The winter session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha has been called from December 17th and will run until December 21st.
The decision in this regard was taken at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday here.
After the meeting, Education Minister Kanwar Pal told the media that the date set by the cabinet for the next session would be sent to the governor and after its approval, a meeting of the Vidhan Sabha Business Advisory Committee will be held. .
The government has decided to hold the Assembly session from December 17 to 21. A three-day session was recommended by the state government, he said.
The minister said that from December 1 all public and private schools in Haryana will open at full capacity. However, compliance with the Covid-19 protocol will continue as before. If a COVID-related issue arises again in the future, the government will make an immediate decision in this regard, he said.
The minister also informed that an approval had been given by the Cabinet to the 2021 Group B service rules of the Haryana Department of Transportation.
For the governance of the conditions of service of the employees of the Department of Transport and to bring efficiency and reforms to meet the needs of this Department, effective and progressive rules of service are the necessity of the moment. As a result, the Ministry has drafted comprehensive service rules for Group B employees. These rules will be called the Haryana Department of Transportation Service Rules (Group B), 2021, he said.
Responding to opposition allegations regarding the cover-up of the HPSC job scam, he said that while adopting zero tolerance against corruption, the state government only provides jobs on the basis of merit. Those involved in corrupt practices will never be spared at all costs.
The vigilance department has arrested the accused and is conducting a fair investigation, he said.
Previous governments may not have taken any action against those involved in workplace corruption, but the current state government is taking strict action against those individuals, the minister added.
Haryana approves five-year memorandum of understanding with NISG
The Cabinet approved a proposal to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG) and the state government to bring the experience and expertise of the public and private sectors to strengthen and improve internal capacities. .
“As departments expand their scope of work and revise or streamline schemes and programs, limiting the number of qualified and knowledgeable consultants, professionals and experts becomes a challenge to achieve high quality solutions on time. limit. Therefore, to define the mission, vision and objectives of the programs and to formulate the strategy to turn the vision into reality, the cabinet approved the proposal to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NISG, ”said a door. -official speech.
This Memorandum of Understanding will be valid for a period of five years from the date of signature, which may be extended up to five years by mutual consent of both parties.
According to the MoU, the state government and the NISG may appoint coordinators as nodal officers to represent the parties and promote the interface to plan, implement, monitor and review the schedules of various activities from time to time. Identify mutually agreed areas of work for projects or missions to be undertaken, for which individual governance arrangements will be made separately by the government of Haryana represented by secretaries, heads of departments, PSUs, councils, organizations, institutions and organs concerned.
The spokesperson said that the parties could also exchange information and documents related to the collaborative projects agreed between them, provide updates on program activities, technology application, development and related work. relating to cooperation activities carried out under this Memorandum of Understanding.
In addition to this, the parties will endeavor to work together to develop and establish a framework for collaboration and cooperation for the scope of work, including strategic IT consulting and management consulting, program and project management. , capacity building and knowledge management, workforce augmentation and talent acquisition, transaction advisory services, support review, policy preparation and implementation and any other service professional, in accordance with the requirements of ministries, power units, councils, organizations, institutions and bodies, added the spokesperson.
The National Institute for Smart Government (NISG) is a non-profit company established in 2002 by the Government of India (GoI) on the model of public-private partnership (PPP).
The NISG is designed as an institution of excellence in e-governance to help governments implement smart governance, process reforms and digitization.