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Manipur Assembly passes over Rs 3,700 crore for seven demands

The Manipur Assembly passed two appropriation bills moved by the leader of the House.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 27 Jul 2022, 6:01 pm

Manipur Assembly Building (PHOTO: IFP_Lelen Veiphei)
Manipur Assembly Building (PHOTO: IFP_Lelen Veiphei)

The second session of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed a sum of Rs 37,599,672,000 for grants of seven different demands for the year 2022-23.

The demands were moved in the house by leader of the House N Biren Singh who is also the state Finance minister.

It included Rs 218,40,23,000 for State Legislature; Rs 15,68,46,000 for Council of Ministers; Rs 170,62,45,000 for Secretariat; Rs 777,56,53,000 for Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development; Rs 211,01,10,000 for Textile, Commerce and Industries; Rs 2338,20,06,000 for Public Health Engineering and Rs 28,47,89,000 for election.

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Among the seven demands moved by the leader of the House, two opposition MLAs, K Meghachandra and Th Lokeshwor brought a policy cut on three different demands which are on Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development; Textile, Commerce and Industries and Public Health Engineering.

After discussion on the three demands, the House unanimously passed the seven different demands.

Meanwhile, the ongoing second session also passed two appropriation bills moved by the leader of the House. The bills are The Manipur Appropriation (No,3) Bill, 2022 (Bill No.11 of 2022) and The Manipur Appropriation (No. 5) Bill, 2022 (Bill No. 13 of 2022).

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The House also passed the agenda on Election of the three finance committees which was moved by the leader of the House N Biren Singh.

Election of the three financial committees comprising Committee on Public Accounts; Committee on Estimates and Committee on Public Undertaking will be conducted on July 30, during which seven members of each committee will be elected.

 

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First published:27 Jul 2022, 6:01 pm

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