Vote-on-account presented in Arunachal Assembly
Itanagar, Feb. 21 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minster Chowna Mein on Thursday presented the vote-on-account for the year 2019-20 for four months from April 1 to July 31 this year.
The Assembly also paid tribute to the martyrs of the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
With the Assembly elections due in later this year, Mein, who also holds the finance portfolio, presented the vote-on-account for four months to meet the state’s expenditure till a full-fledged budget is placed in the Assembly. The deputy chief minister presented the supplementary demands for 2018-19 and the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for the year March 2017.
Home Minister Kumar Waii introduced the Arunachal Pradesh Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill 2019 to amend the Arunachal Pradesh Lokayukta Act 2014.
Waii, who also holds the portfolio of Town Planning and Urban Local Bodies, introduced the Arunachal Pradesh Municipal Corporation Bill 2019.
Tax & Excise Minister Jarkar Gamlin introduced the Arunachal Pradesh Goods and Service Tax (Amendment) Bill 2019 to amend the Arunachal Pradesh Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017.
Education Minister Honchun Ngandam tabled the Arunachal Pradesh State Higher Education Bill 2019 in order to make the State Higher Education Council functional.