Shimla, Nov 30 (PTI) Instead of making regular appointments, the Himachal Pradesh government will outsource 2,300 people to implement various schemes of the Irrigation and Public Health Department, officials said.Also Read - Himachal Pradesh: Govt Orders Closure of All Schools Till September 25 | Details Inside

In a meeting held here Friday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, HP cabinet has given its consent on the decision, a government official said. Also Read - Himachal Pradesh Teachers Recruitment: Govt Decides To Fill 4000 Teachers Post | Check Important Details Here

The cabinet decided to create a directorate of Disaster Management to support the HP Disaster Management Authority and the State Executive Committee under the Department of Revenue. Also Read - Himachal Pradesh Lockdown: State Relaxes Restrictions For Goods Carriers, Commuters For Medical Purpose | Check Full List of Guidelines Here

It decided to create ropeway and Rapid Transport System Development Corporation under the control of the Transport Department to oversee the implementation of all the ropeways and mass rapid transportation system projects.

The cabinet also gave its nod to make necessary amendments in the HP Protection of Interests of Depositors (in Financial Establishments) Act, 1999 for removing certain infirmities in the existing legislation.

Besides, the cabinet has decided to select Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as national partner for ‘Himachal Pradesh Investors Summit-2019’ scheduled to be held at Dharamshala in Kangra district on June 10 and 11 next year.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.