5-day Jharkhand Monsoon Session to begin from July 22

Source: Source: dailypioneer.com

The State Cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod for 13th (Monsoon) Session of fourth Jharkhand Assembly starting on July 22. The Session, which will commence on July 22 will run till July 26. The first day of five-day session will be devoted to oath of new members (if any), placing of bills, tabling of first supplementary budget in the Assembly.

State Cabinet Coordination department secretary (in-charge), Ajay Kumar Singh said, “From second day to conclusion of monsoon session will be devoted to question hour and discussion on State bill and government works.”

Sources said that the monsoon session is likely to be last Assembly session of present government as formation of new government is to take place till January 6. The monsoon session also assumes importance as the State will go on election mode after the session.

Sources said that as this is the last Assembly session of present government, the Opposition will try to corner State Government on several issues. The lynching of Tabrez Ansari at Saraikela is one of the issue on which Opposition will try to attack Das’s Government.

However, the State Government, confident with Lok Sabha election results, is ready to face Opposition charges. Senior BJP leader and party MLA from Chhatarpur Radha Kishan Kishore said, “After the Lok Sabha election there is no Opposition. The issue such as land acquisition and religious conversion bill on which Opposition tried to disturb last Assembly sessions for five years has been rejected by people. The people in Lok Sabha election have rejected Opposition and their anti-Government, anti-State policies.”

In today’s Cabinet, the State Government also gave its nod for appointment of professors and assistant professors on contractual basis at medical colleges in Dumka, Palamu and Hazaribag. The Cabinet, after relaxing the provisions of Jharkhand Medical Education Service (appointment, promotion, and service rule) 2018, gave its nod for appointment of 76 posts of professors and 93 post of assistant professors on contractual basis at these three medical colleges.

As per the Cabinet provision, the professors will be appointed on the pay scale of Rs 1.62 lakh, while the assistant professors will be appointed in the pay scale of Rs 1.04 lakh monthly salary.

The State Cabinet also gave its nod for creation of 42 temporary police outpost and traffic outpost in Deoghar in wake of Shravani Mela. The 15 police outposts and 27 traffic outposts will be set up for period of July 15 to September 15.

In today’s Cabinet meet, nod for relaxation in road tax of Jharkhand Government run mortuary van, 108 emergency medical ambulance service van and vehicles of mobile medical unit. The Cabinet also gave its nod for amendment of Jharkhand Procurement Policy 2014. As per the amendments, Micro and Small Medium Enterprises (MSME) can take part in Government tendering policy. As per amended Procurement Policy 2014, cap on work experiences and minimum turnover bracket has been removed.

In today’s Cabinet meeting, 14 agendas were given nod, which includes amendments in GST, construction of roads in Koderma, Deoghar districts among others.