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Patna: Retired chief justices and former judges of Patna High Court will get secretarial staff, security guards, drivers,orderlies and reimbursement of telephone expenses by the state government. A decision to this effect was taken by the Bihar cabinet on Wednesday.
The cabinet also sanctioned Rs 259 crore for payment of allowances, salaries to the sarpanchs and upsarpanchs, village court members, panchayat members for the current financial year. Elections to the three tier panchayati raj institutions were held this year.
For the newly opened Shershah Engineering College, Sasaram and Katihar Engineering college, sanction for technical staff was granted.
Rs 150 crore was sanctioned for the unemployed youths registered with the employment exchanges. They will get allowances under the seven resolves (saat Nischay) of the chief minister.
Mobile jammers will be installed in Beur Central Jail by Bharat Electronics Limited. The Cabinet approved Rs 6.5 crore for the installation of jammers.