IMPHAL, October 20: The state cabinet meeting held this evening under the chair of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi at his official Bungalow has approved the upgradation of Imphal Municipal Council to the status of Corporation.
The cabinet further approved the placement of principals in the higher scale of Rs. 4500-150-5700-200-7300 rectification date of placement, Manipur Grant of Incentive Award for Marriage with Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2011, appointment of manpower for Braille Press at Government Ideal Blind School on contract basis, creation of post of electricity ombudsman and supporting staff in the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Manipur and Mizoram.
The state cabinet also approved the draft National Food Security Bill, 2011, contractual engagement against nine posts of various categories under art and culture department, adoption of Manipur Services Revised Pay Rules, 2010 in Manipur Urban Development Agency under the condition that revision shall be made normally with immediate effect from January 1, 2006 with cash payment from April 1, 2010, pay fixation regulation shall be per the government instructions issued in this regard from time to time and the actual payment/drawl shall be made after obtaining clearance of MIS for MGEL and CPIS numbers of respective employees.
The establishment of ward development committee offices in various wards, engagement of two sister tutors in health department, engagement of staff basis in the Wakft Board Manipur, filling of vacancies in Disaster Management Institute Manipur on contract basis and inclusion of three more persons for the appointment on compassionate ground as a special case for the victims of the incident of June 18, 2011 were also approved by the cabinet today.
The cabinet further approved selection methodology based on marks weightage of academic records and professional qualification in respect of filling of 971 contractual posts of account officers, assistant state coordinators, special resource teacher, data entry operators, accountant, executive engineer, assistant engineer, section officer, system analyst cum district coordinator, senior auditor, accountant cum support staff, office assistant, IE care giver under SSA.
The extension of the term contract engagement of O Ibomcha, M Rohinikumar Singh and M Ranakishore as divisional accountants for a further period of five months with immediate effect from January 1, 2010 to February 28, 2011in IFCD was also approved by the cabinet.