The State Cabinet at its meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan today took various decisions. The Cabinet decided to grant additional leave for the government women employees adopting children in view of the difficulties faced by them in bringing up adopted children. At present no leave is given to them. The women employee, who have more than one child alive, will not be entitled for adoption leave. The facility will be applicable for the adoption upto two children. The limit of adoption leave will be 67 days and valid till the child completes one year of age.
The Cabinet endorsed the proposal to increase grant amount sanctioned by Governor from Rs 5 thousand to 50 thousand and raised its budget from Rs three lakh to Rs 30 lakh.
The Cabinet also approved the proposal for the appointment of Dr. Ajit Raizada, retired IAS on the post of State Election Commissioner.
The Cabinet has given its nod for the creation of 64 posts in State Forensic Lab.
The Cabinet approved the proposal for creating new 335 posts in Madhya Pradesh Bhawan and Sannirman Karmkar Mandal. Similarly, it has been decided to promote labour office bearer as assistant labour commissioner in Singroli.
The Cabinet gave its nod on the proposal for allotting free of cost 30X50 lands to the families of victims died in the explosion of Expulsive Plant at Baliari village in Singroli Nagarpalika limits in 2009. For this, rebate has been given under Madhya Pradesh Nagarpalika Nigam (Immovable property transfer) rule 1994 section 3.
The Cabinet has decided to constitute a committee of cabinet to give final touch to Madhya Pradesh State Litigation Policy. The Committee will comprise of law minister Dr. Narottam Mishra, Home Minister Shri Uma Shankar Gupta, Minister of State for general administration Shri Kanhaiyalal Agrawal, Minister of State for Revenue Shri Karan Singh Verma.