Press Releases

16 October 2020
16-10-2020
16 October 2020

  • Chandigarh, October 16: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal said that under the guidance of Shri Guru Govind Singh Ji, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur had emerged as a great warrior who fought for his country especially when resentment was rising following the atrocities by the Mughal Empire. The atmosphere was rife with darkness and fear at that time. The youth should come forward with the spirit of patriotism, taking inspiration from the life of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, he added.
  • The Chief Minister said this during a webinar organised on the occasion of the 350th birth anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur.
  • He said that even though Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was born in a Rajput family in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir and named Laxman Dev, he was later known as Madho Das Bairagi for his reclusive life at Nanded in Maharashtra. It was the era of the Bhakti Movement; however, there was a lack of quality leadership, and military spirit to confront the Mughals, he added. He said that during that time, Shri Guru Govind Singh Ji commanded Madho Das Bairagi to fight against the Mughal Empire in Northern India. After getting inspired by Guru Gobind Singh, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur constituted a force and declared Sirhand as his financial capital, that spread over Hansi, Hisar, Kaithal, Tohana of Haryana. Thus he established the first Sikh state in 1710.
  • Later, Lohgarh was made its capital, which is located along the border of Himachal Pradesh in Yamunanagar district of Haryana, he added.
  • The Chief Minister said that Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was a great example of humanity. The soldiers in his force belonged to all religions and he addressed every soldier in his force as lion. He said that Banda Singh Bahadur laid a strong foundation of patriotism and proved to be a courageous general. He said that Banda Singh Bahadur introduced coins and stamps in the name of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Shri Guru Govind Singh Ji in his state. Besides this, he assisted the landowners to take possession of their own land, he added.
  • Referring to his own ancestors, the Chief Minister said that they were among the 700 soldiers in the force of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, who were martyred while fighting the Mughals.
  • The Chief Minister said that in 2016, when he gave directions to locate the actual capital, Lohgarh, of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, it was found out that four different places were named Lohgarh in North India was known as Lohgarh. However, the actual capital Lohgarh was found to be in Yamunanagar district.
  • The Chief Minister said that in view of the memory of bravery and courage of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, it has been decided to set up Martial Art School in Lohgarh. Apart from this, a trust has been formed in Lohgarh which will develop a museum for its ancient significance. Haryana Government is developing Lohagarh as a tourist destination, he added.
  • The webinar was also addressed by Former Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala, Dr. Jaspal Singh, Historian, Baba Jatinder Pal Singh Sodhi, Vice President, Haryana Punjabi Sahitya Academy, Sardar Gurvinder Singh and National Convener, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Sikh Sampradaya, Mr. Shiv Shankar Pahwa.
     
  • Chandigarh, October 16– So as to introduce fiscal, administrative discipline and propriety in service rules being formulated for the employees of Boards, Corporations, PSUs, Statutory Bodies and Commissions of the Haryana Government shall be vetted by the Office of Chief Secretary.
  • The Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Lal has accorded its approval for a proposal in this regard.
  • Various Boards, Corporations, PSUs, Statutory Bodies and Commissions usually frame service rules for their employees/officials at their own level and sometimes seek comments of the Chief Secretary Office (in GAD) at a belated stage or post facto.
  • Although, the Haryana Bureau of Public Enterprises (HBPE) examines the proposals of Boards and Corporations, yet the posts created in the particular Board/Corporation are sometimes taken as a precedent to demand parity or equivalence by other Boards/Corporations, henceforth the Chief Secretary Office shall be vetting the service rules.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: The Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today accorded approval for draft of Haryana Water Resources Conservation, Management and Regulation) Authority Bill, 2020 for Conservation, management and regulation of water resources in Haryana until now, the ground water was being regulated under the guidelines issued by the Central Ground Water Authority, however entry 17 in the list II of Schedule VII of the Constitution of India inter alia provides that water supplies, irrigation and canals, drainage and embankments, water storage and water power are the state subjects, hence this Bill has been introduced.
