11 - 12 - 2018

Several bills to be laid in assembly starting from Nov 23

Agartala,Nov 20,2018: Business advisory committee ( BAC) of Assembly was held today to finalize the business to be transacted in the brief three – day session commencing from November 23 and will end on November 25.  In the opening day two important bills titled  -Tripura Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Reservation (3rd amendment) bill as well as the Tripura Co-operative Societies (4th amendment) bill will be presented in the house for discussion and consideration.

In addition to this, many  other bills such as 'Tripura Urban Planning and Development Bill'-2018, 'Criminal Law Tripura amendment bill-2018', 'Tripura shops and establishment (4th amendment) bill-2018',  'Aadhar (targeted delivery of benefits Bill-2018', 'Tripura good and services taxes  amendment bill-2018', 'Tripura road development cess bill-2018' and 'Tripura excise (3rd amendment bill 2018)' will be introduced and passed in the brief three day session of the state assembly.


DD relay centre Belonia to be closed permanently

Agartala, Nov 19,2018: Doordarshan relay centre at Belonia  will be closed down permanently from November  21st mid night. This was informed by press note issued by Doordarshan Kendra, Agartala. It further stated that as per the direction by Prashar Bharati, New Delhi in the the process of digitalization of TV transmitters across India, the Analog Transmitters of Doordarshan Relay Centre are getting closed all over India. On the same lines the Doordarshan transmission from TV centre, Belonia South Tripura will be shut             

Traders block national highway

Teliamura, Nov 17:  For two hours national highway was blocked today in  Teliamura by small and middle group traders.  The traders were protesting for changing the day of weekly market of Mungiakami and Ompi. Agitating traders claimed for many years Monday and Friday was the weekly market for Teliamura. On both day,  thousands of seller and buyers  used to gather and do trading  from various areas of Teliamura sub division. But after change of government it was noticed that weekly market day of Mungiakami and Ompi was made that of Telimura. Due to same day, the weekly bazaar of  Teliamura was affected. The worst affected was small and middle group traders. Having no other option they restored to road blockade to draw the attention of administration.  They alleged that its conspiracy of IPFT to ruin all major weekly bazaars in the state including Teliamura. The agitation was later withdrawn after   getting assurance from local administration of looking into the matter.                       


CGD project foundation laying on Nov 22

Agartala, Nov 17: Tripura Natural Gas Company Limited ( TNGCL) has been awarded with geographical areas of Gomati & West Tripura District ( except areas already authorized ) to lay, build and operate city gas distribution infrastructure ( CNG and PNG) by the Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board ( PNGRB) through its 9th round bidding, this was stated by N. Gangopadhyay, MD of TNGCL in press meet here today.

The main event would be held on November 22 at Vigyan Bhawan,New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lay foundation of City Gas Distribution ( CGD) Projects 65 geographical areas    in 129 districts through video conferencing.

 TNGCL is natural gas distribution companies, established on 10th July, 1990, TNGCL is a joint venture between GAIL (India) Ltd, Tripura Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (A Govt. of Tripura Undertaking) and Assam Gas Company Ltd (A Govt. of Assam Undertaking).It supplies both Piped Natural Gas (PNG), TNGCL and CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) stations in entire Eastern India fuelling in an average of one thousand  vehicles every day. TNGCL has  more than thirty seven thousand domestic connection, four hundred fifty  commercial connections and fifty industrial connections.  

New CMD for TSECL appointed

Agartala, Nov 14,2018: Kele Murhari Soparno has been appointed as the new CMD (chairman –cum- managing director) of Tripura State Electrical Corporation Limited (TSECL), by state government. A notification in this regard has been issued with consent of the governor by Santosh Das, additional secretary to the government of Tripura. Kele Murhari Sopanrao is currently the Chief Engineer (distribution) of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited. 

The official notification issued on the appointment said that the payscale of Rs 52-77 thousand will be paid to the new CMD per month and other facilities sanctioned by Tripura State Civil Service rules applicable to officers with equivalent ranks will be applicable for Sopanro.But no pension benefit will accrue from his term as CMD. Initially the tenure will be for three years on 


Winter session of assembly from Nov 23

Agartala, Nov 1, 2018: The winter session of legislative assembly will commence from November 23. The government  send  proposal  to governor for  approval  of starting the winter session . Sources said  the    session will be for three days.