Assembly informed that Himachal govt departments working on Board
Dharamshala | TNR
The issue of the proposed dissolving of Yol Cantonment Board is under consideration of the Union government and Himachal government. The transfer of Yol Cantonment Board properties and liabilities to the state government was in the pipeline.
Assembly informed about this issue
The House was informed about this issue by hydel power minister Mahendra Singh Thakur on a question raised by MLA Vishal Neharia.
Thakur said that in a meeting held on December 16, 2019, between secretary, Defence Ministry and chief secretary, Himachal Pradesh government it was decided that services of employees and their pension, schools, hospitals and land in Cantonment Board, Yol Khaas, would be transferred to the state government. A committee had been constituted to carry out the decisions taken in this regard.
The committee submitted its reports and meetings were held with authorities concerned regarding the reports under the chairmanship of chief secretary, Himachal Pradesh government on July 21, 2020, October 6, 2020 and July 30, 2021.