  • The Bill has been prepared with the aim to establish an Authority for conservation, management and regulation of the water resources in the State including surface water, ground water and treated waste water of Haryana which shall exercise its jurisdiction over the entire State.
  • The uncontrolled and rapid usage of water, in absence of any effective law in the State has resulted in alarming situation of declining ground water levels along with depletion of surface water in several areas. In order to deal with the situation of serious water crisis and over exploitation of water in the offing, it is an impending necessity to enact an appropriate law to provide for protecting, conserving, controlling and regularizing the usage of water in the State so that the water regimen becomes sustainable both quantitatively and qualitatively, especially in stressed areas.
  • The Authority will be constituted and would consist of five member including Chairman to be appointed by the Selection Committee constituted under Section 5 of the draft Bill.
  • The Bill further provides for the term of 3 years for Chairman and Members of the Authority, Further, the Authority shall have its own staff to be appointed under Section 8 of the Draft Bill. Powers and functions ubje of the Authority have been provided under Section 12. Further, the Authority shall have the jurisdiction to grant permissions to Br use and extract water which has been provided under Section 16 and also determine tariff of surface and treated waste water with the approval of Government.
  • The Authority would also have the powers of the Civil Court and non-compliance of the orders or directions of the Authority shall be punishable under Section 22. The Bill also provides for the penalty for the unauthorized acts under Section 25 along with the compounding of the unauthorized acts under Section 26.
  • The Bill gives powers to the Government to make rules on certain provisions and also gives powers to the authority to make regulations under Section 30 and 31 respectively. The Authority will also prepare its annual report and the fund of the Authority shallie subject to the Audit by the Accountant General, Haryana.
  • Under Section 3(4) the Authority will consist of Chairperson and four members to be appointed by the selection committee which shall recommend the suitable candidate as per qualification.
  • The selection committee will be constituted under Section 5 consisting Chief Secretary, Haryana as Chairperson and consist of Administrative Secretary to Government, Haryana, Irrigation and Water Resources Department as Member-Secretary and two other members having knowledge in the fields of science, technology or engineering matters concerned with water resources or management of water resources.
  • The Main functions and powers of the Authority will be to prepare an Integrated State Water Plan every three years based on water plans prepared for every district. The Authority will prepare and get approved a framework from the Government, for granting permissions under Section 16 or to achieve any other purposes of this Act. A large number of industries were facing the challenge of obtaining permission from Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) for a long period even for continuation of existing ground water extraction duly permitted and therefore NGT had imposed fines and penalties on such industries. The Bill will also help expedite permissions in such cases.
  • The Authority will issue direction inter alia for sustainable operation and maintenance of the water infrastructure and water delivery systems within the State, optimum utilization of the irrigation potential created in the State, to reduce and prevent pollution and degradation of water resources, facilitating the implementation of the Water Security Plan, increasing water efficiency agriculture and other sectors.
  • The Authority will make recommendations to the Government for the establishment system of enforcement. The Authority will summit the state ground water and surface water plan to the government for consideration and approval.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today approved amendments in the Official Member of Haryana Governance Reforms Authority (HGRA) notification dated January 4, 2017 to notify inclusion of Director General, Haryana Institute of Public Administration (HIPA) as official member of HGRA and associate the Director General, HIPA in its deliberations.
  • The Haryana Government has set up HGRA on January 4, 2017 and has constituted an Empowerment Committee under HGRA on January 24, 2017. HGRA has since then done excellent work in association with concerned Departments which is evident from the six reports submitted by it for the year 2017, 2018 and 2020. The HGRA has conducted eight General meetings so far and has also set up 17 Task Groups for specific areas, sectors and issues. The Task Groups of HGRA have conducted 17 meetings and recommended the suggestions regarding concerned areas, sectors and issues.
