MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

BUDGET SESSION

STARRED

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Tuesday, the 19th April, 2005.
P.W.D. Act

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri M. N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Social Welfare)
*406. Will the Minister in-charge, Social Welfare be pleased to state :-    

(a) Whether the PWD Act has implemented in the State?

  (a) Yes, Sir.
 

(b) If so, the detail expenditure as per the Act during 2003-2004 upto March, 2005?

  (b) Statement is placed on the Table of the House.
 
(c) If not, the reason thereof?   (c) Does not arise in view of reply to (b) above.

Collection of Revenue
 

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri F. LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Fisheries)
*407. Will the Minister in-charge, Fisheries be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department during the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005?   2003-2004 - Rs.1,25,527/-
2004-2005 - Rs.1,29,591/-

 

Selection for Awards

Shri S. MULIEH
 
  Dr. D. D. LAPANG
(Chief Minister)
*408. Will the Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth Affairs be pleased to state :-    

(a) The criteria for identification and selection of Kiang Nongbah, Tirot Singh and Pa Togan Sangma Award?




 

 

 

(a) Sir, the criteria for selection of Kiang Nongbah, Tirot Sing and Pa Togan Sangma Award are as follows :-

(1) The awardee must have made outstanding achievements worthy of high distinction in his or her activity to the State in the fields of Art & Literature, Sports or Social Service.

(2) Individual recommendation should possess a very good reputation in the society.

(b) The number of application received so far during the years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 till date ?










 






 

 

  (b) The number of applications received are as follows ;-
 

Tirot Sing Award :-

2001 - 5 Nos.
2002 - 7 Nos.
2003 - 4 Nos.
2004 - 4 Nos.
2005 - 3 Nos.
     

Pa Togan Sangma Award :-

2001 - 2 Nos.
2002 - 5 Nos.
2003 - 6 Nos.
2004 - 7 Nos.
2005 - 7 Nos.

Kiang Nongbah Award :-

2001 - 4 Nos.
2002 - 4 Nos.
2003 - 5 Nos.
2004 - 6 Nos.
2005 - 3 Nos.
     
(c) If not, the reason thereof ?     (c) Does not arise in view of (b) above.

Grant-in-aid to poultry farmers

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary)

*409. Will the Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary  be pleased to state the amount of financial grant-in-aid given by the Department to the poultry farmers?
 

 

An amount of Rs.26,94,500/- was sanctioned for implementation of the Scheme, Distribution of Poultry units to the General farmers, Educated unemployed youths and small farmer/Marginal farmer & Agricultural Labourer during 2004-2005.

Electrification of Villages

Shri S. MULIEH
 
  Dr. DONKUPAR ROY
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Power)

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

   
(a) The total number of villages sanctioned for Electrification for the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 under Jowai Me.S.E.B. Division?   (a) Sir, the numbers of villages sanctioned for electrification for the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 is 41 numbers and 16 numbers respectively.
(b) The name of the villages which have already been electrified ?   (b) Sir, a statement is placed on the Table of the House.
 

Fund for modernization of Police Force

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Dr. MUKUL SANGMA
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Home)
*411. Will the Minister in-charge, Home (Police) be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether the Central Government has released fund during 2003-2004-2005 for modernization of Police Force?   (a) Yes, Sir.

 
(b) If so, the amount released ?




 
 

(b) Fund released by Government of India was as follows :-
2003-2004 - Rs.2.20 crores
2004-2005 - Rs.2.02 crores.
    Besides the above, Government of India has also released items in kind which is placed on the Table of the House.

(c) If not, the reason thereof ?   (c) Does not arise.

Strawberry Farmers

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

*412. Will the Minister in-charge, Horticulture be pleased to state whether the Department has any schemes for giving financial assistance to the strawberry farmers?

  (a) Yes, Sir.


 

Utilisation of Fund

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri M. N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Social Welfare)
*413. Will the Minister in-charge, Social Welfare be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that the Government has failed to utilise fund available under NPRPD ?   (a) Sir, out of 2.57 crores released by the Government of India, State Government has utilised so far Rs.1.26 crores.
(b) If so, the reason thereof ?
 
