MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

BUDGET SESSION

STARRED

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Monday, the 20th March, 2006

Shillong bye-pass

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA

 

Shri BRENING SANGMA
[Minister in-charge, Public Works (Roads)]

*1. Will the Minister in-charge, Public Works (Roads) be pleased to state :-

   

(a) The status of the Shillong bye-pass ?

 

(a) Implementation of the Shillong Bye-Pass has been entrusted to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and it is learnt that the Detailed Project Report is likely to be completed by May, 2006, Sir.

(b) The total length of the entire bye-pass connecting NH - 40 with NH - 44?

 

(b) 49.676 km, Sir.

(c) The total estimated value of the above project?

 

(c) Does not arise in view of (a) above, Sir.

(d) The target as to when the above project will be completed?

 

(d) Does not arise in view of (a) above, Sir.

Sanitation Programme

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA

 

Shri H.D.R. LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Public Health Engineering)

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

   

(a) The progress of the total Sanitation Programme in the West Garo Hills District?

 

(a)

  1. Physical progress - 15%

  2. Financial Expenditure up to February 2006 - Rs.50.85 lakhs.

(b) Total amount received so far under the above scheme since 2003-2004 till date, year wise?

 

(b)

  1. Year2003 - 2004 - Rs.115.17 lakhs. (23-02-2004)

  2. Year 2004 - 2005 - Nil.

  3. Year 2005 - 2006 - Nil.

(c) Whether it is a fact that the scheme has not yet been implemented although money has been received a long time back?

 

(c) No, Sir. The programme is under implementation.

(d) If the reply to (c) above is in the affirmative, the reason thereof?

 

(d) Does not arise in view of reply at (c) above.

Rural Electrification Scheme

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA

 

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

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

   

(a) The time, the Government is going to complete the process to cover all the rural villages in the entire State under the Rural Electrification Scheme?

 

(a) Subject to availability of fund, all villages are proposed to be electrified within 5 years, Sir.

(b) The number of villages already covered by the Scheme and the number of villages yet to be covered throughout the State of Meghalaya?

 

(b) 3806 Villages in the State have been covered under Rural Electrification and 1976 Villages are yet to be covered, Sir.

(c) The money received year wise, for the last three consecutive financial years?

 

(c) The money received for the last three consecutive years are as follows, Sir.

(i) 2003-2004 Rs.1921.55 lacs.
(ii) 2004-2005 Rs.3828.13 lacs.
(iii) 2005-2006 Rs.968.50 lacs.

Joint Forest Management

Shri ZENITH M. SANGMA

 

Dr. FRIDAY LYNGDOH
(Minister in-charge, Forest & Environment)

*4. Will the Minister in-charge, Forest & Environment be pleased to state :-

   

(a) The total fund received from the Government of India / Forest Development Agency for Joint Forest management in the State from the time of inception of the Scheme till date?

 

(a) Rs.763.00 Lakhs.


(b) The number of Schemes/Projects so far taken up by the State Government of Meghalaya?

 

(b) Only one scheme namely the National Afforestation Programme which is being implementation through 73 numbers of Joint Forest Management Committees under the Programme.

(c) The number of Schemes/Projects so far taken up in West Garo Hills?

 

(c) 14 numbers of Joint Forest Management Committees have been set up in West Garo Hills District.

(d) Whether there is any such scheme in West Garo Hills District which is covering the villages of Indikgre, Rongkhongre, Chisakgre, Molmegre, etc.?

 

(d) Yes, Indekgre Joint Forest Management Committee is covered under the scheme. No Scheme is implemented in Rongkhongre, Chisakgre and Molmegre Villages.

(e) If the answer to (d) above is in the affirmative the status of the same?

 
 

 

 

(e) Indekgre JFMC.

Preliminary works

Creation

2004-2005

2005-2006

Artificial Regeneration 25 Ha.

25 Ha

Pasture Development 10 Ha.

10 Ha.