KOKRAJHAR, JAN 8: BTC chief executive member (CEM) Pramod Boro tables INR 1741.69 crores budget in BTC Legislative Assembly for 2020-21 financial year in the Budget session of Bodoland Territorial Council Legislative Assembly today held at BTCLA assembly hall.
The session was chaired by Katiram Boro, speaker of BTCLA. The session saw absentee of opposition members as BPF party has decided not to participate in the Budget session.
BPF has 16 members in the BTC Legislative Assembly and party has termed that Pramod Boro led UPPL-BJP-GSP combined coalition government is invalid and not to be acceptable.
BTC CEM Pramod Boro, who is also in charge of finance placed the BTC Budget amounting of INR 1741.69 crores for 2020-21 in the house.
Some highlighting key points of the budget which are included good governance for healthy welfare and development services in BTC region.
Birth anniversary of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, former ABSU president would be observed every year on 31st March with four day programme.
Permanent Secretary would be appointed in VCDC level to meet rural body governance shortly.
Arundoy Scheme of Government of Assam would be implemented properly in BTC.
Implementation of all clauses of the BTR accord.
A total 2350 crores have liabilities in BTC administration in different departments during the previous government.
Boro said the clauses of the BTR would be implemented properly in days to come. He said the government is committed to work for the welfare and development of the common masses.
He informed that a three member committee in relating to implement the rehabilitation and case disposal of NDFB leader, cadres have been formed with BTC deputy CEM Gabinda Chandra Basumatary, BTC executive member Ranjit Basumatary and ABSU president Dipen Boro.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has announced to set up three courts for disposal of cases of the NDFB leader and cadres.
Basumatary informed house that ex gratia Rs. 5 lakh each of martyr family members of the NDFB as well citizens who lost their lives.
” Cadres of the NDFB from all factions would be rehabilitated and facilitating for engagement in Assam Police as well other defence agencies through the deep consultation in days to come”, Basumatary said.
BTC executive member for Forest department Ranjit Basumatary informed the house that there are 25 members of the ex NDFB are still living in various jails in neighbouring Bhutan country.
He has requested the house to make communication with Union Home Minister for their early release.
BTC CEM Pramod Boro has promised for approaching the Union Home Minister who is coming to Kokrajhar on 24th January.
He has informed that the house has resolved to enhance the strength of the executive members upto 17 including CEM from existing 14 strength and accordingly the house has passed the resolution to make enhancement of executive member.
BTC CEM Pramod Boro has voiced for carrying investigation into alleged financial misappropriation in various departments during the previous government in BTC.
He said that there are 2350 crores liabilities in the BTC administration.
He has expressed his unhappy over the absentees of BPF MCLAs in the BTC session and termed that it was their unacceptable decision.
He alleged that BPF party only wants government or ruling,they didn’t want to sit in opposition.