MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

BUDGET SESSION

STARRED

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

(Tuesday, the 27th March, 2001)

Theft & Robbery Cases

Shri H.S. LYNGDOH   Shri T.H. RANGAD, (Minister, Home)

*109.Will the Home Minister be pleased to state:-

   
(a) How many theft and robbery cases have been registered in the year 2001-2002?   (a) 70 (seventy) Sir.
 
(b) How many kidnapped cases have been registered?   (b) 9 (nine) Sir.
(c) What are the condition of those cases?   (c) All cases are pending investigation.

Ban on use of dark glasses.

Shri TONSING N. MARAK   Shri T.H. RANGAD, (Minister, Home)

*110. Will the Minister in-charge, Home (Police) be pleased to state:-

   
(a) Whether it is a fact the Police imposed a ban on use of dark glasses on vehicles?   (a) No, Sir.
 
(b) If the reply to (a) above is in the affirmative, the ban has been affected from which date?   (b) Does not arise in view of (a) above.
 

Bainapara ME School

Shri SUJIT K. SANGMA
 
  Shri R.L. TARIANG (Minister, Border Areas Development)
*111. Will the Minister in-charge, Border Area Development be please to state:-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that out of the total amount of Rs.1.5 lakhs sanctioned for the construction of the Bainapara Deficit M.E. School the balance amount of Rs.2,754/- (Rupees two thousand seven hundred fifty four) only has not been paid to the Secretary of the Bainapara Deficit M.E. School till date?   (a) No, Sir.




 
(b) If the reply in (a) above is in affirmative, the reasons thereof?   (b) Does not arise in view of (a) above.
 
(c) If the reply in (a) above is in negative, when?   (c) Sir, the payment was made on the 10th August, 2000.
(d) Whether the Border Area Department maintains any M.B. for the construction work/works?   (d) Yes, Sir.
 

Appointment of Third Teacher

Shri TONY CURTIS LYNGDOH
 
  Shri L.A. SANGMA (Minister in-charge, Elementary & Mass Education)
*112. Will the Minister in-charge, Education be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that the Government did not implement the sanction given by the Central Government in the year 1999-2000 for appointment of the third teacher in L.P. Schools.   (a) No, Sir.


 
(b) If so, the reasons thereof?   (b) Does not arise in view of (a) above.

MCS Officers

Shri K.C. BORO   Shri E.K. MAWLONG (Chief Minister)

*113. Will the Chief Minister be pleased to state:-

(a) The total numbers of MCS officers appointed last?
 

(a) Sri, 27 numbers on probation as recommended by M.P.S.C.

(b) Whether it is a fact that, the government is considering more appointments of MCS officers from the remaining MPSC qualified candidates for the posts?

(b) The matter is under examination.

 

Implementation of Schemes

Shri P.W. MUKTIEH
 
  Shri O.N. SHYRMANG, (Minister, in-charge, C & R.D)

*114. Will the Minister in-charge Community & Rural Development be pleased to state:-

(a) The names of the Schemes implemented under I.A.Y.; E.A.S.; and N.F.B.S. during 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000 along with the amount earmarked for each scheme in Ri Bhoi District and East Khasi Hills District?

(a) A statement is placed on the table of the House, Sir.


 
(b) The names of the beneficiaries of each scheme Block-wise to be stated? (b) Information is being collected from the Blocks, Sir.
 

SPT Bridge

Dr. MUKUL M. SANGMA   Shri  K. SUSNGI, (Minister, in-charge, PWD)

*115. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Works be pleased to state:-

   
(a) Whether it is a fact that the SPT bridges - in Ampati - Mankachar Road have not been converted to "Permanent RCC Bridges"?   (a) Yes, Sir.

 
(b) If the reply to (a) above is in the affirmative, the number of such SPT Bridges in the road?   (b) 5 (five) Nos.
 
(c) What is the total expenditure incurred by the department for maintenance of these bridges year wise for the last three years?  

(c) 

1998-1999 Rs.3,10,651/-
       1999-2000 Rs.6,51,304/-
       2000-2001 Rs.   90,453/-

State Economy

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri A.H. SCOTT LYNGDOH, (Minister in-charge, Finance)
*116. Will the Minister in-charge, Finance be pleased to state:-    
(a0 Whether it is a fact that the role of the Government in the State Economy had decreased, but the size of Government had increased.   (a) No, Sir.

 
(b) If yes, what steps the Government will take to overcome this menace of more Ministers and Secretaries with less work and higher perks.   (b) Does not arise in view of (a) above.

