Meghalaya cabinet approves revision of financial powers to state officer

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SHILLONG | July 19, 2019:

Meghalaya Cabinet today approved the revision of financial powers in respect of the State Officer under General Administration Department.

Talking to reporters after the Cabinet meeting, Meghalaya Home Minister, James PK Sangma said that the sanctioning power for the State Officer has been increase to Rs 2 lakh, which in line with the sanctioning authorities of the Executive Engineers of the various departments. 

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Meanwhile, Meghalaya Home Minister also informed that the Cabinet today also approved the repromulgation of the Court Fees Meghalaya Amendment Ordinance, Meghalaya Electricity Duty Amendment Ordinance and Meghalaya Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board Ordinance. 

According to Sangma, all the three ordinances could not be passed in the last Budget Session as the session was cut short in view of the Lok Sabha polls held earlier this year.