Meghalaya Transport Minister told why MTC employees were not paid salaries?
Shillong, March 11: Meghalaya Transport Minister Dasakhiat Lamare said during the ongoing budget session in the House today that the Meghalaya Transport Corporation (MTC) is not generating enough revenue to meet the expenditure including salaries of its employees. It is facing severe financial crunch.
Earlier, raising a cut-motion, AITC MLA George Lyngdoh said that MTC employees have not received their salaries since April 2021.
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In his reply, the minister said that the department is conducting a comprehensive inquiry into the matter and hoped that the matter would be resolved at the earliest.
Lyngdoh, on the other hand, said that the MTC may use its vacant premises as a parking space to reduce traffic congestion in the area and generate some income, to which the minister agreed to investigate the matter.
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