Assam Legislative Assembly starts first Budget session from today


Guwahati: The 15th Assam Legislative Assembly has started its first Budget session from today (July 12). The session will continue till August 13 with 15 working days.

The state government will introduce 14 bills, including the Assam Cattle Preservation Bill 2021, throughout the Budget session. 

Following the question hour of the opening day, the government will put the statements of different departments and some additional bills.

Presently, the Assembly Secretariat has digitalized all tickets to the Assembly. All obtaining entrance to the Assembly has to comprehend the COVID-appropriate behavior and follow the required guidelines. 

Speaker Biswajit Daimary asked for cooperation from all members of the house throughout the assembly session. 

The department-related standing committees will hold their meetings over the Budget through the interval days (when the house does not have sittings).

The state government will offer 13 additional bills throughout the session that includes:

The Assam Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Assam Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Assam Taxation (on Specified Lands) (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Assam Professions, Trades, Calling and Employments Taxation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Assam Electricity Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Assam Agricultural Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Assam Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Bill (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Assam Women’s University (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Majuli University of Culture (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Bodoland University (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankardeva Viswavidyalaya (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Bengal, Agra, and Assam Civil Courts (Assam Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Assam Municipal (Amendment) Bill, 2021.