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Uttarakhand Cabinet raised Maximum Age limit to 40 Years for Government Jobs

India Current Affairs August 2012. The Uttarakhand Cabinet on 21 August 2012 increased the maximum age limit from 35 to 40 years for government jobs in the state for general category candidates

Aug 22, 2012 15:42 IST

The Uttarakhand Cabinet on 21 August 2012 increased the maximum age limit from 35 to 40 years for government jobs in the state for general category candidates. The cabinet also approved a policy to carry out projects in partnership with private companies.
 
Moreover, the cabinet decided to provide 50 per cent reservation to women in Van Panchayats. It also approved a beach camping policy and sanctioned ropeways to Purnagiri and Yamunotri hill shrines. The Cabinet also approved opening up of Rajiv Gandhi Navodaya Vidyalayas in Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Bageshwar, Rudraprayag and Udhamsingh Nagar districts, earlier sanctioned as Shyama Prasad Mukherjee residential schools.

These would be operated on the PPP model. Under the scheme, 50 per cent seats would be allocated to government-sponsored students while the remaining would be filled by private players on fee structure to be decided by them.