8 Bills introduced in House

8 Bills introduced in House

| Staff REPORTER |

ITANAGAR, Mar 9: As many as eight important Govt Bills were introduced on the opening day of the six-day 15th (Budget) session of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly here on Friday including the one to regulate and control the ‘unauthorized and unfair’ money lending practices in the State.

While Education Minister Honchun Ngandam introduced ‘The Arunachal Pradesh State Higher Education Council Bill, 2018’, Chief Minister Pema Khandu introduced ‘The Arunachal Pradesh Money Lending (Regulation) Bill, 2018’, and ‘The Arunachal Pradesh Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (Amendment) Bill, 2018’.

Minister of Town Planning & Urban Local Bodies and Land Management Nabam Rebia introduced three key legislations, including ‘The Arunachal Pradesh Land and Ecological Sites (Protection and Management) Bill, 2018’, ‘The Adoption of the Central Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act 2014 (No. 7 of 2014) Arunachal Pradesh Bill, 2018’, and ‘The Arunachal Pradesh (Land Settlement and Records) (Amendment) Bill, 2018’.

Minister of Panchayati Raj Alo Libang had introduced ‘The Arunachal Pradesh Panchayat Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2018’ and Home Minister Kumar Waii introduced ‘The Criminal Laws (Arunachal Pradesh) Amendment Bill, 2018’.

Economic Survey report tabled

Among other business, the House has, for the first time, witnessed tabling of the Economic Survey of Arunachal Pradesh report by the Minister of Economics & Statistics Honchun Ngandam. The report incorporating the economic scenario of the State in different sectors was compiled by the Directorate of Economics & Statistics.

Besides the presentation of 13th Report of the Business Advisory Committee by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bamang Felix, the Assembly also witnessed the Secretary M Lasa reporting about the Governor’s assent to the Arunachal Pradesh (Re-organization of Districts) (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which was passed by the Sixth Legislative Assembly during its 13th session.

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