MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

RE-ASSEMBLED BUDGET SESSION

STARRED

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Friday, the 27th June, 2003

Preservation of Arte-facts

Shri J. M. MARAK
 
  Shri PRESTONE TYNSONG (Minister in-charge, Arts & Culture)
*88. Will the Minister in-charge Arts and Culture be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that in the PCN News item on 15th June, 2003 it had stated that the "Arte-fact" found in the excavation in 1992 conducted by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), at Baitbari in the West Garo Hills District, were taken to Nagpur and Pune?   (a) Sir, the Arte-facts were taken on March, 1992 to Nagpur by the Archaeological Survey of India, Nagpur Circle for further verification.

 
(b) If the reply is in the affirmative, the measures taken by the Government of Meghalaya to preserve such unique and antiquarian artefact found in the western Sector of Meghalaya?

 
  (b) Steps have been taken up with the Director General Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi and the Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India, Nagpur circle for return of the Artefacts to the State Government for proper preservation in the State Museum.

Victims of wild Elephants

Shri  T. D. SHIRA
 
 

Shri SING MULIEH (Minister in-charge Forests & Environment)

*89 Will the Minister in-charge Forest, be pleased to state whether the Government has paid full compensation to those persons who became victims of the wild elephants depredation?

  No, Sir, only part payment has been made to the extent funds were available.

 

Mellim PHC

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA
 
 

Shri B.G. MOMIN  (Minister in-charge, Health and Family Welfare)

*90. Will the Minister in-charge, Health and Family Welfare be pleased to state:-

(a) Whether the Primary Health Centre at Mellim is having the staff as per the norms? (a) No Sir, out of the 15 posts as per norms only 10 posts have so far been sanctioned.
(b) If the answer to (a) above is in the negative, the reason thereof? (b) Proposal for creation of remaining 5 posts has already been received and is under examination.

Distribution of funds

Shri BRENING A. SANGMA
 
 

Shri J. D RYMBAI (Minister in-charge, Community & Rural Development)

*91. Will the Minister in-charge, Community and Rural Development be pleased to state the methodology adopted by the Department to distribute funds to the various Community and Rural Development Blocks which are having varying area and population?

Sir, the allotment of funds to different Blocks under the Poverty Alleviation Programmes is primarily based on the number of BPL families. For normal C.D. Schemes, the available funds are divided equally among all the Blocks.

Eco-cities

Shri A. CHAUDHURI
 
 

Shri F. LYNGDOH (Minister in-charge, Urban Affairs & Municipal Administration)

*92. Will the Minister in-charge, Urban Affairs & Municipal Administration be pleased to state:-

   
(a) Whether Shillong has been declared one out of ten eco-cities of the country? 

 
  (a) Sir, no such declaration has been done. However, Shillong has been identified as one of the city under Eco-city scheme of Central Pollution of Environment & Forest, Government of India.
(b) If so the benefits and Central assistance which can be derived from this declaration?

 
  (b) Sir, the benefits of the scheme will be environmental improvement of Shillong city and central assistance will be in the form of grant of 5f0% of the project cost of projects approved under the scheme.
(c) Whether any eco-friendly and pollution free projects like improvement of drainage, sewage and medical waste treatment, treatment of Ward's Lake and Umiam Lake etc. based exclusively on proven Natural and eco-friendly concept will be undertaken at Shillong?   (c) Sir, projects which are eco-friendly and meant for environmental improvement of Shillong city as per guidelines of scheme  have been proposed.

 
(d) If so, the details thereof?
 
  (d) Sir, the projects submitted under the scheme are as follows:-
    (1) Localised drainage & sewage system be Reed Bed Technology System.
    (2) Slaughter house with treatment facilities.
    (3) Solid Waste Management (Acquisition of land for filling of compost plant rejects, construction waste etc.)
    (4) Flood control & improvement measures of streams.
    (5) Improvement of existing Parks & creation of green belts in and around Shillong.
    (6) Improvement of Laitumkhrah Market, (construction of a bio-gas plant).
    (7) shifting of commercial vehicle stands and introduction of battery operated Mini Buses.
(e) If not, the reasons for not availing the associated benefits extended by Government of India, Central Pollution Control Board etc.?    

