Aizawl, July 31: Addressing State Planning Board Meeting today under his guidance at NLUP Conference Hall here, Chief Minister & Chairman, State Planning Board Lal Thanhawla said it would be necessary to use the current fiscal as ‘year of consolidation’ and make a strategic plan so as to better the financial condition of the state.
He informed the state government department heads to cooperate with the government leaders for the same as and when needed.
Lal Thanhawla said in his introductory speech in the meeting that due to the change made by the central government in ‘resource allocation’ system and with implementation of the proposals of the 14th Finance Commission there’s an abrupt change in the plan of ‘development finance’.
The State Planning Board Chairman and Chief Minister said that it would be necessary to study Central Sector Schemes (CSS), Central Sector Major Programmes and 10% Gross Budgetary Support for North Eastern Region so as to get as much as possible.
For this, it would be necessary to study the Union Budget Provision 2015-16 and submit acceptable plan to the central government before the latter prepare Revised Budget Estimates, Chief Minister told the department heads. He accordingly informed the departments to take steps for the same within the month of August.
Chief Minister advised the department heads to not simply content with the current system but take steps with new thinking in such a way as to have the best effect on the state economy. In order to carry out development buy cheap neurontin works in a more effective way, ‘focus’, ‘strategy’ and ‘target)’are necessary, he added.
The government knows that there are great number of learned persons within the government, said CM Lal Thanhawla, adding that he asked those people to do their best more than before so that the development works are carried out in a faster manner.
He also advised to make the best use of advancement in technology and new knowledge of today.
Hawla said that some of the works though accomplished for the state becomes a burden for the state, adding that it is unfortunate that there are many works which can hardly be carried out smoothly because of excessive demand for compensation. By working with a sense of ownership, the problem can be overcome, he said.
Chief Minister invited the gathering state government officials to sincerely work and plan for the development of the state and to use their knowledge and expertise for the same. He expressed his wish that the meeting may have a good result.
Major among the agenda discussed in the meeting includes making a strategic plan for approval of the projects submitted to different central ministries and for sanction, submission of the projects and how to take follow up steps, carrying out of the project in the most effective way and preparation of concept note of the projects submitted.
Besides the members of the State Planning Board, Ministers, Secretaries and Department heads attended the meeting, as invited.