Haryana’s SC employees to get reservation in promotion: CM

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Haryana’s SC employees to get reservation in promotion: CM

Saturday, 04 February 2023 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday announced that all SC employees will get reservation in promotion. For this, quota will be fixed within three months after identifying all the cadres, he added.


The Chief Minister further announced that the medical college to be built in Rasulpur village of Fatehabad district would be named after Guru Ravidas. Besides, a chair will be established in Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, in the name of Guru Ravidas for conducting research on his ideas, and teachings, he announced.


Khattar said that the land has been identified for building a memorial near Pipli, Kurukshetra in the name of Ravidas Ji, on which a big memorial will be built in his name. A hostel and school will also be built.


The Chief Minister, while participating as the Chief Guest in the state-level function organized at Narwana in Jind district on the occasion of the 646th birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas, reiterated his commitment to Haryana Ek-Haryanvi Ek. Notably, for the first time, three state-level functions were organized to mark the celebrations of Sant Ravidas at Jind, Yamunanagar and Gurugram.


SCs to get 20% discount on land purchase for setting up industry

Announcing huge assistance to the families belonging to Scheduled Castes who wish to set up industries, Khattar said that now, 20 percent discount will be given on land purchase for setting up small and micro industries. Notably, till now, a 10 percent discount is given. Apart from this, the persons belonging to the SC community will also get additional interest subvention of 20 percent on the loan taken for doing business, said Khattar.


He said that the people of the society should also cooperate in opening a unit of Dr Ambedkar Chamber of Commerce in Haryana as well. A Venture Capital Fund would be created to provide financial assistance on behalf of the State Government “to promote self-employment and entrepreneurship opportunities to the youth belonging to Scheduled Castes”.


Khattar also announced Rs 21 lakh for the renovation of Sant Ravidas Dharamshala in Narwana. All the demands regarding repair of chaupals and dharamshalas etc, that would be received by March 31, would be completed. For this, a provision of Rs one crore has been made, he said.

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