A team of officials of the 6th Assam State Finance Commission, led by its chairperson and former Assam chief secretary TY Das, visited Dima Hasao district on Monday.
The team had a meeting in Haflong with the officers of the NC Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC) in presence of Debolal Gorlosa, Chief Executive Member (CEM), NCHAC.
The meeting was held at the CEM’s conference hall.
The meeting was in the terms of reference of the Sixth Assam State Finance Commission and other related issues of the local bodies.
The meeting was also attended by the NCHAC chairperson Ranu Langthasa, executive members Ngamrothang Hmar, Nipolal Hojai, Paudeming Newme, members of Autonomous Council, Amitabh Rajkhowa and Mukut Kemprai, principal secretaries of transfer and normal respectively.
The team of the Finance Commission also had discussions with the officers of line departments, BDOs, chairpersons, executive officers and officials of urban local bodies (ULBs).
During the meeting, various infrastructure developmental activities to be undertaken in the financial year 2019-20 were discussed.
On enquiry, the officials of the Finance Commission advised the council to fulfill all the required questionnaires put forward by the office of the 6th ASFC so as to avoid any delay in completion of the projects that might have been a hindrance in flow of budget so far.
There was also discussion on the intricacies of the electoral roll for the village council and other related matters which the council representatives stated should be in favour of the hill district, said a government press statement.
They also discussed about various development initiatives that can be taken up by various town committees such as Maibang, Umrangso and Mahur and Haflong Municipal Board.
Council secretaries, officials of the town committees and municipal board, officers from PWD, PHE and Revenue department also attended the meeting, it added.