MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

STARRED

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Wednesday, the 31st March, 1999

Transfer of Staff

Shri P.M. SYIEM   Shri DONKUPAR ROY (Minister, Health & Family Welfare)
 
*51. Will the Minister-in-charge Health & Family Welfare be pleased to state:-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that the Department had stayed the transfer order of ANM from Umthlong Sub-centre?   (a) Yes, Sir.
 
(b) If so, the reason for the stay order?   (b) On request, the stay was considered.
(c) Whether it is a fact that the concerned ANM had defied Department's transfer order prior to issue of stay order?   (c) Yes, Sir.
 
 
(d) If so, what action the Department will take against such erring staff?   (d) An explanation has been called for from the A.N.M. concerned.

MTC Buses

Shri A.D. MARAK   Shri SUJIT SANGMA (Minister-in-charge, Transport)
 
*52. Will the Minister-in-charge Transport be pleased to state :-    
(a) How many MTC buses are in running condition?   (a) 56 Nos of buses are in running condition at present.
(b) The number of buses condemned?   (b) Recently 45 Nos of buses have been condemned.
(c) Whether the Department is contemplating to purchase new vehicles?   (c) Yes, Sir.
 
(d) If so, how many?   (d) This is being examined based availability of funds.
(e) Whether it is a fact that the Jangrapara bus services has been discontinued?   (e) Yes, Sir.
(f) If so, the reasons thereof?   (f) The reasons for discontinuance of the Service is due to bad road condition and weak and narrow bridges in between Raksamgre and Jangrapara.
 
 
     

RCC Double Lane Bridge

Smti MAYSALIN WAR   Shri J.D. RYMBAI (Minister-in-charge, Public Works)
 
*53. Will the Minister-in-charge, Public Works be pleased to state when will the reconstruction of RCC double lane bridge on Mawshynrut, Mawthengkut Road be taken up?   Work will be taken up as and when the estimate is sanctioned.
 
 

Purchase of Medicines, etc.

Shri P.M. SYIEM   Shri DONKUPAR ROY (Minister, Health & Family Welfare).
 
&54. Will the Minister-in-charge, Health and Family Welfare be pleased to state:-    
(a) The amount of money involved for purchase of medicines and Medical Appliances 1998-99? (a) & (b) The materials are being collected.
 
(b) The names of firms allotted for supply of such medicine and Medical Appliances and the amount allotted to each firms/suppliers?    

Installation of Transformer, etc.

Shri A.D. MARAK   Shri M.N. MUKHIM (Minister, Power)
*55. Will the Minister-in-charge Power be pleased to state:-    
(a) When was the payment for installation of transformer and other electrical equipments for Dinganpara W/S/S under Phulbari P.H.E. Sub-division made?   (a) Sir, the payment for initial installation of transformer and other electrical equipments for Dingnangpara WSS was received on 5.11.90 for an amount of Rs.1,11,185,00.
(b) If not, reasons for not making the payment?   (b) Does not arise in view of reply to (a) above.

Lapsable Fund

Shri P.M. SYIEM   Shri A.H. SCOTT LYNGDOH (Minister, Finance)
*56. Will the Minister-in-charge, Finance be pleased to state:-    
(a) Is there any lapsable fund both Central and State?   (a) Yes, Sir as far as the State is concerned.
(b) If so, whether the department had taken initiative to make lapsable fund to non lapsable?   (b) No, Sir.
 
(c) If so, how much lapsable amount had been converted to non lapsable Central and State fund?   (c) Does not arise in view of (b) above.
 

Fund for NEC

Shri P.M. SYIEM   Shri A.H. SCOTT LYNGDOH (Minister, Finance)
*57. Will the Minister-in-charge, Finance be pleased to state:-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that NEC had released fund for construction of Roads?   (a) Yes, Sir,
 
(b) If so, whether the department had released the same to P.W.D.?   (b) Yes, Sir.
 
(c) If not the reason thereof?   (c) Does not arise in view of (a) and (b) above.

Express Highway

Shri P.M. SYIEM   Shri J.D. RYMBAI  (Minister-in-charge, Public Works)
 
*58. Will the Chief Minister be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether Meghalaya is included in the list of Central Scheme for the construction of Road known as Express Highway?   (a) No, Sir.
 
 
(b) If so, copy of relevant notification to this effect from the Centre to lay on the Table of the House?   (b) Government of India, Ministry of Surface Transport have initiated action to develop a net work of Express-way in the country vide, D.O. No. NH-24026/7/98 PL dated 6.11.98, from Ministry Surface Transport, Government of India.
    Copy of D.O. Letter is placed on the Table of the House.
 
 
 
 
(c) if not, the reason for non-inclusion of Meghalaya in the scheme?   (c) Being a policy adopted by the Government of India, the reasons for not including Meghalaya is not known. However, the matter had been taken up with the Prime Minister and reply is awaited.
     Copy of D.O. Letter is also placed on the Table of the House.