Guwahati: The Arunachal Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday approved a one-time relaxation of two years beyond the prescribed upper age limit of 22 years for filling up vacant posts of constables advertised by the APSSB vide Recruitment Notice No APSSB-13/6/2023 dated May 3, 2023.
The 9th meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Pema Khandu discussed a record number of 33 agenda points.
This step will give more opportunities to aspiring youth seeking employment in the state police force.
The cabinet has also approved the Under-14 Indrajit Namchoom Annual Football League and the Monduro Cycling Event as annual calendar events. This will give a fillip to young sporting talents of the state.
To ensure effective law and order and the safety and security of law-abiding citizens of the state capital, the cabinet has approved the creation of the Itanagar Range Police administration to be 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 levels such as the State Civil Services Officers, and other senior-level officers. It also approved the creation of 4 posts of Deputy Director (Faculty) for ATI.
To cater to the three upcoming ITIs, one each at Lungla, Pangin and Kanubari, the cabinet approved the creation of 80 posts. The three ITIs 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 the creation of two wings in the existing Law, Legislative and Justice departments and the creation of three posts thereof. Further, it approved the denotification of 33 obsolete Ordinances/Acts to ensure the reduction of compliance burden.
To ensure timely release of convicts after the grant of bail, the cabinet approved the amendment of the Arunachal Pradesh Prison Manual, 2017. This will do away with the delay faced in the release of convicts after the 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.
Over the past four years, EastMojo revolutionised the coverage of Northeast India through our sharp, impactful, and unbiased coverage. And we are not saying this: you, our readers, say so about us. Thanks to you, we have become Northeast India’s largest, independent, multimedia digital news platform.
Now, we need your help to sustain what you started.
We are fiercely protective of our ‘independent’ status and would like to remain so: it helps us provide quality journalism free from biases and agendas. From travelling to the remotest regions to cover various issues to paying local reporters honest wages to encourage them, we spend our money on where it matters.
Now, we seek your support in remaining truly independent, unbiased, and objective. We want to show the world that it is possible to cover issues that matter to the people without asking for corporate and/or government support. We can do it without them; we cannot do it without you.
Support independent journalism, subscribe to EastMojo.
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 BeemaYojna, 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 concerning departments of Art & Culture, Forest and Home.
It also approved the restructuring of the workforce in PWD aimed to enhance the department’s work efficiency.
- The fraught history of India and the Khalistan movement
- Arunachal Congress slams China over treatment of Wushu players
- Mizoram: Former ZPM members speak out, allege deception
- I’ve just been diagnosed with cancer, now what?
- Centre to provide in-kind aid to Manipur IDPs in Mizoram
- Man survives bear attack in Mizoram