The Cabinet sub-committee in a meeting held on Tuesday recomended to provide financial assistance to various sectors like tourism, transport, industry, agriculture etc.
Not quantified in any figure but it was decided to provide special relief to tourism, transport sectors and the urban poors.
In the meeting Mahinder Singh, Jal Shakti Matri stated that keeping in view the increasing strength of people coming back from other states the Information and Technology Department should develop an app to register the skilled workers who have come from other parts of state. After registration they will be provided employment in various departments based on their skills and capacity as per their requirement.
Singh said that in view of #COVID-19 pandemic there is a need to strengthen the health sector in state. He said that the number of quarantine centers would be increased. Discussion was also held to strengthen health institutions in rural areas.
He said that to strengthen the economy of the state, discussion was held on starting industrial units and more relaxation would be provided to small industries. He also directed to provide lodging facility to the workers working in the industrial units in the same area. He said that sufficient raw material would be made available to the industries so that there is no shortage of raw material so that production work would not suffer.
To provide remunerative prices to farmers for their produce, it was discussed to sent their produce to various markets through air transport. Directions were issued to the Animal Husbandry Department to ensure adequate availability of fodder in all the Gau Sadans in rural areas.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the government is taking every possible step to check and control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in state. The frontline Corona warriors of the state are rendering their outstanding services. He said that the first priority should be to provide all assistance to the people working on the forefront to deal with this pandemic. He said that discussions and decisions raised on various issues in the meeting would be kept before the Cabinet.