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INR 103.03 lakh for DC’s vehicles in Manipur

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Feb 06, 2018 11:33 pm
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Imphal, Feb. 6 (EMN): Manipur deputy chief minister Y Joykumar Singh on Tuesday said that an amount of INR 103.03 lakhs was sanctioned for purchase of seven vehicles for DCs of the seven newly created districts including Pherzawl.

Joykumar, who holds the finance portfolio, was responding to a question by Congress MLA Dr. Chaltonlien Amo during the third day of the ongoing 4th session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly which is scheduled to conclude on February 23.

In addition, the total fund allocated so far for the district administration in respect of Pherzawl district was INR 271.33 lakhs of which INR 202.63 lakhs comprises the salary component, he said and added that the budgetary provision(s) for administration of Pherzawl district for 2017-18 was INR 271.33 lakhs.

Replying to another question raised by opposition Congress MLA O Henry, Joykumar said that the state government is currently in the process of working out the feasibility and financial implication on the implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission in the State.

“The time for implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission recommendation in the State cannot be ascertained at this juncture, as it will depend on both the technical findings of the Fitment Committee and the resource position of the State,” he added.

Meanwhile reacting to MLA O Surjakumar’s question on the Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) signed between the state government and private firms/ companies etc, and about the volume of investments and profit sharing, commerce and industries minister Th Biswajit said altogether 39 MOUs were signed during the North East Development Summit held from November 21-22, 2017.

On the subject of details on the volume of investment and profit sharing, Biswajit said that the volume of investments indicated in the MoUs are only indicative and initial projections are subject to variations as the investments details, activities, action plans etc. are yet to be finalised. He said the profit sharing can be estimated only after the quantum of investments, including the details of the investments, activities, action plans, etc. are finalised.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Feb 06, 2018 11:33:43 pm