     
  • Chandigarh, October 16: Haryana Government has decided to redesignate the ‘Department of Housing’ as 'Department of Housing for All' with new mandate and creation of 'Directorate of Housing for All' by subsuming the housing schemes currently being carried out by various Departments, Boards, Corporations and Autonomous Bodies alongwith staff and to carry out consequential changes in the Business of the Haryana Government (Allocation) Rules, 1974.
  • A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of State Cabinet held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today.
  • Housing Department was created for implementation of housing schemes through Housing Board under the administrative control of Administrative Secretary of Housing Department for providing affordable houses/flats to the residents of Haryana State and for implementation of the various schemes namely Land Acquisition and Development Scheme, Low Income Group Housing Scheme, Middle Income Group Housing Scheme, Rental Housing Scheme, Rural Housing Scheme and Subsidized Industrial Housing Scheme.
  • The Chief Minister who also holds the portfolio of the Finance Department had stated, in his Budget Speech of the financial year 2020-2021 on February 28, 2020 that there will be a department namely `Department of Housing for All' which shall subsume various housing schemes currently undertaken by several departments like housing scheme for BPL/EWS by Housing Board Haryana, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna-Urban, Rajiv Awas Yojna by department of Urban Local Bodies, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna-Gramin by department of Rural Development, Housing Advance Scheme for registered construction worker by Haryana Building and other Construction Worker Welfare Board, Ashiana Scheme by Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Awas Navinikaran Yojna for house repair by Department of SC and BC Welfare. The Legislative Assembly has accorded its consent for the same.
  • The Business to be allocated to the new 'Department of Housing for All' includes administration of the Haryana Housing Board Act, 1971, administration of the Haryana Housing Board, Implementation of Housing Schemes like Land Acquisition of Development Scheme, Low Income Group Housing Scheme, Middle Income Group Housing Scheme, Rental Housing Scheme, Rural Housing Scheme, Subsidized Industrial Housing Scheme, Constitution of State Advisory Committee in respect of Housing Scheme(s), Implementation of Pardhan Mantri Awas Yojna-Urban, Implementation of Rajiv Awas Yojna, Implementation of any other Housing Scheme to be launched by Government of India/State Government, all Housing development schemes including formulation, proposal, planning, budget and their implementation in the State, preparation of project report of various housing schemes and their implementation for the expansion, improvement and development of housing in Urban and Rural areas, collaboration with any national or international body for implementation of housing schemes for rural and urban areas, preparation of the capital and revenue budget for the department and monitoring the implementation of various schemes, establishment matters relating to officers and staff under the administrative control of the Department except matters allotted to the Personnel, Administrative reforms and Training Department and any other matter connected with or incidental to above.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today approved the proposal of Public Works (Building and Roads) Department for Re-installation of Toll point number 26 on Kala Amb-Sadhaura-Shahbad Road upto March 31, 2022.
  • The decision for the Re-installation of Toll point number 26 on Kala Amb-Sadhaura-Shahbad Road has been taken since the work of the improvement of the above road stands completed at a cost of Rs. 19.80 crore.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today accorded ex-post facto approval for providing State Government guarantee of Rs. 700 crore in favour of Commercial Banks for working capital facilities sanctioned to Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd. (DHBVNL).
  • The Nigam manages its day-to-day operations by using fund based and non fund based working capital limits sanctioned by various banks. Due to increase in the power purchase payments and enhanced requirement of Letters of Credit (LC) in favour of power suppliers as per Ministry of Power guidelines, DHBVN's existing working capital arrangements were not sufficient to meet with the increased power supply obligations.
  • The Allahabad Bank (now Indian Bank), Central Bank of India and Bank of Baroda have agreed to consider DHBVN's request for sanction of fresh working capital facilities or increase in existing limits and also reduction of interest rates on total exposure on providing State Government guarantee. After reduction of interest on existing working capital facilities and sanction of fresh limits at reduced rates, the DHBVN will approximately save Rs. 10 crore per annum on account of interest besides meeting the obligations of providing enhanced Letters of Credit (LC) in favour of power suppliers as per Ministry of Power (MoP) guidelines.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana DISCOMs have successfully implemented the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme and eliminated the gap of Average Cost of Supply (ACS) and Average Revenue Realised (ARR) two years ahead of the UDAY target. Further the AT&C losses have also been substantially reduced from 30.02 percent in the Financial Year 2015-16 to 17.17 percent in the Financial Year 2019-20. Now, the period specified under UDAY MOU for achieving financial and operational turnaround of DISCOMs has ended.
