An important meeting of Punjab Cabinet was held on Thursday at Chandigarh which was chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in which many decisions were made including outdoor advertisement policy. Punjab Cabinet the creation of Border Cadre for Teachers was also sanctioned. The Punjab government has decided to seek the opinion of the state Advocate-General on recruitment of teachers from their respective districts on border. The cabinet decided to create a separate cadre of teachers for the six border districts of Pathankot, Amritsar, Fazilka, Tarn Taran, Ferozepur and Gurdaspur.Besides the Creation of Border Cadre for Teachers, Cabinet decides to create a Separate Department of Mining & Geology which was earlier under the department of industries now it has been decided to make it as an individual department and all the staff for department to be drawn from water resources Dept, entailing no extra cost.Meanwhile, Punjab Cabinet Okayed New Tourism Policy to make Punjab World-Class Destination. Sub-committee will be formed to oversee the implementation of Right to Education (RTE) and to examine the suggestions of the Education Department. Sources alleged, the sub-committee, comprising Finance Minister Manpreet Badal, Higher Education Minister Aruna Chaudhary, Rural Development Minister Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa and Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, will submit its report within 15 days, an official spokesperson disclosed after the cabinet meeting.
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