Shimla: The Medicine Retail Shops of H.P State Civil Supplies Corporation (HPSCSC) Limited would be made online to facilitate the patients and their attendants besides ensuring transparency and efficient services to consumers. This was disclosed by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over the 159th meeting of Board of Directors of H.P. State Civil Supplies Corporation here today. Chief Minister said that presently 29 medicine shops were being run by the Corporation in different government hospitals and complexes of health institutions. He said that State Government is committed to provide transparent and responsive governance to the people of the State.
Jai Ram Thakur said that CCTV cameras had been installed in 67 Whole Sale Godowns owned by the Corporation to keep surveillance on the godowns and efforts were on to bring remaining four godowns under it at the earliest. He said that steps were also being taken to bring all the 338 hired godowns under CCTV Cameras. The Board of Directors gave its approval to regularize the services of those contract employees who have completed three years of continuous services as on 31st March, 2019 and 30th September, 2019 working in the Corporation.
It also decided to regularize the services of daily wage employees, who have completed five years of services as on 30th September, 2018. It also gave its nod to hire services of out sourced employees in the Corporation for its smooth and effective functioning.
Vice Chairman, HP State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited Baldev Tomar welcomed the Chief Minister and assured him that Corporation would work with commitment and renewed zeal to come upto the expectations of the people of the State. He thanked the Chief Minister for evincing keen interest in the functioning of the Corporation. Managing Director of the Corporation B.C. Badalia conducted the proceedings of the meeting.