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Revamping of ADCs in Manipur in progress
Correspondent IMPHAL, AUG 28:
Published on 28 Aug. 2010 10:38 PM IST
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Despite the strong demand of “null and void” to the recently revived Autonomous Districts Councils (ADCs) in hill districts of Manipur, particularly by UNC and ANSAM, Manipur government had decided to go ahead with the devolution of power and revamping its administration structures.
After being agreed to the transfer 50 percent of the developmental works of as many as 25 departments of the government as part of devolution of empower and enhance the functioning of the ADCs, government had created six posts of finance officers in Manipur Finance Service Grade-III for strengthening and streamlining the work of administrations of the councils.
According to an official source, the posts had been created by amending the Manipur Finance Service Rules, 1998 considering the urgent need to revamp the finance and accounts set up in these six hill districts, including the Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council.
SPF ministry had also given approval to the creation of the six additional posts and also agreed to the transfer of one of the two finance officers in the Tribal Development Department to the newly proposed Directorate of Hills by retaining only one, the source added.
Government also identified 25 departments which would transfer its powers and works to the ADCs and further asked each department to work out a modality of sharing works and power with the council and to be notified at the earliest.
Some of the departments which would transfer certain power and works include agriculture, art and culture, adult education, co-operation, education (s), finance, fishery, forest, health and family welfare, horticulture, industries, science and technology, transport, tribal development, veterinary, water supply, youth affairs and sports and others.
Meanwhile, for the Minor Irrigation Department, no power would be transferred to the ADCs.

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