  • This was informed in the meeting of State Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today.
  • Haryana Government has successfully implemented Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) Scheme with the takeover of loan of Rs. 25,950 crore by the State Government and conversion of the entire amount into equity. The takeover of loans by the State Government and their conversion into equity has resulted in savings in interest cost to the extent of Rs. 5,225 crore to the Haryana DISCOMs over the last four years.
  • The Haryana DISCOMs have achieved operational and financial turnaround thereby meeting the objective of the scheme. DHVBNL has already achieved the AT&C loss target under UDAY in financial year 2018-19. The UHBVNL has achieved a substantial reduction of 12 percent in AT&C losses and is on course to achieving the AT&C loss level of 15 percent.
  • A tripartite MoU under UDAY scheme of Government of India was signed on March 11, 2016 between the Government of India, the State Government and Haryana DISCOMs. Under this MoU, operational and financial activities were to be achieved by the year 2018-19 and 2019-2020 respectively.
  • DISCOMs were required to improve the billing efficiency and collection efficiency in order to reduce the AT&C losses. The UDAY MoU provided target for reduction in AT&C losses to 15 percent by Financial Year 2018-19. DHBVN achieved an AT&C loss level of 14.86 percent during the Financial Year 2018-19 which is better than the target.
  • It is pertinent to mention here that Haryana Discoms have also achieved the financial turnaround without any increase in tariff during last four years whereas the FSA has reduced by over Re. 1 per unit during this period. Further, the tariff for Domestic consumers has been reduced with effect from June 1, 2020.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal has approved amendment in Haryana Civil Services (Pay) Rules2016, for the pay fixation/ pay protection on subsequent appointment from higher pay scale to lower pay scale.
  • Now these rules will be called the Haryana Civil Services (Pay) Amendment Rules, 2020 and will come into force with effect from January 1, 2016.
  • As per the amendment, if the application for subsequent appointment is submitted through proper channel, pay of the Government employee holding a post on regular basis will be fixed at the stage equal to the pay drawn by him in the higher level of post held regularly. If no such stage is available, the pay will be fixed at the stage next below in the lower level with respect to the pay drawn by him in the higher level of the post held regularly and the difference in the pay may be granted as personal pay to be absorbed in future increment(s). If maximum of the vertical range of pay progression at the lower level, in which he is appointed, happens to be less than the pay drawn by 'him/her in the higher level, his pay may be restricted to that maximum.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Government has decided to provide exemption from payment of Motor Vehicles Tax to the buses owned by Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) plying on local routes in Tri-city area of Haryana that is Panchkula.
  • A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of State Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today.
  • The exemption of motor vehicle tax for the vehicles owned by Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) plying on local routes in Tri-city area of Haryana that is Panchkula will bring both the counter parts that is Haryana Roadways and Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) on Uniform platform and will help the seamless movement of buses in the tri-city area of Haryana and Chandigarh.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today approved the creation of new Directorate of MSME for development and promotion of MSME in Haryana and further approved the work distribution in the Industries and Commerce Department amongst Directorate of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Directorate of Industries and Commerce and Directorate of Supplies and Disposals, in Haryana.
  • Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector is acknowledged as an engine for growth across the country, particularly due to its contribution to the country and Gross Domestic Product, Economic Growth and its ability to create a large number of jobs. Haryana has taken various steps for the development of overall MSME ecosystem in the State in the past few years.
  • Therefore underlining this fact, in a bid to strengthen MSMEs in the State, a separate Directorate in the Department of Industries and Commerce is required to give focused attention to the development and growth of MSMEs.
