MP Cabinet Decisions| Approval to run ‘Safe City’ programme in 6 cities of Madhya Pradesh

‘Rajya Prarambhik Gramin Udhmita’ programme to be initiated in 6 tribal blocks
2 fold increase in honorarium of employed guest teachers in school of Tribal Welfare Deptt.
Bhopal, September 12, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): Cabinet meeting held under the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath today gave approval, to run the Centre’s sponsored ‘Safe City’ programme from the Nirbhaya Fund during the period from 2019-20 till 2021-22 in 6 cities of Madhya Pradesh under the Women and Child Development Department. This includes Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Chattarpur and Jabalpur. The main objective of the programme is to provide safe environment for girls and women in cities so that they could lead their life free of the fear of any kind of violence. An expenditure of Rs. 5 crore rupees was sanctioned for the programme.

Under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, the Cabinet has decided to start the Rajya Prarambhik Gramin Udhmita programme in 6 tribal blocks of the State as a pilot project for high level minor entrepreneurship development of the Self Help Groups formed under the State Rural Livelihood Mission. The six blocks include Udaigarh and Jobat in District Alirajpur, Dhari and Kukshi in District Dhar and Jhabua and Ranapur in District Jhabua. Under the programme, an amount at the rate of Rs. 25 thousand per self help group will be provided for entrepreneurship development.

The cabinet has decided to increase the honorarium of guest teachers employed in the schools of the Tribal Welfare Department by about two folds. The monthly honorarium of category 1 guest teachers has been increased from Rs. 4500 to maximum monthly honorarium of Rs. 9 thousand. Similarly, the honorarium of category 2 from Rs. 3500 to Rs. 7 thousand and category 3 from Rs. 2500 to Rs. 5000 maximum monthly honorarium has been increased. 2802 guest teachers of category1, 6993 of category 2 and 11,738 of category 3, totaling 21thousand 533 teachers will get benefit of the increase. The rates of this honorarium will be payable from July 01, 2019.

In compliance to the announcement of the Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath, the Cabinet has approved Rs.146 crore 96 lakh 67 thousand rupees for setting up of agricultural college in Chhindwada district. Approval was given by the cabinet for creation of posts to impart education to 60 students in the academic session 2020-21. Fifty hectare land has been identified by the Chhindwara Collector for the proposed infrastructure of the college.

The Cabinet has given approval for continuation of the Dial 100 service operational from November 01, 2015 in the state and expansion and upgradation of the project of centralized police call centre and control room system.

The Cabinet has approved the continuation of 4 posts of the Medico Legal Institute from the period March 01, 2018 to February 28, 2023.

The Cabinet has taken a decision for the formation of Madhya Pradesh Employees State Insurance Society under the Employees State Insurance Services. This decision has been taken keeping in view the availability of better facilities.

The Cabinet has given its approval for creation of 3 new posts for opening of District Office of Animal Husbandry Department in the newly formed Niwadi District and to allot 20 posts to the new district by redeploying them from the erstwhile Tikamgarh district.

The Cabinet has taken a decision to temporarily create 15 posts in the pay scale Matrix 15 (1,82,200-2,24,100) of the Additional Director General of Police in addition to the Indian Police Service. This will be adjusted in future from the vacant posts arise due to the retirement of Additional Director Generals of Police (DGP)/against the posts fall vacant as a result of cadre revision/ two years period, whichever is earlier.

The Cabinet has decided to implement revised pay scales (seventh) for medical teachers, dental teachers and other academic officers working in government medical colleges and dental colleges under the Department of Medical Education. Under this, the minimum salary of Rs. One lakh 44 thousand 200 according to the pay matrix of UGC pay-scale issued by the Higher Education, equivalent to academic level 14 will be given to Director Medical Education, Dean/Director Project, Joint Director Medical Education and Joint Director cum Superintendent/ Principal Dental College and Professor Medical College/Professor Dental College.

Similarly, the cabinet has given approval for fixing pay-scale of co-professor Medical College + Reader Dental College at minimum salary of Rs. One lakh 31 thousand 400 equivalent to academic level 13A. The Assistant Professor Medical College, Lecturer Dental College will be given the minimum salary of Rs. 68 thousand 900 equivalent to academic level 11 and the minimum salary of Rs. 79 thousand 800 equivalent to academic level 12 payable after five years. The minimum salary of Demonstrator Medical College+Tutor Dental College will be Rs. 57 thousand 700, equivalent to the pay-scale of academic level 10.