Government Land

Shri CYPRIAN R. SANGMA
 
 

Shri H.D.R. LYNGDOH (Minister in-charge, General Administration Department)

*93. Will the Minister in-charge, G.A.D. be pleased to state:-

   
(a) Whether it is a fact that great portion of Government Land has been leased out to illegally encroached settlers in Williamnagar?   (a) Yes, Sir.

 
(b) If the answer to (a) above is in affirmative the total area so settled?
 
  (b) Approximately 2,07,449.09 square metres of land under the process of settlement with 463 encroachers, Sir.

D. T. O. Office

Shri T.H. RANGAD
 
 

Shri M.I. SARKAR (Minister in-charge, Transport)

*94. Will the Minister in-charge, Transport be pleased to state:-    
(a) Whether the Minister has visited D.T.O. Office, East Khasi Hills?   (a) No, Sir.
 
(b) The number of vehicles registered in East Khasi Hills?   (b) 46353 Nos.
(c) The daily collection of all types of fees clubbed together?   (c) Rs.48,000/- approximately per day.
 
(d) The number of staff in the D.T.O. Office, Shillong?   (d) 61 nos.
(e) Whether the Government is taking any steps to
 computerise the office?
 
  (e) The Office of the District Transport Officer, East Khasi Hills, Shillong has been computerised with effect from 15th of April 2002.

Persons killed by Militants

Shri  T. D. SHIRA  

Shri D.D. LAPANG (Chief Minister)

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

   
(a) The number of persons killed by the Militants in Garo Hills during 2001-2002 and 2002-2003?   (a) The number of persons killed were 77, Sir.
 
(b) Whether the Government has paid any ex-gratia payment to the Kiths and kins of the victims?   (b) Yes, Sir, but not to all.
 
(c) If the answer to (b) above is in the negative, the reasons thereof?   (c) The concerned District administration are yet to submit recommendation for ex-gratia payment.

Reclamation Scheme

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA
 
 

Shri P. W. MUKTIEH (Minister in-charge, Soil Conservation)

*96. Will the Minister in-charge, of Soil Conservation be pleased to state:-

(a) The total area  of land taken over by the Department in the whole State for the Land Reclamation Scheme in between 1991-1992 and 2000-2001? (a) Nil, Sir.

 
(b) The criteria for selecting the land (depending on topography) for the Scheme? (b) The land is selected for the scheme according to the land capability classification.

Incentive Fund

Shri BRENING A. SANGMA

Shri D.D. LAPANG (Chief Minister)

*97. Will the Minister in-charge Finance be pleased to state:-

(a) The total amount received by the State Government under Incentive Fund which was initiated by the Union Government by disciplining the financial condition of the States?

(a) Sir, the total amount received by the State Government under Incentive Fund is Rs.103.34 crores. The amount consists of 2 parts as follows:-
 

Part A Rs.100.28 Cores :- Pertaining to withheld portion of Non Plan Revenue Deficit Grant of 2000-01 & 2001-02.
Part B-Rs.3.06 Crores :- Centre's Contribution to Incentive Fund of 2000-01 & 2001-02.
(b) The distribution of the said amount received by the Government?
 
(b) The amount is used for general development schemes and for meeting the administrative and maintenance costs of the State Government.

Aus-aid project

Shri A. CHAUDHURI
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM (Minister in-charge, Public Health Engineering)

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

(a) The highlights of the Aus-aid project and specific schemes proposed for execution by the department of Urban affairs?