  • Directorate of MSME will be responsible to make policies, schemes for the overall development of MSMEs including Khadi and Village Industries, Cotage Industries, Handicrafts, Handlooms, Powerlooms, etc. in the State and make them globally competitive. This Directorate will help MSMEs to access credit, common facilities, tool rooms, etc. legislations viz. MSME Development Act, 2006, Punjab Khadi and Village Industries Board Act, 1955 and Punjab State Aid to Industry Act, 1935. It will also administer the work of Traders Welfare Board instead of Excise and Taxation Dept. It will also provide various fiscal and non-fiscal incentives, infrastructure support and technological support to the MSMEs so that they can compete locally as well as globally.
     
  • Chandigarh, October 16: The Haryana Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today approved the proposal for providing State Government guarantee for availing term loan of Rs. 55 crore by the Haryana State Co-operative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (HAFED) from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for setting up of Mega Food Park Project Rohtak.
  • This project is being set-up by HAFED at Industrial Model Township Rohtak under the Mega Food Park Scheme of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (Mofpi), Government of India.
  • The project is spread across 50 acres and has 80 plots varying from 450 to 4050 sq. meters in size besides 24 Standard Design Factory (SDF) Sheds for MSMEs. Units relating to Multi Crop Processing Line (Vegetables and Fruits), Ready-to-Eat Food, Spice Processing and Packaging, Oil Extraction, Canning, Bakery, Integrated Milk processing/ Tetra Packaging Unit, Animal Feed Formulation units etc., can be set up by the Investors in this Mega Food Park. As a part of this project, three Primary Processing Centres (PPCs) are also to be set up in districts Manakpur in Yamunanagar, Narwana in Jind, and Bawal in Rewari.
  • As per the decision of the State Government, the Civil Works of this project at the cost of Rs. 30 crore are being executed by the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC), whereas the Plant and Machinery works at a cost of about Rs. 23.50 crore have being executed by HAFED.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Cabinet which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal held here today approved the proposal of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department to transfer land measuring 426 kanal 19 Marla of Agriculture Department situated in the Revenue Estate of village Jatheri (Pundri), district Kaithal to Maharshi Valmiki Sanskrit University, Kaithal on collector rate as per the Government Policy for establishing the University.
  • The Cabinet also approved the proposal of Animal Husbandry and Dairying Department for transfer of land measuring 4 acre 3 kanal land of the Government livestock Farm, Hisar to Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam for the construction of New Model Store at Hisar at collector rate of Rs. 1 crore per acre.
  • In yet another decision, the Cabinet approved the proposal of Development and Panchayats Department for the exchange of land measuring 13 Kanal 2 Marla of Panchayat Samiti, Bhattu Kalan with the land measuring 13 Kanal 2 Marla of M/s NCML Private Limited, Gurugram situated in the village Bhattu Kalan, district Fatehabad for laying Railway line for construction of 50,000 MT grain silos.
  • This activity will generate employment in the nearby villages and will be beneficial for the farmers of the area.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today approved to introduce ‘The Haryana Control of Organized Crime Bill, 2020’. This Act may be called the Haryana Control of Organised Crime Act, 2019, and will extend to the entire State. The Act will come into force on the date as the State Government notifies in its official gazette.
  • In view of the emerging situation of organized crime in the State of Haryana, it has become imperative to introduce a similar legislation in the State which ensures effective legal action against the gangsters, leaders and members of organized criminal gangs. Special provisions also need to be enacted for forfeiture of the property acquired from proceeds of crimes and to create a provision for special courts and special prosecutor for handling the trials of offences under this Act.
  • With the introduction of the Haryana Control of Organized Crime Bill, 2020, the previous bill ‘The Haryana Control of Organized Crime Bill, 2019’ as earlier approved by State Legislative Assembly stands withdrawn.
