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  • Press Release 3-01-2018

    • Chandigarh, Jan 3: Haryana Public Works (Building and Roads) Minister, Rao Narbir Singh said that as per the vision of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal the present State Government has taken various initiatives for strengthening of roads, expansion of metro and for developing regional rapid transit system.
    • He said that even the legislators of opposition parties, during the Vidhan Sabha Sessions, also referred to the improvement of roads in their assembly constituencies during the present State Government.
    • Rao Narbir said that Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA from   Hathin, Mr Kehar Singh Rawat met him here today on the issue of three kilometer long Hathin Bypass and he (Rao Narbir) has directed  technical adviser in the Public Works (Buildings and Roads) Department, Mr Vishal Seth to personally visit Hathin to explore the technical viability of constructing bypass along the Hathin drain.
    • The Minister also apprised MLA Mr Rawat that the Department has recently launched ‘Harpath App’ to make the State roads pothole free. Any person could complaint about the condition of roads on this App and his complaint would be resolved within 96 hours. In case the road is not repaired ever after 100 hours then the government would bear the penalty for the same, he added. On this, Mr Kehar Singh Rawat also downloaded the app on his mobile phone and thanked the Minister for this initiative.
    • Mr Narbir Singh said that during the previous government, the National Highway-1 had become a cause of accidents due to the pending construction works in Shahbad, Pipli, Nilokheri, Karnal and Madhuban. But the present State Government had got constructed new underpass and carry out other development works at all these places thus given a new look to the GT road. Similarly, it is the present State Government which has got the work restarted on 135 kilometers long Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway.
    • He said that with a view to address the problem of traffic jam in Gurugram, the State Government has accorded approval to a 1300 crore scheme of Rajiv Chowk, Signature Chowk, IFFCO junction and Maharana Partap Chowk. Under this, the work for the construction of underpass at five places is in progress to ensure smooth flow of traffic going towards Delhi-Sohna-Jaipur and Old Gurugram. Apart from this, work is also in progress on Badhshahpur Elevated Highway.
    • Chandigarh, Jan 3- In a major relief to the ex-Servicemen in the State, Haryana Government has decided to enhance the ignorable part of pension from Rs 4,000 to Rs 15,000 in the case of commissioned service officers and civil officers holding Group ‘A’ Posts. Besides, the Government has also approved the new pay fixation policy of re-employed Military Pensioners in the State.
    • Disclosing this here today, Finance Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu said that Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved a proposal in this regard.
    • Capt. Abhimanyu said that in all cases where the pension is fully ignored, the initial pay on re-employment would be fixed as per entry pay in the revised pay level of the re-employed post applicable in the case of direct recruits appointed on or after January 1, 2016 as per Haryana Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016.
    • He said that in cases where the entire pension and pensionary benefits are not ignored for pay fixation, the initial basic pay on re-employment would be fixed at the same stage as the last basic pay drawn before retirement. If there is no such stage in the re-employed post, the pay would be fixed at the stage next above of that pay.
    • The Finance Minister said that if the maximum pay in the level applicable to the post in which a pensioner is re-employed is less than the last basic pay drawn by him before retirement, his initial basic pay would be fixed at such maximum pay of the re-employed post. Similarly, if the minimum pay in the level applicable to the post in which military pensioner is re-employed is more than the last basic pay drawn by him before retirement; his initial basic pay would be fixed at such minimum pay of the re-employed post. 
    • He said that however, in all these cases, the non-ignorable part of the pension would be reduced from the pay so fixed. This is subject to the maximum ceiling of pay of Rs 2,19,600. The Military pensioners on re-employment would continue to draw the same present House Rent Allowance rates in pre-revised pay structure till further orders, he added.
    • He said that the new pay fixation policy of re-employed Military pensioners would be solely governed by Haryana Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016. 
    • Chandigarh, Jan 3- Haryana Government has decided to nominate Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) or Additional District Magistrate (ADM) at each district in the State as Nodal Officer for coordination between District Legal Services Authorities (DLSAs) and District Administration.
    • While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that a proposal to this effect has been approved by Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal.
    • He said that this decision has been taken in order to achieve the objective of the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987 and also to make the individuals aware of various schemes of Central and State Governments.

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