Shillong, June 18: The state cabinet approved the appointment of UN Madan, Retd. Chief Engineer (Projects), MePDCL as the next officer on Special Duty (Technical) Power Department on contractual basis for a period of 3 years.
The decision is at a time when MeECL pensioners are yet to get their dues for two months.
A statement by the Chief Minister’s Office said on Friday that
the OSD is entitled to receive remuneration at the rate of the last pay drawn minus pension, plus allowances as may be admissible from time to time.
Police Bazar beautification
The cabinet has also given its approval for redevelopment of government land at Police Bazar, Shillong and for availing of loan from Housing and Urban Development Corporation Bank (HUDCO) for the purpose.
The cabinet also approved the amendment of the Meghalaya Civil Service Rules 1975 to incorporate the sub-rule for addition of marks obtained by MCS Officers during the induction training at MATI to marks secured in the competitive exam by MPSC to determine officers’ ranking and seniority.
The cabinet approved amendment of the Meghalaya Goods and Services Tax Act 2017 by issuance of an ordinance (Meghalaya Goods and Service Tax (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021.
The Centre has brought amendments to the Central GST Act 2017 and in view of this, amendments to the State Act was necessitated in order to effect the corresponding changes made by the Central Act.
The amendments are for sections 7, 16, 35, 44, 50, 74, 75, 83, 107, 129, 130, 151, 152 and 168 of the Meghalaya Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017.
The cabinet also approved the proposal to frame the Meghalaya Forensic Science Laboratory Service Rules 2021, to govern the conditions of services of its officers.