ITANAGAR, AUG 20: The Arunachal Pradesh Marriage and Inheritance of Property Bill, 2021, is nowhere to be placed in the coming assembly session for any kind of consideration.
Home Minister Bamang Felix informed this during a press conference held at the civil secretariat here on Friday evening. He said that the bill in question is just a memorandum submitted to Chief Minister Pema Khandu by Radhilu Chai (Techi), Chairperson of the Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women on 18 August
“The bill is nowhere to be put forward in the assembly because any proposed bill undergoes various departmental studies and discussions with CBOs, Students’ Organizations, all political parties and stakeholders. Having clearance from all those, the proposed bill is forwarded for cabinet discussion. And, only after approval from the cabinet, the proposed bill is placed before the assembly for consideration”, he added
Felix further informed that the state cabinet has approved for “Credit linked Schemes under Agriculture and Horticulture Sector 2021-22”, and “setting up of a 100 bedded ‘Cancer Care Home’ for cancer patients in Mumbai”. These two components were decided during a cabinet meeting chaired by the CM on 19 August.
Atma Nirbhar Krishi Yojna, under agriculture, and Atma Nirbhar Bagwani Yojana, under horticulture, both having Rs. 60 Crore as government subsidy to be distributed across the state, as two components of subsidized scheme which can be availed by any individual farmers as well as Rural Women Self-Help Group and Farmer Producers Organizations (FPOs) in their respective district.
The applicants need to apply at the concerned Deputy Commissioner (DC) Office in their respective districts, Felix informed, adding that the scheme will be implemented with government subsidy such as bank credit and beneficiary contribution having three components; 45 percent of each subsidy and bank credit and 10 percent self contributions.
If any individual farmer avails the scheme within 1.6 Lakhs, and Self Help Group and FPOs availing the scheme within or upto 10 lakhs there will be no collateral or bank guarantee required.
Through this, the state government expects about 300 crores investment can be done in the sector, out of which government subsidy component will be of 120 crores, he added
Fulfilling the long felt requirement necessity of the state, the Cabinet has also approved setting up of a 100 bedded ‘Cancer Care Home’ for cancer patients in Mumbai, which is to be in function by the end of this year providing relief to families and patients suffering from cancer and seeking treatment in Mumbai, Felix informed
Regarding the announcement of peaceful dharna by Itanagar Traffic Warden (ITW), Home Minister assured to observe and study their grievances to resolve the matter.