Arunachal Pradesh : Bill for creation of 3 new districts introduced in Assembly

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , Aug 28 : The Arunachal Pradesh Re-Organisation of Districts (Amendment) Bill 2018 for the creation of three new districts was introduced in the state Assembly today.

Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein introduced the bill in the Assembly to pave the way for creation of new districts of Pakke-Kessang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi in the state.

The Pakke-Kessang district will be carved out of East Kameng district with five administrative units namely Pakke-Kessangn, Seijosa, Pijiriang, Passa Valley and Dissingn Passo with district headquarters at Lemmi.

The Lepa Rada district would be created by bifurcating the Lower Siang district with headquarters at Basar.

The district would have four administrative units Tirbin, Basar, Daring and Sago.

The Shi-Yomi district would be created by bifurcating the West Siang district with its headquarters at Tato.

The district would have four administrative units namely Mechuka, Tato, Pidi and Manigong.

Arunachal Pradesh at present has 22 districts.

The deputy chief minister also introduced the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (Act no 2 of 1899) to enable entrepreneurs to have a better credit position at their disposal by enabling them to secure loans through mortgage without compromising on their financial stability by reducing stamp duty for mortgage from three per cent to one per cent.

The third bill introduced in the Assembly by Mein was the Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board Bill 2018.

The Bill would empower the state government to constitute the Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board to conduct exams and select candidates for appointment to the subordinate services/Group C posts in the government departments, organisations and autonomous bodies established and constituted by the government. (PTI)

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