Itanagar, February 2: Arunachal Pradesh gave a nod to much awaited “Arunachal Pradesh Advertisement Policy 2018.” State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Pema Khandu approved Arunachal Pradesh Advertisement Policy 2018 which will enable the government to make payment of government advertisement bills to media houses on timely basis.
With Arunachal Pradesh Advertisement Policy 2018, a centralized funding policy will be in place for enabling the government to make payment of government advertisement bills to media houses on timely basis, said Government Spokesperson Bamang Felix.
In another decision, the Cabinet approved release of gratuitous relief of Rs 2,000 for all contingency and casual workers serving under Arunachal Government.
Apart from approving creation of 25 posts of Assistant Professors for government colleges of the state under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), the Cabinet also approved enhancement of salary of teachers working under SSA and RMSA on contractual basis up to 22% with effect from April 1, 2018.
The Cabinet directed the education department to ensure that salaries are disbursed by the first week of the subsequent month through the Aadhaar-based DBT through PFMS method.
Cabinet also cleared two important draft Bills – Central Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 (No.7 of 2014), Arunachal Pradesh Bill, 2018 and Arunachal Pradesh Land and Ecological Sites (Protection and Management) Bill 2018 which will be introduced in the ensuing Assembly session.