Ranchi (By our correspondent): The state government has sanctioned a sum of Rs 8 crore as an advance payment to meet the expenses to be incurred on organizing the state foundation day function on November 15, 2018. A decision in this regard was taken in the meeting of the state cabinet which was chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das at the project building here.
As per the decision, the Rs 8 crore will be given from the state contingency funds. In a key decision, the government also gave nod to a proposal to execute voluntary displacement of the villagers living in the core area of the Palamu Tiger Reserve.
The cabinet gave approval to Jharkhand IT university (Amendment) Act 2018. It was agreed that an area of total 49.894 acres spread across Godda and Poriyhaat Circle area of Godda district will be permanently handed over to the Union Railways Ministry Government of India for construction of new BG Line between Godda and Hansdiha.
The government also decided to make amendments in a proposal of the Urban Development Department related to Jharkhand Affordable Urban Housing Policy 2016. Further, it was also decided that under PMAY (Urban) homes can be also constructed for rehabilitation of slums and construction of affordable housing with the inclusion of the third party.
It was also decided that the scrutiny committee will be formed to look into the decision of the Supreme Court of India in Madhuri Patil Vs Additional Commissioner Tribal Development council in case related to issue of EBC, BC and OBC certificates to non-eligible candidates.