House passes grants of Rs 20,78,99,24,000
Imphal: Manipur House on Thursday passed a total sum of Rs 20,78,99,24,000 as grant on six different demands moved on the assembly floor by Leader of the House, chief minister N.Biren Singh during discussion and voting on demands for grants on Thursday during the 3rd session of 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly.
The six demands for grants included Environment and Forest with a sum of Rs 710,72,85,000; Panchayat with a sum of Rs 156,80,42,000; Horticulture and Soil Conservation with a sum of Rs 96,50,65,000; Tourism with a sum of Rs 387,54,10,000; Minorities and Other Backward Classes and Schedule Castes department with a sum of Rs 641,64,84,000 and Relief and Disaster Management with a sum of Rs 85,76,38,000. Opposition MLAs K Ranjit Singh; K Meghchandra Singh; Th Lokeshwar and Surjakumar Okram raised motion for disapproval of policy cut.
After deliberation of the motion of disapproval of policy, the concerned minsters clarified the policy cuts. Later the policy cuts were withdrawn and the House passed the demands on the assembly floor unanimously.
Health and Family Welfare minister Sapam Ranjan Singh laid a paper on the table of the assembly floor on “Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Performance Audit of Select District Hospitals in Manipur for the year ended 31 March, 2019”.
MLA LM Khaute who is also chairman of the Committee on Public Undertaking, Manipur Legislative Assembly presented “The Fifteenth Report of the Committee on the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of the India for the year ended 31st March, 2019”.
MLA Nishikant Sapam who is also chairman of the Committee of Privileges and Ethics, Manipur Legislative Assembly, presented “the Thirty-Sixth report of the Committee for the year 2022-2023.”
Leader of the House, N. Biren Singh who is also finance minister introduced “The Manipur Appropriation (No.2) Bill, 2023” (Bill No.3 of 2023).