Dharamsala, January 2, 2013: Status-quo as on 30/10/2007 shall be maintained for PTA teachers in Education Department of the Himachal Pradesh (HP) government.
A decision to this effect was taken by the HP government in the cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
It was also decided to create a post of Officer on Special Duty (OSD) on contractual basis and co-terminus with Chief Minister, in the office of Chief Minister.
The Cabinet decided to appoint Amit Pal Singh of Bir (Baijnath) in district Kangra, on this post with effect from December 25, 2012.
Approval was granted to create one post of Advisor to the Chief Minister who will coordinate and monitor all the Centrally Sponsored Schemes. Since there are large number of Centrally Sponsored Schemes covering sectors like Agriculture, Horticulture, Health, Irrigation and Public Health, Rural and Urban Development, Social Security, Tourism, Education, Power etc the Cabinet decided to give Ex-post facto sanction for appointing T.G. Negi IAS (Retd.) on this post with effect from December 25, 2012 on co-terminus basis.
The Cabinet decided to constitute a Sub-Committee of three ministers Kaul Singh Thakur, G.S. Bali and Mukesh Agnihotri for setting up certain guiding principles on policy for regulating transfers of employees of the state government.
The Cabinet also gave its approval to hire Mi-172 Helicopter of M/s Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd for five years w.e.f. 1st January 2013 on Wet Lease by the State Government.
It was decided to create the post of Engineer-in-Chief (Designs and Quality Control) from 1st January to 30th June 2013 and cease the post of Engineer-in-Chief (Projects) from 1st January onwards.