Kamalanagar, 22 July, 2020: Chakma Autonomous District Council in its Emergency Budget Session’ 2020-2021 which started on 17/07/2020 passed the Budget today unanimously for an amount of Rs.10566 Lakh.
Rs.97,30,41,000/- accounts for salary, Rs.5,85,00,000/- for non-salary, Rs.63,84,00/- for remuneration to Village Councils and Rs.77,98,000/- for non-salary under Village Councils. Local Revenue collection estimated for the current financial year is Rs.1,09,40,000/-.
The estimated requirement for salary to be incurred out of normal grant-in-aid is Rs.110,17,24,000/- resulting in a deficit of Rs.12,86,83,000/-. The estimated requirement of salary for the Village Council remuneration is Rs.67,35,000/- showing a deficit of Rs.3,51,000/-. The deficit against salary is mainly due to demand for implementation of the amended Rules pertaining to Salaries and allowances of the Members.
The Budget Session also presented the Supplementary Demand for Grants, 2019-20 for an amount of Rs.19,66,14,000/-. A portion of the amount has been utilized for payment of salary. The non-salary amount has been utilized for construction of drainage system in Kamalanagar-III, SMBT Road in Borapansury, setting up of brick kiln at Udalthana-I, verticle extension of PWD office building, installation of deep bore well at Chakma House, Aizawl, for payment of outstanding vehicle repairing bills, councilors pending TA/DA bills and for purchase of 11 number of Mahendra Scorpio and 1 407 Tipper.
The Budget Session also passed the following bills:
- The CADC (Salaries and allowances of Chief Executive Member and Executive Members) (Second Amendment) Bill 2020.
- The CADC (Salaries and allowances of Chairman and Deputy Chairman) (Second Amendment) Bill 2020.
- The CADC (Salaries and allowances and pension of Members) (Third Amendment) Bill 2020.
- The CADC Secretariat (Recruitment and Condition of services) Bill, 2020.
- The CADC Technical Service (Group A & B posts) Recruitment Bill, 2020.
- CADC (Forest) (Amendment) Bill, 2020.
The findings and suggestions of the CADC Audit Committee on CAG report for the period 2009-2010 to 2014-2015 was discussed and passed in the House.
The Budget Session, 2020-21 could not be held in due time and got postponed for about four months due to Covid-19 induced lockdown. The session could be conducted on an emergency notice after being consented by the Governor, Mizoram. The session was conducted while maintaining social distance among the Members who have attended the session.