 
(a) The aim of the Aus-AID assisted Shillong Urban Water Supply and Environment Sanitation Project (SUWESP) is to develop and demonstrate sustainable strategies for urban water supply, urban sanitation, urban drainage and urban solid waste management facilities and services in Shillong through carrying out a detailed survey of the existing facilities and services, constructing small pilot projects in identified areas and preparation of a detailed Project Report (DPR), which will enable Government of Meghalaya to seek external financial assistance from World Bank, Asian Development Bank and other similar International Institutions.  
(b) If so, whether  any blue print has been developed by department of Urban Affairs for proper implementation?


 
(b)
(i) The final Project Design Document of the SUWESP has been received in the first week of May 2003, which contains the details of the project to be implemented in two phases.
(ii) The 1st phase is to be implemented in 18 months and the 2nd phase in next 42 months after completion of the 1st phase.
(c) The Agency (s), responsible and mode of actual execution of such projects?




 
(c)
(i) The nodal Department for implementation of this project is PHE and the Urban Affairs Department and others are to fully assist in its implementation. The project will be implemented through an Australian Managing Contractor to be appointed by the Australian Government.
(ii) The nodal and other Departments of the Government of Meghalaya such as PHE Urban Affairs, Social Welfare, Shillong Municipal Board, etc. would assist them in the project implementation. The Planning and the Finance Departments including the Chief Secretary will oversee, monitor and evaluate the project.
(d) The proposed amount earmarked against projects/schemes to be executed by department of Urban Affairs?

 
(d) (i) the estimated cost of the project is :
1st phase : Australian $5,80 million
               (Australian assistance)
               : Australian $0.105 million
               (Government of Meghalaya contribution)
2nd phase : Australian $5,80 million
                (Australian assistance)
                : Australian $0.105 million
                (Government of Meghalaya contribution
(ii) However, so far, no amount for Government of Meghalaya contribution is earmarked.

Appointment of Chairmen/Vice Chairmen

Shri CYPRIAN R. SANGMA
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM (Minister in-charge, Programme Implementation Department)

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

(a) Whether it is a fact that the Government has appointed a number of Chairmen and Vice-chairmen for various Corporation, Boards, Commissions etc., from amongst the non-M.L.As? (a) Yes, Sir.


 
(b) If the answer to (a) above is in the affirmative, the numbers of such appointments?
 
(b), (c), (d).
Detailed information is as per Statement placed on the Table of the House.
(c) How many of them have been equated to Cabinet., MOS and Deputy Minister's status?
(d) The annual expenditure on such appointments?

STATEMENT REGARDING STARRED QUESTION TO BE ASKED BY
SHRI. CYPRIAN R. SANGMA DURING THE RE-ASSEMBLED
BUDGET SESSION OF THE MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2003.

Sl. No.
 
NAME OF DEPARTMENT
 
NOS. OF CHAIRMAN/VICE CHAIRMAN STATUS

 
ANNUAL EXPENDITURE
 
REMARKS

 
1 2 3 4 5

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1.



 

Programme Implementation Department

 

Chairman - 1(one) No. Co-Chairman- 1(one) No.

 

Chairman-Chief Minister's Status Co-Chairman-Cabinet Minister's Status.

Rs.14.75 lakhs (approximately) for both Chairman & Co-Chairman.
 

Shri B.B. Lyngdoh as Chairman & Shri E.K. Mawlong as Co-Chairman, State Development Reforms Commission.

2.




 

Political Department



 

Vice Chairman - 2(two)



 

Both equated to Minister of State Status


 

1. Salaries & other allowances is Rs.6,42,000/-
2. POL-250 litres of Petrol and 4 litres of M. oil. P.M.

Shri Rowell Lyngdoh as Vice-Chairman & Shri F.W. Momin as Vice Chairman, State Level Public Grievances Committee.

3.






 

Planning Department





 

Chairman - 1(one) No. Dy. Chairman - 3(three) Nos.




 

Chairman-equated to Cabinet Minister's Status
Dy. Chairman's equated to Minister of State's Status

 

Rs.31,19,564/- for both the Chairman
and Dy. Chairman.




