The Meghalaya cabinet has approved amendments to the the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission Rules 2014. 

The amendments, minor in nature, were approved by the Meghalaya cabinet on Monday. 

According to the amendments, some words have been ‘inserted’ and some ‘changed’ in the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission Rules 2014. 

The development was confirmed by Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma. 

The new set of rules will be known as Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (Amendment) Rules 2021. 

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The Meghalaya cabinet also approved the Contingency Fund of Meghalaya (Amendment) Bill 2021. 

“Cabinet today approved the Contingency Fund of Meghalaya (Amendment) Bill 2021 in order to meet additional and unforeseen expenditure by different Departments. The corpus of the Meghalaya Contingency Fund to be raised from Rs 305 Cr to Rs 505 Cr.” 

“Cabinet has approved the proposal to repeal the Meghalaya Medical Attendance Rules 1981 & pass the Meghalaya Medical Attendance Rules 2021 in order to include new provisions & categories of treatment under the Medical Attendance Rules for medical reimbursements for Govt employees,” the Meghalaya chief minister added. 

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