The Himachal Pradesh cabinet has accorded approval to rename the newly approved “Polyhouse Project on Production of Vegetables under Protective Cultivation” by NABARD as “Dr. Y.S Parmar Swarozgar Yojana”.

The Cabinet, presided by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, also decided to provide ‘Protsahan Rashi’ to the Himachali students getting admissions in ISM, Dhanbad at Jharkand and Indian Institute of Science, Banglore.

It also decided to enhance rehabilitation assistance to the inmates of State Home, Bal/Balika Ashrams and revision of consumable items being provided to Nari Sewa Sada under Mukhya Mantri Bal Udhhar Yojana from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,000 for setting up their own trades/business.

It also approved to increase the annuity of Sena/Nau Sena/Vayu Sena Medal and “Mention in dispatch” from Rs. 3000 to Rs. 5000 per annum and increase in annuity to the winners of Sarvottam Yudh Sewa Medal/ Uttam Yudh Sewa Medal/ Yudh Sewa Medal/ Vashisht Sewa Medal from Rs. 3000 to Rs. 4000 per annum with effect from 1st April, 2014.