  (b) This is a continuing scheme and funds will be utilised as per progress of the scheme.
(c) If not, how the fund has been utilised ?

 
  (c) The fund was utilised for augmentation of infrastructure, procurement of equipments, payments of honorarium, training, awareness programme, disability camp, etc.

Football State Players

Shri T. C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri PAUL LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth  Affairs)

*414. Will the Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth Affairs be pleased to state whether there are any football players from the State who have represented India from 2003 till date ?

   Yes, Sir.


 

Fund under Civil Deposit

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Dr. DONKUPAR ROY
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Finance)
*415. Will the Minister in-charge, Finance be pleased to state :-    
(a) The amount of fund in the Civil Deposit upto March 15, 2005 of Fund kept in Civil Deposit ?   (a) Sir, the amount of fund under "Civil Deposit 111-Other Department Deposits" upto March 15, 2005 is NIL.
(b) The names of the Department and the amount of Fund kept in Civil Deposit ?   (b) Does not arise, in view of (a) above.
 

Fish Farmers

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri F. LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Fisheries)

*416. Will the Minister in-charge, Fisheries be pleased to state whether the Department has any schemes for giving financial grant-in-aid to the fish farmers ?

  Yes, Sir.

 

Withdrawal of Fund

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Dr. DONKUPAR ROY
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Finance)
*417. Will the Minister in-charge, Finance be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that some Departments withdrawn fund in anticipation of demand ?   (a) No, Sir.
 
(b) If so, the name of the Department and the reason thereof ?   (b) Does not arise, in view of (a) above.
 

Tea Planters

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

*418. Will the Minister in-charge, Horticulture be pleased to state the amount of financial grant-in-aid per hectare given by the Department to the tea planters per year?

 

The Financial assistance given to Tea planter is @ Rs.15,000.00 per hectare.

 

Extra Expenditure

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri B.A. SANGMA
[(Minister in-charge, P.W.D. (Roads)]
*419. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Works be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether there are instances where the PWD has incurred extra expenditure in the execution of road work during 2003-04 upto March, 2005 ?   (a) Yes, Sir.

 
(b) If so, the name of such road, the Division and amount of extra expenditure ?   (b) Statement is placed on the Table of the House, Sir.
 

Piggery Farmers

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary)
*420. Will the Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary  be pleased to state the amount of financial grant-in-aid given by the Department to the piggery farmers?

 
  Am amount of Rs.26,75,000/- has been sanctioned for implementation of the Scheme for distribution piggery units to the General farmers, Educated unemployed youths and small farmer/Marginal farmer & Agricultural Labourer during 2004-2005.

Realisation of Tax

Shri P.M. SYIEM   Shri J.D. RYMBAI (Minister in-charge,  Taxation)
*421. Will the Minister in-charge, Taxation be pleased to state :-    
(a) The amount the Government realised as amusement Tax penalty tax during 2003-04 upto March, 2005 ?

 
  (a) Government realised Amusement Tax as follows :-
2003-2004 - Rs.45,46,070.00
2004-2005 - Rs.28,46,496.00
 (upto December, 2004 Provisional).
(b) Whether there is any Non-realisation of the tax during  the above period ?   (b) No, Sir.
 

Rabbit Farmers

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary)
*422. Will the Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary  be pleased to state the amount of financial grant-in-aid given by the Department to the rabbit farmers ?   There is no financial grant -in-aid given by the Department to the Rabbit farmers.
 

Children with Disabilities

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri M. N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Social Welfare)
*423. Will the Minister in-charge, Social Welfare be pleased to state whether the Department, survey, investigate and screen the children to ascertain the cause of disabilities and to identify risk cases ?   Yes, Sir.


 

Silk - worms farmers

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri SAYEEDULLAH NONGRUM
(Minister in-charge, Sericulture & Weaving)
*424. Will the Minister in-charge, Sericulture be pleased to state whether the Department has any schemes for giving financial assistance to the silk - worm farmers ?   Yes, Sir.


