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Hry govt to recover benefit from 'fake' beneficiaries of old age scheme

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The government has decided to recover the benefit availed by people under Scheme by suppressing true information, an said today.

A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of state Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of here today.

It was decided that the benefit given for the ineligible period would be recovered by the department by deducting 50 per cent amount from the monthly pension of the beneficiaries. Meanwhile, the government has also decided that notices issued and FIRs registered against such beneficiaries would be withdrawn.

In another decision, the Cabinet here today approved modified scheme for hiring of buses on kilometre basis by state

The buses will be hired by inviting tenders or applications from an individual, firm, company or a registered society or any other legal entity, an release said giving details of the cabinet decision.

Before entering into an agreement with the Department, the owner shall get the buses registered in his or her or its name in The of the bus will continue to be the employee of the owner of the bus.

The Department shall provide conductors for the operation of the bus under whose control the bus will ply from one destination to another. The owner of the bus will exercise absolutely no operational control over the bus. The buses shall be painted as per the colour scheme approved by the Department, the release said.

In another decision, the the today started the process to set up an International Airport/Civil Aviation Hub at as the approved the sale of land measuring over 23 acre belonging to Municipal Corporation, to the for its construction.

The Cabinet also approved the proposal of the Technical Education Department to rename the and Technology by amending the and Technology Act, 2009.

The change in the name of the University has been effected for its identification as a

The and Technology, will now be known as and Technology YMCA,

In another decision, the Cabinet was informed that a state-of-art for fitment of artificial limbs shall be set up at Nawada Tigaon in district

The Cabinet also gave its approval to amend the schedule of rates under the Haryana Value Added Tax Act, 2003 regarding provisions made under it for

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 00:45 IST