The Assembly met at 9.30 A.M. with the Speaker in the Chair.
Unstarred questions Nos.99 to 109 were disposed of with supplementaries.
The Meghalaya Appropriation (No. I) Bill, 1980, relating to the Supplementary Demands and Supplementary Appropriation for 1979 - 80 was passed without any discussion.
The following motion moved by the Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Finance, Shri. S.D. Khongwir was passed without any discussion :-
"On the recommendation of the Governor, I beg, Sir, to move that an amount not exceeding Rs.18,79,67,600/- (Rupees eighteen crores, seventy nine lakhs, sixty seven thousand and six hundred) be granted to the Governor in advance to defray charges in respect of different Departments during the first quarter of the financial year ending the 31st March, 1980 under grants shown in the Schedule to the Demand for Advance Grants for the year 1980 - 81".
The Meghalaya Appropriation (Vote on Account) Bill, 1980, relating to Advance Grants was introduced by the Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Finance, Shri. S.D. Khongwir.
The House passed Demands for Grants Nos.1 to 8.
All the Cut Motions against Grants Nos. 4, 5, 6 and 8 were either withdrawn after adequate reply from the Ministers concerned or not moved.
The House rose at 1.02 P.M. and stood adjourned till 9.30 A.M. on Thursday, March 27, 1980.
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