Itanagar, Jun 29 (PTI) The Arunachal Pradesh Cabinet today cleared the draft bill of the State Staff Selection Board for recruitment of all Group C posts, officials said. Also Read - Will Quit if Centre Brings Law Allowing Only One Member of Family in Politics: Mamata’s Nephew Abhishek Banerjee

The cabinet meeting presided by Chief Minister Pema Khandu cleared the draft bill and now the Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board (APSSB) bill will be placed in the Legislative Assembly, they said. Also Read - Cold Day in Capital: Delhi Records Lowest Maximum Temperature This Month at 15 Degrees Celsius

“The cabinet said that since recruitment to Group C posts in the government requires conducting of examinations involving standardised testing method without involving interviews, it is required to create a specialised body for the purpose so that recruitment can be carried out at regular intervals,” an official release said. Also Read - Check Haryana Authorities' Travel Advisory For Jan 25-27 in View of Farmers' Republic Day Tractor Rally

The cabinet also approved the guidelines for implementation of the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS), which is a standardised financial monitoring and reporting system that consolidates all financial information needs of the government into one information database.

The state government in its budget presentation of 2018-19 had announced to implement and launch the 1st phase of IFMS in the state, the release said.

In order to create a common database of widows and welfare of widows, the cabinet approved to amend the Arunachal Pradesh Registration of Births and Deaths Rule 2001.

The amendment calls for compulsory incorporation of the name, age and contact details of the widows on death report, death certificate and death register of the husband.

The cabinet also viewed the present stamp duty rate for execution of mortgage deed as exorbitant that deters prospective entrepreneurs from availing loans from banks.

It therefore has approved reduction of stamp duty for mortgage deed from Rs 50 to Rs 10 for amount or value of the consideration does not exceed Rs 1000.

For those exceeding Rs 1000 the stamp duty would be now 1 per cent of the amount or value of consideration.

The Cabinet also approved creation of 97 numbers of Group A, B and C posts under the department of Health and Family Welfare for various nursing schools and colleges under the directorate of Medical Education, Training and Research, the release added.

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