 

Shri S.C. Marak as Chairman, Meghalaya State Planning Board Shri Sanbor Swell, Shri R.C. Laloo and Shri S.D. Khongwir as Deputy Chairman, Meghalaya State Planning Board.

4.


 

Revenue Department

 

Chairman - 1(one) No.

 

Chairman-Minister of State's Status

 

Rs.7,24,560/-


 

Shri J.E. Tariang as Chairman Advisory Committee on Shillong Land.

5.





 

Law (A) Department




 

Chairman - 1(one) No.




 

Chairman-Minister of State's Status Vice-Chairman- Deputy Minister Status

 

Rs.4,27,200/-





 

Chairman, Meghalaya State Law Commission equated to the Status of Minister of State & Vice-Chairman, Meghalaya State Law Commission, equated to the Status of Deputy Minister.

6.


 

Social Welfare Department

 

Chairman- 1(one) No.

 

Chairman-minister State's Status

 

Rs.6,31,000/-


 

Chairman, Meghalaya State Social Welfare Advisory Boards, equated to the Minister of State Status.

7.









 

Industries Department








 

Vice-Chairman- 3(three) Nos.








 

Vice-Chairman-Minister of State Status







 

        Rs. 4,70,520/-+
      Rs. 2,50,000/- 
       Rs. 6,40,776/-
Total-Rs.13,61,296/-






 

Shri K.C. Boro as Vice-Chairman, Mawmluh Cherra Cement Ltd Shri A.C. Marak as Vice-Chairman, Meghalaya Khadi & Village Industries Board. Shri. O. L. Nongtdu, as Vice-Chairman, Meghalaya Industries Development corporation.

       

 

 
          Minster,
          I/C SAD, PID,
          Meghalaya.

Forest cover

Shri  T. H.  RANGAD
 
 

Shri SING MULIEH (Minister in-charge Forests & Environment)

*100 Will the Minister in-charge Forest, be pleased to state?

   
(a) The forest coverage in Meghalaya today?

 
  (a) Sir, the forest coverage in Meghalaya according to the State of forest report 2001 published by the Survey of India is 69.5%.
(b) The fate of the JFM Scheme?
 
  (b) The proposal for Joint Forest Management in the State is under consideration.

Home Science College

Shri J.M. MARAK
 
 

Shri H.D.R. LYNGDOH (Minister in-charge, Horticulture)

*101. Will the Minister in-charge, Higher and Technical Education be pleased to state:-

   
(a) Whether it is a fact that Shri Narasimha Rao, the then Prime Minister of India laid a foundation stone for Home Science College at Tura in 1996?   (a) Sir, the foundation stone for Home Science College at Tura was laid by the then Honourable Prime Minister of India Shri I.K. Gujral on the 21st May, 1997.
(b) If the reply is in the affirmative, the reason for the delay of functioning of such a prestigeous College in the State?   (b) Sir, the reasons for delay can be attributed to the following:
 
    (i) Initial formalities to handover the land.
    (ii) Preparation of Expenditure Finance Committee memo and token provision for Survey works during 9th Plan.
    (iii) Decision on engaging the architect and agency for Survey and preparation of Plan and estimates which is now underway.

Home Guard Personnel

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA  

Shri R.G. LYNGDOH (Minister, Home)

*102. Will the Minister in-charge, Home (Police) be pleased to state:-
(a) Whether it is a fact that some Home Guard Personnel deployed to forest (Territorial) Department were killed while on duty by Police Firing on 30.09.2002 at Williamnagar? (a) No, Sir.


 
(b) If the answer to (a) above is in the affirmative, the reason thereof and the names of the victims? (b), (c), (d).
Does not arise in view of (a) above.
(c) Whether an ex-gratia or rehabilitation has been given to the families of the victims?
(d) If not, the reasons thereof?

Waste Expenditure

Shri BRENING A. SANGMA

Shri D.D. LAPANG (Chief Minister)

*103. Will the Minister in-charge Finance be pleased to state:-

(a) Whether the Union Government has instructed/advised the State Government to discipline the financial position of the State by curtailing the wasteful expenditure and increasing the revenue collection? (a) Yes, Sir.


