Himachal Pradesh government approves SPV for Smart City Mission

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The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet, for better implementation of programmes under the Smart City Mission,  has decided to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV).

The purpose of SPV is to work as a city advisory forum. It will consist of all the stakeholders as the members who will provide support at all stages of planning and implementation.

The cabinet also approved the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS),which will provide all the senior citizens  registered for the scheme easy access to quality health care.

The senior citizens who are registered under the Rashtriya Swasthay Bima Yojana (RSBY) in the state will get an additional coverage of Rs 30,000 every year.

The cabinet also approved an increase in the remuneration for Special Police Officers (SPOs).