Meghalaya Legislative Assembly budget session from March 20

The budget session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly will be held from March 20 to March 28. Chief Minister Conrad Sangma will present budget on 23rd March, 2023.


The calendar was approved during a meeting of the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) chaired by the Assembly Speaker Thomas A Sangma here on Monday.


Addressing media persons, Sangma said, “We decided to have a full budget session starting from March 20 till March 28. Since it is financial year ending month so our officials and the government need to clear all the pending financial issues so we decided to end the budget session on March 28 so that March 29 to 31 will be available for the officials in the secretariat and districts to clear the financial dues.”


He said there will be seven working days of which government business has been allotted for five days while for private members’ business for two days.


Sangma also informed that the election of the Deputy Speaker will be held on March 20.


“We are giving notification from tomorrow so that intending candidates can file their nominations and we will have the election on the first day of the budget session,” he said.


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