by NEWSNER , 2021-03-05 12:29:02
The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly on Thursday passed four important government Bills which were introduced within the House on February 25. Chief Minister Pema Khandu who introduced the 'Arunachal Pradesh Civil Courts Bill-2021', during a statement informed that under the new Bill, the jurisdiction of a Court of civil judge extends to all or any cases of civil nature and subject. The Bill also empowered the gaon burhas to settle disputes and eliminate cases at the village level.
Reacting to a suggestion by Congress MLA Wanglin Lowangdong to empower chiefs, which are prevalent among many tribal communities of the State, Khandu added that the matter would be discussed with the Law department. Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein who introduced the 'Arunachal Pradesh Goods and repair Tax (Amendment) Bill', during a statement informed the Assembly that amendments in various clauses are made keeping in sight the emerging situation.
Mein, who also holds the portfolios of Finance, Planning and Investment, also introduced the Arunachal Pradesh simple Doing Business Bill, 2021 on February 25. Making a press release on the Bill within the House, Mein disclosed that the objectives of the bill are to cause regulatory reformations, to make an investment-friendly eco-system, and making it easier to get licence permits, clearances and NOC online without a physical touchpoint for the establishment of the business.
"My government's effort to create investors friendly environment has brought a good end in simple doing business ranking. Our state has jumped 5 spots since 2017-18 ranking. Earlier our ranking was at 34th spot, now the state has jumped to 29th place within the country's ranking," he said. "Our State has also been rated because the top ten improvers in simple doing business ranking. Among the northeastern states, Arunachal ranked third after Assam and Mizoram. Arunachal Pradesh is going to be the third state to possess its EoDB Act within the northeast," Mein added.
The House also passed the 'Arunachal Pradesh Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill' introduced on February 25 by city planning and concrete Local Bodies Minister Kamlung Mosang.