 

Licence Book - Makers

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri J.D. RYMBAI
(Minister in-charge,  Taxation)
*425. Will the Minister in-charge, Taxation be pleased to state :-    
(a) The number of licence book - makers who have not renew their licences ?   (a) The number of licenced Book Makers which had not renewed their licences is 298.
(b) The lost from such failure ?   (b) The lost of revenue from such failure is Rs.19,07,814.00.

Revenue from Hotel Pinewood

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri C. PYNGROPE
(Parliamentary Secretary)
*426. Will the Minister in-charge, Tourism be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department from Hotel Pinewood ?   Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has informed that the revenue generated by its unit, Pinewood Hotel, during 2003-04 was Rs.2,37,67,000/-

Educational Infrastructure

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Social Welfare)
*427. Will the Minister in-charge, Social Welfare be pleased to state :-    
(a) The number of Educational infrastructure built for children with disabilities ?   (b) There are six number of Educational Centres run by NGOs, which cater for children with disabilities.
(b) If not, then how the Special Books and equipment for such children were utilised ?   (b) Does not arise in view of (a) above.
 

Cattle Farmers

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH   Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary)
*428. Will the Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary  be pleased to state the amount of financial grant-in-aid given by the Department to the cattle farmers ?
 
  Am amount of Rs.29,70,000/- has been sanctioned for implementation of the scheme for distribution of Cattle units to the General farmers and Educated un-employed youths during 2004-2005.

Registered Cinema Halls

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri J.D. RYMBAI
(Minister in-charge,  Taxation)
*429. Will the Minister in-charge, Taxation be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that Government had incurred loss of Revenue due to reduction of Tax to Registered Cinema Halls in 2003-2004, upto February, 2005 ?   (a) No, Sir.

 
(b) If so, the amount lost and the reason for reduction ?   (b) Does not arise in view of (a) above.

Traditional Cloth Weavers

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri SAYEEDULLAH NONGRUM
(Minister in-charge, Sericulture & Weaving)
*430. Will the Minister in-charge, Sericulture be pleased to state whether the Department has any schemes for giving financial assistance to the traditional cloth weavers of the State ?   Yes, Sir.


 

Central Fund under NPRPD

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Social Welfare)
*431. Will the Minister in-charge, Social Welfare be pleased to state :-    
(a) Where did the Department kept the Central fund earmarked under NPRPD ?   (a) In the Meghalaya Co-operative Apex Bank, Main Branch, Shillong.
(b) The amount of fund un-utilised upto March, 2005 ?
 
  (b) The amount of fund un-utilised upto March, 2005 is Rs.1,30,45,891/-

Construction of School Buildings

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri NEHLANG LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Border Areas Development)
*432. Will the Minister in-charge, Border Areas Development be pleased to state the number of school buildings constructed by the Department during the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005?
 
        Sir, the number of School buildings constructed are as follows :
2003-2004 - 74 Nos.
2004-2005 - 88 Nos.
      (under implementation).

Entertainment Tax

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri J.D. RYMBAI
(Minister in-charge,  Taxation)
*433. Will the Minister in-charge, Taxation be pleased to state :-    
(a) When did the Department last revised the rate of Entertainment Tax ?   (a) The rate of Entertainment tax was last revised on 5.11.1996.
(b) The revenue since the last revision generated compared to pre-revision ?











 
  (b) The revenue generated since the last revision compared to pre-revision (1.4.96 to 4.11.96.) - Rs.17,46,269.00
 
Post - revision
1996-97 - Rs.34,29,972.00
1997-98 - Rs.37,53,628.00
1998-99 - Rs.39,99,391.00
1999-2000 - Rs.38,04,094.00
2000-2001 - Rs.53,09,480.00
2001-2002 - Rs.45,62,890.00
2002-2003 - Rs.50,81,887.00
2003-2004 - Rs.45,46,070.00
2004-2005      upto December 04
(Provisional)

-

Rs.28,46,491.00

Preservation of Drinking Water Schemes

Shri T. C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri H.D.R. LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Public Health Engineering)
*434. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Health Engineering be pleased to state whether the Department has any plan or schemes for preservation and protection of different drinking water sources/springs owned by the Government and the different localities in the State ?   Taking into consideration the Land Tenure system in the State preservation of such catchment areas is a very big task. However, some attempts have been made in this regard.

