CHANDIGARH, MARCH 12
Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal Khattar,said that the matter of giving benefit of reservation in jobs under outsourcing policy to candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, is under consideration with the State Government.
The Chief Minister was replying to a question during the ongoing budget session of Vidhan Sabha, here today.
He said that the matter has been raised on his initiative that if reservation was available in recruitment for regular posts then why not under outsourcing policy. He said that till now, be it the INLD Government from 1999-2004 or Congress Government till 2014, no Government had the courage to extend benefit of reservation to Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes under the outsourcing policy. He said that there are 51 departments in the government and each department engage employees under outsourcing policy as per its requirement and every year changes are made in it.
Mr. Manohar Lal assured the House that the Speaker of Haryana Vidhan Sabha has asked the Chief Secretary office to submit details of employees engaged under outsourcing policy from April 1, 2014 to January 31, 2018, .
SCHOOLS UPGRADED: Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said that government schools in Mewat and Morni areas have been upgraded by giving relaxation in norms. In Mewat, three primary schools have been upgraded to the level of middle and five middle and three high schools have been upgraded to the level of senior secondary.
Mr Sharma was replying to a question during ongoing budget session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha here today.
He said that present government has framed special schemes for the development of Mewat. The list of upgraded institutes has included 26 schools of Mewat. For upgradation of schools to the level of senior secondary in Mewat and Morni areas, minimum number of students has been reduced to 105 from 210 earlier, he added.
WATER REACHES 88 TAILS OF CANALS: In Haryana, water reached to 88 tails of canals after a period of 20 years or more. Feeding of almost all tails resulted in irrigation of about 6,230 hectares of additional agriculture land in the state.
This was informed during question hour of question during ongoing budget session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha here today.
It was informed that 1415 water works tanks meant for drinking water supply and 3600 village ponds meant for drinking water for cattle population were also fed upto capacity. A sum of Rs191 crore was spent on renovation and rehabilitation of canals. Apart from Rs 44 crore on rehabilitation and renovation of pumps, Rs 24 crore on rehabilitation of power supply systems and Rs120 crore on operation, maintenance and repair works were spent.
A plan has also been prepared to feed 7 tails by Western Jamuna Canal and Bhakhra Main Line Canal.