SHILLONG, August 3: Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma today said that the Meghalaya Bemi transaction Provision Act 1980 and Meghalaya Regulation of Landlord and verification of Resident Bill has been completed and may be introduced in the upcoming assembly session.
Dr Sangma was reacting to the contention of certain groups that the government was not doing enough to implement the comprehensive mechanisms to check influx into the state. It may be noted that on Sunday, the 13 NGOs of the state expressed its annoyance that even after the government’s assurance such a system has not been put in place yet.
“Suitable date will be fixed where the fil draft will be presented once more before the government and the NGOs and whatever suggestion or fine tuning is required will be incorporated accordingly so that by the time we have the assembly session will be able to introduce these bill,” Dr Sangma told reporters after the Cabinet meeting on Monday.
The Chief Minister also informed that in as far the land which has been identified for entry and exit point direction has been given to the authorities concern that the land acquisition process should be completed at the earliest.
“All the Deputy Commissioner has completed their exercise as far as the identification is concern and now the direction has been given that land acquisition process must be fast tracked and the whole exercise is completed within the expected time,” Dr Sangma added.
He also informed that the government had formed a task force with the Additiol Chief Secretary, (Political) as the chairman with other officers of the relevant department as members to ensure that the process of implementation of the comprehensive mechanisms is completed on time.