Delivery of Bitumen

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri B.A. SANGMA
[(Minister in-charge, P.W.D. (Roads])
*435. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Works be pleased to state :-    
(a) Whether it is a fact that there are instances of short delivery of Bitumen by the Contractors ?   (a) No, Sir.
 
(b) If so, the action the Department had taken ?   (b) Does not arise in view of the reply to (a) above, Sir.

Border Ware Houses

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri J.D. RYMBAI
(Minister in-charge, Excise)
*436. Will the Minister in-charge, Excise be pleased to state the numbers of Bonded Ware Houses and Wine Stores in the State ?         Bonded Warehouses is 23 Nos. Wine Stores is 359 No.
 

Free Education

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Social Welfare)
*437. Will the Minister in-charge, Social Welfare be pleased to state :-    
(a) The number of disabled children provided with free education ?   (a) Sir, 8150.
 
(b) If not, the reason thereof ?   (b) Does  not arise in view of reply to (a) above.

Fruits farmers

Shri T. C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri H.D.R. LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Horticulture)
*438. Will the Minister in-charge, Horticulture be pleased to state the Department has any schemes for giving financial assistance to the fruit farmers in the State ?   Yes, Sir

 

Cable Television Operators

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri J.D. RYMBAI
(Minister in-charge, Taxation)
*439. Will the Minister in-charge, Taxation be pleased to state :-    
(a) The number of Cable television operators registered with the Department ?   (a) There are 48 Cable Operators registered with the Department.
(b) The Revenue generated ?
 
  (b) The revenue generated from the above Cable Operators for the years 2003-2004 is Rs.8,82,916.00.

Collection of Revenue

Shri T. C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri PAUL LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth  Affairs)
*440. Will the Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth Affairs be pleased to state the amount of Revenue collected by the Department during 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 ?
 
  The amount of Revenue collected by the Department for the year  2003-2004 and 2004-2005 are as follows :-

2003-2004 - Rs.3,19,550.00
2004-2005 - Rs.3,59,050.00

Teachers Training Institute

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Dr. MUKUL SANGMA
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Education

*441. Will the Minister in-charge, Education be pleased to state :-

   
(a) The number of Teachers Training Institutes set up in the State ?








 
  (a)
 
I
 
-
 
Secondary Teachers Education Colleges
4(four) Colleges of teachers Education.
II

 
-

 
Elementary teacher Education Institution.
7(seven) District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs)
III - 2(two) Government Normal Training Schools.
IV - 4(four) Basic Training Centres.
V
 
-
 
One Government Aided Junior Teacher Training Centre.
(b) If not, the reasons thereof ?   (b) Does not arise in view of (a) above.
(c) If the reply to (a) above is in the affirmative the amount of fund provided to such Institution upto date ?












 
  (c) Amount of fund provided annually during 2004-2005 :-
 
I
 

-      Secondary Teachers
       Education Colleges

= Rs.  88,18,320/-
 
II


 

-      District Institutes of
       Education and Training
       (DIETs)
 

= Rs.3,23,59.770/-


 
III




 

-     Government Normal
       training Schools
       Basis Training Centres
       Cherra Teachers
       Training Centre.
 

= Rs.3,49,70,242/-




 

                                    Total           

 = Rs.7,61,48,332/-

Revenue from Orchid Hotel

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri C. PYNGROPE
(Parliamentary Secretary)
*442. Will the Minister in-charge, Tourism be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department from Orchid Hotel, Polo?   Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has informed that the revenue from its unit, Orchid Hotel, Polo during the year 2003-04 was Rs.58,19,378/-

Employment for disabled person

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Social Welfare)
*443. Will the Minister in-charge, Social Welfare be pleased to state :-    
(a) How many disabled person had been provided with employment upto date ?
 
  (a) As per records of employment Exchange, so far 52 numbers of disabled persons have been provided with employment,
(b) If the percentage is less than 5% the reason thereof ?
 
  (b) Government of Meghalaya has so far not made reservation for disabled persons.
 
(c) If the percentage is more than 5% the name of the Department which had provided employment to such person?   (c) Does not arise in view of reply to (b) above.

