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CEM Calls Meeting Of All Contractors Of CSS Works

Kamalanagar 3 August, 2016: The CEM, CADC Dg. Kali Kumar Tongchangya called a meeting of all the contractors of on-going CSS works within CADC area to take stock of the status of work progress. The CADC Works Advisory Board headed by the Executive Secretary, CADC also attended the meeting.

Reports on the works under Modernization of Kamalanagar Town, blacktopping of Longpuighat-Kukurduleya road, construction of New CADC Secretariat, CADC Session Hall and CADC Cultural Hall were discussed. Continue reading

CADC Monsoon Session Concludes

Kamalanagar 29 July, 2016: The Monsoon Session of Chakma Autonomous District Council which started on 25th of this month concluded today over three sittings. This session will be one of the most productive with five Bills having passed. In the first sitting the bills were tabled and the session was adjourned till 28th July 2016.

The CADC (Money Lending & Control) Regulation, 2016, the CADC (Employees Pension Fund) Rules, 2016 and the CADC (Recruitment) Rules, 2016 were introduced by the House Leader Dg. Kali Kumar Tongchangya. The first two were introduced in the previous Session which were referred to Select Committees for further study. The bills have been re-introduced in this Session after necessary modification by the Select Committees. Continue reading

CADC Monsoon Session Starts

Kamalanagar, 25 July 2016: The Chakma Autonomous District Council in its first sitting of the Monsoon Session today tabled five Bills namely CADC (Money Lending & Control) regulation, 2016, CADC (Administration of Justice) Rules, 2016, CADC (Employees Pension Fund) Fund Rules, 2015, CADC (Recruitment) Rules, 2016 and CADC (Village Council) (Amendment) Act, 2016. The first three Bills were introduced in the previous Session which were forwarded to Select Committees. Continue reading

CEM, CADC Attends MSDP Meeting

Lawngtlai, 20 July 2016: The CEM, CADC Dangu Kali Kumar Tongchangya attended the meeting on Multi Sectoral Development Programme (MSDP) in Lawngtlai called by the DC, Lawngtlai.

The work proposals under MSDP for the year 2016-17 were discussed. A number of transformers have been proposed for different parts of Kamalanagar town area besides construction of schools, construction of student hostels at Longpuighat and Community Internet Centre at Kamalanagar. The transformers have been proposed to address the problem of low voltage.

On the sideline the pending bill to make compensation to victims of IBBF was taken up by the CEM, CADC. The DC expressed hope that the bill will soon get sanctioned. It was learnt that the DC is likely to meet the Home Secretary to Govt. of India who will be visiting Aizawl soon and it is being hoped that the matter of IBBF compensation might get raised.

Chakma Council Passed Budget on Vote on Account (2016-17)

Kamalanagar, 17 July, 2015: The Monsoon session of Chakma Autonomous District Council which started on 15th concluded today. The sitting discussed and voted the Vote on Account on estimate of expenditure for the period upto October, 2015.

The Vote on Account presented on the first sitting on 15th made an estimate for an expenditure of Rs.981.71 Lakh and Rs.1751.83 Lakh under plan and non-plan sector respectively. A lion share of the estimate of Rs.2658.87 Lakh is for payment of salary to staff. Only a meager Rs.74.67 Lakh is left for disposal to take up administrative and developmental activities. Continue reading

Kamalanagar Town Bus Service Inaugurated

Kamalanagar, 16 July 2016: The much talked about Kamalanagar town bus service was finally kicked off by Dg. Kali Kumar Tongchangya, CEM, CADC from the premises of CADC secretariat.

Route Map of Kamalanagar Town Bus

Route Map of Kamalanagar Town Bus Service

The CEM and his colleague MDCs including officials and public took a first ride around the town to mark the inauguration of the service. The CEM while speaking on the occasion said the service will benefits all section of the people especially school and college going students.

“The parents shall be relieved of hefty taxi fare that gets incurred while dropping their children to schools and commuting between bazaar and home. Life for office goers who come from far corners of the town will be easy as well.” The two buses have been procured with fund provision from NITI Ayog.

Chakma Council Monsoon Session Starts

Kamalanagar, 15 July, 2015: The first session of the 9th Chakma Autonomous District Council for the current fiscal year started today. The full budget could not be presented because of non-receipt of budgetary allocation from the state Government in full. The CEM, CADC opted for a Vote on Account on estimates of expenditure for the period April to October’ 2015 for plan sector and for the period June to October’ 2015 for Non-plan sector. Continue reading

CEM, CADC Met Chief Manager, SBI Regional Office, Aizawl

 Kamalanagar, 14 July 2016: The CEM, CADC Dg. Kali Kumar Tongchangya met the Chief Manager, SBI Regional Office regarding the deplorable services of the SBI Branch, Chawngte.

The Chief Manager confirmed about the letter from CADC wherein various issues relating to the services provided by their Branch at Kamalanagar were raised for redress. He informed that on receipt of the letter he proceeded for Kamalanagar but had to return from Mualbu where his vehicle got stuck in the mud. He said he felt very sorry that he almost reached Kamalanagar but yet he did not make it because of the road condition. The CEM was told that all the point raised in the letter were seriously taken and accordingly measures have been initiated. He asked to report again if services don’t get improved. Continue reading

CADC Authority and NGOs Reached A Consensus On The Various Demand Being Made By the NGOs

Kamalanagar, 14 July 2016: The CADC authority and the NGOs finally clinched a consensus over the various demands the NGOs (YCA and MCSU) have been pressing the CADC government to accede to.

Consensus was reached only after two meetings held for two consecutive days from 14/7/2016. The first meeting did not yield much of any significance. The NGOs submitted a new petition following the first meeting with the following set of demands to be fulfilled on or before 17/7/2016: Continue reading

Chakma Council Dismisses The Apprehension Of MCSU and YCA

Kamalanagar, 10 July, 2016: Chakma Autonomous District Council dismisses the apprehension expressed by Mizoram Chakma Student Union and Young Chakma Association for having made about 40 appointments on contractual and MR basis as published in the Vanglaini (Issue dated 9/7/2016).

All the appointments so made so far are either on master roll or contractual basis. Making appointment on contractual and master roll basis, from time to time, according to needs, is a normal practice of any government. Such appointments are very temporary in nature and are done for time being. For instance some 11 persons have been engaged on master roll basis as sweepers for a pay of Rs.3000/- per month to maintain cleanliness of Kamalanagar town. 2 persons have been engaged on MR fixed basis in the ITI and Dawchuni cum Mineral water plant. Labourers under PWD are engaged from time to on the basis of requirement for a specific time period as and when there are civil works. The concerns of the NGOs are all unfounded. Continue reading