Himachal Pradesh Government. Dev Bhoomi Darshan Scheme 2021 has been approved for senior citizens to visit holy places in the state. Under this scheme, all senior citizens in the age group of 70 to 80 years will get 50% discount while traveling to holy places in buses. All elderly citizens above 80 years will get 100% discount in buses i.e. they will not have to pay any fare under Dev Bhoomi Darshan Yojana.
state government. It has also approved to increase the old age pension amount for ex-servicemen or war widows from Rs. 500 to Rs. 3000. State Govt. Approval has also been given to start Vigyan Gram Yojana in 5 districts. This scheme will start in Chamba, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur districts of the state to promote agricultural production, non-farm activities and to conserve the available resources.
For water conservation and rain water harvesting, Govt. “Jal Se Krishi Ko Bal Yojana” has been launched. state government. A budgetary provision of Rs. 250 crores for this scheme. To promote tourism, the government has started “Aaj Purani Raho Se” scheme.
HP Dev Bhoomi Darshan Scheme for Senior Citizens
The important features and salient features of Dev Bhoomi Darshan Yojana are as follows:-
- state government. Provides relief in travel expenses to enable senior citizens to travel to holy places in the state.
- All senior citizens in the age group of 70 to 80 years will get 50% discount in buses while traveling to Devbhoomi.
- In addition, senior citizens who are 80 years of age or above will get a full 100% discount on bus travel. They will not have to bear any expenses while traveling to holy places under the Devbhoomi Darshan Yojana.
Several other decisions were also taken in the cabinet meeting. In the Fire Department, Govt. Will fill the vacant posts of Station Fire Officer, Driver-cum-Pump Operator, Fireman Posts on contract basis. In Forest Department, State Govt. Approval has been given to fill the posts of Forest Guards.