Kohima | February 14
Nagaland Appropriation (No. 1) Bill, 2020 has been passed through voice vote on the floor of the House today.
The Bill was moved by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who also holds finance portfolio. The Nagaland Appropriation No. 1 Bill, 2020 authorised the withdrawal of Rs 4469, 22, 96,000 from and out of the Consolidated Fund of the state of Nagaland for the financial year 2019-20.
In statement of object and reasons, Rio stated that the object of this Bill introduced in pursuance of Article 204 (1) of the Constitution of India, read with Article 205 thereof, is to provide for the appropriation to meet the expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of the State of Nagaland and the grants made by the Legislative Assembly for the expenditure of the Government of Nagaland for the financial year 2019-20.