Himachal cabinet approves Mahrishi Markendeshwar University
Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decided to create Common Service Centres through 3,366 Lok Mitra Kendras being established by the Department of Information Technology all over the State for the benefit of services through e-governance to the common masses for registering their grievances under e-Samadhan portal by paying a nominal fee of Rs. 4 through Lok Mitra Kendras to meet the connectivity, computing infrastructure and manpower efforts of Lok Mitra Kendras.
It approved enhancement in the honorarium of Members of HP State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and District Redressal Forums from Rs. 600 to Rs. 1,000 and from Rs. 500 to Rs. 750 respectively w.e.f. June 1, 2010.
It decided to accept the recommendations of the Atwal Committee constituted by Himachal Pradesh University and implement the decisions of the Executive Council of the HP University with regard to step-up benefits to the senior employees of the University.
It approved Mahrishi Markendeshwar University (Establishment and Regulation) Bill, 2010, paving the way for setting up of the University in private sector.
It approved creation and filling up of 3 posts of different categories in the Science, Technology and Environment Council; granted permission for filling up of 9 posts of different categories and creation and filling up of another 6 posts in HP State Environment Pollution Control Board.