cooperation' in order to streamline and provide focus to various initiatives taken by the state government for the promotion of investment, employment for Haryana youth and welfare of Non Resident Indian (NRI)/Person of Indian Origin (PIO).A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of State Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today.

The department will also work to enhance international cooperation with provinces of foreign countries and engagement with cities under the sister provinces and twin cities programmes of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

The new department will deal in formulation of country wise strategies for promotion of investment, employment in the state, education and skill development and promotion of Haryanavi culture and welfare of Haryanavi diaspora, participation at bilateral and multilateral fora with the objective of pursuing issues of interest to the state involving cooperation in public and private sector organization. Apart from this, the department will deal in participation in bilateral working groups with a view to promote state’s interest in foreign countries in the area of trade and investment both in-bound and out-bound in consultation with Ministry of External Affairs.

The department will also maintain liaison with Indian Missions abroad/Ministry of External Affairs/ foreign missions at New Delhi on matters pertaining to Haryana with regard to investment, employment, education, skill development, and culture and NRI/PIO affairs. Besides this, it will also work for development of global country wise marketing and communication strategies to ensure strong links with Haryanavi diaspora.

Haryana is recognized as one of the preferred investment destinations in the country and has remained in the forefront of foreign direct investment in the country during the last 5 years. It has emerged as one of the largest automobile hubs in the country and is emerging as base for the knowledge industry. Haryanavi diaspora has a strong presence across countries like UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Apart from many State level MOUs with other countries and their provinces, many cities of Haryana have already signed twin city MOUs. 

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