The meeting of State Cabinet held here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reviewed Covid-19 situation in the State.
Keeping in view the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cabinet decided that all the restrictions under imposition would continue till 14th June, 2021 morning 6 AM.
The Cabinet also decided to cancel 10+2 examinations for the year 2020-21 in line with decision of Government of India. Cabinet decided that the H.P Board of School Education would devise a formula for calculating the awards of the students keeping in view the formula being devised by the CBSE and declare the final results accordingly. It was also decided that in case, some students are not satisfied with the results arrived so, they would be allowed to appear in a special examination to be conducted, once the situation is conducive for conducting the examination.
The Cabinet also decided that telephonic consultation should be ensured for Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals for home recovery. It was also decided that the Health department should explore more options for procurement of more vaccines directly from the vaccine producers.
Earlier, the Cabinet passed a resolution mourning the sad demise of Chief Whip and MLA from Jubbal-Kotkhai Vidhan Sabha constituency of Shimla district Narinder Bragta. The Cabinet appreciated the contributions of Narinder Bragta, particularly in development of horticulture sector in the State. Two minutes silence was also observed by the Cabinet as a mark of respect to the departed leader.