Wednesday, February 8, 2023

UP Draft Population Control Bill proposes bar on contesting elections, govt subsidy if violation

Desk: The Draft Population Control Bill proposed by the Uttar Pradesh government for public discussion proposes to debar the violators of 2-child norm from contesting elections.

disincentive

The draft bill also proposes to debar the violators from availing government sponsored welfare schemes. It proposes to limit ration card units upto four members.

disincentive 1

It also seeks to incentivise the two-child norm and proposes two additional increments to the public servants during the entire service.

It also proposes subsidy towards purchase of plot of house site or built house from housing board or development authority, as may be prescribed.

There is a provision for soft loan for construction or purchase of house on nominal rates of interest too as well as rebate on charges for utilities such as water, electricity, water, house tax, as may be prescribed. Also maternity or as the case may be, paternity leave of 12 months, with full salary and allowances.

And there is a proposal of 3% increase in employer’s contribution fund under national pension scheme too as well as free health care facility and insurance coverage to spouse.

The most striking disincentive is the bar on applying to government jobs.

The draft bill proposes: “… whosoever, after the commencement of this Act, in contravention of two child norm procreates more than two children shall be ineligible to apply for government jobs under the State Government.”

It also says: “Bar on Promotion in government services: Notwithstanding anything contained in any law dealing with employment of government employees for the time being in force, any employee of the government jobs under the State Government, after the commencement of this Act, in contravention of two child norm procreates more than two children shall be ineligible to get promotion in government services.”

However, all these provisions will not apply on those who are already a government employee and have more than two children.

The State Law Commission of UP has sought suggests from the public at large. The suggestions can be sent through email to statelawcommission2018 @ gmail.com on or latest by July 19, 2021.

request for suggestion

ALSO READ

sonu sood train picture

Northern Railway reprimands Sonu Sood for wrong role-model messaging

0
Actor Sonu Sood has been reprimanded by the Northern Railway for his wrong behaviour aboard a train. A video of famous Bollywood actor and social...
stampede in rally

8 killed in Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu road show stampede

0
At least eight people have been killed in Andhra Pradesh during a road show of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu. At least...

OPINION

malaysian-daily-promotes-church-pongal-picture-on-first-page,-hindus-condemn-appropriation

Malaysian daily promotes Church Pongal picture on first page, Hindus condemn...

0
MahaKrishnan With Dravidianist influence on the rise, Malaysian media appears to be encouraging Christian appropriation of Hindu practices. The Sun, a free national daily reported Christians...
no-vibhuti-or-kumkum,-owners-asked-to-erase-hindu-identities-of-bulls-to-participate-in-jallikattu

No Vibhuti or Kumkum, owners asked to erase Hindu identities of...

0
MahaKrishnan In an attempt to erase its Hindu identity, Jallikattu bull owners were asked not to apply Chandan, Kumkum and turmeric when they bring...

TRENDING NOW

The greatness of our MOTHERLAND

0
Swami Vivekananda If there is any land on this earth that can lay claim to be the blessed Punyabhumi (holy land), to be the land...

Feel like reacting? Express your views here!

Read More

Comments

Recent

Subsribe Our Newsletter & get Free Daily News & Opinion updates!

Town Post

FREE
VIEW