 
(b) If so, the details of the steps taken by the Government?



 
(b) The State Government has been implementing economy and austerity measures to curtail avoidable and unproductive expenditure since 1992-93 An Economy Cut of non plan budget @ 5% during 1998-99; 7% during 1999-2000; 10% during 2000-01; 10% during 2002-03 and 10% during 2003-04 have been imposed.
The revenue earning  Departments of the State Government have geared up the revenue collection machinery to achieve higher targets, Sir.

Rural Electrification

Shri A. CHAUDHURI  

Shri R.L. TARIANG (Minister, Power)

*104. Will the Minister in-charge, Power be pleased to state:-

   
(a) The number of un-electrified villages in the State as on 31.03.03?   (a) Sir, 2727 Numbers.
 
(b) The number of villages electrified during 2002-03 in the State and actually receiving electricity from the respective grid?   (b) 177 Numbers.

 
(c) The target for rural electrification during 2002-03 and the percentage of achievement vis-a-vis the earmarked target for the year?   (c) 488 Numbers and achievement is 36.27%

 
(d) The total amount received from  Government of India against rural electrification, PMGY, APDP and other Centrally sponsored scheme, besides annual plan outlay, during 2002-03 and the total expenditure against each scheme?   (d) Besides Annual Plan Outlay, no amount was received from Government of India against rural electrification. Under the State Plan, PMGY outlay against rural electrification programme during 2002-2003 was Rs.638 lakhs and the expenditure was Rs.386.50 lakhs.

Employees of M.C.C.L.

Shri CYPRIAN R.  SANGMA
 

Shri D.D. LAPANG (Chief Minister in-charge, Industries)

*105. Will the Minister in-charge Industries be pleased to state:-

(a) Whether it is a fact that the number of employees of the only profit making industry M.C.C.L. is over saturated? (a) No, Sir.

 
(b) If the answer to (a) above is in the affirmative, the steps the Department is taking to down-size the number of employees? (b) Does not arise in view of (a) above.

 
(c) The employment ratio vis-a-vis the Job Reservation Policy of the State?

 
(c) Khasi & Jaintia - 645
     Garo                 -    7
     Other Tribe       -    3
     General             -  50

Production of Charcoal

Shri  T. H.  RANGAD
 
 

Shri SING MULIEH (Minister in-charge Forests & Environment)

*106 Will the Minister in-charge Forest, be pleased to state?

   
(a) The production of charcoal in Meghalaya?    
(b) How many industries consume charcoal in Meghalaya?   (a), (b), (c).
Information is being collected.
(c) How much charcoal is being exported out of the State?    

Resu Dekachang Anokre Road

Shri T.D. SHIRA
 
 

Dr. MUKUL SANGMA [Minister in-charge, Public Works (Roads)]

*107. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Works (Roads) be pleased to state whether the Government is planning to complete the remaining portion of the road from Resu Dekachang to Anokgre via Rongrong Hat and Gabil?

  Yes, Sir, in due course of time, subject to availability of fund.


 

Eviction Notice

Shri BRENING A. SANGMA
 
 

Shri D.P. IANGJUH (Minister in-charge, Home Guard & Civil Defence

*108. Will the Minister in-charge, Home Guard and Civil Defence be pleased to state:-

   
(a) Whether it is a fact that the Army Headquarter has served notice of eviction to the department for its occupancy of land at Lawsohtun, Bishnupur?   (a) Yes, Sir, the Estate Officer of the Headquarter 101 Area has issued eviction orders.
 
(b) If so, the actual status of the above mentioned land?

 
  (b) The eviction Orders has been stayed by Court and the land is still in possession of the Home Guard & Civil Defence Department.

MeSEB Stockyards

Shri A. CHAUDHURI  

Shri R.L. TARIANG (Minister, Power)

*109. Will the Minister in-charge, Power be pleased to state:-

   
(a) The total value of materials and store items purchased during the financial year 2002-03 both against Central and State schemes?   (a) Sir, Rs.32.80 Crores.