 

Revenue collection Excise Department

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri J.D. RYMBAI
(Minister in-charge, Excise)
*444. Will the Minister in-charge, Excise be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department during 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 ?

 
 

Year
 

Amount collected
 
2003-04 52.67 crores
2004-05
 
60.14 crores
(Provisional figures)

Revenue from Orchid Lake Resort

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri C. PYNGROPE
(Parliamentary Secretary)
*445. Will the Minister in-charge, Tourism be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department from  Orchid Lake Resort Umiam ?
 
  Sir, Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has informed that the revenue generated by its unit, Orchid Lake Resort, Umiam during 2003-04 was Rs.60,45,229/-.

Equipment for Registered disabled Person

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Social Welfare)
*446. Will the Minister in-charge, Social Welfare be pleased to state :-    
(a) The number of registered disabled person provided with equipment upto  March, 2005 ?   (a) 82 numbers of registered disabled persons were provided with equipment from April, 2004 till March, 2005.
(b) If not, the reason thereof ?   (b) Does not arise in view of reply to (a) above.

Hockey Ground

Shri T. C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri PAUL LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth  Affairs)
*447. Will the Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth Affairs be pleased to state whether the Department has any plan to construct a Hockey Ground at Shillong ?   The matter is under consideration.

 

Construction of Cricket Ground

Shri T. C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri PAUL LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth  Affairs)
*448. Will the Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth Affairs be pleased to state whether the construction of cricket ground at Polo has been completed ?   The Cricket ground at Polo has not been fully completed.

 

Indoor Stadium for boxing

Shri T. C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri PAUL LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth  Affairs)
*449. Will the Minister in-charge, Sports & Youth Affairs be pleased to state whether the Department has any plan for construction of an Indoor Stadium meant for boxing only ?   The matter is under consideration.

 

Sheep Farmers

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri M.N. MUKHIM
(Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary)
*450. Will the Minister in-charge, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary  be pleased to state the amount of financial grant-in-aid given by the Department to the sheep farmers ?
 
  An amount of Rs.2,00,000/- (Rupees two lakhs) only has been sanctioned for implementation of the Scheme  distribution of Sheep and Goat Units to the General farmers only during 2004-2005.

Revenue from Orchid Lodge, Tura

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri C. PYNGROPE
(Parliamentary Secretary)
*451. Will the Minister in-charge, Tourism be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department from  Orchid  Lodge, Tura?
 
  Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has informed that the Orchid Lodge, Tura, one of its units, has generated revenue of Rs.8,15,000/- during the year 2003-2004.

Revenue from Orchid View, Sohra

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri C. PYNGROPE
(Parliamentary Secretary)
*452. Will the Minister in-charge, Tourism be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department from  Orchid View, Sohra ?   Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has informed that the revenue collected from its unit, Orchid View, Sohra, for the year during 2003-04 was Rs.50,000/-.

Collection of Revenue (MTDC)

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Smti. D.C. MARAK
(Minister in-charge, Tourism)
*453. Will the Minister in-charge, Tourism be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department from M.T.D.C. during the year 2003-04 and 2004-05 ?
 
   The revenue collected by the transport wing of the Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) for the year 2003-04 was Rs.17,53,000/- and for the year 2004-05 the revenue figures will be available after MTDC accounts are compiled.

Flow of Tourists

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Smti. D.C. MARAK
(Minister in-charge, Tourism)
*454. Will the Minister in-charge, Tourism be pleased to state the number of Tourists who visited the State during 2003-04 and 2004-05 ?   Sir, the number of tourists who visited Meghalaya is estimated at 3.78 lakhs for the calendar year 2003 and 4.45 lakhs for the calendar year 2004.

Sale Tax Check-gates

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri J.D. RYMBAI
(Minister in-charge, Taxation)
*455. Will the Minister in-charge, Taxation be pleased to state the number of Sale Tax check-gated in the State ?   Yes, Sir. There are 17 (seventeen) numbers of Sales tax Check gates in the State.
 

