Bhopal: Cabinet meeting held today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Kamal Nath, decision has been taken to increase the maximum age limit for working in the service of Class III daily wage earners / permanent personnel from 60 years to 62 years and the superannuation age of teachers working on grant-in-aid posts in the non-governmental colleges from 62 years to 65 years. The Cabinet has also taken a decision related to fixing the minimum and maximum age limit for uniformed posts of direct recruitment of the state government.
Now, under the posts to be filled by direct recruitment through open competition in the state, the minimum age will be 21 years and maximum age will be 33 years. The minimum age for uniformed gazetted / non-gazetted / executive posts to be filled by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission for female applicants (unreserved category) and reserved category male / female applicants and employees of government / corporation / board / autonomous organization and Nagar Sainiks will be 21 years and maximum age limit will be 38 years with a relaxation of 5 years. Similarly, the minimum age for uniformed posts of class three and four, fall outside the ambit of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission will be 18 years and maximum age will be 38 years with 5 years exemption in maximum age limit.
The Cabinet has decided to implement the Chief Minister’s Horticulture and Food Processing Scheme. The horticulture cluster in industrial areas will be established in the first component of the scheme and on revenue land in the second component. Development of the land chosen by the department will be done through the Industry Department or any other qualified government institution. A committee will be set up under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to decide on other essential operational points.
The Cabinet decided to extend the period of the “Chief Minister’s Solar Pump Scheme” to March 2024. A total of two lakh solar pumps will be set up during this period. All farmers of the state are eligible under this scheme. This scheme will be implemented on priority in those remote areas of the state, where the power infrastructure has not been developed by the power companies.
The Cabinet has decided to continue 51 posts each of district e-governance manager, accountant and office assistant at the district level under the District E-governance Society of the state for the smooth functioning of e-governance projects at the district level in the state and in the tehsil and development block level, 395 posts of Assistant E-Governance Manager, thus it has been decided to continue 548 sanctioned posts on contractual basis till the continuation of the project.