 
(b) The value of materials and store items utilized and the value of materials and store items lying in stock at various stockyards of MeSEB?   (b) Rs.45.21 Crores.

 
(c) The year-wise accumulated stock inventory for the last three financial years, (2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03) and the value of such stock, if any, and proposal for utilization in future?
 
  (c) The year wise accumulated stock inventory for the last three financial year is
2000-2001  = Rs.3.82 Crores
2001-2002  = Rs.10.53 Crores
2002-2003  = Rs.8.26 Crores.
    The accumulated stock inventory are being issued to the Rural electrification works, other improvement works and O & M works.

Private Presses

Shri CYPRIAN R.  SANGMA
 

Shri HELTONE MARAK (Minister in-charge, Printing & Stationery)

*110. Will the Minister in-charge Printing & Stationery be pleased to state:-

(a) Whether it is a fact that the department is allowing other departments to print their requirements in private presses? (a) Yes, Sir.

 
(b) If the answer to (a) above is in affirmative, the reasons thereof? (b) Due to lack of infrastructure i.e. facilities for colour separation, scanning etc.
(c) How many no-objections were issued during the last six months for such printings? (c) One.
 

Cleaning of Rivers & Streams

Shri T.H. RANGAD  

Shri R.L. TARIANG (Minister, Power)

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

   
(a) The step the Government is taking to clean up the rivers and streams in and around Shillong?

 
  (a) Sir, the Government has, as of now, taken the initiative to clean up the Wah Umkhrah and Umshyrpi rivers/streams, in order to control the siltation and pollution of Umiam Lake.
(b) The step the Government is taking to clean up the Umiam (Barapani) Lake?


 
  (b) Based on the feasibility study report conducted by Water and Power Consultancy Service (India) Limited (WAPCOS) in the year 1990, Meghalaya State Electricity Board, is inviting tenders for the preparation of fresh Detailed Project Report.

Roads Condition

Shri T. D. SHIRA
 
 

Dr. MUKUL SANGMA [Minister in-charge, Public Works (Roads)]

*112. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Works (Roads) be pleased to state whether the Government is aware of the dilapidated condition of the following roads (i) Mendipathar to Songsak (ii) from Damra to Mendipathar (iii) from Resu to Bajengdoba?

  Yes, Sir.



 

Mid-day Meal

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA
 

Shri K.K. DKHAR (Minister in-charge, Elementary and Mass Education)

*113. Will the Minister in-charge, Elementary and Mass Education be pleased to state:-

(a) The number of Primary Schools in West Garo Hills District that have been covered by Mid-day Meal Programme? (a) The total number of Primary Schools in West Garo Hills District covered by Mid Day Meal Programme is 1346.
(b) The total quantity of rice issued to each school monthly?

 
(b) Under Mid Day Meal Scheme, Rice is issued to the Schools @ 3 Kgs. per child per month. The total quantity of Rice issued to each School monthly depends on the enrolment of the School.
(c) The system of implementing the Mid-Day Meal Programme?










 
(c) For implementing the Mid Day Meal Scheme, Government of India provides food-grains free of cost through the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Every year the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India conveys the allotment of rice to the State Government with a copy to the FCI. Rice is then lifted by the Whole sellers nominated by the DC (Supply) under his supervision. On completion of lifting the DC informs the Deputy Inspector of Schools for necessary allotment to the Schools concerned according to enrolment. The School Managing Committees then takes over the rice form the Whole sellers for distribution to the students.
In pursuance of the Hon'ble Supreme Court Order dated 28/11/2001 cooked meals are being provided to the children instead of dry ration provided earlier. The School Managing Committees have been asked to shoulder the responsibility of preparing of meals by enlisting the help of community. The State Government is providing Funds for procurement of other food items in addition to Rice.