Collection of Revenue by Power Department

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Dr. DONKUPAR ROY
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Power)
*456. Will the Minister in-charge, Power be pleased to state the amount of revenue collected by the Department during 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 ?   Sir, during
2003-04    = Rs.152.75 crores and during
2004-05    = Rs.134.68 crores (Upto December, 2004)

Supply of Electricity

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Dr. DONKUPAR ROY
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Power)
*457. Will the Minister in-charge, Power be pleased to state whether the supply of electricity by the MeSEB to the different units at the EPIC, Byrnihat is adequate ?   No, Sir.

 

Industrial Estates

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Dr. DD. LAPANG
(Chief Minister in-charge, Industries)
*458. Will the Minister in-charge, Industries be pleased to state whether there s any vacant space left at the EPIC, Byrnihat and the Industrial Estate, Umiam ?   Sir, at present there is no developed and suitable land for allotment to the Industrial units both in EPIP Byrnihat and Umiam Industrial Area.

Supply of drinking water

Shri T. C. LYNGDOH
 
  Shri H.D.R. LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Public Health Engineering)
*459. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Health Engineering be pleased to state whether the Department has got any plan to provide drinking water to the localities of Demthring, Madanrting, Mawblei, Doordarshan areas, Happy Valley, Law-U-Sib, Ringjynriew, Lapalang, Umpling, Nongrah, Mawshbuit and Laitkor ?   Yes, Sir




 

Appointment of government Advocates

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Dr. DONKUPAR ROY
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Law)
*460. Will the Minister in-charge, Law be pleased to state :-    
(a) The number of Government Advocates appointed in the State till date ?   (a) Mr. Speaker Sir, there are 40 Government Advocates at present.
(b) The basis on which they have been appointed ?


 
  (b) The practicing Advocates are selected and Appointed as government Advocates on the basis of their length and experience in Legal field and their willingness to take up the assignment.

Filling up of Post of Lecturer

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Dr. MUKUL SANGMA
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Education
*461. Will the Minister in-charge, Education be pleased to state when will the post of Lecturer on Economics be filled up since the result have been declared by the MPSC ?   The appointment is being processed, Sir.

 

Construction of Roads

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri NEHLANG LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Border Areas Development)
*462. Will the Minister in-charge, Border Areas Development be pleased to state the number of roads constructed by the Department during the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 ?


 
  Sir, during  2003-2004 - 3(three) nos.
                  2004-2005 - 3(three) nos.
Implemented through the PWD under State Plan.
Under SCA (BADP) during
2003-2004 - 10(Ten) nos.
2004-2005 - 2(two) nos.
   (under implementation).

Construction of Community Halls

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
Shri NEHLANG LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Border Areas Development)
*463. Will the Minister in-charge, Border Areas Development be pleased to state the number of Community Halls constructed by the Department during the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 ?
 
Sir, the number of Community Halls constructed are as follows :
2003-2004 - 20  Numbers.
2004-2005 - 25 Numbers.
   (under implementation).

Construction of Footpath

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
Shri NEHLANG LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Border Areas Development)
*464. Will the Minister in-charge, Border Areas Development be pleased to state the number of Footpaths constructed by the Department during the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 ? Sir, the number of footpaths constructed are as follows :
2003-2004 - 63 Numbers.
2004-2005 - 57 Numbers.
   (under implementation).

Collection of Revenue

Shri P.M. SYIEM
 
  Shri J.D. RYMBAI
(Minister in-charge, Taxation)
*465. Will the Minister in-charge, Taxation be pleased to state the amount of Revenue collected by the Department during the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 ?

 
  The amount of revenue collected by the Taxation is as follows :-
(1) 2003-2004 - Rs.113,78,87,020/-
(2) 2004-2005 - Rs.79,42,90,233/-
   (Final figures upto November, 2004)

Protection from recurring flood

Shri T.C. LYNGDOH
 
  Dr. DONKUPAR ROY
(Deputy Chief Minister in-charge, Revenue)
*466. Will the Minister in-charge, Relief and Rehabilitation Revenue be pleased to state whether the Government has any plan/scheme to protect the lives and properties from the flood which occurred every year at Dhanketi, Malki, Shillong ?   The Government is looking into the matter.