Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)- The State Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Omar Abdullah approved adoption of Defined Pension Rules in respect of the employees of SKICC authorizing the Director SKICC to sanction pensions and other retirement benefits to the eligible employees of the SKICC. The financial burden on account of pension will be borne by the SKICC out of its internal resources.
The Defined Benefit Pension Rules will be applicable to the employees of SKICC retiring on or after 01.01.2014. However, all the appointments made in SKICC on or after 01.01.2010 shall be governed by the New Pension Scheme Rules.
The Cabinet also approved opening up of 7 New Private B. Ed Colleges as recommended by the University of Kashmir, subject to corresponding reduction in the overall intake capacity of B Ed seats in Kashmir division.
The Cabinet also approved transfer of Community Information Centres (CICs) along with assets and liabilities to Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj from Information Technology Department. The Rural Development Department was asked to work out proposals for the regularization of the staff recruited under the programme.
The CICs set up under the erstwhile scheme of Government of India shall be used for facilitating MIS of various schemes for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department, operationalization of Model Accounting System prescribed by Union Ministry of Finance for the Local Bodies. Besides the CICs will also be used for accommodating point of presence of state wise area network to disseminate computer literacy, information and services among rural masses and work as Panchayat Data Centres.
Cabinet approves creation of 208 posts for RMSA, 71 posts for SVC
The State Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah approved the creation of 208 posts of different categories for organizational set up of RMSA at State and District levels.
The Cabinet also accorded sanction to the creation of 71 posts in various categories for the State Vigilance Commission