Shimla: In a cabinet meeting today, it was decided that in all tribal and far flung difficult areas of Dodra Kawar and Bara Bhangal, every month 8 kg of wheat / flour will be provided every month from July 1, 2010 to June 2011.
The cabinet decided to authorise officials at Municipal and Panchayat levels to issue ration cards within their jurisdiction.
The cabinet also approved filling of 258 posts of pharmacists in the department of Health and Family Welfare on contract basis.
It granted one-time relaxation in educational qualification of all matriculates who successfully acquired diploma in pharmacy before September 12, 2001.
Further, it also decided to exempt children of those engaged in security services for the country from producing Himachali domicile certificate for seeking admission to institutions under the control of technical education department in the state.