Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decided that all the Ministers alongwith concerned Secretaries will convene regular monthly Press Conferences to highlight the programmes and achievements of the State Government in their respective departments. It’s decided in the cabinet meeting that is presided by the Chief Minister Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal.

Cabinet decided that it granted permission to reduce capacity of Shalvi Small Hydro Power Project from 7 MW to 4.75 MW and transfer the project to HIMURJA for execution.

It granted permission to extend the period of Shah Nehar Project Division, Chandran, district Kangra, alongwith its three Sub-Divisions from March 31, 2011 to March 31, 2012 as also transfer one Sub-Division Anuhi from Siddhatha Medium Irrigation Project to Nurpur to undertake execution of Finna Singh Medium Irrigation Project in district Kangra.

It also permitted filling up of two posts of Drug Inspectors in Health Department on contract basis.

Cabinet accepted the Parking Development Plan of Shri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara in Up-Mohal, Krishna Nagar, Cart Road, Shimla.

It approved amendment in the H.P. Allotment of Government Residences (General Pool) Rules, 1994.

The Cabinet also decided to constitute a Committee of Officers, including Aviation Experts to consider and recommend the appropriate course of action to meet the helicopter needs of the State Government.