Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Cabinet, in its meeting under Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, here today granted approval for creation and filling up of one post of District Attorney in the office of Engineer-in-Chief PWD and one post of Deputy District Attorney in PWD Zone, Hamirpur on secondment basis from Prosecution department.

The Cabinet gave its consent to fill up 40 posts of Steno-Typists in Public Works Department by way of direct recruitment on contract basis and it also gave nod for filling up 40 posts of Clerk-cum-Data Operators on outsource basis from NIELIT against the vacant posts of clerks for the period of one year. It also approved to fill up 12 posts of Inspectors Grade-I on contract basis through direct recruitment.

The approval was accorded for filling up 3 posts of Assistant Engineer (Electrical) and 20 posts of Junior Engineers (Mechanical) by way of direct recruitment on contract basis in Public Works Department. The 10 posts of Junior Engineers will be filled up by direct recruitment while 10 posts will be filled by batch-wise basis. It was also approved to fill up 20 posts of Assistant Engineers (Civil) through direct recruitment on contract basis in PW Department.

The Cabinet approved grant of ex-gratia (in lieu of bonus) to the officers/officials of the H.P State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd. who are drawing salary more than Rs. 10,000/- per month @ 8.33 percent of their total emoluments with maximum limit of Rs. 3500 per annum for the financial year 2011-12.

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