Today, the Sikkim Legislative Assembly passed the Bills that were introduced in the House yesterday viz.
i) Sikkim University (Amendment) Bill
ii) Institute of Chartered Financial Analysis of India University, Sikkim (Amendment) Bill.
iii) Shri Ramasamy Memorial University, Sikkim (Amendment) Bill.
iv) Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical & Technological Sciences (Amendment) Bill.
v) Vinayaka Mission Sikkim University (Amendment) Bill.
The day also saw the introduction and passing of the Third Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2016-17. Discussions on the budget for 2017-18 also took place. I ,as the Minister In-charge for Finance, Revenue & Expenditure Department gave the replies on the queries raised.
Later in the day, Demands for Grants of the following Departments were introduced by the respective concerned Ministers and passed by the House:-
i) HRDD, Sports & Youth Affairs and Law, Legal & Parliamentary Affairs.
ii) UD&HD and Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs.
iii) Health Care, Human Services & Family Welfare, IPR and Printing& Stationery
iv) Tourism & Civil Aviation and Commerce & Industries
v) Roads & Bridges and Cultural Affairs & Heritage Departments.