The State Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, today met for the 9th time this year and discussed on a record number of 33 agenda points.
The Cabinet approved a one-time relaxation of 2 (two) years beyond prescribed upper age limit of 22 years for filling up of vacant posts of constables advertised by the APSSB vide Recruitment Notice No APSSB-13/6/2023 dated 03/05/2023. This step will give more opportunities to the aspiring youth seeking employment in the state police force.
The Cabinet has approved the Under-14 Indrajit Namchoom Annual Football League and the Monduro Cycling Event as Annual Calendar Event. This will give a fillip to young sporting talents of the state.
To ensure effective law and order and safety and security of law abiding citizens of the state capital, the Cabinet has approved creation of Itanagar Range Police administration, headed by a DIG with three SP level officers.
The Cabinet felt the need to develop and strengthen the State Administrative Institute (ATI) to train Direct Recruit government employees including gazette officers at higher level such as the State Civil Services Officers and other senior level officers. It today approved creation of 4 posts of Deputy Director (Faculty) for ATI.
In order to cater to the three upcoming ITIs, one each at Lungla, Pangin and Kanubari, the Cabinet approved creation of 80 posts. The three ITI’s will provide Skill Development Training to a minimum of 600 youths of Arunachal Pradesh every year.
Cabinet further approved the post of Legal Remembrancer-cum-Secretary, Justice, for efficient and prompt handling of legal matters of the state government by creation of two wings in the existing Law, Legislative and Justice department and creation of three posts thereof. Further, it approved the denotification of 33 obsolete Ordinances/Acts to ensure reduction of compliance burden.
To ensure timely release of convicts after grant of bail, the Cabinet approved amendment of Arunachal Pradesh Prison Manual 2017. This will do away with the delay faced in release of convicts after grant of bail.
The Cabinet also granted one-time relaxation of hard belt posting criteria of 2 years (as prescribed in APCS Rules 2018) to the APCS (Senior Grade) and APCS (Entry Grade) officers who were promoted vide order dated 01.05.2023.
For 100% saturation, 13 social welfare schemes were reviewed by the Cabinet. These include PMAY (Urban and Rural), Jal Jeevan Mission, Ayushman Bharat, PMGSY, Kisan Samman Nidhi, Jivan Jyoti Beema Yojna, Swamitva, Bharat Net, Soil Health Card, Kisan Credit Card (Agri, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries), Atal Pension Yojna and SVANidhi.
The Cabinet also approved amendments in the recruitment rules with regard to departments of Art & Culture, Forest and Home.