Jharkhand cabinet gives administrative nod to phase-1 of Ranchi Urban Drinking water supply scheme

Ranchi, Jan 9: The Jharkhand Government gave administrative approval to the first phase of the Ranchi Urban Drinking Water Supply Scheme which is part of the center sponsored AMRUT Yojana having an overall cost of Rs 14806.03 lakh.

A decision in this regard was taken in the meeting of the state cabinet which was chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das at the project building here. In another key decision the state also gave technical approval to Madhupur Urban Drinking Water Supply Scheme of the Madhupur Nagar Parishad worth Rs 60.97 crore.

It was also decided that the HEC Ranchi would be given a revival package of Rs 75.30 crore in return of transfer of 306.86 acres of land to the Urban Development Department for building homes under PMAY and other developmental projects. The cabinet also gave its not to policy framing related to lease renewal in Khas Mahal area.

In another important decision the cabinet also decided to notify that the Jharkhand Minerals (Prevention of Illegal Minning, Transportation and Storage) Rules 2017. A proposal worth Rs 40.14 crore to build an inter state bus terminal in Deoghar was also given the administrative approval.

The government also decided that Jhalco would be given a grant of Rs 5 crore during the fiscal 2017-18 while the vehicle being operated by the Ramkrishan Mission TB Center Ranchi would also be provided road tax exemption. The cabinet also decided to provide benefits of the seventh pay commission to the third and fourth grade employees of the district and session court and civil court.

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