Compassionate appointment: Now married daughter, adopted progeny also eligible
BHOPAL: In a significant decision in the interest of
employees, Madhya Pradesh cabinet on Monday approved draft including married
daughters and legally adopted progeny in the list of person eligible for
The amount of compassionate grant, in case an eligible
person is unable to get appointment on class IV post, has been increased from
Rs 1.25 lakh to Rs 2 lakh. Compassionate grant given to daily wagers, work-charged
employees and employee drawing salary from contingency fund has also been
increased from Rs 1.25lakh to Rs 2 lakh.
It has also been provisioned that if an eligible
member of family of government servant is in regular service then another member
of his family will be ineligible.
In case a government servant has no major progeny,
then his first progeny will be eligible to get compassionate appointment till
one year from the date of his attaining majority.
The cabinet sanctioned 109 posts including those of
Co-Chief Superintendents to strengthen and improve arrangements in government
hospitals. At present, administrative arrangements are looked after by doctors
posted in hospitals, which affects their prime duties.
Expanding higher education facilities, the cabinet
sanctioned 17 new colleges. Sanction was also given to start new faculties in
some colleges. The 17 new colleges will be opened at Phoop (Bhind), Kumbhraj
(Guna), Bajag (Dindori), Gulabganj (Vidisha), Tal (Ratlam), Shamgarh
(Mandsaur), Govindgarh (Rewa), Chand (Chhindwara), Umarnala (Mohkhed),
(Chhindwara), Makdaun (Ujjain), Mau (Bhind), Bag (Dhar), Suwasara (Mandsaur),
Malhargarh (Mandsaur) Mohan Badaudiya (Shajapur), Shahganj (Sehore) and Sirali
For attracting prestigious private training providers
to the state, the cabinet gave sanction to amend Technical Education &
Skill Development Policy-2012. As per the amendment, a provision of up to Rs 3
crore subsidy has been made on building construction, equipments etc of ITIs.
Besides, provision has also been made to reimburse training fee for 50 seats
sponsored by state government. In addition, 5 acre government land will be
provided free and 50 per cent cost on training of trainers will also be
reimbursed. Skill Development Centres will be run permanently in rented
Simplifying and rationalizing Motor Vehicle Taxation
Act’s provisions, the cabinet approved Motor Vehicle Taxation Amendment
Ordinance. In the amendment, tax rate on environment-friendly vehicles has been
reduced. Option of lifetime tax instead of quarterly tax is being given to
various categories of cargo vehicles. This will rid them of difficulty of
depositing tax repeatedly.