Jai Ram govt scraps MoU for setting up Ski village at Kullu
SHIMLA: The state cabinet in its meeting held here on Friday under the chairmanship of chief minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to cancel the memorandum of understanding (MoU) and implementation agreement with M/s Himalayan Ski Village (HSV) Limited for setting up of Ski village at Kullu district.
The cabinet also decided that the industries department will refund 3% stamp duty out of 6% charged from industrialist at the time of registration, as they had purchased private land for setting up the post harvest processing infrastructure in the state after installation of the unit.
In order to facilitate the farmers in registering tractors, the cabinet decided to relax the condition of minimum one hectare land to 2.5 bigha. It was also decided that if the tractor owner does not have agriculture land, he can submit affidavit regarding land in the name of his father or his mother. It was also decided that on the body of tractors being used for agriculture purpose, only a 4 inch green strip should be affixed.
Further, the cabinet decided to provide government land measuring 13-47-52 hectare respectively in Shilapur, Kalpa tehsil and Murang in Kinnaur district on lease in favour of HPPCL for construction of Kashang Hydro Electric Project Stage II and III in accordance with the provision of HP Lease Rules 2013 on lease amount of ₹180 per year for 40 years, which would increase by 5% after five years, by relaxing the provision of Section 118 HP Land Reforms Act 1972.