- the Cabinet, which met here under the supervision of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, to establish an Aerospace and Defense University.
- The Haryana cabinet on Friday adopted an action plan for the adoption and execution of the Centre’s ‘Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS)’ to reduce overall technical and commercial (AT&C) losses in electricity distribution.
The Haryana government on Friday adopted a policy to promote industrial growth in the aerospace and defense manufacturing sectors, with emphasis on building an end-to-end ecosystem.
According to an official, Haryana’s Aerospace and Defense Production Policy 2022 aspires to attract at least $1 billion in investment and provide employment for around 25,000 people in five years.
Additionally, the policy will help the state establish itself as the nation’s premier aerospace and defense production base. It was decided by the Cabinet, which met here under the supervision of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, to establish an Aerospace and Defense University.
“Given that India has the third largest armed forces in the world and the third highest defense expenditure, spending about 3% of its GDP in 2020, this policy is necessary to indigenize aerospace and defense production in the state. , assisting in the development of a national aerospace and defense ecosystem,” the statement read.
According to the policy, Haryana’s inherent strength in automotive components and automotive manufacturing, which is now looking forward to an eventual transition to aerospace and defense manufacturing, will be harnessed through various aspects – improving infrastructure , attractive tax incentives, human capital development and enhanced connectivity. — to improve the state’s ease of doing business.
The administration also wants to take advantage of opportunities created by changes in the global economic order, as well as link state growth in the sector to national programs like the “Atmanirbhar Bharat Mission”, according to the government.
Haryana is committed to supporting human capital development through this policy, which includes curriculum development, research and innovation, a scholarship program and the establishment of flight schools.
Furthermore, this policy will address the need for Haryana to develop a world-class maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility. Creating an acceptable number of such facilities for aircraft operating in the country is necessary as the aviation sector develops, he noted.
Proposals for new MRO facilities at current airports or new locations in Haryana would be facilitated and rewarded by the state government.
The policy, according to the government, focuses on the development of the micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector and its business growth, and it envisions a paradigm shift from a regulator to an enabler of MSMEs.
AT&C Loss Reduction in Power Distribution
The Haryana cabinet on Friday adopted an action plan for the adoption and execution of the Centre’s ‘Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS)’ to reduce overall technical and commercial (AT&C) losses in electricity distribution. “Implementation of this program will strengthen the distribution system in rural and urban areas by reducing loss and theft risk, as well as making discoms financially viable and operationally efficient in providing consumers with food. continuous, high-quality electricity 24 hours a day. one day, seven days a week,” according to the spokesperson.
To be eligible for the plan and receive its benefits, the state government must settle the current year’s grants as well as all outstanding electricity bills from government agencies by the end of the project period.
Entrepreneurs wishing to work in Haryana must register
“Contractor ID creation on the Haryana Engineering Works (HEW) site will be mandatory as per the rules.” An official spokesperson added, “The contractor’s performance will be assessed against each completed job by assigning grades and establishing a dynamic score.”
“Contractors not registered on the HEW portal may participate in the tender, but they will not be eligible for the benefit of the EMD exemption,” the spokesperson said, adding that “contractors not registered on the HEW portal can also participate in the tender, but they will not be eligible for the EMD exemption benefit.
Framed policy for the illegal subdivision of plots
The Cabinet passed a Policy Order to regularize illegally subdivided plots and allow plot owners to reasonably subdivide plots originally granted. “Without modifying the use prescribed in the planned scheme, the policy intends to issue guidelines and parameters for the regularization of illegal subdivision of plots, the authorization of subdivision of residential plots in urban planning schemes , Rehabilitation Schemes and Improvement Trust Schemes located in Municipal Areas of Haryana.” Only plots located in pre-1980 planned projects will be considered for regularization and subdivision under this policy A minimum plot size of 200 square meters will be required for regularization and new subdivision.The subdivided area must be at least 100 square meters, according to the spokesperson.
“An inspection fee of Rs 10 per square meter will be imposed. A subdivision/license fee at the rate of 1.5 times the license fee (for residential land) notified from time to time by the Department of Town and Country Planning will be applied for the regularization of plots illegally subdivided,” the spokesperson noted.
MSMEs will receive all business authorizations within 15 days
“Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will be provided with all required business clearances within 15 days as per the regulatory reforms approved under Chapter 5 of Haryana Enterprise and Employment Policy, 2020, as of beyond which there will be a provision for automated presumption. permission on Haryana business promotion center portal. “In case of collection of dues, a provision was introduced in the Rules of Haryana Micro, Small Enterprises Facilitation Council (HMSEFC) in November 2021 to recover unpaid payments as land revenue arrears,” the official said.