 

G.P. Fund

Shri SUJIT K. SANGMA
 
  Shri MONINDRA RAVA (Minister, in-charge, Transport)
*117. Will the Minister in-charge, Transport be pleased to state:-    
(a) Whether all the amounts of G.P.F. of the employees of the M.T.C. have been deposited to their respective individual Accounts?   (a) No, Sir.

 
(b) If the reply in (a) above is in affirmative, since when?   (b) Does not arise in view of reply to (a) above.
(c) If the reply in (a) above is in negative, the reasons thereof?   (c) Due to financial constraints.
 

Deployment of Sweepers

Shri TONY CURTIS LYNGDOH
 
  Smti R. WARJRI, (Minister in-charge, Urban Affairs)
*118. Will the Minister in-charge, Urban Affairs be pleased to state how many sweepers are being deployed at Malki and Cleve colony localities by the Shillong Municipality?  

Sir, 24 (twenty four) no. of sweepers in Malki and 2 (two) nos. in Cleve Colony are being deployed.
 

Permission for Opening of Secondary School

Dr. MUKUL M. SANGMA
 
  Shri T.H. RANGAD, (Minister in-charge, Higher & Technical Education)
*119. Will the Minister in-charge, Higher and Technical Education be pleased to state:-  
 
(a) Whether it is a fact that the Department has granted "Opening permission" to Betasing Secondary School for introducing Classes- XI and XII?   (a) Yes, Sir.

 
(b) If the answer to (a) above is in the affirmative, whether any grant for the Higher Secondary Section of the School has been sanctioned?   (b) No, Sir.

 
(c) If the answer to (a) above is in the negative, reasons thereof?  

(c) The Opening Permission was granted just on 17.1.2001 and does not entail grant in-aid simultaneously.

Purchase of Vehicles

Shri P.M. SYIEM   Shri M.N. MUKHIM, (Minister  in-charge, S.A.D.)
*120. Will the Minister in-charge SAD be pleased to state:-    
(a) How many vehicles the Department proposed to purchase for the Ministers and IAS Officers during the next financial year?   (a) Sir, 2 (two) vehicles.

 
(b) What types of vehicles the Department proposed to purchase?  

(b) Sir, the Department would like to purchase vehicles which are suitable for use of Ministers/IAS Officers.

Baljek Airport

Shri SUJIT K. SANGMA
 
  Shri MONINDRA RAVA (Minister, in-charge, Transport)
*121. Will the Minister in-charge, Transport be pleased to state:-  
 
(a) Whether the construction of the Baljek Airport has been completed?   (a) No, Sir.
 
(b) Whether the Forest Department has cleared which was one of the reasons for delay in completion of the construction work of the said project, as had been replied by the Minister?   (b) Yes, Sir.


 
(c) What serious steps the Government had taken for moral boosting of the workers of the Company in executing the works when they (the workers) were demoralised?  

(c) Local district administration was instructed to take suitable Security Measures in the area.
 

Gravity WSS

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri  S. MULIEH, (Minister, in-charge, Public Health Engineering)

*122. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Health Engineering be pleased to state:-

   
(a) Why did the Government fail to maintain gravity W.S.S. at Kyndong and Nongkyntir?  

(a) Sir, both Kyndong and Nongkyntir are being maintained.
 

(b) Does this mean that Government want to abandon gravity W.S.S.?   (b) No, Sir.
 

Rongara Dev. Block

Shri SUJIT K. SANGMA
 
  Shri O.N. SHYRMANG, (Minister, in-charge, Community & Rural Development)

*123. Will the Minister in-charge Community & Rural Development be pleased to state:-

(a) What is the total area of Rongara Block excluding the area of Balpakram National Park? (a) 367 Sq. Km., Sir.
 
(b) What is the total population of the Rongara Block as per 1991 census excluding the population, if any, under the forest land?

(b) The total population of Rongara Block as per 1991 census is 14354. We do not have record of population under Forest land, separately Sir.

Mawan Pomkaniew W.S.S.

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri  S. MULIEH, (Minister, in-charge, Public Health Engineering)

*124. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Health Engineering be pleased to state:-

   

(a) Why did the Government fail to take up Mawan Pomkaniew W.S.S.?

  (a) Mawan-Pomkaniew W/S/S is being taken up shortly.
 
(b) When do we expect construction of the said W.S.S.?
 
 

(b) The construction of the W/S/S is expected to begin during April/May 2001.