The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet today decided that the Budget session of the Vidhan Sabha would be held between March 6 to April 5 with a break between March 17 and March 25.
The Cabinet, which met under Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here, also decided to amend the state’s Town and Country Planning Rules 2018 to allow sealing of unauthorised buildings or portions.
The sealing would be done after giving the defaulters an opportunity to be heard under the amendment in the Act, the Cabinet decided.
It also decided to increase the maternity leave for contractual women employees from 135 days to 180 days, bringing them at par with regular women employees in this respect.
It was also decided to invite Expression of Interest (EoI) for roping in design consultant for carrying out a detailed feasibility study for constructing 2,000 km of road length under proposed World Bank assistance for Himachal Pradesh State Roads Project Phase-II. It was also decided to impose a ban on transfers with immediate effect till further orders.