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Uttarakhand: 5% reservation for orphanage children in govt jobs

ANI  |  Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India] 

Children residing in the state-owned orphanages in will get five percent reservation in government jobs in the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled state, the cabinet decided on Wednesday.

As many as 1,000 children will benefit from the same, said government

The will be held in Dehradun from February 11 to 22.

Kaushik further stated that merino sheep will be imported from at an estimated cost of Rs 6 crore to improve the breed of sheep in the state. As many as 40 male and 200 female merino sheep will be brought from

It has been further decided that the employees will be given six months pending arrears of the seventh pay scale.

Moreover, a documentary film will be made for Geographic on Kedarnath at an estimated cost of Rs 1.5 crore. The same will be promoted via Instagram, and

A recommendation has also been made regarding the hiring of 46 temporary Super Specialists Neuro Surgeon, Cardiology, Neurology positions in Haldwani medical colleges.

Furthermore, amendments will be made in the Police Service Rules and the provision of service promotion.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 19:05 IST