7 ministers to answer in Jharkhand assembly session for various departments
Ranchi, August 25: Jharkhand government on Wednesday announced the name of seven ministers who will be in charge of various departments during the monsoon session of the Vidhan Sabha scheduled from September 3.
After a nod of chief minister Hemant Soren, the state cabinet secretariat and monitoring department have issued a notification.
Congress MLA Alamgir Alam will be responsible for home, prison and disaster Management department, cabinet election, personnel, administrative reforms and official language department including Parliamentary Affairs and Law Department.
JMM MLA and transport minister Champai Soren will be responsible for forest, environment Department, Manoharpur MLA Joba Manjhi will have to answer for department of Revenue, Registration, Land Reforms, department of Information Technology and e-Governance
JMM MLA from Garhwa, Mithilesh Kumar Thakur will be in-charge of water Resources Department, Higher and Technical Education Department, Industry Department, Information and Public Relations Department and RJD MLA Satyanand Bhokta will have to answer for urban development and Housing Department while Jamshedpur West MLA and health minister Banna Gupta will reply for energy department.
The monsoon session of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly will begin on September 3. In a statement issued by the Jharkhand government, it has been told that the monsoon session of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly will begin on September 3. On the first day, there will be a program of taking oath or affirmation. After that the ordinances issued by the Governor will be approved. After that, the proceedings of the assembly will be adjourned for the next day by passing a condolence resolution.
Significantly, there was a consultation between Chief Minister Hemant Soren and the Parliamentary Affairs Minister regarding the monsoon session of the Legislative Assembly. In this, there was a discussion on convening the monsoon session of the Legislative Assembly. During this necessary legislative work will be done and the Jharkhand Assembly Secretariat has started preparing for the monsoon session.
Prior approval has also been received from the cabinet for placing some bills on the table of the assembly. The last session of the Legislative Assembly concluded on 23 March. The statement said that on September 6, the first supplementary expenditure statement for the financial year 2021-22 will be presented. After that there will be a debate on it the next day. It will be passed after debate on the expenditure details. This session will currently run till September 9. Many bills are likely to be introduced during this period.
According to political observers, the monsoon session is likely to be stormy.
Authenticated copies of the ordinances promulgated by the Governor will be laid on the table during the period of absence in the Assembly session except for the swearing-in on the first day on September 3. On the same day, mourning light will also be organized. There will be a holiday on 4th and 5th September. Question Hour, Chief Minister’s Question Hour and first supplementary expenditure statement will be presented on September 6. Apart from the Question Hour, state bills will be introduced on September 7. After the Question Hour on September 9, state bills will be introduced, followed by private resolutions. During this, the session is likely to be uproar.
It is expected that the Medical Protection Bill will also see heated debates from both sides of the benches.