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VAT on cigarette,cigar up from 18% to 36% and on bidis from 11% to 22%.

Written by Express News Service | Updated: April 17, 2014 10:43:54 am

VAT on cigarette,cigar up from 18% to 36% and on bidis from 11% to 22%.

Registration fee under the HP VAT Act,Central Sales Tax Act,Passenger & Good Tax Act and Luxury Tax Act abolished for new dealers.

Procurement price of milk collected my MILKFED raised from Rs 17.80 to Rs 18.80 per litre.

HP Traders Welfare Board to be revived

Nine percent VAT on all types of footwear.

VAT on aviation turbine fuel reduced from 5% to 1%.

Skill Development Allowance of Rs 1,000 per month to be given to 10+2 and above educated unemployed youth; Rs 1,500 for persons with disabilities.

2,000 posts of teachers of different categories to be filled-up

Winter allowance for employees in tribal and hard areas up from Rs 200 to Rs 300 per month.

Fixed Medical allowance for employees and pensioners increased from Rs 250 to Rs 350 per month.

Contractual employees completing 6 years of service,daily wage employees completing 7 years of service as on March 31 2013 to be regularised as per norms.

Each MLA to get a budget of Rs 2 lakh as discretionary grant fund.

Integrated Crop Diversification Programme to bring 3,000 hectare area under vegetable cultivation.

Direct Benefit Transfer for all state scholarship and welfare schemes.

Rs 175 crore proposed for the state food subsidy scheme.

Mushroom production to be treated as an agriculture activity.

Token tax exempted for tractors for agriculture purpose.

One Panchayat in each district,completely free of stray animals,to be given an award of Rs 5 lakh.

Procurement price of apple,mango kinnow,malta and galgal to be increased by 50 paisa per kg.

Anti hail nets to horticulturists on 80% subsidy.

High Powered Committee for speedy clearances of Hydroprojects.

Rs 270 crore to subsidise domestic consumers of electricity.

Clearances for industrial projects to be made time bound and brought under Public Services Guarantee Act.

Grant and equity of Rs 160 crore to HRTC in 2013-14.

Free travel facility to government school students in HRTC buses.

Patients suffering from cancer and spinal injuries to be provided free travel facility in HRTC buses

At least 20% women to be recruited at constable and SI level.

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