Shimla: As many as 306 institutions opened by the Jai Ram Thakur government just before state assembly elections have been denotified by the new Congress government.
The notifications were issued by different departments, boards and corporations here on Wednesday.
178 Health Institutes (including PHC, CHC, Upgraded Hospital), three -Tehsil Office, 20 Sub Tehsil, Nine- Kanungo Circle, 79- Patwar Circle, 16- PWD Division, Sub-Division and Circle Office and one Forest Division have also been denotified. Orders have been issued regarding this by the Principal Secretary of PWD, Revenue, Forest and Health Department.
The government has stated that Jai Ram Thakur Government without following the economic prudence, requirements and merits and demerits number of Institutions are opened six months before the Assembly Election. New government after taking charge found that the previous regime launched a spree of opening a number of Institutions with the intention to gain political advantage.
The Such Institutions were opened without any budget provisions on the whim and fancy bleeding the debt ridden state coffer . Out of 27 new PWD offices announced by former government decided to close 25.
It is not certain whether such units are made functional. The staff posted in these will have to report at ENC office Shimla. Among closed PWD Institution are offices include 3rd Electrical Circle Mandi, Janjehli Circle, Chowari Division in Chamba, Jawalamukhi Division in Kangra, Nerwa and Nankhari Division, Balgar section and Sarain Subdivision of Chopal in Shimla, Makriri Subdivision of Jogindernagar, Recong-peo Subdivision of Kinnaur, and Doon division and Patta Subdivision in Solan, Khundonwala Subdivision of Poantashaib in Sirmaur,Kapahara Subdivision of Ghumerwin in Bilaspur, Section Office (BR ) Superspeicility Chamaina in Kasumpti and and Chamba.
These 3 tehsil include Udaipur of Lahaul Spiti, Bharari of Bilaspur and Krishnagarh tehsil of Solan are denotifed.Nine Kanungo circle of revenue department include Banehardi, Raipur, Kajaun, Rajpur and Bhatanwali, Kelodhar, Bassi, Bhajaun and Sataun, Majhothi and Bhambla denotifed. 20 Tehsils including Harlog, Kalaamb Jalag, Chachiyan, Jahalmaan, Rajpur Khodonwala, Dhamavadi, Samarkot, Thali Chakki, Saho, Jury, Daulatpur Chowk, Bargaon, Baldeyan, Koti, Talai, Subathu, Matiana, Sataun and Ashla have been denotified.Harlog.Along with this, settlement office running in the from earlier Shimla and Kangra has been kept unchanged. Former CM created Forest Division (Wild Line) Janjehli as per notification dated 22 September 2022 also denotifed.