Surrendered activists

Shri BRENING A. SANGMA  

Shri R.G. LYNGDOH [Minister, Home (Police)]

*114. Will the Minister in-charge, Home (Police) be pleased to state:-
(a) The total number of surrendered banned underground activists in the State till date? (a) The total number is 45, Sir.
 
(b) The conditions and facilities given by the Government to the outlawed activists who surrendered?
 
(b) The conditions and facilities are contained in the schemes of surrender cum-Rehabilitation of Militants, Sir.

Power Tariff

Shri A. CHAUDHURI  

Shri R.L. TARIANG (Minister, Power)

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

   
(a) Whether revision of Power tariff in respect to EPIP, Byrnihat was undertaken recently?   (a) Yes, Sir.
 
(b) If so, the procedure and modalities involved in such revision?
 
  (b) The Board has fixed a uniform minimum demand charge for all Industrial consumers, irrespective of voltage level at which they draw power.
(c) The financial benefit and collection of additional revenue, if any, after the revision?
 
  (c) Rs.31.23 lakhs for billing of April, 2003 collected in May, 2003 and expected annual increase is Rs.3.73 crores.
(d) If so, the details thereof?   (d)
    In May, 20003 132 KV  
    demand charge collected  Rs.47,08,320.00
    In May, 2003 33 KV &  
    below demand charge collected Rs.37,19,168.00
    In March, 2003 33 KV &  
    below demand charge collected Rs.53,03,580.00
    Loss in HT (33 KV &  
    below) demand charge Rs.15,84,412.00
    Gain 132 KV demand charge Rs.47,08,320.00
    Total Gain in a month Rs.31,23,900.00
(e) If not, the reasons behind the revision?   (e) Does not arise.

Outdoor/Indoor Stadiums

Shri CYPRIAN R. SANGMA
 
 

Shri PAUL LYNGDOH (Minister in-charge, Sports and Youth Affairs)

*116. Will the Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth Affairs be pleased to state:-

   
(a) Whether it is a fact that the Department has constructed a number of Outdoor and Indoor Stadiums in the State?   (a) Yes, Sir.

 
(b) If the answer to (a) above is in affirmative, the numbers district-wise?
 
  (b)
District wise break-up Indoor Stadium Outdoor Stadium
    1. Jaintia Hills District. 1 No 2 Nos.
    2. East Khasi Hills. 2 Nos 6 Nos.
    3. Ri-Bhoi District, - 3 Nos.
    4. West Khasi Hills. 5 Nos. 2 Nos.
    5. South Garo Hills 2 Nos. 1 No.
    6. East Garo Hills. 2 Nos. 3 Nos.
    7. West Garo Hills. 3 Nos. 3 Nos.
(c) Whether the bills for the contractors have been paid?   (c) Payment were made as per availability of fund.

Irrigation Project

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA
 
 

Shri P. T. SAWKMIE (Minister in-charge, Irrigation)

*117. Will the Minister in-charge, Irrigation be pleased to state:-

   
(a) The total amount sanctioned for the Irrigation Project at Dengnakpara?   (a) Sir, the total amount sanctioned for the Irrigation Project at Dengnakpara is Rs.1,52,59,000/-
(b) Whether the Scheme is already completed?   (b) Yes, Sir.
(c) If the answer to (b) above is in the affirmative, whether it is functional?   (c) Yes, Sir.
 
(d) If not, the reasons thereof?   (d) Sir, does not arise in view of reply at (b) above.

Resubelpara C.H.C.

Shri T. D. SHIRA
 
 

Shri B.G. MOMIN  (Minister in-charge, Health and Family Welfare)

*118. Will the Minister in-charge, Health and Family Welfare be pleased to state:-

(a) Whether the Government has appointed any Dentist to Resubelpara C.H.C? (a) Yes, Sir.
 
(b) If the answer is in affirmative, the name of the Dentist and the date of posting?
 
(b) Dr. (Miss) W. Hynniewta, Dental Surgeon was posted to the post vide Government notification No.Health.58/97/18, dt.24.11.99.

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