Ranchi, Jul 18: The Jharkhand Government today decided to open kinder garden (KG) classes in all government schools in which children above 5 years would be admitted.
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. A total of 22 proposals were passed during the cabinet meet.
The cabinet also decided that 1.31 acres of land in Nirsa and Balliapur would be transferred to DFCCIL for special rail project for Rs 94.16 lakh. It was also decided that in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalay instead of 50 students 75 students would be admitted and in classes 6to 9 the intake of the students would also be increased from 50 to 75. It was decided to constitute 26 posts for nursing college in RIMS which would take the total posts to 37.
A sum of Rs 40.30 lakh was approved for Deoghar Seepage Management Scheme under Amrut Yojana. It was also decided that all roads falling under the RMC would be illuminated with LED for which a sum of Rs 44.11 crore has been sanctioned. A t present in 55 wards of the RMC 26015 LED lights are functional out of which 9945 are LED while remaining are old trainioanl lights. After this project all lights would be converted to LEDs.
In another key decision the state government also decided to develop the bus stands at cities of the state and in the first phase bus stands in Gumla, Palamu, Giridih, Koderma, Dhanbad, Dumka, Godda, Simdega, Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Chaibasa, Bokaro and Deoghar would be developed on PPP mode.
It was also decided that the Mukhyamantri Dal Bhaat Yojana would be renamed as Mukhymantri Canteen Yojana and the canteens would be run by Touch Stone Foundation. The state government also decided to constitute panchayat raj autonomous council which would be headed by Rural Development Minister.