  • The State Cabinet considered the proposal of Home Dept to withdraw Haryana Control of Organised Crime Bill 2019 and to introduce the same in amended form. The 2019 Bill had been sent for the Presidential assent. The same was returned with certain observations.
  • As per the observations made by Union Home Ministry and Ministry of Electronics &IT, the Council of ministers decided to withdraw the Haryana Control of Organised Crime Bill, 2019 and introduce the same in amended form after incorporating the advice. The new draft Bill will be placed in the next Vidhan Sabha session.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today approved amendment in the Teacher Transfer Policy-2016 Amended In 2017 for the Department of School Education Haryana.
  • The amendments in the Teachers Transfer Policy-2016 are proposed to ensure equitable, demand based deployment of Teachers/School Heads, in a fair and transparent manner so as to protect the academic interest of the students.
  • As per the amendment 'Teachers', unless the context requires otherwise, means teachers working in Regular capacity or as adhoc teachers for the purpose of this policy. After the transfer drive, the 'newly married' or 'recently divorced' female employees shall be given preferred place of posting against vacancy upon request. However, they shall have to participate in the next transfer and they shall be adjusted at any of their three choices against available vacant posts.
  • As per the amendment, the column titled as Sub-factor of this item will be replaced with Widow/divorced/separated/ unmarried female teacher more than 40 years of age/ wife or husband of serving Military personnel/ Paramilitary personnel working outside of the State. Under column titled as Explanation of this item will be replaced as all male/female of this category shall be given 10 marks only. Certificate valid on the qualifying date issued by AIIMS (including its branches in Haryana), PGI Rohtak, PGI, Khanpur Kalan, Kalpana Chawla Medical College, Karnal, PGI Chandigarh or duly constituted Medical Board would be considered for cancer patients and debilitating disease.
  • Normally an employee has a service career of 35 years, so a teacher is supposed to serve a zone for maximum 5 years during his service career. In case of Zone-I, Zone-2, Zone- 3 and Zone-4, if a teacher has completed five years of stay then such zone shall not be made available to him/her for opting stations whether in online transfer drive or offline/temporary allocation. However if a teacher, working in any school situated in Zone-5, Zone-6 or Zone-7, opts to stay in any of these zones, he/she will be allotted a school of any of these zones and further, he/she shall be allowed to continue for next five years in such school unless he/she has to compulsorily participate in online transfer drive due to other provisions of policy i.e. rationalization of posts, blocking of posts or on his/her choice.
  • The teachers of Rest of Haryana except Mewat Cadre (RoH Cadre) will be free to choose their posting in Mewat district also. However, the teacher belonging to RoH cadre, who has not given his/ her willingness, will not be allotted a station in Mewat. Notwithstanding this, the cadre of the teachers will not change. For this purpose, the teachers, falling under the category of "Anywhere in the State" during first round of online drive, will' be given an option to choose from remaining vacancies of RoH as well as Mewat cadre. If any such teacher opts to be posted in Mewat cadre, he/she will be considered for such posting.
     
  • Chandigarh October 16: The Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal here today accorded approval to the Amendment Bill — 2020 "Haryana Accountability of Public Finances Act, 2019". This Act may be called the Haryana Accountability of Public Finances (Amendment) Act, 2020 and will come into force on such date, after notifying in its official gazette.
  • The Draft Bill of Haryana Accountability of Public Finances Act, 2019 was sent to the Principal Accountant General (A&E), Haryana and to the Principal Accountant General (Audit), Haryana for their comments on the provisions contained therein.
  • Accordingly, the Principal Accountant General (A&E), Haryana and the Principal Accountant General (Audit), Haryana had requested the State Government that the comments of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India should be considered and the necessary amendments in the provisions of Haryana Accountability of Public Finances Act, 2019 be carried out.
  • Therefore, the observations of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on the "Haryana Accountability of Public Finances Act, 2019" were considered by the Government and accordingly, ‘Haryana Accountability of Public Finances (Amendment) Bill, 2020’ has been prepared.